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World Tourism Organizations - Chapter Summary
In this informative chapter, you'll review notable world tourism organizations. Our lessons address the role of these groups on an international level as well as on a smaller scale. All of our learning materials are written by professional instructors and available 24 hours a day for your convenient review. Along with each lesson, you'll find a short, multiple-choice quiz you can take to help you stay on track. In case you have any questions, you can contact an instructor for assistance along the way. Once you complete this chapter, you should be able to:
- Identify some international travel organizations
- Explain what the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) does
- Detail what regional and national tourism organizations do
1. International Tourism & Travel Organizations
Learn how international tourism organizations help those in the travel and tourism industry improve their business and help business owner appreciate the benefits that travel brings. You'll also find out about four of the major international tourism organizations and their summit dates.
2. What Is the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)?
When people travel and go to other places as tourists, it impacts these places in unseen ways. In this lesson, you'll learn what the United Nations World Tourism Organization is doing about it.
3. National & Regional Tourism & Travel Organizations
After reading this lesson, you will understand the purpose of national tourism organizations. You'll see how these organizations help promote tourism to their respective countries through marketing activities in other countries.
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