There’s universal resolve to restart tourism UNWTO
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.
Iker Casillas is UNWTO’s Ambassador for Responsible Tourism
The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has designated Spanish football legend and World Cup winner Iker Casillas as Special Ambassador for Responsible Tourism.
Airlines, tourism operators seek $10b relief to save industry
The survival of the travel and tourism industry in Nigeria and other African countries has been hinged on foreign relief package in excess of $10 billion.
UNTWO meets King of Spain, underscores tourism’s importance for COVID-19 recovery
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.
UNWTO leads action for tourism’s COVID-19 mitigation, recovery
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’.
UNWTO hosts first major forum on investment in Africa
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...
Global tourism growth strengthens sector’s potential for sustainable development
International tourist arrivals grew by a further 4 per cent between January and September of 2019, the latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer indicates.
Report shows tourism leading other global sectors in advancing gender equality
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in collaboration with UN Women, The German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), World Bank Group...
UNWTO’s 2030 agenda: African tourism leaders plot future growth of continent’s sector
Following the recently released UNWTO’s 2030 Agenda for Africa, leaders from across Africa have met in Saint Petersburg ahead of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) to discuss the key issues facing the continent as it looks to grow....