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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.

World Tourism Day 2020 to Focus on Rural Communities

The 2020 edition of World Tourism Day will celebrate the unique role that tourism plays in providing opportunities for rural communities around the world.

UNWTO: 115 Destinations Have Eased Covid-19 Travel Restrictions

A total of 115 destinations around the world have eased travel restrictions in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the UNWTO.

UN Chief: Covid-19 Puts 100 Million Tourism Jobs at Risk

The coronavirus pandemic has put 100 million direct tourism jobs at risk, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said.

Hospitality Challenge: UNWTO and Sommet Education Search for Future Tourism Leaders

The UNWTO and Sommet Education are calling on career climbers and switchers, entrepreneurs and innovators to put themselves forward for the joint “Hospitality Challenge”.

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.