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UNWTO Poll: Experts Expect 2019 Tourism Levels in 2024

Nearly half of sector experts expect to see international tourism returning to pre-pandemic 2019 levels in 2024 or later, says the UNWTO Panel of Experts.

World Tourism Day 2021 to Focus on Inclusivity

The UNWTO is inviting member and non-member states, businesses and individuals to celebrate inclusivity during World Tourism Day 2021 on September 27.

The Glasgow Declaration: Global Tourism Industry Urged to Accelerate Climate Action

Leading tourism organizations are urging the industry’s businesses and associations to commit to a decade of climate action to cut tourism emissions at least in half over the next decade.

Tourism Takes Action on Plastic Waste and Pollution

The UNWTO’s Global Tourism Plastics Initiative has welcomed 32 new signatories, including accommodation providers, tour operators and online platforms.

UNWTO: Vaccines, Digital Solutions to Give Travel a Boost

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is forecasting that vaccination campaigns and the integration of digital solutions for safe travel will help ease restrictions.

UNWTO and Greece to Collaborate on Maritime Tourism Research Centre

Greece will establish the first centre dedicated to measuring sustainable development of coastal and maritime tourism in the Eastern Mediterranean.

UNWTO: Coordination is a Must for Global Restart of Tourism

More coordination and harmonized protocols are needed for the global recovery of tourism from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, says the UNWTO.

Athens Ready to Welcome its Visitors Again, Mayor Tells UNWTO

Athens is safely returning to everyday life and is ready to welcome its visitors again, according to the Greek capital’s mayor, Kostas Bakoyannis.

Tourism Leaders to Gather in Athens for UNWTO’s 66th CEU Meeting

Athens is ready to welcome leading tourism figures to attend the 66th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Europe (CEU) during June 2-4.

UNWTO Opens Call for ‘Best Tourism Villages’ Initiative

The UNWTO is calling on its member states to present best examples of rural villages harnessing the power of tourism to provide opportunity to local communities.

Minister Theoharis to Promote Greece at Spain’s FITUR 2021

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis will promote Greece at the International Tourism Trade Fair FITUR in Madrid, Spain.

Protecting Tourists a Priority for Over 100 Governments

More than 100 countries, alongside international organizations and leading business groups, have agreed to adopt harmonized standards for assisting tourists caught up in emergency situations.

UN Agencies Release Inclusive Recovery Guide for Women in Tourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and UN Women have released an Inclusive Recovery Guide for women in tourism.

Athens to Host 66th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Europe

Athens, Greece, will be the host destination of the 66th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Europe during June 2-4.

Greek Startup ‘Clio Muse Tours’ Among 25 Winners of UNWTO’s SDGs Competition

Greek startup Clio Muse Tours is among the 25 winners of the UNWTO's SDGs Global Startup Competition.

UNWTO Announces Winners of SDGs Global Startup Competition

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced the winners of its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Global Startup Competition.

UNWTO: 2020 Worst Year in Tourism History

Global tourism suffered its worst year on record in 2020, with one billion fewer international arrivals, says the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

UNWTO: Tourism Restart Needs Vaccination Certificates, Harmonized Testing Protocols

The UNWTO has called for the safe resumption of international travel in a harmonized way that includes vaccination certificates and testing protocols.

Zurab Pololikashvili Nominated to Lead UNWTO for Four More Years

The members of the UNWTO's Executive Council have nominated Secretary General Zurab Pololikashvili to continue leading the United Nations specialized agency for four more years.

UNWTO to Hold Secretary General Election for 2022-2025 Term

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is starting the new year with the election for the position of Secretary General for the 2022-2025 term.