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World 21 Oct 2020 | 4:33 AM

Int'l tourism fair FITUR 2021 rescheduled for May due to coronavirus pandemic

MADRID, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- The 2021 edition of the International Tourism Fair, FITUR 2021, which was previously scheduled to be held in the Madrid IFEMA exhibition center on Jan. 20-24, has been postponed till May due to the coronavirus pandemic.

World 13 Oct 2020 | 5:27 AM

European tourism meeting convenes with perspective on sustainable recover

BRUSSELS, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- The European Commission on Monday organized a European Tourism Convention to explore the paths out of the coronavirus crisis and the chances of gaining a sustainable recovery in the post-pandemic tourism.

World 04 Oct 2020 | 12:41 AM

UNWTO, OECD warn tourism shutdown places millions of jobs at risk

MADRID, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- With a 60-80 percent decline in international tourism foreseen for 2020, and a drop of between 910 billion and 1.2 trillion U.S. dollars in exports, over 100 million direct tourism jobs are at risk, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) warned on Saturday.

World 24 Sep 2020 | 6:11 AM

Roundup: Lawmakers, experts call for coordinated efforts in saving European tourism

BRUSSELS, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Tourism industry in Europe and the world has suffered drastic losses this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, and all relevant parties need to learn to coexist with coronavirus and take coordinated measures to minimize the damage, it was concluded from a video meeting organized by the Committee on Transport and Tourism of the European Parliament.

World 12 Sep 2020 | 3:14 AM

Croatia says tourism results in first eight months better than expected

ZAGREB, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Croatia has achieved better-than-expected tourism results in the first eight months of the year, the country's tourism administrators said on Friday.

World 29 Jul 2020 | 3:09 AM

UNWTO barometer shows enormous impacts of coronavirus on tourism industry

MADRID, July 28 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on Tuesday highlighted the enormous cost which the coronavirus pandemic brings to the global tourism sector, both in tourist numbers and revenue.