Tourism: a vehicle for regional integration and social inclusion in the Americas

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Government of Ceará, Brazil, will organize in Fortaleza, Brazil, on November 28-29, a conference to discuss the role of tourism as an instrument of socio-economic development, poverty reduction and regional integration in the Americas. The event will debate the relationship between the economic … [Read more…]

Strengthening tourism flows between South America and Europe

“50.000 Tourists” initiative How to promote Europe as a tourism destination? How to extend the seasonal trends of tourism? The European Commission (EC) is facing these challenges through an initiative called “50.000 tourists” aiming at developing tourist flows between South America and the European Union by making use of available spare airline and accommodation capacity … [Read more…]