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UNWTO’s Global Tourism Plastics Initiative Gaining Ground

The UNWTO's Global Tourism Plastics Initiative has welcomed 26 new signatories, including businesses and organizations from every part of the tourism value chain.

International Tourism Arrivals Down 70%, Rebound Expected by Q3 2021

The UNWTO foresees a rebound in international tourism next year, mostly in the third quarter of 2021.

Global Tourism Voices Say ‘Coordination’ is Needed for Recovery from Covid-19

Tourism's recovery from Covid-19 needs strong coordination that will accelerate the lifting of travel restrictions, ensure safe travel and support businesses and jobs.

UNWTO Partners with Expedia Group to Guide Tourism Recovery

UNWTO and the Expedia Group have joined forces, aiming to strengthen ties between the public and private sectors and drive tourism’s recovery from Covid-19.

UNWTO and IATA Partner to Restore Consumer Confidence in Travel, Restart Global Tourism

The UNWTO has partnered with IATA to restore confidence in international aviation and restart global tourism.

Sustainable Tourism: UNWTO Supports EBRD’s Web Tool for Green Technologies

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) are joining forces to promote sustainable tourism.

UNWTO and Thessaloniki Tourism Organization Share Insight on Future of Travel

The UNWTO presented data on the impact of Covid-19 on travel and tourism, during a webinar held in cooperation with the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization.

Greece Sends its Message for World Tourism Day 2020

On World Tourism Day, key Greek tourism figures underlined the significance of social cohesion and rural development for tourism growth in the post-Covid-19 era.

Tourism Ministers of the World Pledge to Make International Travel Safe Again

The Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has signed the “Tbilisi Declaration” with a commitment to make international travel safe again.

Covid-19: International Tourism Suffers Loss of 440 Million Arrivals in Jan-June 2020

Covid-19 lockdowns during the January-June 2020 period had a massive impact on international tourism with arrivals showing a 65% drop when compared to 2019.

World Tourism Day 2020 to Focus on Rural Communities

The 2020 edition of World Tourism Day will celebrate the unique role that tourism plays in providing opportunities for rural communities around the world.

UNWTO: 115 Destinations Have Eased Covid-19 Travel Restrictions

A total of 115 destinations around the world have eased travel restrictions in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the UNWTO.

UN Chief: Covid-19 Puts 100 Million Tourism Jobs at Risk

The coronavirus pandemic has put 100 million direct tourism jobs at risk, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said.

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.