UN Tourism News #19 | UNWTO and CNN #RestartTourism

UN Tourism News #19 | UNWTO and CNN #RestartTourism

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UN Tourism News #19 - UNWTO and CNN #RestartTourism - 23 December 2020


Millions of people missed chances to explore different places and embrace different cultures and customs. And the world lost out on opportunities for tourism to create jobs, support businesses, kick-start development, and to protect and preserve the very things we leave our homes to see.

Mr. Zurab Pololikashvili
Secretary-General of the UNWTO

Happy 2021

RestartTourism Highlights 2020

Guiding tourism's recovery

Portugal Hosts UNWTO Crisis Committee on Harmonization of cross-border travel procedures

Portugal Hosts UNWTO Crisis Committee

Tourism Back to 1990 Levels as Arrivals Fall by More than 70%

Tourism Back to 1990 Levels as Arrivals Fall by More than 70%

70% of Destinations Have Lifted Travel Restrictions, but Global Gap Emerging

70% of Destinations Have Lifted Travel Restrictions, but Global Gap Emerging

Advancing an International Code for Protection of Tourists

Advancing an International Code for Protection of Tourists

Accessible Tourism Identified as ‘Game Changer’ for Destinations

Accessible Tourism Identified as ‘Game Changer’ for Destinations

Towards a modernized legal framework for the UNWTO Affiliate Membership

Towards a modernized legal framework for the UNWTO Affiliate Membership

>ONE PLANET VISION FOR A RESPONSIBLE RECOVERY OF THE TOURISM SECTOR

Transforming Vision Into Action – a Repository of Inspiring Initiatives, Tools and Strategic Thinking


UNWTO and Google Host Tourism Acceleration Program in Middle East

UNWTO and Google Host Tourism Acceleration Program in Middle East

UNWTO Recognizes the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association in Canada for Excellence in Governance

UNWTO Recognizes the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association in Canada for Excellence in Governance

Rural Development and Recovery Focus of Executive Training Programme

Rural Development and Recovery Focus of Executive Training Programme

UNWTO Works With Government of Indonesia to Restart Tourism in Bali

UNWTO Works With Government of Indonesia to Restart Tourism in Bali


Statement by the Global Tourism Crisis Committee

Statement by the Global Tourism Crisis Committee

UNWTO launches its first Online Education Committee

UNWTO launches its first Online Education Committee

Global Talent on Display as SDGs Tourism Startup Competition Finalists Announced

Global Talent on Display as SDGs Tourism Startup Competition Finalists Announced

Fundació Mallorca Turisme Rewarded for Excellence with UNWTO.QUEST Certification

Fundació Mallorca Turisme Rewarded for Excellence with UNWTO.QUEST Certification


UNWTO media highlights:

The Guardian World tourism faces worst crisis since records began, says UNWTO

Yahoo! Finance The Year the Earth Stood Still

G20 COVID-19 could set the global tourism industry back 20 years

Global Media Global tourism lost $320 billion in 5 months from virus

Yahoo! Finance These Countries Have Eased Coronavirus Travel Restrictions: Restart Of Tourism Underway, U.N Reports

ChinaNews Southern Europe Opens Its Doors to Tourists.

The Guardian Rebuilding World Tourism for Prosperity - World Conference on Tourism Cooperation and Development Kicked off in Beijing

ChinaNews

International travel fell 65% in H1, could take four years to recover, U.N. tourism body says


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Leading by example, we traveled to Portugal where we hold the last meeting of the Global Tourism Crisis Committee in 2020.
Looking ahead, UNWTO will keep guiding and uniting the sector for a resilient & sustainable recovery.

UNWTO We connect the global tourism community.
The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative has welcomed 26 new signatories as the tourism sector moves towards the #circular economy to reduce pollution and support a #sustainable recovery from COVID-19.

UNWTO And we're back!
The next #UNWTO - Google Acceleration program provides digital skills and tourism sector insights to #RestartTourism and help countries recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. This time with a focus on Egypt, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.

UNWTO "Tourism has helped me be more open-minded. It tells a story to know more about people and their culture."
Zizo Ndimeni joins #MyAfrica highlighting #tourism's power to bring understanding in #Africa and globally.
You too, join us and tell YOUR story!

UNWTO The 8th #UNWTO Travel Restrictions report is out!
70% of destinations have lifted travel restrictions, but global gap emerges.
152 destinations have eased #Covid19 related travel restrictions. 59 destinations keep their borders completely closed for international #tourism.

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