UNWTO

  • RESPONSE TO THE PANDEMIC New app to make travel a safe experience

    As many countries around the world begin to ease travel restrictions introduced in response to the pandemic, the United Nations specialized agency has welcomed the responsible restarting of the sector. At the same time, UNWTO has stressed the importance of maintaining trust in tourism in these uncertain times. The...
  • Croatia joins UNWTO #TravelTomorrow campaign

    Numerous companies and organisations worldwide, including those from Croatia, have joined an online campaign launched by the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), called Stay Home Today, Travel Tomorrow. The hashtag #TravelTomorrow encapsulates the message of solidarity and hope, through which the UNWTO calls for shared responsibility among travellers and the...
  • UNWTO GLOBAL INITIATIVE Send your solutions to help the tourism recover!

    In the face of an unprecedented challenge, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO), calls on innovators and entrepreneurs to put forward new solutions to help the tourism sector recover from COVID-19. With millions of jobs at risk as the pandemic hits...
  • #TRAVELTOMORROW Global Tourism Crisis Committee meeting

    The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) hosted a high-level virtual meeting yesterday, bringing together key UN agencies, the chairs of its Executive Council and Regional Commissions, and private sector leaders. Tourism is the economic sector that has been hardest hit by COVID-19 and all participants accepted an invitation from the...
  • GLOBAL TOURISM PLASTICS INITIATIVE Aims to reduce pollution caused by tourism

    The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative is ground-breaking and ambitious in its goals. It aims to reduce the amount of plastic pollution caused by the tourism sector. To achieve this vision, tourism companies and destinations will be required to make a set of concrete and actionable commitments by 2025, including...
  • 2019 STATISTICS International tourist arrivals reach 1.1 billion

    Tourist arrivals to worldwide destinations reached 1.1 billion in the nine months ending September, the United Nations World Tourism Organization(UNWTO) said in a report. Latest results of the UNWTO World Tourism barometer showed the January to September figure is 43 million higher than tourists arrivals in the same period...
  • NEW TOOLS Google partners with World Tourism Organization

    Fostering knowledge, education and growth in tourism, is at the centre of a partnership announced between Google and the World Tourism Organization. Google will support UNWTO members in addressing the new digital trends and transformation challenges faced by tourism and needed by the sector, to fully harness its development...