Theme: Resilience Building
Posted Date : 23rd June, 2020
The One Planet Vision for a Responsible Recovery of the Tourism Sector builds on the UNWTO Global Guidelines to Restart Tourism1 released by the Global Tourism Crisis Committee on 28 May 2020 with the objective to support tourism to emerge stronger and more sustainable from the COVID-19 crisis. The Vision calls for a recovery which […]
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 : 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 : 30th April, 2020
The world is in the grip of COVID-19, and tourism is undoubtedly one of the industries that has been hit hardest by the pandemic. The ecolabel Green Key feels strong empathy with all affected establishments and wants to use its network to share best practices, inspiration and hope. Right after the lock-down, we saw that […]
Posted Date : 18th April, 2020
As the UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites at USI – Università della Svizzera italiana (Lugano, Switzerland) we have a specific focus on the applications of eLearning to Tourism education, and we believe that eLearning might be very powerful now to support the resilience of Tourism 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 : 8th April, 2020
The Tourism sector is being hardly hit by the COVID-19, affecting millions of people in the world for whom tourism is their livelihood. In times of crisis, the absence of planning and management makes the recovery more difficult; this is the reason why we must be as much prepared as possible for when this happens, […]
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 : 30th March, 2020
The Sustainable Tourism Africa Summit is an annual event whose purpose is modelling a sustainable future for tourism in Africa. The event brings together, for 3 days, tourism stakeholder from Africa and the rest of the world for the one purpose. The Sustainable Tourism Africa Summit features sustainable tourism masterclasses, presentation, workshops, side events, exhibitions […]
Posted Date : 6th March, 2020
The survey is conducted to glean the information from all around the world and from all the tourism sub-sectors. It will provide an overarching preview of the current situation of the carried-out activities on how the Sustainable Development Goals are incorporated into tourism. The results will pave the way towards consolidating the existing initiatives and […]