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It’s 27 September – World Tourism Day 2021!
27 Sep 2021  

It’s 27 September – World Tourism Day 2021!

The UNWTO said the impact of Covid-19 on tourism has cost the world economy US$4tr.


Travel rebound 2022, full recovery from 2024 – UNWTO
3 Jun 2021   /

Travel rebound 2022, full recovery from 2024 – UNWTO

More tourism experts have pushed out the prospects of a full recovery until 2024 at the earliest.


2020 tourism’s worst year – what does 2021 hold? UNWTO forecasts
1 Apr 2021   /

2020 tourism’s worst year – what does 2021 hold? UNWTO forecasts

The body lays out two scenarios for international arrivals.


Borders tighten, more nations advise against travel – UNWTO
9 Mar 2021   /

Borders tighten, more nations advise against travel – UNWTO

NZ is among a third of countries surveyed to have shut their borders with Asia Pacific implementing the strictest measures.


2020 “worst year in tourism history” – UNWTO
2 Feb 2021  

2020 “worst year in tourism history” – UNWTO

Global tourism suffered its worst year on record in 2020 with international arrivals falling 74% or one billion people, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation.


UNWTO: Global arrivals to fall by up to 30%
2 Apr 2020   /

UNWTO: Global arrivals to fall by up to 30%

International arrivals will fall by 20%-30% in 2020 compared to last year because of the coronavirus pandemic, says the United Nations World Tourism Organisation.


UNWTO: Global tourist arrivals growth slows to 4%
21 Jan 2020   /

UNWTO: Global tourist arrivals growth slows to 4%

International tourism growth slowed to 4% in 2019 – its slowest rate since 2016 – on the back of a cooling global economy, geopolitical tensions and Brexit uncertainty according to the World Tourism Organisation.


UNWTO: Tourism carbon emissions to jump 25% by 2030
5 Dec 2019   /

UNWTO: Tourism carbon emissions to jump 25% by 2030

The tourism industry has been urged to take independent action to reduce global emissions after a new landmark report forecasts the sector’s transport-related carbon emissions will rise 25% between 2016 and 2030.


Asia Pacific tourism forecast to grow by 6% in 2019
28 Jan 2019   /

Asia Pacific tourism forecast to grow by 6% in 2019

The UNWTO expects tourist arrivals in the region to top 363 million in 2019.


UNWTO: Global tourist arrivals up 6% for 1H 2018
11 Oct 2018   /

UNWTO: Global tourist arrivals up 6% for 1H 2018

Destinations worldwide received 641 million international visitors between January and June – more than forecast by the UNWTO.


It’s World Tourism Day!
27 Sep 2018  

It’s World Tourism Day!

It’s the United Nations’ World Tourism Day, marked every September 27, with this year’s theme being ‘Tourism and the Digital Transformation’.


NZ punches above weight in global tourism – but not as much as Australia
29 Aug 2018   /

NZ punches above weight in global tourism – but not as much as Australia

NZ tourism is generating spending above the proportion of its visitors but it still lags behind Australia.


UNWTO: International tourist arrivals outstrip 2018 forecasts
28 Jun 2018   /

UNWTO: International tourist arrivals outstrip 2018 forecasts

International tourist arrivals have outstripped forecasts in the first four months of the year with numbers up by 6%.


UNWTO at ITB: Tourism should lead sustainable development
8 Mar 2018  

UNWTO at ITB: Tourism should lead sustainable development

The Secretary-General of the UN World Tourism Organization Zurab Pololikashvili’s opening address of the 2018 edition of the ITB Berlin travel trade show.


UNWTO: Global tourism arrivals highest in seven years
30 Jan 2018   / /

UNWTO: Global tourism arrivals highest in seven years

International tourist arrivals grew by a remarkable 7% in 2017 to reach a total of 1,322 million, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.


UNWTO: Global tourism arrivals increase 7% to 1.13 billion
15 Dec 2017  

UNWTO: Global tourism arrivals increase 7% to 1.13 billion

Destinations around the world welcomed 1.13 billion international tourists between January and October 2017, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.


Winners of UNWTO Awards announced
28 Nov 2017  

Winners of UNWTO Awards announced

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announces the winners of the UNWTO Ulysses Prize and the UNWTO Ethics Award.


UN: Global tourism on track for record year
7 Nov 2017  

UN: Global tourism on track for record year

International tourist arrivals topped 901 million for the eight months to August 2017, 56 million more than the same period last year, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation’s latest World Tourism Barometer.


World Tourism Day: Sustainable Tourism – a Tool for Development
27 Sep 2017  

World Tourism Day: Sustainable Tourism – a Tool for Development

Tourism is today the 3rd largest export industry in the world after chemicals and fuels.


UN: Strongest growth since 2010 for global tourism
8 Sep 2017  

UN: Strongest growth since 2010 for global tourism

Destinations worldwide welcomed 598m international tourists in the first six months of 2017, some 36m more than in the same period of 2016.


UNWTO launches ‘Travel.Enjoy.Respect’ campaign
24 Aug 2017   /

UNWTO launches ‘Travel.Enjoy.Respect’ campaign

The ‘Travel.Enjoy.Respect’ campaign wants to engage tourists in making the sector a catalyst for positive change. 


UNWTO: International tourism on seven year growth streak
16 Aug 2017  

UNWTO: International tourism on seven year growth streak

International tourist arrivals hit 1.24bn in 2016, marking the seventh consecutive year of sustained growth in international tourism according to the UNWTO.


Strong global tourism results in the first part of 2017
28 Jul 2017  

Strong global tourism results in the first part of 2017

International tourist arrivals worldwide grew by 6% to 369m in January-April 2017 compared to the same period last year, according to the UNWTO.


UNWTO: Enormous potential in gastronomy tourism
18 May 2017   /

UNWTO: Enormous potential in gastronomy tourism

Food tourism offers enormous potential in stimulating world economies according to a new paper from the United Nations World Tourism Organisation.


Waikato becomes NZ’s first UN tourism observatory
13 Apr 2017   / / / /

Waikato becomes NZ’s first UN tourism observatory

The University of Waikato has joined The United Nations’ prestigious international network of sustainable tourism observatories.


UN at ITB: Tourism opens our hearts and our minds
9 Mar 2017   /

UN at ITB: Tourism opens our hearts and our minds

Tourism can transform our world and build better understanding in a world living a deficit of tolerance, says UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai says In his address at the opening ceremony of ITB Berlin 2017.


UN: Longest run of sustained tourism growth since 1960s
17 Jan 2017  

UN: Longest run of sustained tourism growth since 1960s

International tourist arrivals grew by 3.9% to reach a total of 1,235 million, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.