UNWTO Secretary-General’s Policy Brief on Tourism and COVID-19

Press release date: 25th August 2020 On the 24th August 2020, Zoritsa Urosevic, UNWTO Director of the Institutional Relations and Partnerships Department, and Sandra Carvao, UNWTO Chief of Market Intelligence and Competitiveness, discussed the UNWTO Secretary-General’s Policy Brief on the impact of COVID-19 on the tourism industry. The Policy Brief provides an overview of the socio-economic impacts from…

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COVID-19 Responses Must Not Undermine Solidarity and Confidence

Governments have a duty to put the wellbeing of their citizens first. At the same time, they also have a responsibility to protect livelihoods and businesses. This goes hand-in-hand with a responsibility to preserve the spirit of international solidarity that has characterised our response to this shared crisis, a response that has included international institutions,…

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