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UNWTO Invites Applications for Best Tourism Villages 2022

The Best Tourism Villages by UNWTO initiative is returning for a second year aiming to establish itself as the world’s leading network focused on tourism for rural development.

Covid-19: Tourism Leaders See Sector’s Restart Underway

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) have welcomed the steady lifting and easing of the travel restrictions introduced in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

UNWTO Invites EU Tourism Ministers to Work Together, Make Sector Pillar of Peace

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) promoted the tourism sector as a pillar of peace and recovery during an informal meeting of EU Tourism Ministers in Dijon, France.

UNWTO to Hold Emergency General Assembly on Russian Membership

The Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will hold an extraordinary general assembly to address the suspension of the Russian Federation’s membership.

UNWTO: Guidelines for Businesses to Better Address Needs of Women in Tourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released a new set of guidelines to help both governments and businesses better address the needs of women in the tourism sector.

World Tourism Organization to Consider Suspending Russia’s UNWTO Membership

The UNWTO Executive Council will hold an emergency session on March 8 to discuss the request of several member countries for the suspension of Russia from UNWTO membership.

Minister: Greece’s Tourism Strategy Focuses on Sustainability

Greece has four major challenges to meet in order to successfully protect its marine environment and achieve sustainability, it was announced at the 2nd Blue Economy Forum.

UNWTO to Help Skiathos Island Rethink and Restart Tourism

The UNWTO has partnered with the Municipality of Skiathos as part of its commitment to support and work with communities to rethink and restart tourism.

UNWTO Announces 1st Global Youth Tourism Summit

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will hold the 1st Global Youth Tourism Summit in Sorrento, Italy, during June 27 - July 3.

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.