David Scowsill, the president and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), has called for the tourism sector to be more accessible, during a speech at World Tourism Day celebrations in Bangkok, Thailand.
Global Travel & Tourism continues to register strong growth despite challenges from terrorism, political turmoil, global economic developments, and the Brexit decision, according to new research by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
“Closing borders and jeopardising the freedom to travel is not the answer to the current security concerns. World leaders need to stand together and act now, with the support of the Travel & Tourism sector", WTTC's president and CEO, David Scowsill, said on Wednesday.
Travel and tourism last year added 7.2 million jobs to the global economy and contributed over $ 7.2 trillion in GDP, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council's (WTTC) Economic Impact Report 2016.
Following the World Health Organization's (WHO) statement that the Zika virus is “a public health emergency of international concern”, the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) released statements on Tuesday.
Stressing that success for the sector relies on the preservation of the environment, cultures and their peoples, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announced the launch of an online tool that helps companies understand the laws and regulations relating to the reporting of...
The global Travel & Tourism sector is forecast to grow by 3.5 percent during 2015, representing strong growth despite numerous challenges that have already taken place this year, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) said on Wednesday.