Posted Date : 14th July, 2021
Dear Valued Platform Users, We hope this finds all of you healthy and well. We cannot emphasize enough our gratitude for your ongoing support of the Tourism4SDGs Platform. We are currently working to make your experience on the platform even more engaging and seeking your patience while we perform maintenance work on the ‘Share‘ Feature […]
Posted Date : 9th July, 2021
The UNWTO Best Tourism Villages Initiative launched during the occasion of the opening of UNWTO’s Regional Office in the Middle East (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia), underscores the role of tourism in rural development. The initiative includes three pillars: 1. The ‘Best Tourism Villages by UNWTO’ Label: The Label will recognize a village that is an outstanding […]
Posted Date : 28th June, 2021
UNWTO is inviting public and private stakeholders from around the world to take part in a Global Survey of Climate Action in Tourism and help identify front running initiatives and opportunities to accelerate climate action in tourism.  Launched on World Environment Day, the survey aims to support the ongoing efforts of the sector to reduce […]
Posted Date : 22nd June, 2021
           UNEP COVID-19 European Tourism Recovery Survey The survey aims to gather information about the impacts of COVID-19 on the tourism sector in the pan-European Region and indentify potential pathways towards more sustainable and resilient tourism in the future. The survey addresses sustainability of tourism with focus on environmental issues of […]
Posted Date : 8th April, 2021
The UNWTO Global Rural Tourism Startup Competition seeks to source new startups and entrepreneurs that advance the contribution of tourism to rural development and support recovery
Posted Date : 15th January, 2021
The Swiss Tourism Dialogue on the SDGs, an initiative supported by the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO, is now visible as a separate category on this platform. Under the hashtag #SwissTourism4SDGs, sustainable tourism activities of stakeholders in Swiss incoming and outgoing tourism are connected. This facilitates the exchange of knowledge and enables the […]
Posted Date : 13th November, 2020
The Tourism Recovery and Resilience Dialogue (TouRRD) is organised by the University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons, in cooperation with the Global Compact Network Switzerland & Liechtenstein, the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs, the UN World Tourism Organization, and the World Economic Forum. The dialogue presents insightful practical cases, and suggests answers to the following […]
Posted Date : 28th September, 2020
Celebrated on 27 September with the theme of “Tourism and Rural Development”, this year’s international day of observation comes at a critical moment, as countries around the world look to tourism to drive recovery, including in rural communities where the sector is a leading employer and economic pillar. The 2020 edition also comes as governments […]
Posted Date : 25th August, 2020
As part of the wider UN response to COVID-19, the UN Secretary-General António Guterres released today a thematic brief on the impact the pandemic has had on tourism. Drawing on the latest data from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the lead author of the publication, it warns that as many as 100 million direct tourism […]
Posted Date : 9th July, 2020
Join Us!   The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) presents its event Tourism Futures in the 2030 Agenda: Innovation and Sustainability as the New Normal in the framework of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) 2020 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). During this session, attendees will have […]