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We urgently need to kickstart tourism’s recovery but COVID-19 crisis offers an opportunity to rethink it
3 Aug 2021
By Isabelle Durant, Acting Secretary-General, UNCTAD
Global economy could lose over $4 trillion due to COVID-19 impact on tourism
30 Jun 2021
Economic losses are mounting in developing countries due to the absence of widespread COVID-19 vaccinations.
Life after lockdown: Rebuilding tourism globally, sustainably
1 Sep 2020
The global tourism standstill due to COVID-19 has cost the sector dearly, especially in countries heavily reliant on it, like small island nations. A new UN report maps how tourism could be rebuilt.
Coronavirus will cost global tourism at least $1.2 trillion
1 Jul 2020
UNCTAD estimates that for every $1 million lost in international tourism revenue, a country’s national income could drop by up to $3 million. The effects on employment could be dramatic.
COVID-19 offers opportunity to save our ocean
8 Jun 2020
The increasingly unsustainable use of marine resources for economic activities has hurt the health of our oceans, seas and coasts. Governments and businesses have the opportunity to turn the tide and make blue economy sectors more "green" in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.
Impact of COVID-19 on tourism in small island developing states
24 Apr 2020
Written by By Pamela Coke-Hamilton, Director, Division on International Trade and Commodities, UNCTAD
#Tourism – A life line in free fall
26 Mar 2020
Written by Isabelle Durant, UNCTAD Deputy Secretary-General
UNCTAD S-G contributes to book on Green Growth and Travelism for Rio+20
22 Jun 2012
The mainstreaming of tourism into national development and economic policymaking through a comprehensive national tourism strategy should include the involvement of all stakeholders, including local communities and the local private sector, says Dr Supachai Panitchpakdi in a chapter entitled "Sustainable tourism development - a partnership between the public and the private sectors".