UNWTO

  • Three Croatian municipalities nominated for UNWTO “Best Tourism Villages” award

    The municipalities of Kaštelir-Labinci, Motovun and Veliko Trojstvo are the Croatian nominees for the “Best Tourism Villages” award, launched in May this year by the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) as a pilot-project designed to promote the role of rural tourism. As part of the project, UNWTO members could nominate...
  • UNWTO: Members plan coordinated restart of tourism across Asia and the Pacific

    Tourism leaders from across Asia and the Pacific have met to plan the sector’s restart and recovery even as borders remain closed throughout the region. The 33rd Joint meeting of the World Tourism Organization’s Commission for East Asia and the Pacific and its Commission for South Asia (14 September 2021) came on the...
  • UNWTO joins investors with tourism leaders at Cabo Verde forum

    UNWTO has celebrated the second edition of the Global Tourism Investment Forum. Joining Ministers of Tourism for the event in Cabo Verde were business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors, with a special focus on innovation and sustainable recovery from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the crisis causing levels...
  • UNWTO: Deadline for applications to Best Tourism Tourism Villages extended until 15 September

    The search for the best examples of rural villages harnessing the power of tourism to provide opportunities and protect their communities, local tradition and heritage is still ongoing. The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) initiative identifies villages that use innovative and transformative approaches to tourism in rural areas in line...
  • WORLD TOURISM DAY 2021 Tourism for inclusive growth

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had a massive social and economic impact. Both developed and developing economies have been hit. And marginalized groups and the most vulnerable have been hit hardest of all. The restart of tourism will help kickstart recovery and growth. It is essential that the benefits this...
  • Join World Tourism day 2021

    ‘Tourism for Inclusive Growth’ is the theme for World Tourism Day 2021. This year’s official celebration will be hosted by Cote d’Ivoire, celebrating tourism’s ability to drive inclusive development and the role it plays in promoting respect while generating opportunities for many millions across the globe. We need you...
  • 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...