UN TOURISM NEWS #64: A 360 Approach to Sustainability in Tourism

UN Tourism News #64: A 360 Approach to Sustainability in Tourism

UN Tourism News

A 360 Approach to Sustainability in Tourism

Tourism for Sustainable Development
Tourism for Sustainable Development in the Spotlight at UN High-Level Forum Event

Reflecting the unprecedented relevance of tourism on the UN agenda, UNWTO brought together leaders from the public and private sectors for a high-level roundtable at the official side event on "Economic, Social, and Environmental Sustainability in Tourism".


Twice as many people travelled during the first quarter of 2023 than in the same period of 2022
Coming up!

The 66TH Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Africa
26 – 28 July | Mauritius


Global Tourism Economy Forum 2023
20 September | Macao SAR, China


World Tourism Day 2023: Tourism and Green Investments
27 September | Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


General Assembly - Twenty-fifth session
16 October | Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Gastronomy and wine tourism boost
rural development

8th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism
5 - 7 October 2023 | Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain


7th UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism
22 – 24 November 2023 | La Rioja, Spain


Open for applications - UNWTO Mega events and MICE Tourism Startup Competition
The Mega Events and MICE Tourism Startup Competition is looking for the most sustainable, innovative, and disruptive entrepreneurs offering SMART solutions for these two types of tourism that will sustainably benefit visitors, organizers, and local communities.

AI for Good', the place where innovation and the future come along
UNWTO, participated in the Global Summit on Artificial Intelligence for Good that the United Nations held in Geneva this July, promoting health, inclusive prosperity and respect for the planet.

Tourism and Metaverse, two converging realities
The 2nd meeting of the 'Metaverse and cities' group, in which UNWTO serves as vice-chair, took place in Beijing. The meeting focused on 'Creating a Metaverse for all under international standards' exploring the applications of these new technologies in daily life, economy, and tourism.

Bachelor's Degree in International Sustainable Tourism
UNWTO and HSLU have developed the International Sustainable Tourism degree to create a universally accessible programme that empowers the transformation of the entire tourism sector.

New Tourism Doing Business report – Tourism Investments Guidelines for Ecuador
During the 68 UNWTO Regional Commission for the Americas, UNWTO and CAF released the investment guidelines titled "Investing in Ecuador" to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) in Ecuador's tourism sector by showcasing the country's favorable conditions.

UNWTO in the media
ABC news Go

Tourists are packing European hotspots, boosted by Americans

The Times

The world's most overrated destinations, from Maya Bay to the Maldives


Organizational value and participatory leadership for sustaining the competitive advantages of hospitality and tourism companies

China Daily

Young talent injects new vitality into village

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