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UNWTO to Hold Secretary General Election for 2022-2025 Term

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is starting the new year with the election for the position of Secretary General for the 2022-2025 term.

Hospitality Challenge Online Events to Focus on Future of Tourism

The World Tourism Organization and Sommet Education are organizing the Hospitality Challenge Pitch, a series of online events focusing on the future of tourism.

UNWTO: Restart of Tourism Cannot Wait for Mass Covid-19 Vaccinations

The UNWTO is calling on governments to do more to help tourism's restart and show that safe international travel is not only possible but also essential.

UNWTO and CNN Partner to Restart Tourism

The UNWTO and CNN have teamed up to celebrate the transformative power being unleashed as the restart of tourism gets underway.

Greek Tourism Minister Tables Safe Travel Proposals at UNWTO Crisis Meet 

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis presented 5 proposals for tourism's recovery, during the UNWTO's 7th Global Tourism Crisis Committee meeting.

WTM London Publishes Manifesto for Safer, Smarter and Greener Tourism Industry

WTM London has published a Travel & Tourism Manifesto to guide policy-makers with concrete solutions to present and future challenges.

Accessible Tourism Identified as ‘Game Changer’ for Destinations

Ensuring accessibility for tourists with specific access requirements can be a "game changer" for destinations around the world. the UNWTO says.

Europe Leads the Way in Easing Covid-19 Travel Restrictions

Europe continues to lead the way in lifting or easing travel restrictions that were introduced in response to Covid-19, according to the UNWTO.

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.

Hospitality Challenge: 30 Top Finalists Announced by UNWTO and Sommet Education

UNWTO and Sommet Education have announced the 30 finalists of the Hospitality Challenge, an initiative designed to accelerate recovery in the tourism sector.

UNWTO and IMO Call for Safe Resumption of Cruise Operations

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) are calling for the gradual resumption of cruise operations.

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.

Greece Tables EU-wide Rapid Testing Proposal to Restart Travel

Greece is calling for the implementation of rapid testing for Covid-19 at all European airports in order to enable travel and ensure the safety of travelers.

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.

G20 Tourism Ministers Agree to Public-Private Actions for Sector Recovery

In a historic meeting, in the midst of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, G20 Tourism Ministers addressed the current challenges to the tourism sector and the way forward.

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.