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- 145. UNWTO Welcomes Azerbaijanís New e-Visa System
The UNWTO has welcomed Azerbaijanīs implementation of a new e-visa system streamlining visa applications into an electronic format, aimed to attract more international tourists into the country. The electronic visa system, operational since March 2013, was administered upon the decree of the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, to facilitate visa procedures for foreigners traveli
- 146. International Tourist Arrivals Reach 1,138 Million in 2014; Up 4.7% Over 2013
According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, international tourist arrivals reached 1,138 million in 2014, a 4.7% increase over the previous year. For 2015, UNWTO forecasts international tourism to grow by 3% to 4%, further contributing to the global economic recovery. The number of international tourists (overnight visitors) reached 1,138 million in 2014, 51 million more
- 147. Int. Visitor Arrivals Surpass 1 Billion in 2012; Asia Pacific Best Performer
According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, international visitor arrivals grew by 4% in 2012 to reach 1.035 billion. Emerging economies (+4.1%) regained the lead over advanced economies (+3.6%), with Asia and the Pacific showing the strongest results. Growth is expected to continue in 2013 only slightly below the 2012 level (+3% to +4%) and in line with UNWTO long term
- 148. Key Priorities Set by UNWTO Silk Road Task Force
The 6th UNWTO Silk Road Task Force Meeting held in Urmia, Islamic Republic of Iran on 22-25 April 2016, agreed to advance joint marketing, training, infrastructure development and visa facilitation. The meeting brought together representatives from 14 countries to discuss the key priorities for the Silk Road Action Plan 2016/2017.
- 149. UNWTO Secretary-General opens FITUR 2007
UNWTO Secretary-General opens FITUR 2007.
- 150. UNWTO Welcomes UK Government Decision to Review Air Passenger Duty
The UNWTO has welcomed the recent decision by the UK government to reform the Air Passenger Duty (APD). Many in the industry claim that the current APD system, in place since 2008, has significantly hindered UKís tourism while creating important market distortions affecting long-haul destinations.
- 151. UNWTO Avian and Human Influenza Simulation supported by ASEAN
UNWTO Avian and Human Influenza Simulation supported by ASEAN. The group modelled the impact of a possible evolving pandemic in the Asia Pacific region, replicating the roles of government departments, the tourism industry, international bodies and other stakeholders, including tourists themselves. It followed a similar exercise held in Paris in March, which focused on Europe, the
- 152. Founders of Lonely Planet Receive UNWTO Lifetime Achievement Award
Tony Wheeler and Maureen Wheeler, founders of Lonely Planet Publications, have received the 13th UNWTO Lifetime Achievement Award. The prize is conferred every year to individuals with visionary leadership and significant contributions to the global tourism sector.
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