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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.

Covid-19: International Tourism Suffers Loss of 440 Million Arrivals in Jan-June 2020

Covid-19 lockdowns during the January-June 2020 period had a massive impact on international tourism with arrivals showing a 65% drop when compared to 2019.

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.

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.

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.

One Planet: UNWTO Presents Vision for Responsible Recovery of Tourism Sector

The UNWTO has announced its new vision for global tourism – growing better, stronger, and balancing the needs of people, planet and prosperity - through its One Planet Sustainable Tourism Programme.

Global Destinations Cautiously Easing Covid-19 Travel Restrictions, Says Report

Three percent of all global destinations have taken steps to ease travel restrictions introduced in response to Covid-19, according to UNWTO research.

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.

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.

Tourism to Receive Portion of EU Covid-19 Recovery Fund

Tourism may receive 20 to 25 percent of a recovery fund being prepared for sectors in the EU most affected by Covid-19.

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 Calls on Govts to Bolster Tourism with Stronger Actions

The UNWTO has called for governments to “go beyond words” and take action to safeguard the millions of tourism jobs under threat due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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.

UNWTO Lists 23 Recommendations for Tourism’s Recovery from Covid-19

The UNWTO has released a set of recommendations calling for urgent and strong support to help the global tourism sector recover from the unprecedented challenge of coronavirus (Covid-19).

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.