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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.

UNWTO: Tourism to Further Cooperate on Coronavirus Response

The UNWTO and WHO agencies have agreed that tourism can play a key role in both containing the COVID-19 outbreak and leading future response efforts.

Coronavirus Threatens 2020 Int’l Tourist Arrivals

The UNWTO has revised its 2020 prospects and sees a decrease in international tourist arrivals and receipts this year due to the coronavirus outbreak.

UNWTO: Excessive Coronavirus Measures May Hurt Tourism Sector

The UNWTO has warned that taking excessive health measures to face the coronavirus outbreak may lead to negative repercussions on tourism.

UNWTO Seeking Disruptive Ideas for 2nd Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition

The UNWTO is looking for disruptive ideas and innovators to take part in the 2nd Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition.

UNWTO Invites European Parliament to Welcome Tourism on Board

World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary General Zurab Pololikashvili recently held a series of meetings in Brussels, aiming to place tourism high on the EU agenda.

Greece Committed to Working with the World Tourism Organization

The Greek government has a sincere interest to work closer with the UNWTO to further grow and diversify Greece's tourism sector.

UNWTO Secretary General to Make Official Visit to Athens, Greece

The Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, will make an official visit to Athens, Greece, on Monday, February 17.

Brexit Uncertainty, Thomas Cook Collapse Slowed 2019 Global Tourism Growth

Factors such as Brexit uncertainty and the Thomas Cook collapse, contributed to a slower growth for international tourism in 2019, says the UNWTO.

Greece to Establish National Observatory for Sustainable Tourism Development

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to establish a National Observatory for Sustainable Tourism Development.

UNWTO Report Offers Insight into Short-term Rental Challenges

Fair competition, consumer protection, planning and sustainability are the key areas of focus of a new report covering short-term rental practices released by UWNTO.

US Looking to Rejoin World Tourism Organization

The US is moving closer to rejoining UNWTO, after a high-level delegation from the US Department of State met with the organization's chief Zurab Pololikashvili.

WTD 2019: Greek Tourism Celebrated at Public Event in Athens

Greece on September 27 celebrated World Tourism Day (WTD) 2019 with an event at Syntagma Square in Athens where everyone was invited.

Greece to Celebrate World Tourism Day with Free Admission to the Acropolis

Greece will celebrate World Tourism Day on Friday, September 27, with free admission to the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum in Athens.

GNTO Sees Boost in Arrivals and Early Bookings from Russia to Greece

Autumn arrivals from Russia to Greece are on the rise compared to the same period in 2018, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).