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Charting the Trends – The missing one billion: international global travel hit a low in 2020

It is no surprise to learn that travel levels fell to extreme lows and global tourism suffered its worst year on record in 2020. International

Let’s look on the bright side – more than two thirds of destinations have now eased travel restrictions for international arrivals

The number of destinations closed to international tourism has continued to fall, is the positive news from the eighth edition of the UNWTO Travel Restrictions

The opportunity exists to reset travel and flatten the curve of overtourism. Do we need to relook at the benefits of travelling in the low season?

The UN World Tourism Organization predicted that there would be 1.8 billion international travellers by 2030. In 2018 we were already ahead of that target.

Sustainability was top of the agenda before Covid-19 arrived and it will now ultimately define its recovery, building a better environment for all

A better, more sustainable travel industry is likely to emerge once Covid-19 disruption recedes. It should be an industry continuously improving through competition. But it

The world is starting to open up as countries ease lockdowns – a positive move, but the change still remains negligible against a backdrop of travel restrictions

The world is slowly opening up again, new research from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) indicates, with destinations cautiously easing travel restrictions introduced in response

Covid-19 closes down the world – international travel restrictions are now in place across all countries for first time ever

For the first time in history borders have been closed to international travel in all destinations worldwide. According to new research undertaken by the World

Coronavirus: We are in an unprecedented situation as the ‘best estimates’ for COVID-19 have been ‘overtaken by the changing reality’

UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) secretary general Zurab Pololikashvil describes the COVID-19 pandemic is an “unprecedented public health emergency” and what has already become an

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