The declaration, developed by a collaborative group of leading organisations, is an urgent call for all stakeholders to commit to a decade of climate action in tourism.
Despite a small uptick in May, the emergence of Covid-19 variants and the continued imposition of restrictions are weighing on the recovery of international travel.
The crash in international tourism due to the coronavirus pandemic could cause a loss of more than $4 trillion to the global GDP for the years 2020 and 2021, according to a new report.
The UNWTO has sought to served as the sector’s global voice as the tourism ministers of the G20 nations met to devise a way forward for an inclusive, resilient and sustainable recovery.
The United Nations World Tourism Organisation and the International Air Transport Association have announced a Destination Tracker in preparation for the restart of international travel.
The devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on global tourism has carried on into 2021, with new data showing an 87 per cent fall in international tourist arrivals in January as compared to 2020.
The World Tourism Organisation is calling for the international community to show solidarity with ‘small island developing states’ by ensuring they have access to Covid-19 vaccinations.