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UNWTO: First Global Youth Tourism Summit to Take Place in Sorrento, Italy

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is getting ready to host its first Global Youth Tourism Summit, that will bring more than 130 young people from 60 countries to Sorrento, Italy, next week.

UNWTO Launches Digital Futures Programme for Tourism SMEs

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has launched the Digital Futures Programme, designed to accelerate the adoption of new technology among tourism enterprises.

UNWTO Suspends Russia’s Membership

The Russian Federation has been suspended from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), losing its rights and privileges as part of the United Nations specialized agency.

UNWTO Calls on Start-ups to Join ‘Awake Tourism Challenge’

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is inviting disruptive start-ups to take part in the second edition of its global flagship competition under the name of “Awake Tourism Challenge”.

Aviation: New Carbon Footprint Indicator Sees Greece Doing Well

Mabrian Technologies compares the aviation carbon footprint of Portugal, Spain, France, Italy and Greece for 2019 with 2022 in its new carbon footprint indicator.

UNWTO: Global Tourist Arrivals More than Double in January 2022

Global international tourist arrivals increased by 130% in the first month of the year over January 2021 to 18 million more visitors, according to the UNWTO.

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 – WHO: Covid-19 Travel Measures Should Be Based on Risk Assessment

UNWTO and WHO are calling for the lifting of travel bans, agreeing that blanket restrictions should be replaced with risk -based, evidence- informed policies.

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.

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.

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.

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.