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Tourism and COVID-19: “One of the wonders of the world” must build back better

On Sep 9, 2020
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Imagine a project so massive that it employed one-tenth of the world’s population. This monument to global cooperation would bring together almost every culture on the planet, driving not just social development but peace and prosperity among nations. ...

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Tourism and COVID-19: “One of the wonders of the world” must build back better

Tourism and COVID-19: “One of the wonders of the world” must build back better

Imagine a project so massive that it employed one-tenth of the world’s population. This monument to global cooperation would bring together almost every culture on the planet, driving not ...

Value of Aviation

Value of Aviation

Aviation plays a unique role in connecting business to markets, uniting family and friends, bringing people together to solve problems and develop global insights.​

Liberalization of air transport and ICAO compliance key to sustainable development in Africa

Liberalization of air transport and ICAO compliance key to sustainable development in Africa

MONTREAL and DAKAR - The crucial importance of the liberalization of air transport in Africa to the achievement of the UN Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals was stressed by ICAO’s ...

Aviation labelled a catalyst for African economic development

Aviation labelled a catalyst for African economic development

Twenty-first century civil aviation is now being more and more recognised as a driver of economic, social and cultural development.

United Nations helps travel industry reopen safely and responsibly

United Nations helps travel industry reopen safely and responsibly

As COVID-19 has brought tourism to a complete standstill, the United Nations is working closely with international organizations, Governments and the private sector to support the ...

Flying into climate crisis

Flying into climate crisis

Air travel currently accounts for ‘only’ 3% of greenhouse emissions, but this is up almost 90% since 1990 – and rising fast

IATA redoubles efforts to implement carbon offsetting programme

IATA redoubles efforts to implement carbon offsetting programme

The International Air Transport Association has overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on governments to continue important work for full implementation of the Carbon Offsetting and ...

Aerospace Industry CTOs Cooperate to Drive the Sustainability of Aviation

Aerospace Industry CTOs Cooperate to Drive the Sustainability of Aviation

A joint statement from the Chief Technology Officers of seven of the world’s leading aerospace manufacturers

Africa: Airlines to Register Net Loss of U.S.$300 Milion in 2019 - IATA

Africa: Airlines to Register Net Loss of U.S.$300 Milion in 2019 - IATA

African carriers are expected to report a net loss of $300 million in 2019, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said.

How China Is Remaking the UN In Its Own Image

How China Is Remaking the UN In Its Own Image

China’s attempts to make the UN a tool for achieving its hegemonic ambition could end up destroying the body from within.

Devastated by pandemic, tourism sector must be rebuilt in a safe, equitable and climate friendly way – UN chief

Devastated by pandemic, tourism sector must be rebuilt in a safe, equitable and climate friendly way – UN chief

Tourism is much more than visiting cultural landmarks or swimming in tropical beaches; it is “one of the world’s most important economic sectors”, the UN chief said on Tuesday.  

UNWTO Convenes Global Tourism Crisis Committee

UNWTO Convenes Global Tourism Crisis Committee

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) hosted a high-level virtual meeting yesterday, bringing together key UN agencies, the chairs of its Executive Council and Regional Commissions, and ...