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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.

Europe Leads Restart of Tourism post-Covid-19

Twenty-two percent of all tourism destinations worldwide have started to ease travel restrictions, with Europe leading the way, according to research by the UNWTO.

Platform for Accessible Tourism on the Greek Islands to Launch

A new web platform that will look to make the Greek islands accessible to tourists with special needs will launch in June.

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.

Covid-19 Tourism Recovery Guidance Launched by UNWTO

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released a Tourism Recovery Technical Assistance Package to offer guidance to Member States in response to the Covid-19 crisis.

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.

UNWTO Invites Tourism Stakeholders Onboard #TravelTomorrow Effort

The UNWTO has introduced a digital resource platform as part of its #TravelTomorrow campaign that was launched following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Covid-19: Greece Takes Part in UNWTO’s Global Tourism Crisis Committee Meeting

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis took part in the first virtual meeting of the Global Tourism Crisis Committee of the UNWTO, launched to mitigate the impact of Covid-19 on the global tourism sector.

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.

UNWTO Launches Competition to Heal Tourism from Covid-19

The UNWTO is calling for entrepreneurs and innovators to submit ideas that can help the tourism sector mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and kickstart recovery efforts.

UNWTO Creates Tourism Crisis Committee to Help in Covid-19 Recovery

The UNWTO will create a "Global Tourism Crisis Committee" that will evaluate and advance recommendations for the recovery from the Covid-19 health crises.

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.