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World Tourism Day 2021: Inclusive Growth at the Centre of Tourism’s Restart

Global tourism has reaffirmed its commitment to making the sector a pillar of inclusive growth. At the official World Tourism Day 2021 celebrations in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, political and business leaders united behind a common message of solidarity and determination to ‘leave nobody behind’ as tourism restarts and grows back.

A call to move gender diversity from female fight to industry fight

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"The challenges of the past 18 months have reinforced to me that the special culture we have at IHG Hotels & Resorts is fundamental to the wellbeing and development of all our people across the globe, who represent the enormous diversity that make the world such a wonderful place."

Africa’s Tourism Leaders Identify Investments as Key to Sustainable Recovery

The 64th meeting of the UNWTO Regional Commission for Africa (CAF) saw 23 countries represented on the island of Sal, with 21 Ministers of Tourism joining five Ambassadors for the high-level event. Opening the Commission meeting, the President of Cabo Verde Jorge Carlos Fonseca offered a warm welcome to UNWTO’s leadership and to all delegates.

AHIC 2021 returns to Dubai, bringing four major investment communities from the Middle East and Africa under one roof

The region’s leading hospitality investment conference, AHIC, will return live and in-person from September 20-22, 2021 at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai, facilitating much-needed conversation, networking and market insight to help hotel investors, owners and operators steer the post-pandemic hospitality landscape in the Middle East and Africa.