Consistent and harmonized travel protocols, enhanced safety measures and the protection of jobs and livelihoods are the main ingredients needed for the restart of tourism. The Sixth meeting of the UNWTO Global Tourism Crisis Committee reminded participants of the need to work together as the only means of advancing the sustainable recovery of the sector.
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In a historic first, G20 Tourism Ministers hosted more than 45 CEOs and Members of WTTC, who presented their plan to save the embattled Travel and Tourism sector and 100m jobs globally.
As growing numbers of countries around the world ease restrictions on travel, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has launched a new Tourism Recovery Tracker to support global tourism.
The EBRD and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) are joining forces to promote sustainable tourism, accelerate the transfer of climate finance and make green technologies more accessible for the tourism sector through the Bank online shopping-style platform Green Technology Selector.
The majority of Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) companies expect their employees to return to in-person events in 2021.
As restrictions on travel begin to ease globally, destinations around the world are focusing on growing domestic tourism, with many offering incentives to encourage people to explore their own countries.
CapitaLand wholly owned lodging business unit, The Ascott Limited continues to see strong demand for its coliving brand lyf, which caters to a growing segment of millennials who seek flexibility, value and enriching community experiences. Ascott is adding over 1,000 units across six new lyf properties.
SilverNeedle Group is set to open a new Sage Hotel in West Perth, May 2016 in partnership with local Perth private property development and investment group, Australian Development Capital (ADC). The $35 million dollar development signals the Sage Hotel brand entry into the upscale hotel segment in Perth.
AccorHotels is pleased to announce that it will open a new-build Novotel hotel with 200 rooms at Christchurch Airport following the signing of an agreement with Christchurch International Airport Ltd.