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Global Tourism Remains Far Below Pre-pandemic Levels, Says UNWTO

Tourism professionals are expecting international arrivals to return to pre-Covid-19 levels only in 2024 or later, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

Tourism 2022: New Year Message by UNWTO Secretary-General, Zurab Pololikashvili

“UNWTO is in a good place to use the achievements of 2021 as a springboard for building a better tourism in the years to come,” says Zurab Pololikashvili.

Western Samos Listed in ‘Best Tourism Villages by UNWTO’ Upgrade Programme

Western Samos in Greece is among the destinations to enter the upgrade programme of the “Best Tourism Villages” initiative by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

UNWTO Calls Against Blanket Travel Restrictions

Following the emerge of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, the UNWTO is reminding countries that the imposition of blanket restrictions on travel is discriminatory.

Thessaloniki Takes Part in First World Sports Tourism Congress

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization took part in the 1st World Sports Tourism Congress organized by UNWTO in Spain.

New Covid-19 Surges Keep Travel Restrictions in Place

One out of five destinations continue to have their borders completely closed as new surges of Covid-19 impact the restart of international tourism, according to the UNWTO.

UNWTO and Council of Europe Join Forces to Promote Cultural Routes

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Council of Europe will work together to enhance the tourist experience along Europe's Cultural Routes.

Tourism Unites to Cut Emissions in Half by 2030, Achieve Net Zero by 2050

Some of tourism’s biggest businesses have committed to cut emissions in half by 2030 and achieve Net Zero by 2050 at the latest, with the launch of the ‘Glasgow Declaration for Climate Action in Tourism’.

UNWTO: Women’s Empowerment Takes Centre Stage in Tourism Recovery

The UNWTO has launched the Centre Stage project, placing women’s empowerment and gender equality at the heart of recovery plans in tourism.

Halkidiki Tourism Execs Optimistic After WTM London Expo

Halkidiki Tourism Organization executives appear optimistic for the 2022 tourism season as early bookings for 2022 from the UK market are on the up.

UNWTO: 24th General Assembly to Focus on Innovation and Education for Tourism’s Restart

The UNWTO's 24th General Assembly, scheduled to take place in Madrid from 30 November - 3 December, will focus on the significance of innovation and education for tourism recovery.

WTM London: Investing in Tourism’s Sustainable Future on the Agenda of Ministers’ Summit 2021

Tourism leaders from around the world will come together for the Ministers’ Summit at WTM London in November and commit to invest in the sector’s sustainable future.

WTD 2021: Greece Looking to Redefine Tourism Goals

On the occasion of World Tourism Day, key Greek tourism figures sent the message that the time has come for changes in order for the sector to face future challenges.

WTD 2021: Greece Says ‘Thank You’ to Those Supporting the Tourism Industry – Video

On the occasion of World Tourism Day 2021, the Greek National Tourism Organization released a video expressing its gratitude to the people keeping the industry alive.

World Tourism Day 2021 to Focus on Inclusivity

The UNWTO is inviting member and non-member states, businesses and individuals to celebrate inclusivity during World Tourism Day 2021 on September 27.

Three Greek Municipalities Nominated for UNWTO ‘Best Tourism Villages’ Award

The municipalities of Alonissos, Western Samos and Soufli are Greece’s nominees for the “Best Tourism Villages” award, an initiative by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

The Glasgow Declaration: Global Tourism Industry Urged to Accelerate Climate Action

Leading tourism organizations are urging the industry’s businesses and associations to commit to a decade of climate action to cut tourism emissions at least in half over the next decade.

Greece Presents Wine Tourism Strategy at UNWTO Global Event

Greece’s wine tourism strategy was presented to a wide range of experts by Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki at the 5th UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism in Portugal.

Soufli Vying for UNWTO ‘Best Tourism Village’ Title

Soufli in Greece is aiming to be among the “Best Tourism Villages”, an initiative of the UNWTO to identify villages of member states that offer to tourism in rural areas.

Greece Looks to Promote its Tourism Villages Through UNWTO Initiative

The Greek Tourism Ministry is inviting the country’s villages to take part in an UNWTO initiative that will promote the ‘Best Tourism Villages’ of its member states.