Travel leaders from around the world will convene next month in order to invest in the sustainable future of the travel and tourism industry.
The summit, the largest event bringing together tourism ministers, will take place on 2 November in London. It will welcome leaders, business people and experts from the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the World Travel and Tourism Council, and the World Travel Market (WTM), TheSchengen.com reports.
In this regard, the Council of the European Union previously urged the EU Commission and its member states to present a common European Tourism Agenda 2030/2050 in order to enhance competitiveness and help the green tourism ecosystem in Europe.
For more than ten years, the World Tourism Organization and the World Tourism Organization have collaborated in order to host a high-level summit that will highlight the major challenges facing the travel and tourism industry as well as new opportunities that will help the sector.
This year, the summit will also focus on the sustainable future of this sector and the important role that “green investment” can play in achieving this goal.
“We know how dependent destinations are on the tourism industry for economic growth, jobs and well-being. However, at the same time, this luxury is being threatened by weather that has become more extreme – as seen in recent news coverage of floods, heat waves, wildfires and other phenomena,” he noted. WTM London Gallery Director, Simon Press, in this salutation.
Additionally, Press added that immediate action is needed to establish a sustainable future for all people who depend on the travel and tourism industry.
At the same time, UNWTO Director-General Zurab Pololikashvili stressed that the UNWTO provides the UNWTO with a unique platform in order to bring together the political influence of governments as well as public sector leaders with the dynamism of the private sector.
Pololikashvili emphasized: “The 2021 Ministerial Summit cannot be timely and will provide a blueprint for boosting investments in the future of sustainability, which is one of the key priorities of the UNWTO as we direct the global restart of the sector.”
Julia Simpson, President and CEO of the World Trade Center Tourism, emphasized that the main purpose of sustainable tourism is to increase the benefits and reduce the negative impacts that tourism brings to destinations while adding that the summit will look to find the needs of travelers, industry and the environment. and host communities.