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QNTC, UNWTO initiated meet seeks ways to promote travel, tourism

QNTC, UNWTO initiated meet seeks ways to promote travel, tourism

The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) co-organised a high-level design thinking session on the heels of the Doha Forum

UNWTO launches start-up competition in sports tourism sector

UNWTO launches start-up competition in sports tourism sector

The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), in collaboration with Barca Innovation Hub (BIHUB) and with support from the Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC), has announced the launch of the first UNWTO Sports Tourism Start-up Competition.

UN body names Messi responsible tourism ambassador

UN body names Messi responsible tourism ambassador

The UN World Tourism Organisation said on Monday it has appointed FC Barcelona's Argentine star Lionel Messi as an ambassador to promote responsible tourism.

'Qatar's tourism sector unaffected by blockade'

'Qatar's tourism sector unaffected by blockade'

Secretary-General of World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Dr Taleb Rifai stressed that the Gulf crisis did not affect the flow of international visitors to Qatar, expecting that the state is going to attract more than 6mn tourists a year, which will reflect positively on the country's GDP.

From big to strong: China sees competitive edge in green cars

From big to strong: China sees competitive edge in green cars

China’s auto sales could be heading for a rare fall this year, but one bright spot is in so-called green cars, where sales have almost quadrupled so far in 2015.