In 2021, before the economy of Europe took a nosedive, Cyprus decision makers made the wise choice to shift market focus. Will it be enough?
UNWTO experts responded to the impacts of the pandemic at the 2021 general assembly meetup in Madrid, Spain.
The UNWTO World Tourism Barometer shows international tourist arrivals increased by 58% in July-September 2021 compared to the same period of 2020.
Destination Capital (DC) has signed an arrangement with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to support rejuvenating of the hotel industry.
Tourism cannot be the pillar of long-term economic growth for Greece. The sector cannot keep pace to grow the country’s GDP.
The UNWTO Confidence Index reveals signs there is an incremental increase in confidence traveler numbers will grow in 2021.
According to the latest Global Barometer of Tourism of the UNWTO the collapse of international travel represents an estimated loss of $1.3 trillion.
Greek thought leaders are not really thinking ahead where sustainability is concerned. The pandemic “pause” opportunity is being wasted.
The world wants tourism to be what it was before the pandemic, but there’s no indication thins will ever return to what the world thought was “normal”.
The UNWTO’s Zurab Pololikashvili delivered the message that building trust is the key to tourism rebounding in the wake of the pandemic.
The UNWTO has released a Tourism Recovery Technical Assistance Package that offers guidance to the Member States in response to COVID-19.
The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) met with the Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism of Greece last week in order to offer the United Nations’ specialized agency’s support for sustainable tourism. Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili was in Athens for discussions with political leaders, as well as high-level representatives from the private sector. The discussions focused on the […]
The growth in tourism arrivals in Greece early in the 2019 season is double the world average according to data from the World Tourism Organization of the United Nations (UNWTO). In the period starting January of 2019 until March, international touristic flows have slowed overall. According to the UNWTO figures, global arrivals increased only 4 […]
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the World Trade Organization (WTO), the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), and the International Trade Centre (ITC) have issued the joint communication “Tourism, Trade and the WTO” affirming the importance of enhanced global cooperation on trade & tourism, and encouraging greater participation of the tourism sector in trade policy.
Today, as we look at the progress Greece has made toward a truly sustainable form of tourism.