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In the face of an unprecedented challenge, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO), has recently called on innovators and entrepreneurs to put forward new solutions to help the tourism sector recover from COVID-19.

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) paid a high-level visit to Greece to meet with the prime minister and minister of tourism and offer the United Nations’ specialised agency’s support as the country works to grow and diversify its tourism sector.

Year after year, destinations are receiving more and more travellers whose motivation is to visit locations where famous series or movies were filmed.

In 2019, 1,5 billion international tourist arrivals were recorded globally. A four percent increase on 2018 which is also forecast for 2020, confirming tourism as a leading and resilient economic sector, especially in view of current uncertainties.

Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory, has officially become the latest member of the World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO).

The EBRD and the UNWTO are joining forces to strengthen sustainable and inclusive tourism as a tool for achieving growth and development.

Zurab Pololikashvili, secretary general, World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), and Luis Gallego, CEO, Iberia, have signed a cooperation agreement in favour of sustainable tourism, at the headquarters of the airline.

International tourist arrivals grew four percent from January to June (H1) of this year, compared to the same period in 2018, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer published ahead of the 23rd World Tourism Organization General Assembly.

Buenos Aires has become the latest city to join the International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO), a pioneering initiative of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) aimed at helping destinations manage tourism in a smart and sustainable manner.

Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1,7 trillion in 2018, a four percent increase in real terms over 2017, a new report from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) shows.