The Tourism Market Intelligence and Competitiveness Department works to provide knowledge and strategic guidance to support tourism destinations and the sector at large become more competitive and improve destination management through efficient policies and governance.

Upcoming events

Recent events

25 October 2018 The 12th UNWTO/PATA Forum on TOURISM TRENDS AND OUTLOOK - Guilin - China
15 October 2018 UNWTO Conference on City Breaks: Creating Innovative Tourism Experiences - Valladolid - Spain
16 September 2018 7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism - Seoul - Republic of Korea
6 September 2018 3rd UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism - Republic of Moldova
30 May 2018 4th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism - Bangkok - Thailand

Latest news

Press Release
03 Jan 19
Punta del Este Convention Bureau Receives First UNWTO.QUEST Certification from UNWTO
The Punta del Este Convention Bureau, a UNWTO Affiliate Member, participated in the UNWTO.QUEST Certification pilot project that was created to advance excellence and quality in strategic leadership...
Press Release
27 Dec 18
UNWTO/ETC Launch Report on Health Tourism
Health, wellness and medical tourism have grown exponentially in recent years to become increasingly relevant in many destinations. Health tourism is an emerging, global, complex and rapidly changing...
Press Release
21 Dec 18
Finalists of the 15th UNWTO Awards Announced
Initiatives from Canada, Colombia, India, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and the Philippines made it to the list of finalists for 2019’s UNWTO Awards, ranging from community-based tourism development and...
Press Release
18 Dec 18
San Sebastián to Take World Gastronomy Tourism Spotlight in May
The event, which grows exponentially this year thanks to the support of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism of Spain, the Basque Government, the Provincial Council of Gipuzkoa and the City...
08 Dec 18
Punta del Este Convention Bureau UNWTO.QUEST audited
    Del 3 al 7 de diciembre de 2018 se realizó la auditoría del programa UNWTO.QUEST a la organización de gestión de destino (OGD), el Punta del Este Convention Bureau.   Durante...