Latest in Tag: UNWTO Highlight
Latest in Tag: UNWTO
Domestic tourism continues to rebound in many parts of world
Total 31% of all destinations in Middle East remain completely closed, says UN entity
Between January and March 2021, tourist destinations worldwide welcome 180 million fewer arrivals compared to same period in 2020
This would represent a loss of some 260 million international arrivals when compared to pre-pandemic levels.
Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquitites Khaled Al-Anani has attended the opening session for the 113th United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Executive Council.
The organisation’s session is taking place in Madrid, during which it will discuss resumption of tourism
Package aims to promote tourism sector’s resilience, sustainability, and inclusive growth
Tourism back to 1990 levels as arrivals fall by more than 70%: UNWTO
Programme is designed to boost innovation, digital transformation and planning in the tourism sector
Key priorities include encouraging entrepreneurship within rural communities, particularly among youth and women
Green Technology Selector identifies more than 26,000 green technologies that benefit from EBRD support
Middle East witnesses 57% decline in tourist arrivals, while international tourism drops 65% during first 6 months of year
Hawas stressed importance of presenting new ways to promote Egyptian tourism to overcome current crisis
Decline in Egypt’s tourism revenues also means country’s GDP will decrease by 1% in 2020
Grand Egyptian Museum is most important cultural, tourism project in 21st century, says El-Anani
Egypt is UNWTO Secretary-General’s first destination outside Europe since COVID-19 emergence
In its latest analysis, the UNWTO said that a responsible restart in tourism activities is currently underway around the world. This comes as growing numbers of destinations ease COVID-19-related travel restrictions, and adapt to a new reality.
The rapid spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has had a significant impact on many sectors of the global economy, with tourism being among the hardest hit.
International tourism may also lose 100-120m jobs; exports to decline by up to $1.2trn, UNWTO expects
The 6th edition of the forum was scheduled to take place over three days, from 1 to 3 June 2020, in Bruges, Belgium. It has been co-organised by the UNWTO and the Basque Culinary Center since 2015, and aims to bring together world experts from across tourism and gastronomy.
The UNWTO also praised the initiative launched on Monday evening by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities that saw the Giza Pyramids lit up in solidarity with frontline healthcare
UNWTO forecasts decline in international tourism between $ 300bn to $ 450bn in 2020, almost one third of $ 1.5tr in 2019
Virus’s economic impact visible in most affected countries by outbreak, says Gopinath
Al-Mashat stated that the establishment of the training centre in Egypt will contribute to the creation of qualified and trained workers in the tourism sector, who will be able to meet the requirements of the current and future market, and subsequently enhance the competitiveness of the sector.
Under the MoU, the two institutions pledge to work together in promoting and fostering tourism for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda and the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Organisation named Egypt’s ‘People To People’ campaign video as best promotional movie in Middle East
UNWTO programme will focus on for sustainable tourism, tourism education, and training
While the museum is still under construction, the site chosen for the GEM is only 2km from the legendary pyramids
Total exports earnings from international tourism reach $1.7tn in 2018, says agency
The tourism sector in Egypt suffered a downturn since the 2011 revolution, and the sector in Egypt suffered a devastating blow, especially when a Russian passenger plane crashed over Sinai in late October 2015 and all its passengers were killed.