The growing importance of gastronomy tourism as a driver of inclusive development will be celebrated in the Japanese city of Nara next month.
Small enterprises and local communities must be given the support they need to become true ‘agents of change’. As leaders of the G20 economies meet in Bali this week, UNWTO has stressed the importance of empowering grassroots actors as well as MSMES in order to drive sustainable and inclusive transformation and build greater resilience.
Global tourism has currently reached around 70 percent of the pre-pandemic levels, according to the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).
The countdown to World Tourism Day 2022 is now underway, with every part of the sector invited to be an active part of the annual celebrations. With the theme of ‘Rethinking Tourism’, the International Day of Observance will this year focus on re-imagining the sector’s growth, both in terms of size and relevance.
UNWTO has warmly welcomed the first data on summer arrivals from its Member States.
A United Nations global assessment of progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) makes clear the important role that tourism must play in achieving the ambitious agenda for change.
The 7th edition of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Global Conference on Wine Tourism will be held in La Rioja in 2023. This new edition was presented at the Vivanco Museum of Wine Culture, with the participation of Concha Andreu, President of the Government of La Rioja; Reyes Maroto, Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism; and the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization, Zurab Pololikashvili