SCANDALS AND FRAUD ON THE TOP OF THE WORLD TOURISM ORGANISATION

Andrew J. Wein -
The last two Secretaries General of the World Tourism Organization, UNWTO, officially and publicly denounced the unacceptable excesses surrounding the election of the next Secretary General for the pe...

GLOBAL TOURISM INDUSTRY WILL TAKE TWO TO FOUR YEARS TO RECOVER

Samuel Dorsi -
The third quarter of 2021 could spell the beginning of the recovery for international tourism, according to forecasts of the UNWTO Working Group of Experts. So far in 2020, the economic losses suffere...

FIRST INTERNATIONAL TOURISM ACADEMY TO OPEN IN PORTUGAL

Samuel Dorsi -
Set to open in 2023, the Portuguese city of Estoril announced opening the first International Tourism Academy certified by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). It will house a training center for t...

GLOBAL TOURISM: THE BILL FOR COVID-19 TO AMOUNT TO 2 TRILLION DOLLARS

Gregory Dolgos -
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) estimates that for every $1 million in lost international tourism revenue, a country's national income could fall by $3 million. The effects...

BITTER CONCLUSION: CORONA PANDEMIC BRINGS TRAVEL INDUSTRY TO 1990 LEVELS

Richard Moor -
The Corona pandemic hit the travel industry especially hard in 2020. The border closures and travel warnings made vacations almost impossible. ...
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