The 60th UNWTO Commission for the Americas

The ACS, through its Directorate of Sustainable Tourism, participated in The 60th UNWTO Commission for the Americas, organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)in conjunction with the Ministry of Tourism of Cuba. The meeting was held in Havana, Cuba on May 3rd - 6th, 2016. The meeting of the Commission was followed by the International Seminar on Tourism and Culture. The participants in this event were stakeholders of the tourism sector, who discussed the importance of cultural tourism as a tool for competitiveness and economic growth, promotion of tourist destinations with a cultural offer, linkage between heritage, culture and tourism and urban regeneration through cultural tourism.