Theme: Disaster Risk Reduction and Management
Posted Date : 25th August, 2020
The COVID-19 and Transforming Tourism Policy Brief  released on 25th August 2020 is part of the wider UN response and outreach to and around the pandemic. UNWTO has been the lead author of the brief, and 11 other UN agencies contributed to the policy document, highlighting the unique importance and scope of the sector. The Policy […]
Posted Date : 4th August, 2020
This guide is intended to help empower museums (small, large and of any kind, anywhere), museum workers, museum networks and their partners to contribute to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs for short).
Posted Date : 8th June, 2020
EIF Trade for Development News, UNWTO and the Commonwealth presents Tourism and COVID-19 webinar on 11 June 2020, 10am CET  Tourism is the backbone of many developing world economies, and the sector is being drastically affected by COVID-19. How can countries weather and recover from this crisis? What lessons can we take from the past? SPEAKERS […]
Posted Date : 8th June, 2020
EIF Trade for Development News, UNWTO and the Commonwealth presents Tourism and COVID-19 webinar on 11 June 2020, 10am CET  Tourism is the backbone of many developing world economies, and the sector is being drastically affected by COVID-19. How can countries weather and recover from this crisis? What lessons can we take from the past? Explore […]
Posted Date : 3rd June, 2020
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released a set of guidelines to help tourism sector emerge stronger and more sustainably from COVID-19. The guidelines highlight the need to act decisively, to restore confidence and, as UNWTO strengthens its partnership with Google, to embrace innovation and the digital transformation of global tourism. The guidelines were produced […]
Posted Date : 20th May, 2020
Based on inputs from Members States, as well as from international organizations and online official public sources, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has launched a monitoring system available in the UNWTO Global Tourism Dashboard with country and international policy responses aimed at sharing and monitoring worldwide measures to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 crisis in […]
Posted Date : 17th April, 2020
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released a set of Recommendations calling for urgent and strong support to help the global tourism sector not only recover from the unprecedented challenge of COVID-19 but to ‘grow back better’. The Recommendations are the first output of the Global Tourism Crisis Committee, established by UNWTO with high-level representatives […]
Posted Date : 7th April, 2020
Florida For Good, in partnership with Legacy Vacation Resorts, just launched the B Tourism resource platform for sustainable tourism businesses to connect, share best practices and during these trying times, provide free resources to those companies dealing with negative impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic. The new platform is a national network to convene the hospitality […]
Posted Date : 1st April, 2020
Several countries have demonstrated that COVID-19 transmission from one person to another can be slowed or stopped. WHO has prepared a guidance document on  Operational Guidelines for Covid-19 Management in the Accommodation Sector. The document has been prepared in collaboration with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)  based on the evidence currently available about Coronavirus disease […]
Posted Date : 28th March, 2020
With millions of jobs at risk as the pandemic hits tourism harder than any other sector, the United Nations specialized tourism agency has included innovation in its wider response to the pandemic. That response has seen UNWTO work closely alongside WHO to mitigate the impact and place tourism at the centre of future recovery efforts and liaise […]