Investment Networks

Investments Strategy

Investments Strategy

Mission: Promote tourism through traditional and innovative investments services for the development of a competitive and sustainable economic growth.

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Objective 1

Enhance access to finance and investments by connecting key tourism stakeholders into a high level global network.

Objective 2

Promote investments that boost economic growth, job creation and sustainability in tourism to public and private capital sources.

Objective 3

Develop sustainable investment mechanisms by partnering with key stakeholders to mobilize resources with a positive impact on tourism.

What we do

Investment Services

 

Maximizing Impact

Investments strategic focus

  • Job Creation
1.No poverty
End poverty in all its forms everywhere
8. Decent work and economic growth
Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
 

Investments wider impact

  • Multisector Impact
  • Mobilization and demonstration effect
3. Good health and well-being
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
4. Quality education
Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
7. Affordable and clean energy
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
9.Industry, innovation and infrastructure
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
12.Responsible consumption and production
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Investments commitment

  • Job quality
  • Climate change
  • Women’s economic empowerment
  • Skills and leadership
5. Gender equality
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
13.Climate action
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
17. Partnerships for the goals
Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

News

Global FDI Greenfield Investment trends in Tourism

Global FDI Greenfield Investment trends in Tourism

For the third year in a row, the UNWTO has partnered with the fDi intelligence from the Financial Times to develop a joint publication on Tourism Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) analyzing data on Greenfield investments trends.

Tourism Investment Report

Green Investments for Sustainable Tourism

Green Investments for Sustainable Tourism

In order to continue with the collaboration between UNWTO and IFC. It was decided to launch pilot phase in the following countries: India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Philippines, South Africa, Thailand, and Vietnam, with the view of expanding to several other countries in the next phase.  

Green Investments for Sustainable Tourism

UNWTO Investment Forums & Events

UNWTO Investment Forum

UNWTO Investment Forum

September 17th, 2020, Tbilisi, Georgia

The COVID-19 pandemic unveiled that sustainable tourism requires sustainable investments are at the center of the solutions. Given its importance the UNWTO Investment Forum will be celebrated in the framework of the 112th session of the UNWTO Executive Council.

September 17th, 2020, Tbilisi, Georgia

Global tourism investment forum in Africa

Global tourism investment forum in Africa

The Secretariat of the World Tourism Organization has the honor to inform its Member States from the UNWTO Commission for Africa that the UNWTO global tourism investment forum in Africa will be held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire from 20 to 22 February 2020

UNWTO global tourism investment forum in Africa

XI Tourism Investment and Business Forum for Africa

XI Tourism Investment and Business Forum for Africa

The 11th edition of the Tourism Investment and Business Forum for Africa (INVESTOUR), organized jointly by the UNWTO, FITUR and Casa Africa will take place on 23 January 2020 at the International TourismTrade Fair (FITUR), in Madrid, Spain. A forum through which we aim to stimulate sustainable tourism development, attract investment and nurture entrepreneurship in Africa.

INVESTOUR 2020

Reports & Relevant Documents:

UNWTO Investment Guidelines Series

UNWTO Investment Guidelines Series

The multi-dimensional nature of the tourism sector, combined with the dynamics of the source of investment capital presents a complex picture for understanding and measuring tourism investments. At the same time, changing consumer behaviors and expectations, the advantage of technology, and the urgent need for greater sustainability challenge the current business models, and present new opportunities for investors interested in the tourism sector.

Enabling Frameworks for Tourism Investment

Tourism Investment Reports

Investments Readiness for
Green Finance Mechanisms