‘No one comes here any more’: the human cost as Covid wipes out tourism
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UNWTO provides the media with meaningful communications, echoing tourism's message the world over.
The first one-stop-shop for global information on COVID-19 related travel regulations it aims to build confidence among travellers and business and support policy making by providing a global overview of travel restrictions worldwide.
The UNWTO Tourism Recovery Tracker compiles all the relevant data in one place, giving governments and the private businesses the ability to track the recovery of tourism at global and regional level, alongside information on the top destinations for international tourism.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented consequences for societies, economies and tourism, which have been affected by the public health measures introduced by governments since the WHO declared COVID-19 a PHEIC.
The UNWTO World Tourism Barometer monitors short-term tourism trends on a regular basis to provide global tourism stakeholders with up-to-date analysis on international tourism. The report includes an analysis of the latest data on tourism.
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UNWTO has therefore designated WTD 2021 as a day to focus on Tourism for Inclusive Growth.