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News: UNWTO secretary general Pololikashvili visits Kazakhstan

The secretary general of the World Tourism Organisation, Zurab Pololikashvili, has paid an official visit to Kazakhstan where he discussed with national authorities the Kazakh Tourism Strategy 2030. Pololikashvili met prime minister, Bakytzhan Sagintayev, to discuss the development of the tourism sector in the country and how to further strengthen cooperation between Kazakhstan and UNWTO. The following issues were addressed ...

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News: ITB Berlin 2018: UNWTO secretary general calls for sustainable growth

The role of the tourism sector in contributing to sustainable development on a global scale was the central message delivered by UNWTO secretary general Zurab Pololikashvili at the opening of ITB Berlin. Speaking in the presence of German chancellor Angela Merkel, tourism ministers from around the world, and the leaders of the tourism sector, Pololikashvili stressed how tourism not only ...

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‘Veep,’ ‘Good Fight,’ ‘Madam Secretary’ Bosses on the Importance of Aspiration in Political Shows

Just as the state of politics has changed in the real world recently, the state of politics on television has had to adjust as well. “This show was aspirational,” director Thomas Schlamme said of “The West Wing” at a Television Academy panel about “Penning Pennsylvania Avenue” in Los Angeles on Wednesday. “[Creator Aaron Sorkin and I] both are patriots, and ...

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News: UNWTO General Assembly: Pololikashvili elected general secretary

Zurab Pololikashvili has been appointed secretary general of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation. The decision was confirmed during the 22nd General Assembly of the body currently taking place in Chengdu, China. He will lead the UNWTO from 2018-2021. Pololikashvili is currently ambassador of Georgia to Spain, Morocco, Algeria and Andorra. His candidature was presented by his country, Georgia, in ...

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