Thursday, September 28, 2017

Equatorial Guinea Elected to UNWTO Executive Board, Promotes Tourism at 22nd Session in China

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea was elected to the Executive Board of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) at the 22nd session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (WTO) in China.

Equatorial Guinea was nominated and elected to the Executive Board, along with Cape Verde, Namibia, the Republic of Congo, Sudan, and Zimbabwe.

The Director General for Tourism Promotion and other delegates from the Ministry of Tourism of Equatorial Guinea attended the session, which focused on the ethical code for tourism into an international convention, as well as the influence of technology on the tourism sector.

The session, which included more than 1300 delegates from 130 countries around the world, was held from 11 to 16 September in Chengdu, China.