UNWTO and Allianz Partners Advance Commitment to Safer, More Responsible Tourism


The agreement confirms and renews the desire from both parties to continue collaborating in key areas, namely promoting the values ​​of sustainable, inclusive, and accessible tourism; advancing the digital transformation of tourism; promoting tourism education and training; and facilitating knowledge exchange between stakeholders from across the tourism sector.

Ion Vilcu, Director of the UNWTO Affiliate Members, confirmed: “The cooperation with Affiliate Members such as Allianz Partners is one of the objectives of the Organization, and issues such as sustainable tourism development, accessibility, training and capacity building in tourism are among the priorities of the UNWTO. We thank Allianz Partners for its contribution as a member of the Working Group for the elaboration of the International Code for the Protection of Tourists.”

Borja Diaz, CEO of Allianz Partners Spain, said: “Our mission in the tourism sectoris to offer security and protection to travelers, who only have to worry about enjoying themselves. Affiliate Membership of UNWTO allows us to work along these lines and strengthen our commitment to sustainable travel with a leading organization in the sector. We are looking for solutions that offer confidence to travelers, who now return to travel being more aware of their impact on the environment”.

About Allianz Partners

Allianz Partners is a leading Assistance and Travel Insurance company, specializing in the areas of personal mobility, home, wellness, and travel. Its solutions combine the latest technology with excellence in customer service and are available to both partners (B2B) and end customers (B2C) through its direct and digital channels, under the Allianz Assistance brand.
Its international presence, with more than 19,800 employees in 75 countries, together with its extensive network of professionals, ‘makes life easier’ for millions of customers every year, all over the world.

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The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the United Nations specialized agency fostering tourism as a vehicle for equal, inclusive and sustainable development. Working with its Member States, international organizations and the private sector, UNWTO promotes safe and seamless travel for all. UNWTO also works to make tourism the foundation of trust and international cooperation and a central pillar of recovery. As part of the wider UN system, UNWTO is at the forefront of global efforts to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including through its ability to create decent jobs, promote equality and preserve natural and cultural heritage.

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