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International Tourism Arrivals Could Fall By 20-30% In 2020

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released its updated assessment of the likely impact of the COVID-19 on international tourism. Taking into account the unparalleled introduction of travel restrictions across the world, the United Nations specialized agency for tourism expects that international tourist arrivals will be down by 20% to

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Opportunity For Innovators To Develop New Solutions To Accelerate Tourism Recovery

In the face of an unprecedented challenge, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO), calls on innovators and entrepreneurs to put forward new solutions to help the tourism sector recover from COVID-19. With millions of jobs at risk as the pandemic hits tourism

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Ugandan Elected Vice President Of Global Wildlife Conservation Body

Dr. Barirega Akankwasah (pictured), Ag Commissioner Wildlife Conservation at Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities has been elected Vice President of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species of wild animals (CMS). As Vice President, Akankwasah will deputise the Minister of Environment, Forestry and Climate Change of India.

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‘Lightning Strike’ Kills Four Rare Mountain Gorillas In Uganda

Four rare mountain gorillas, including a pregnant female, have died in Uganda after being hit by lightning, a conservation group says. The three adult females and a male infant were found in Uganda's Mgahinga National Park with "gross lesions" on their bodies indicating electrocution. The Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration (GVTC)

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