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World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of UNWTO, second from left in front row, at CEB meeting in 2014; UN Photo 587882

World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

  • Established by 
  • Relationship Agreement with UN
  • Governing Bodies
    • UNWTO General Assembly
      • Meets every 2 years
    • Regional Commissions
    • Executive Council
  • Flagship publications
    • UNWTO Tourism Highlights
    • Annual report highlights activities of UNWTO
  • Tourism Conventions
  • Data
  • eLibrary
  • Secretaries-General
    • 2010- : Taleb Rifai (Jordan)
    • 1998-2009: ‎Francesco Frangialli (France)
    • 1990-1997: Antonio Enríquez Savignac (Mexico)
    • 1986-1989: Willibald Pahr (Austria)
    • 1957-1985: Robert Lonati (France)