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Global Tourism Recoups 46% of Pre-Covid Levels in First 5 Months

Global tourism managed in the first five months of the year to recover almost 50% of pre-pandemic 2019 levels with Europe leading the way.

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: Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism Surpasses 500 Signatories

The number of signatories to the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism has passed the 500-mark, just four months after the initiative was launched at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26).

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 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.

World Tourism Bodies Agree ‘Travel Restrictions Don’t Work’, Call for Coordinated Approach

International travel associations are warning that travel measures aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19 are not working.

UN Report Says Tourism Recovery this Year is Crucial

Ensuring the tourism sector restarts fully in 2022 in the aftermath of Covid-19 is crucial due to its direct contribution to national economies and individual livelihoods, says a United Nations report.

Tourism 2022: New Year Message by UNWTO Secretary-General, Zurab Pololikashvili

“UNWTO is in a good place to use the achievements of 2021 as a springboard for building a better tourism in the years to come,” says Zurab Pololikashvili.

Soufli in Greece Selected as a ‘Best Tourism Village’ By UNWTO

The village of Soufli in northern Greece has been selected as one of the “Best Tourism Villages” by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

UNWTO: 2021 Int’l Tourism Arrivals to Remain 70-75% Below 2019 Levels

International tourist arrivals in 2021 are set to remain 70-75% below 2019 levels, marking a similar decline as in 2020, according to the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

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.

New Covid-19 Surges Keep Travel Restrictions in Place

One out of five destinations continue to have their borders completely closed as new surges of Covid-19 impact the restart of international tourism, according to the UNWTO.