UNWTO OPENS CALLS FOR BEST TOURISM VILLAGES 2023

UNWTO has opened applications for the third edition of its Best Tourism Villages initiative. Tourism can make a real difference for rural communities, delivering jobs, supporting businesses and celebrating and protecting traditions Best Tourism Villages by UNWTO was launched in 2021 as part of the Organization’s work to make tourism a driver of rural development…

‘BEST TOURISM VILLAGES’ OF 2022 NAMED BY UNWTO

From Austria to Vietnam, 32 destinations from all around the world have been named as ‘Best Tourism Villages 2022’ by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The accolade recognizes rural destinations that are embracing tourism as a driver of development and new opportunities for jobs and income, while preserving and promoting community-based values and products. The…

UNWTO INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR BEST TOURISM VILLAGES 2022

Launched in 2021, Best Tourism Villages by UNWTO promotes and enhances the role of tourism in safeguarding rural villages, along with their landscapes, natural and cultural diversity, knowledge systems, and local values and activities, including gastronomy. At the same time, the initiative also promotes transformative approaches to the development of tourism in rural destinations that…

Announcement ceremony of selected Best Tourism Villages by UNWTO 2021 – 24th session of UNWTO General Assembly, Madrid 2 December 2021

UNWTO Secretary-General invites Member States to join the Best Tourism Villages Initiative

https://tourism-villages.unwto.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Best-Villages_1-with-Brown-Logo-1.mp4 The UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili has stressed the importance of tourism for rural development while presenting the Best Tourism Villages initiative.  The Secretary-General invited Members States to join the initiative highlighting that a best tourism village is: “A village with immense natural and cultural resources. A village committed to promote and preserve its nature…

Announcement ceremony of selected Best Tourism Villages by UNWTO 2021 – 24th session of UNWTO General Assembly, Madrid 2 December 2021

UNWTO Announces List of Best Tourism Villages 2021

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Quw54I3oWsY Madrid, Spain, 2 December 2021 – The best examples of villages embracing tourism to provide opportunity and drive sustainable development have been celebrated at the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) General Assembly in Madrid. The Best Tourism Villages by UNWTO initiative was launched to advance the role of tourism in safeguarding rural villages, along with…