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Hierro takes up ambassadorial role with UNWTO

Hierro takes up ambassadorial role with UNWTO

International footballer Fernando Hierro has been named ambassador for responsible tourism in a meeting held today at the World Tourism Organisation, with its secretary general, Zurab Pololikashvili. “As tourists, each of us can change the world if we act responsibly with regard to the places, the people and the cultures we visit.

Taleb Rifai, secretary general, UNWTO

Taleb Rifai, secretary general, UNWTO

30 November 2017 Videos

Breaking Travel News speaks with Taleb Rifai, secretary general at the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, about sustainable development in the Caribbean tourism market. As he prepares to step down from the role, he also tells us about how perceptions have shifted on the value of the hospitality sector during his tenure.

Dionisio D’Aguilar, minister of tourism, Bahamas

Dionisio D’Aguilar, minister of tourism, Bahamas

30 November 2017 Videos

Breaking Travel News talks to Dionisio D’Aguilar, minister of tourism and aviation in Bahamas about the pivotal role inter-region connectivity will play in the development of the Caribbean hospitality sector. He also tells us about the tremendous potential of the tourism sector to develop the human capital of the destination.