Theme: Employment Creation
Posted Date : 7th January, 2021
The potential of Cultural & Creative Industries (CCIs) in developing new Cultural & Creative Tourism (CCT) products and services for Growth & Jobs, is being advanced by the Cult-CreaTE project with policy change in 8 EU regions. Common challenges are: – The contribution of CCIs to CCT has not been given the attention it deserves […]
Posted Date : 21st December, 2020
Pro-Women – Up-skilling Itineraries for Women as New Cultural Promoters to Enhance Territorial Heritage is an Erasmus+ KA2 project that wants to promote equal opportunities and social-labour inclusion of the low-skilled and unemployed women by providing intervention tools for training and empowerment. The target group will undertake a participative learning path to strengthen their competences […]
Posted Date : 22nd October, 2020
Concrete examples and reactions to the corona crisis provide impulses for sustainable tourism development. In this German-language online event, Swiss stakeholders share their experiences and discuss how these could be transferred to the Swiss and international tourism context.
Posted Date : 8th October, 2020
The outbreak of COVID-19 has impacted countries at different times, in different ways, and in varying degrees. Yet, around the world, response to curb the pandemic has translated into national lockdowns and wide implementation of travel restrictions and shutdown of borders making tourism one of the hardest-hit sectors. The extensive and deep impact of COVID-19 […]
Posted Date : 8th October, 2020
2020 marks the ‘Year of Tourism and Rural Development’, a theme shared with this year’s World Tourism Day. The sustainability of tourism in rural areas will only be successful if a comprehensive, inclusive planning strategy is adopted and implemented based on a multi-action and multi-stakeholder participatory approach. UNWTO used the occasion of World Tourism Day […]
Posted Date : 5th October, 2020
Cities are on the front lines of addressing humanity’s most pressing challenges, including pandemics, climate change and natural hazards. As our world is growing increasingly urban – with some 75% of the population already living in cities in the UNECE region – these challenges cannot be solved by national governments alone. Cities have become key […]
Posted Date : 28th September, 2020
As part of the Geneva Trade Week 2020 and coinciding with the World Tourism Day 2020, there will be a special session on Gastronomy and Tourism in Supply Chains on 30th September 2020 at 9.00 am. Register and join via WebEx HERE Prior to the travel disruptions of Covid-19, economies all over the world were […]
Posted Date : 10th September, 2020
The World Tourism Forum Lucerne is the only tourism platform where international top-level decision makers from industry, government, academia and finance collaborate on future challenges together with tomorrow’s generation. Founded in 2008, the Forum has developed continuously and has built up a worldwide network of personal relationships. We cordially invite you to join this exceptional […]
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 : 20th August, 2020
The “Africa Tourism & SDGs Virtual Summit 2020” seeks to bring Tourism and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030 Stakeholders together to look for ways to fast-track the achievement of the SDGs in Africa through tourism while capitalizing on the UNWTO’s Tourism4SDGs campaign. Topic: The Role of Tourism In Fast-tracking The Achievement of […]