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Articles tagged “unwto”

Coronavirus

The Most Tourism-Dependent Region in the World Braces for Prolonged Coronavirus Recovery

Tourism industries in cash-strapped Caribbean countries will need an economic lift from the international community to get to the other side of the coronavirus downturn in travel.

The Most Tourism-Dependent Region in the World Braces for Prolonged Coronavirus Recovery

Tourism

Slowdown in Tourism Growth in 2019 Most Pronounced in Europe: Report

Tourism is still growing globally, but the forward outlook is a little more cautious than in previous years of unbounded optimism. Geopolitical and economic challenges aren't hard to find — and they're going to affect tourism.

Slowdown in Tourism Growth in 2019 Most Pronounced in Europe: Report

Tourism

U.S. Considers Rejoining UN’s World Tourism Organization in a Rare Nod to Global Cooperation

The policies of the Trump administration haven't exactly been friendly to inbound U.S. tourism — or to international cooperation. But for reasons not entirely clear, the administration seems keen to get back into the UN's World Tourism Organization.

U.S. Considers Rejoining UN’s World Tourism Organization in a Rare Nod to Global Cooperation

Tourism

UK Tourism Has a Europe Problem: Decline in Visitors From the Continent

The UK might have seen a fall in tourists in 2018, but that has a lot to do with the extraordinary growth the year before. The longer-term trend is for steady growth as long as Brexit doesn't get in the way.

UK Tourism Has a Europe Problem: Decline in Visitors From the Continent

Tourism

Global Tourism Growth Slowed in 2018 But Arrivals Still Hit 1.4 Billion

Travelers are still exploring the world, but growth has cooled slightly. Will 2019 bring a further slowdown, or will the appetite for international travel keep surprising experts?

Global Tourism Growth Slowed in 2018 But Arrivals Still Hit 1.4 Billion

Tourism

Europe and Asia Are Driving Global Tourism Growth in 2018

Southern Europe and Southeast Asia are posting the biggest tourism gains this year, according to new data. But the United States is rebounding after 2017 was dominated by fears of a "Trump slump," and that's good news for the travel industry.

Europe and Asia Are Driving Global Tourism Growth in 2018

Tourism

Eastern Europe at Epicenter of Region’s Tourism Growth in 2017

We've heard that Eastern Europe is having a moment with more seasoned travelers looking for the next undiscovered gem as Western Europe crowds grow denser. These numbers only re-confirm that.

Eastern Europe at Epicenter of Region’s Tourism Growth in 2017

Overtourism

Some European Cities Don’t Want Tourism Caps Even as Congestion Problems Grow

Given how attitudes over tourism have been boiling over across Europe's hotspots in recent years, some of the findings in this report, such as residents not wanting tourism numbers to be capped, are very surprising.

Some European Cities Don’t Want Tourism Caps Even as Congestion Problems Grow

Tourism

European Tourism Had One of Its Best Years While U.S. Had One of Its Worst

Europe's 2017 tourism story is nearly the opposite of its 2016 downward twists and turns. It wasn't a perfect year and some destinations on the continent are still struggling, but it's also a sign that many Europeans are choosing to travel closer to home to stick to their budgets.

European Tourism Had One of Its Best Years While U.S. Had One of Its Worst

Tourism

Best Tourism Videos of 2017 Highlight the Art of Storytelling

These winning tourism videos don't use radical production elements to tell the stories of their countries. Instead, they let the landscapes and handshakes speak for themselves, and show why travel is such a beautiful and enlightening thing.

Best Tourism Videos of 2017 Highlight the Art of Storytelling