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UNWTO reports 87% decline in tourist arrivals in January 2021

UNWTO reports 87% decline in tourist arrivals in January 2021

The post UNWTO reports 87% decline in tourist arrivals in January 2021 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has stated that the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global tourism has carried on into 2021, with new data showing an 87% fall in international […]

Global community should support small island developing states, says UNWTO

Global community should support small island developing states, says UNWTO

The post Global community should support small island developing states, says UNWTO appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) is calling for the international community to show solidarity with ‘small island developing states’ (SIDS) by ensuring they have access to Covid-19 vaccinations. With tourism a leading […]

UNWTO unveils guide to help women in tourism

UNWTO unveils guide to help women in tourism

The post UNWTO unveils guide to help women in tourism appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) is marking International Women’s Day 2021 with the release of its Inclusive Recovery Guide for women in tourism, compiled in collaboration with UN Women. UNWTO data shows that women make […]

UNWTO launches travel restrictions report

UNWTO launches travel restrictions report

The post UNWTO launches travel restrictions report appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. One in three destinations worldwide are now completely closed to international tourism. According to the latest data from the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the emergence of new variants of the COVID-19 virus has prompted many governments to reverse […]

Morocco sets stage for first UNWTO general assembly after pandemic

Morocco sets stage for first UNWTO general assembly after pandemic

The post Morocco sets stage for first UNWTO general assembly after pandemic appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Moroccan officials recently met to advance the organization of the 24th UNWTO General Assembly in October 2021, the first global high-level UN event to be held since […]

Morocco visit initiates preparations for UNWTO General Assembly

Morocco visit initiates preparations for UNWTO General Assembly

The UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and Morocco met to advance the organisation of the 24th UNWTO General Assembly in October 2021, the first global high-level UN event to be held since the beginning of the pandemic. Led by the secretary-general, Zurab Pololikashvili, a delegation from UNWTO has concluded an official visit to Morocco to […]

2020 worst year for tourism, says UNWTO

2020 worst year for tourism, says UNWTO

Global tourism suffered its worst year on record in 2020, with international arrivals dropping by 74 per cent when compared to 2019 according to the latest data from the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). Destinations worldwide welcomed one billion fewer international arrivals in 2020 than in the previous year, due to an unprecedented fall […]

Secretary-general Pololikashvili nominated to lead UNWTO for four more years

Secretary-general Pololikashvili nominated to lead UNWTO for four more years

The Executive Council of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has expressed its continued support for secretary-general Zurab Pololikashvili. Meeting in Madrid, its members nominated him to continue leading the United Nations specialized agency for four more years. At the end of the 113th session of the Executive Council, held as a hybrid event in […]

UNWTO to host key week for global tourism

UNWTO to host key week for global tourism

The global tourism sector is starting the new year prepared to #RestartTourism when conditions allow, with the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) set to again bring together leaders from across the public and private sectors. Today in Madrid, the UNWTO Global Tourism Crisis Committee will hold its first meeting of the year. This meeting to […]

Saudi Arabia to become a UNWTO Center for 13 Countries

Saudi Arabia to become a UNWTO Center for 13 Countries

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has approved the setting up of a regional office in  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to support the growth of Middle East’s tourism sector as it recovers from the coronavirus pandemic. Minister of Tourism Ahmed Al-Khateeb said the UNWTO’s Executive Council members have approved the move to establish the office during the Executive […]

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