Theme: Value Chain Development
Posted Date : 26th August, 2020
Kra Travel (Kra Integrated Solutions Ltd), an indigenous Ghanaian Private Sector Social Enterprise (SE). Through this initiative will plan, organize, provide and amplify Tourism, Travel and Hospitality industrial sector skills training and capacity-building, other public, social and cultural events, activities and experiences. For one of the most vulnerable minority groups, who are often taken for […]
Posted Date : 25th August, 2020
The COVID-19 and Transforming Tourism Policy BriefĀ  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, andĀ 11 other UN agencies contributed to the policy document, highlighting the unique importance and scope of the sector. The Policy […]
Posted Date : 8th June, 2020
EIF Trade for Development News, UNWTO and the Commonwealth presents Tourism and COVID-19 webinar onĀ 11 June 2020, 10am CETĀ  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 onĀ 11 June 2020, 10am CETĀ  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 : 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 […]
Posted Date : 13th March, 2020
The World Tourism Organization in collaboration with the Basque Culinary Center holds the 2nd Global Competition for Gastronomy Tourism Startups. Its main objective is to identify disruptive startups and projects that can transform the Gastronomy Tourism sector in the near future. Categories *Startup *Social innovation Calendar Launch: 28 January 2020 Deadline for applications: 6 April […]
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 […]
Posted Date : 25th February, 2020
NowHow is an invitation to bring the SDGs to life by applying values that for centuries have supported the sustainability of communities in rural Japan. Visitors invited to a small village in the mountains of northeast Japan are encouraged to see themselves as community interns. They learn about local culture and history, work alongside people […]