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MEXICO’S TOURISM MIRACLE IN 2020

Mexico saw an influx of international visitors in 2020 despite being affected…
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MALLORCA FIRST IN EUROPE TO GAIN UNWTO.QUEST CERTIFICATION

The World Tourism Organisation has awarded its UNWTO.QUEST Certification in Europe for…
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UNWTO: PREPARING THE WORLD FOR A TOURISM COMEBACK

2020 has seen tourism plunging to levels seen 30 years ago as…
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UNWTO AND CNN PARTNER ON NEW GLOBAL CAMPAIGN

 The World Tourism Organisation and CNN International Commercial have teamed up to…
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ITB CHINA ANNOUNCES TWO INDUSTRY EVENTS FOR 2021

Thee organisers of ITB China have announced the launch of an ITB China…
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UNWTO WORKS WITH INDONESIA ON TOURISM RESTART IN BALI

The World Tourism Organisation has concluded its first in-person visit to Bali…
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70% OF DESTINATIONS LIFT TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS, BUT GLOBAL GAP EMERGING

The number of destinations closed to international tourism has continued to fall.…
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LUXURY HOTEL MARKET STILL ON THE RISE

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Luxury Hotels estimated at US$174.9bn in…
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ADVANCING AN INTERNATIONAL CODE FOR PROTECTION OF TOURISTS

The Committee for the Development of an International Code for the Protection…
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AMBASSADORS TO SPAIN JOIN CALL FOR COLLABORATIVE RESTART OF TOURISM

Ambassadors to Spain from the region of Europe have gathered together for…
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UNWTO LAUNCHES “CODE FOR PROTECTION OF TOURISTS”

Tourists are to be given greater legal protection as consumers under new…
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G20 TOURISM LEADERS INTENSIFY EFFORTS TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE RECOVERY

Tourism Ministers of the G20 nations have committed to stepping up their…
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IATA AND UNWTO SIGN MOU TO BOLSTER TOURISM

The World Tourism Organization has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the…
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UNWTO EXECUTIVE COUNCIL BACKS STRONG, UNITED PLAN FOR GLOBAL TOURISM

The Executive Council of the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has met in-person…
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MORE THAN 50% OF GLOBAL DESTINATIONS EASE TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS – BUT CAUTION REMAINS

According to the UNWTO, a majority of destinations around the world (53%)…
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TOURISM RESTARTS: 40% OF DESTINATIONS HAVE NOW EASED TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

The responsible restart of tourism is underway around the world as growing…
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ARMANI AND SORBILLO NAMED SPECIAL AMBASSADORS FOR TOURISM

The UNWTO has named renowned fashion designer Giorgio Armani and celebrated chef…
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UNWTO OFFICIALS TOUR POST COVID-19 ITALY

A high-level delegation from the World Tourism Organisation is in Italy on…