• WTTC Global Summit to be held in Cancun next year

    Published on : Wednesday, November 18, 2020

    The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) have recently confirmed that it has decided to organise its annual Global Summit in Cancun from March 23-25 next year. Initially it was decided that the event will be staged in Puerto Rico …

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  • Consumer survey reveals 70% travellers are planning to holiday in 2021

    Published on : Thursday, October 15, 2020

    Travel Leaders Group recently conducted a survey of nearly 3,000 frequent travellers and reported that an overwhelming majority of 99% U.S. and Canadian travellers are eager to travel again. The same report also states that around 70% travellers are planning …

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  • WTTC unveils new safety measures for adventure tourism

    Published on : Friday, September 4, 2020

    WTTC recently unveiled the latest set of measures to ensure the reopening of adventure tourism.

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  • WTTC reports huge tourism losses in the U.K. and seeks COVID-19 testing

    Published on : Thursday, August 27, 2020

    WTTC recently reported that a staggering £22 billion is likely to be lost from the U.K. economy due to the collapse of international travel.

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  • WTTC calls upon the U.K. to lead global tourism recovery

    Published on : Friday, August 14, 2020

    WTTC recently called upon the U.K. government to provide strong leadership to save the struggling tourism sector in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • WTTC calls for consistent travel rules in European countries

    Published on : Tuesday, July 21, 2020

    The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) recently called upon several European countries to introduce more consistent travel rules and COVID-19 advice in order to avoid confusion by travellers and holidaymakers.

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  • WTTC launches campaign for mandatory usage of face masks during travels

    Published on : Tuesday, July 14, 2020

    The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) recently called upon all travellers to wear protective face masks as a part of their ‘wear to care’ campaign.

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  • WTTC introduces new guidelines for ‘Safe and Seamless Travel’

    Published on : Monday, June 29, 2020

    The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) recently announced a new set of guidelines for ‘Safe and Seamless Travel’ with the aim of ensuring people to enjoy Safe Travels in the ‘new normal’.

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  • WTTC provides global travel safety stamp to major tourism destinations

    Published on : Tuesday, June 9, 2020

    The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) recently announced that major destinations across the globe have signed up to WTTC’s safety stamp.

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  • WTTC launches world’s first global safety stamp for travel and tourism sector

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2020

    On Wednesday, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) launched the first-ever global safety and hygiene stamp of the world. The stamp will serve as special safety and hygiene mark for tourism businesses.

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  • WTTC urges G20 leaders to save the Travel & Tourism sector

    Published on : Thursday, March 26, 2020

    The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global travel & tourism private sector have urged world tourism leaders to implement critical measures to save the Travel & Tourism industry. The call was made in light of the …

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  • World Travel and Tourism Council & Deloitte to set up travel and tourism report

    Published on : Thursday, September 26, 2019

    The partnership will come in the form of a report, with the title “The Future of Work in Travel & Tourism.” It will aim on the finest practices and public policy recommendations, which will help businesses within tourism to make …

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  • Philippines Masungi Georeserve in WTTC 2019 award final

    Published on : Friday, January 25, 2019

    Among the 15 finalists for the World Travel and Tourism Council’s (WTTC) 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards is the Philippines’ Masungi Georeserve.   The geotourism spot in Rizal province is included in the Destination Stewardship category, alongside entries from Brazil …

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  • The World Travel and Tourism Council declares the name of the finalists

    Published on : Friday, January 18, 2019

    On Wednesday, the World Travel and Tourism Council declared the name of 15 finalists for its 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards.   2019’s four of the shortlisted finalists are in Asia – Cambodia, India, Indonesia and the Philippines.   This …

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  • Tanzania’s local tourism is still quite pricey for ordinary folks

    Published on : Saturday, October 27, 2018

    The World Travel and Tourism Council report of this year predicted in terms of international tourist arrivals to Tanzania, explains that by 2028, 1,957,000 tourists are expected to pour in.   Richard Rugimbana, TCT Executive Secretary particularly game viewing is …

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  • ETIAS gets nod by European Parliament, pre-screening for visa exempt nationals

    Published on : Tuesday, July 10, 2018

    Under the new rule supported by the parliament, the European Union has adopted a new European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) which will exempt third-country nationals from travelling to the Schengen area after getting an authorisation.       …

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  • Tourism generated loads of job opportunities for the people of Laos

    Published on : Thursday, May 31, 2018

    The United Nations’ World Travel and Tourism Council disclosed its recent report that showed that tourism has directly generated in 114,000 jobs in Laos.   This is anticipated to grow to 121,000 jobs by 2028, which will showcase around 3 …

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  • Wildlife declaration signed by The Travel Corporation

    Published on : Saturday, May 19, 2018

      A new declaration to tackle the illegal wildlife trade has been signed by the Travel Corporation making it the first company to sign.     The Buenos Aires Declaration on Travel and Tourism and Illegal Wildlife Trade is an …

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  • The Bahamas is becoming more reliant on tourism

    Published on : Thursday, April 12, 2018

    The Bahamas will become reliant on tourism than ever before. It is expected to generate almost 60 per cent of GDP within a decade.   The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has predicted in its annual assessment that the …

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  • US planes experienced record of 965 million passengers in 2017!

    Published on : Monday, April 9, 2018

    In 2017, a record number of 965 million airline passengers flew to the United States which accounted a 3.4 percent growth over 2016.   Statistics from the Transportation Department reveal that air travel has been growing ever since the Great …

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