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UNWTO and Euronews Partner to Highlight the Relevance of Tourism

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The FINANCIAL -- UNWTO and international broadcaster Euronews have signed a new agreement to work together to lead the global tourism recovery by highlighting the heightened economic, development, social and cultural relevance of the sector.…

One in three travel destinations still fully closed to international tourists: UN agency

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The FINANCIAL -- Around a third of 217 world travel destinations surveyed remain completely closed to international tourists, as concerns grow over the impact of new coronavirus variants, and some governments reverse efforts to ease restrictions, according to a new report released by the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on Monday according to United Nations.…

Georgia’s effort to restart tourism is supported by UNWTO

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The FINANCIAL — The Tbilisi Declaration of the UNWTO Executive Council, which was adopted within the framework of the 112th session stated that they support Georgia’s efforts and policy measures which are implemented to restart hospitality and to reopen borders. The Executive Council of the UNWTO is being held in Tbilisi, Georgia between September 15–17.…

International Tourist Numbers Down 65% in First Half of 2020, UNWTO Reports

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The FINANCIAL -- International tourist arrivals plunged 93% in June when compared to 2019, with the latest data from the World Tourism Organization showing the severe impact COVID-19 has had on the sector. According to the new issue of the World Tourism Barometer from the United Nations specialized agency, international tourist arrivals dropped by 65%…

Georgia will host UNWTO ministerial on September 15-17

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The FINANCIAL — In May 2020 it was announced that Georgia would host the ministerial of the United Nations World Tourism Organization on the Future Prospects of Tourism Industry. Georgia will host the 112th session of the executive council of the UNWTO on September 15-17, in Tbilisi. The program will start with tours of old Tbilisi on…