Giorgio Armani named UNWTO Special Ambassador

18:11   3 July, 2020

The renowned Italian fashion designer Giorgio Armani and the famous chef Gino Sorbillo have been named the special ambassadors for the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

According to the UNWTO statement, "the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has appointed two new Special Ambassadors as it leads the restart of the sector across Europe. On the occasion of a visit of the Secretary-General to Italy, the first official delegation to travel since the closure of borders in response to COVID-19, UNWTO has named renowned fashion designer Giorgio Armani and celebrated chef Gino Sorbillo its latest Special Ambassadors for Tourism."

"The appointments also strengthen UNWTO’s strong relationship with Italy, the first Member State to receive a visit from the organization’s leadership since destinations around the world introduced restrictions on travel in response to the pandemic."

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