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Livingstone and Victoria Falls welcome UNWTO

Livingstone and Victoria Falls welcome UNWTO

Livingstone and Victoria Falls welcome UNWTO
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Friday 23 August saw Livingstone, Zambia, and Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, celebrating their opportunity to show case their destinations and welcome the UNWTO delegates and VIPs to the jointly hosted General Assembly. Residents and visitors alike lined streets, waved flags and danced as drum majorettes, traditional dancers and local businesses paraded down the roads. Zambezi Traveller takes pleasure in sharing with you some pictures from the day.

About UNWTO

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation is the agency of the United Nationsresponsible for the development of international policiesfor the tourism sector, to facilitate its contribution to global economic growth. It currently has 160 member countries.

The UNWTO General Assembly is held biannually on a rotational basis. Participants are member states’policy-makers from relevant ministries and government agencies, supported by the private sector.

UNWTO engages regional and local organisations,academia and research institutions andcivil society in its quest to develop a competitive and productive world tourism industry. UNWTO seeks to promote sustainable policies and practices which optimise the use of natural resources, both consumptive and non-consumptive; to advance respect for the socio-cultural authenticity of host communities and to provide socio-economic benefits for all.

Thank you Greg Shaw for your wonderful pictures taken this morning in Livingstone.

 

 Image courtesy of Walk on the Wild Side
Image courtesy of Walk on the Wild Side
Image courtesy of Walk on the Wild Side
 Image courtesy of Walk on the Wild Side

And in Victoria Falls...

 
 
 
 


You can find more photographs on the Zambezi Traveller blog.

Read more in the latest issue:
Zambia & Zimbabwe hailed in the region (ZT, Issue 13, June 2013)
What is UNWTO? (ZT, Issue 13, June 2013)
Countdown to UNWTO (ZT, Issue 13, June 2013)