UN Tourism News #66: Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals through tourism

UN Tourism News #66: Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals through tourism

UN Tourism News

Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals through tourism

G20 Leaders’ Declaration
Tourism for Development and Prosperity Highlighted in G20 Leaders' Declaration

UNWTO serves as the knowledge partner of the Indian Presidency of the G20.

The meeting of the G20 economies (New Delhi, India, 9-10 September) recognized the "opportunity to build a better future [through] development models that implement sustainable, inclusive and just transitions globally, while leaving no one behind".

UNWTO and India's G20 Presidency
UNWTO and G20 Launch Dashboard to Support Tourism in Advancing the SDGs

UNWTO and India's G20 Presidency, have joined hands to launch a new tool to advance the contribution of tourism policies and initiatives towards the Sustainable Development Goals.

UNWTO and G20 dashboard

The Dashboard showcases the pillars of the Goa Roadmap for Tourism as a Vehicle for Achieving the SDGs around the five priority areas set for the Tourism Working Group, which are: 1. Green Tourism; 2. Digitalization; 3. Skills; 4. Tourism MSMEs and 5. Destination Management.


Out now!


International Tourism Highlights, 2023 Edition – The Impact of COVID-19 on Tourism (2020–2022)

The latest UNWTO publication shows an overview of the sector's resilience and transformation through the worst crisis for tourism.


Coming soon

Tourism investments in 2023 – Global Greenfield Investments Trends in Tourism

UNWTO and fDi Intelligence from the Financial Times partner again to develop a joint publication on global greenfield Investment trends in tourism.


UNWTO World Tourism Barometer

See tourism performance in January-July 2023 in the upcoming #UNWTOBarometer:

🗺 Number of international tourist arrivals through July 2023
📈 Recovery levels compared to 2019
🏆 Best-performing destinations
👉 Outlook for 2023 based on latest data and prospects by Panel of Experts

Mark your tourism calendar

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


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

More events

Fourth meeting of the Expert Group on Measuring the Sustainability of Tourism
19 to 20 September 2023 | Marbella, Spain


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

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

UNWTO in the media
Mail Online

China snubs Canada as restrictions on tourism travel lifted


Banyan Tree Spreads Its Roots, Doubling Number Of Brands And Adding New Markets


12 of the best things to do in Oman

Business Insider

Google Flights says the best time to book your flights for Christmas is 71 days before departure

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