• UN conclave stresses on culture to drive tourism

    10 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    A United Nations conclave on Wednesday urged tourism stakeholders across the globe to generate more “inclusive partnerships between tourism and culture” to ensure sustainable development of the sector.
    Ministers from 32 countries, as well as tourism and culture representatives attended the third world conference on tourism and culture in Istanbul, organised by the UN World Tourism Organisation and the UNESCO.
    During the three-day event, culture was highlighted as one of the key factors driving the growth of tourism, with recent studies showing that cultural tourism is growing at a faster...
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  • UNWTO/UNESCO Conference: Cultural Tourism Sustains Communities and Living Heritage

    UNWTO/UNESCO Conference: Cultural Tourism Sustains Communities and Living Heritage

    10 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    The third cultural tourism conference organized jointly between the World Tourism Organization and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization concluded today in Istanbul, Turkey. Participants declared their support for cultural tourism as a driver for safeguarding living heritage, catalyzing creativity in cities, and spreading tourism's socioeconomic benefits to all.
    A key conclusion from the conference was the need for a clear and strong link between tourism, culture and local community stakeholders. Cultural tourism policies and strategies must consider the...
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