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Coronavirus: 40% of Destinations Have Eased Travel Restrictions

Forty percent of all destinations worldwide have now eased the travel restrictions they placed on international tourism in response to Covid-19.

Covid-19 Pushes International Tourist Arrivals Down by 56% During Jan-May

Travel restrictions and border shutdowns imposed in response to Covid-19 led to a 56% year-on-year drop in tourist arrivals between January and May.

WTM London and UNWTO to Partner with WTTC for 2020 Ministers’ Summit

WTM London and UNWTO will partner with the WTTC for the 2020 Ministers’ Summit, which will focus on the challenges global tourism is facing due to Covid-19.

Recommendations for Tourism Sector to Fight Plastic Pollution During Covid-19 Recovery

The UNWTO has published recommendations that outline how the global tourism sector can continue fighting plastic pollution while effectively facing the challenges of Covid-19.

UNWTO and Sommet Education Offer 30 Scholarships for Tourism Studies

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has partnered with Sommet Education to offer 30 scholarships for tourism education programs.

One Planet: UNWTO Presents Vision for Responsible Recovery of Tourism Sector

The UNWTO has announced its new vision for global tourism – growing better, stronger, and balancing the needs of people, planet and prosperity - through its One Planet Sustainable Tourism Programme.

Reopening Tourism: Global Guidelines by UNWTO

The UNWTO has released a set of guidelines to help governments and businesses open tourism up again in a safe, seamless and responsible manner following the Covid-19 crisis.

CNN Inspires People to #TravelTomorrow in New Short Video

The UNWTO has partnered with CNN to create a 60 second film to celebrate the unique power of tourism and inspire people to get ready to travel again.

UNWTO: Three Scenarios for Impact of Covid-19 on 2020 Tourism

The UNWTO has outlined three possible future scenarios for international tourism in 2020, depending on how the Covid-19 crisis unfolds.

Message from UNWTO: We Must Protect Tourism Sector to Save Jobs

"Millions who have put their trust and future in the capacity of tourism to create jobs are at stake... we must ensure the protection of a sector that has brought dignity and equality worldwide," the UNWTO says in a public message on May 1.

Covid-19: All Destinations Worldwide Have Travel Restrictions – Update by UNWTO

The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted all destinations worldwide to introduce restrictions on travel, research by the UNWTO has found.

UNWTO: 96% of Global Destinations Impose Covid-19 Travel Restrictions

Ninety-six percent of all worldwide destinations, as of 6 April, have introduced travel restrictions in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the UNWTO.

International Tourist Arrivals Could Drop 20-30% in 2020 Due to Covid-19

International tourist arrivals could drop by 20 to 30% in 2020, when compared with 2019 figures, due to the coronavirus, says the UNWTO.

World Tourism Organization: Stay Home, But Travel Tomorrow!

"By staying home today, we can travel tomorrow," says the UNWTO in a message released to the world as the Covid-19 situation evolves.

UNWTO Seeking Disruptive Ideas for 2nd Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition

The UNWTO is looking for disruptive ideas and innovators to take part in the 2nd Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition.

Greece to Establish National Observatory for Sustainable Tourism Development

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to establish a National Observatory for Sustainable Tourism Development.

UNWTO Report Offers Insight into Short-term Rental Challenges

Fair competition, consumer protection, planning and sustainability are the key areas of focus of a new report covering short-term rental practices released by UWNTO.

Greece to Celebrate World Tourism Day with Free Admission to the Acropolis

Greece will celebrate World Tourism Day on Friday, September 27, with free admission to the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum in Athens.

GNTO Sees Boost in Arrivals and Early Bookings from Russia to Greece

Autumn arrivals from Russia to Greece are on the rise compared to the same period in 2018, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

UNWTO Launches 2nd Global Tourism Startup Competition

The World Tourism Organization and Spanish tourism group Globalia have launched the second edition of the UNWTO Global Tourism Startup Competition.