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Information UNWTO may be hiding at the General Assembly disclosed by an anonymous source

World Tourism Wire received a document from an anonymous source within the UNWTO. The UNWTO General Assembly in Saint Petersburg is about to start, many meetings on the sideline of the General Assembly are scheduled for Monday. We feel this feedback may be important for delegates to see and develop your own judgment. Therefore we’re [...]

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UNWTO SG right-hand man: Mussalim Afandiyev from Azerbaijan – the cleaner

This is a report on UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili right-hand man, Mr. Mssalim Afandiyev. eTurboNews received an email from a person with an official position in the UNWTO system.Since the time is critical to keep delegates attending the ongoing UNWTO General Assembly in Saint Petersburg informed, we decided to publish this letter in a raw, [...]

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UNWTO General Assembly celebrates the synergy of film and tourism

Running right through the 23rd General Assembly in St Petersburg has been the topic of film and tourism. At the start of the Assembly, Spanish entrepreneur and President of Atlético de Madrid football cub Enrique Cerezo joined fellow experts to discuss the film industry’s close links with tourism and its shared values and benefits, including [...]

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Todays UNWTO Star: Hon. Najib Balala from Kenya

The Minister of Tourism of Kenya, The Hon. Minister Najib Balala was elected today to chair the UNWTO executive council. This election took place Friday during the UNWTO General Assembly in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Immediately after this important election the African Tourism Board chairman Cuthbert Ncube congratulated in saying: “The African Tourism Board congratulates the [...]

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Dr. Taleb Rifai has a message for Africa

 Former UNWTO Secretary-General Dr. Taleb Rifai today issued this statement when joining the African Tourism Board as their Patron. Travel & Tourism Today is a powerful economic sector affecting and changing the lives of Billions of people around the world , but , beyond the numbers and the economic benefits of Generating $ 3.4 billion [...]

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African Tourism Board officially launched today

Pretoria, South Africa – African Tourism Board Chairman Cuthbert Ncube today officially declared the African Tourism Board open and operational after less than 2 years in the making and more than 400 members included in 36 African and 25 non-African countries. Download the ATB charter as a PDF https://africantourismboard.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/ATBCharter2019.pdf It is a New Dawn for [...]

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Urgent Help! Delegates attending UNWTO General Assembly

Are you attending the UNWTO General Assembly in beautiful St. Petersburg, Russia next week? The United States is expected to join the UN specialized agency. Would you want to become an expert informer for eTurboNews. (named or anonymous)? Marcelo Risi, Chief of UNWTO Communications did not respond to eTurboNews many requests to provide an authorization [...]

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Not invited: Dr. Taleb Rifai won’t be seen at UNWTO General Assembly in St. Petersburg

Whatever our business in life may be, let us always remember that our core business is, and will always be, to make this world a better place. These are the words so many of us heard Dr. Taleb Rifai say so many times. Dr. Taleb Rifai was the UNWTO Secretary-General from 2010 to 2017. Many [...]

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The new minister from Zambia loves tourism and singing

Ronald Chitotela is the new minister of tourism of Zambia’s., Ronald Chitotela was the former minister of infrastructure.  This was announced after Zambia’s President Edgar Lungu’s latest government reshuffle last week Friday. “We have not time to wait, we have to hit the ground running… We shall continue from where our brother left from in [...]

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How Dr. Taleb Rifai is making Africa a better place?

“Whatever our business in life may be, let us always remember that our core business is, and will always be, to make this world a better place.” The person who said these words – and is a mentor for many in the travel and tourism industry – is now also part of the African Tourism [...]

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