“Probably, during the summer holidays period local tourism will develop more in all the world,” said Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UN WTO) Zurab Pololikashvili at a video conference held with President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, on June 30, APA reports.
"In fact, we announced 2020 the year of “Rural tourism” and “the year of Regional tourism” in January. We did not know pandemic will occur,". he said.
According to him, now countries have a good chance to recover infrastructure investment in the regions: "This will create an opportunity to create new workplaces in the regions. I believe local tourism will develop more in this period."