In every part of the world, tourism has continued to recover from the worst crisis in its history as arrival numbers reached 84 per cent of pre-pandemic levels between January and July 2023.
Secretary-general of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, has appointed former Nigeria’s minister of information Lai Mohammed as his special advisor. Mohammed’s appointment was announced at the opening session of the 66th UNWTO Commission for Africa (CAF) currently underway in Mauritius. He is expected to assist Pololikashvili pursue his objective of making…
The world’s two leading Travel & Tourism organisations representing the global public and private sectors, World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding...
Aside being a vast and diverse continent, with vibrant cities and rich cultures, Africa is a hub of entrepreneurship and innovation that boasts of the most exciting tourism destinations on the planet.
Towards promoting closer links between governments and tourism’s private sector globally, the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and the Global Tourism Economic Forum (GTEF) have outlined their plans for stronger and closer collaboration.
The Best Tourism Villages Ceremony by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has highlighted the sector as an important factor for rural development.
After stronger than expected recovery in 2022, this year could see international tourist arrivals return to pre-pandemic levels in Europe and the Middle East. Tourists are nonetheless expected to increasingly seek value for money and travel...
To put women empowerment at the heart of tourism development, UNWTO in collaboration with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit...
19 Nov 2022
The National Arts Theatre Iganmu Lagos witnessed the presence of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) first Global Conference on Linking Tourism, Culture and Creative Industries, in order to advance sustainable development and opportunity across Africa.
12 Nov 2022
Tourism sector leaders all over the world have been urged to focus on proffering solutions to pressing issues in the industry. This call was made at the 16th Ministers’ Summit held at the World Travel Market in London, with the theme ‘Rethinking Tourism’.
8 Oct 2022
AS tourism recovery advances across the Africa, sector leaders from across the continent have come together at the 65th meeting of the UNWTO Regional Commission for Africa to rethink the sector and its central role in driving growth and opportunity across the continent. The meeting, which took place recently in Tanzania, had about 25 Ministers…
6 Aug 2022
Despite the global economic and geopolitical challenges, international tourism continues to show indications of a strong and steady recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.