UN TOURISM NEWS

UN Tourism News

To mark the start of the United Nations ‘Decade of Action’, UN Tourism News was launched to provide the latest updates of UNWTO’s work and key insights from the world of tourism as the sector leads the way in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

Tourism Moves Beyond Recovery

Tourism Moves Beyond Recovery

Tourism is united and determined like never before, and UNWTO is guiding it forward, with inclusivity and sustainability at the very heart of all our work.

UN Tourism News #44

Coordination, Digitalization and Safety at the Heart of Tourism’s Restart

Coordination, Digitalization and Safety at the Heart of Tourism’s Restart

The American Members of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) have met to assess the current state of the sector and plan for its sustainable future. The 67th meeting of the UNWTO Regional Commission for the Americas brought tourism leaders from across the region together in the leading destination of Punta del Este, Uruguay.

UN TOURISM NEWS #43

Tourism United for Peace and Understanding

Tourism United for Peace and Understanding

RUSSIA SUSPENDED FROM UNWTO: Meeting for a first extraordinary UNWTO General Assembly, Members debated the suspension of Russia from the Organization. The Russian delegation avoided to step up and defend its position, and instead announced its withdrawal from UNWTO before the debate took place.

UN Tourism News #42

Tourism Grows Amidst Uncertainty

Tourism Grows Amidst Uncertainty

International tourism continued its recovery in January 2022, with a much better performance compared to the weak start to 2021. However, the Russian invasion of Ukraine adds pressure to existing economic uncertainties, coupled with many Covid-related travel restrictions still in place.

UN Tourism News #41

Tourism Raises its voice for Peace

Tourism Raises its voice for Peace

After two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, people, as well as our whole societies and economies, have suffered enough. We cannot afford for this to continue. We must rebuild and look to the future with hope, not fear.

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UN Tourism News | FITUR 2022 Edition

UN Tourism News | FITUR 2022 Edition

The first 2022 issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer indicates that rising rates of vaccination, combined with easing of travel restrictions due to increased cross-border coordination and protocols, have all helped release pent up demand.

UN Tourism News #39