Theme: Tourism and Policy
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 : 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 : 2nd June, 2020
The COVID-19 lockdown has avoided all of  us to walk down our amazing cities, to breathe the healthy air of narrows streets, and avoided our minds to run back on the history and magnificence of ancient churches and monuments.  It is because of this that our imagination started an un-expected flight, looking for new perspective […]
Posted Date : 1st June, 2020
We live in a global and connected world and by no means, we can neglect it. Over the last few decades, distances were shortened, communications improved, borders faded away and intercultural exchange became a part of our daily lives. We are, more than ever, citizens of the world and many of us live by the […]
Posted Date : 29th May, 2020
Route220 is the leading provider of charging services in Italy, serving more than 10.000 EV-Users all over Europe. The initiative was created in order to gather all the hospitality services – sleeping, eating, shopping and cultural locations – that offer EV charging solutions for their guests – visitors; therefore Route220 created “evway Travel Network”: with […]
Posted Date : 29th May, 2020
Walk outside the COMMON in the green heart of Bergamo, without being trapped by the consumerism of the city’s tourist routes! The COVID emergency must increase a sustainable use ( but not only for tourist) of the territory of Bergamo and Città Alta. Phase 2 must be a stimulus to adopt timely innovative ideas that […]
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 : 29th April, 2020
It consists of the integration of the GRI Standards indicators with the SDGs at companies in the toolkit www.sustainablekeyindicators.com It has been implemented in the hotel sector. During the COVID-19 crisis, training sessions of the indicators are given through webinars.
Posted Date : 24th April, 2020
On its 2019 Sustainable Travel Report Booking.com concluded that 55% of the travelers are more likely to make sustainable travel choices than they were a year ago. But barriers include a lack of knowledge and available or appealing options. So, consumers want to become more sustainable in their travels but do not seem to find […]