The T.20 is a Members driven Initiative born on the sidelines of the UNWTO General Assembly of 2009. It aims to promote the value of tourism as a driver of job creation, economic growth and development within the G20 process and advocate for policies which are supportive of tourism growth.

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18 Aug 14
Press Release
Statement on travel and transport in relation to Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak
On 8 August 2014, WHO declared the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) in accordance with the International Health Regulations (2005...
11 Nov 13
Press Release
T.20 Ministers commit to continue working to improve visa facilitation
The 5th T.20 Ministers´ Meeting (gathering the Ministers of Tourism of the G20 economies) debated the progress on visa facilitation policies among the G20 economies following 2012 Los Cabos...
29 Aug 13
Press Release
Taleb Rifai reelected as UNWTO Secretary-General
Taleb Rifai was reelected for a second term as UNWTO Secretary-General (2014-2017). The announcement was made yesterday at the 20th Session of the General Assembly in Livingstone, Victoria Falls. The...
30 Oct 12
Press Release
Tourism Ministers to debate barriers to travel
Building on the historic G20 Leaders’ Declaration, which commits to work on “travel facilitation initiatives in support of job creation, quality work, poverty reduction and global growth”, and under...