UNWTO’s second edition of Best Tourism Villages announced

UNWTO’s second edition of Best Tourism Villages announced

In UNWTO’s 2021 competition, over 40 villages from more than 30 countries across the five world regions were recognized.

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UNWTO: global tourism grew 4 percent in 2021

UNWTO: global tourism grew 4 percent in 2021

While international tourism bounces back, domestic tourism continues to drive recovery of the sector in an increasing number of destinations.

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Which villages in MENA made it onto the UNWTO Best Tourism list?

Which villages in MENA made it onto the UNWTO Best Tourism list?

The Best Tourism Villages by UNWTO initiative was launched to advance the role of tourism in safeguarding rural villages.

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How vaccines are driving tourism’s recovery

How vaccines are driving tourism’s recovery

Most destinations saw a moderate arrivals rebound compared to 2020. Nevertheless, 2021 continues to be a challenging year for global tourism.

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UNWTO and Neom launch Tourism Experiences of the Future challenge

UNWTO and Neom launch Tourism Experiences of the Future challenge

The NEOM and UNWTO competition is the first national initiative dedicated to identifying new leaders of the tourism sector’s transformation.

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Coming up: sixth UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism

Coming up: sixth UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism

Under the theme of “Gastronomy Tourism: Promoting Rural Tourism and Regional Development,” the event will focus on the gastronomy tourism contribution to economic integration.

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UNWTO: investing in travel and tourism is essential after Covid-19

UNWTO: investing in travel and tourism is essential after Covid-19

Zurab Pololikashvili said: “Well-targeted investments can stimulate entrepreneurship, create jobs and drive tourism’ green transformation”.

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First ISO on “accessible tourism” is published: tourism for all

First ISO on “accessible tourism” is published: tourism for all

This is an international standard offering guidelines to ensure access and enjoyment of tourism for all on an equal basis.

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Will vaccines and digital solutions help the easing of travel restrictions?

Will vaccines and digital solutions help the easing of travel restrictions?

Restrictions apply to fully vaccinated passengers, and 17 percent of destinations mention vaccinated passengers in their regulations.

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Could the global economy lose USD 4 trillion?

Could the global economy lose USD 4 trillion?

UNCTAD and UNWTO’s report said that international tourism and its linked sectors have suffered an estimated loss of USD 2.4 trillion in 2020.

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