Jamaican minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett has reiterated his plans for the recovery of the sector in remarks issued in support of World Tourism Day.
Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, chairman of the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, has said the emirate will focus on rural development in the coming year.
The executive council of the World Tourism Organisation has met in-person for the first time this year, unveiling plans to open a new Middle Eastern office in Riyadh.
The body argues there is an opportunity for both developed and developing countries to recover from the social and economic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.
A majority of destinations around the world have now started easing travel restrictions introduced in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, a new report has revealed.
As part of the wider United Nations response to Covid-19, secretary general, Antonio Guterres, has released a thematic brief on the impact the pandemic has had on tourism.
Zurab Pololikashvili, secretary general of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, has called for global leadership to reopen the hospitality sector in the wake of the Covid-19 shutdown