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Shortlist finalised for next UNWTO chief

Shortlist finalised for next UNWTO chief

The secretariat of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation has confirmed the final candidates for the post of secretary general of the body. Former Seychelles tourism minister Alain St. Ange is an early favourite, with his bid backed by the government of Seychelles.

UNWTO raises deep concern over US travel ban

UNWTO raises deep concern over US travel ban

Days after the event, the World Tourism Organisation has moved to express its “deep concern” and “strong condemnation” over the recently announced travel ban by the United States of America. The ban announced on Friday, effectively bars nationals of seven countries - Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen – from entering the US.