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UN Tourism News - Coronavirus Special Edition

Staying home today means traveling tomorrow: UNWTO’s key message, emphasizing our shared responsibility to put people first, to be patient and to prepare for the time when tourism can lead recovery efforts, has resonated around the world.

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UN Tourism News - Coronavirus Special Edition - 23 March 2020

UNWTO Convenes Global Tourism Crisis Committee


UNWTO CONVENES GLOBAL TOURISM CRISIS COMMITTEE

From the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, UNWTO guiding the tourism sector as it faces up to an unprecedented challenge. To spearhead a strong and coordinated response, Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili hosted a high-level virtual meeting, bringing together key UN agencies, Member States and the private sector. All participants will work together as the Global Tourism Crisis Committee, responding to the evolving situation and ensuring tourism is ready to lead recovery efforts.

Greece Welcomes UNWTO Support for Sustainable Tourism Growth


Staying home today means traveling tomorrow: UNWTO’s key message, emphasizing our shared responsibility to put people first, to be patient and to prepare for the time when tourism can lead recovery efforts, has resonated around the world.

The hashtag #TravelTomorrow has been embraced by countries across the world (for example Croatia, Serbia, Zimbabwe), cities (amongst others Belfast, Kranj) travel organizations and private businesses as they unite behind UNWTO’s response to the challenge of COVID-19.

Thanks to all for amplifying this strong message and for being part of the solution!

 
Greece Welcomes UNWTO Support for Sustainable Tourism Growth

UNWTO AND WHO AGREE TO FURTHER COOPERATION IN COVID-19 RESPONSE

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili led a high- delegation to the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva to further advance the two agencies’ coordinated response to the worldwide Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.

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UNWTO RELEASES HEALTH GUIDELINES FOR TRAVEL DURING COVID-19 CRISIS

As many people around the world keep travelling for vital humanitarian reasons, or to keep supply chains moving, UNWTO has emphasized the responsibility that all travellers have to themselves and to others.

The latest UNWTO guidelines for travellers are built on WHO recommendations and make clear that there can be no excuses and no exceptions.

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UNWTO JOINS UN PARTNERS IN GLOBAL COVID-19 RESPONSE

In times of crisis, trusted information is more important than ever. As the United Nations specialized agency for responsible and sustainable tourism, UNWTO is part of the cross-agency UN communications response to COVID-19, providing evidence-based recommendations, and committed to integrity and transparency and putting public health first at all times.

UNWTO Convenes Global Tourism Crisis Committee

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UNWTO In these extraordinary times, #UNWTO personnel stay home but we continue serving our Members, the tourism sector and sustainable development.
Making sure we are ready to #TravelTomorrow!
We are all part of the solution!
#StayAtHome
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UNWTO PUTTING PEOPLE FIRST!
In response to the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak, UNWTO is implementing public health protocols based on the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Spanish authorities, as the host country of UNWTO.
Effective immediately, all UNWTO events planned until 30 April are suspended.
Rescheduling to later dates will be evaluated depending on the further development the current situation.

UNWTO While we #StayAtHome our solidarity must keep travelling!
#UNWTO calls for supporting and assisting those in need!
Helping #Italy today helps overcoming COVID-19 and slowing its spread.
We are #StrongerTogether!
We will #TravelTomorrow!

UNWTO Tourism must put PEOPLE FIRST!
SG @pololikashvili calls for solidarity and for us to:
• Accept our responsibilities
• Recognize tourism will lead recovery
• Stay home today, so we can #TravelTomorrow

UNWTO As we face up to #COVID19 we convey the importance of responsible behavior & international coordination.
Tourism has an active role in response and recovery. This is a shared challenge.
We are all part of the solution!

UNWTO We #StayAtHome today so we can #TravelTomorrow!
Tourism will return, bringing new jobs and new opportunities. Check out the courses available through the UNWTO Tourism Online Academy, powered by IE University and be ready to take your next step

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