18 Jul 2020
Over the past month, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) was able to hold virtually meetings of its five Regional Commissions to share responses to the challenge of COVID-19 and their plans for the restart of tourism in the wake of the pandemic.
20 Jun 2020
Governments around the world have responded quickly and strongly to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on their tourism sectors, new research from the World Tourism Organisation
13 Jun 2020
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has called for a ‘Marshall Plan’ to aid the recovery of the Travel and Tourism Sector in Africa...
30 May 2020
As countries begin to relax lockdown, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has released a set of guidelines to help the tourism sector emerge stronger and more sustainably from COVID-19.
23 May 2020
The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has designated Spanish football legend and World Cup winner Iker Casillas as Special Ambassador for Responsible Tourism.
16 May 2020
With tourism among the hardest-hit of all sectors, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has released a Tourism Recovery Technical Assistance Package to offer guidance to Member States in response to COVID-19.
2 May 2020
The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) was recently received by H.M. King Felipe VI of Spain to assess how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the tourism sector both nationally and internationally.
18 Apr 2020
The Global Tourism Crisis Committee has united behind the World Tourism Organisation’s rallying cry for governments to “go beyond words” and begin taking decisive action to safeguard the millions of jobs
4 Apr 2020
The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has released a set of recommendations calling for urgent and strong support to help the global tourism sector not only recover from the unprecedented challenge of COVID-19 but to ‘grow back better’.
28 Mar 2020
As COVID-19 virus continues to spread rapidly globally, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has hosted a high-level virtual meeting, bringing together key UN agencies
14 Mar 2020
As the world battles against COVID-19, the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili led a high- delegation to the World Health Organisation (WHO)
29 Feb 2020
Tourism Ministers from across Africa came together for the first UNWTO Global Investment Forum in Africa, a landmark event aimed at unlocking the potential of investment for driving sustainable...