Press Release


Ambassador of Mexico presents credentials to World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

PR No.: 
17076
09 Jun 17

The Ambassador of Mexico, S.E. Ms Roberta Lajous, has presented her credentials to the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai, accrediting her as Permanent Representative of her country to UNWTO. UNWTO is the United Nations specialized agency for tourism and is based in Madrid, Spain.

During the meeting, Rifai expressed to Ambassador Lajous the Organization’s determination and commitment to continue strengthening its close relationship with Mexico.

Mexico received 35 million international tourist arrivals in 2016; a plus of 9%., generating 19.6 billion US dollars in receipts.

Mexico has been a Member State of the UNWTO since 1975.

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Photos of the Visit

UNWTO Media Officer Rut Gomez Sobrino

Tel: (+34) 91 567 81 60 

UNWTO Communications & Publications Programme

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