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UNWTO, ONCE and ENAT Joint Efforts to Deliver Accessible Tourism for All

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Madrid, Spain, April 15, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will continue to build on its successful partnership with the Spanish ONCE Foundation and the European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT). The three parties have agreed to extend their partnership agreement for a further four years to ensure that their work to improve accessibility, in every part of the tourism…

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Advancing Harmonized Travel Protocols and Financing Tourism’s Survival

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 12, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has again convened its Global Tourism Crisis Committee to lead the sector in harmonizing travel and health protocols and securing vital financing for businesses struggling to survive an historic crisis. The ninth meeting of the Crisis Committee advanced solutions to the biggest challenges standing in the…

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Startup Competition to Accelerate Rural Development Through Tourism

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Madrid, Spain, April 8, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has launched a new competition to identify the best ideas that will help rural communities recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Global Rural Tourism Startup Competition will also support the entrepreneurs and enterprises that can help rural communities seize the economic and social opportunities…

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Tourist Arrivals Down 87% in January 2021, UNWTO calls for Stronger Coordination

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Madrid, Spain, April 3, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global tourism has carried on into 2021, with new data showing an 87% fall in international tourist arrivals in January as compared to 2020. The outlook for the rest of the year remain cautious as the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) continues to call for stronger coordination on travel protocols…

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Tourism Recovery Strategies Highlighted at WTO Aid for Trade Event

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Manila, Philippines, April 1, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The Asian Development Bank (ADB) partnered with the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to lead a conversation on what the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on global tourism means for development across the Asia-Pacific region. Held as part of the World Trade Organization’s Aid-for-Trade Stocktaking Event, the special session brought key sector…

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Governments Join Sector Leaders for International Code to Protect Tourists

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Madrid, Spain, March 30, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / More than 100 countries, alongside international organizations and leading business groups have agreed to adopt harmonized standards for assisting tourists caught up in emergency situations. The Committee for the Development of an International Code for the Protection of Tourists has agreed on the text of the first two Chapters of the Code…

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Allianz Partners Joins UNWTO Affiliate Members Network

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Paris, France, March 29, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Tourism Organization has welcomed Allianz Partners into its global network of Affiliate Members. With a presence in 75 countries, the company will help advance UNWTO’s mission to promote safe, responsible and accessible tourism, with a special focus on travel and mobility protection solutions. The UNWTO Affiliate Members network brings…

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