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WTTC Announces Gloria Guevara Manzo as New President & CEO

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has announced the appointment of Gloria Guevara Manzo as its new President & CEO.
Posted On 01 Aug 2017

Les Roches, Glion Institute Introduce Swiss Hospitality Education to Greece

Hospitality management schools Les Roches and Glion Institute of Higher Education recently held their first “Open Day in the Athens Riviera”.

WTTC: Trump Statement to ‘Enforce the Ban on Tourism’ is a Retrograde Step for the Cuban People

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) said that it is disappointed with President Trump’s plan to reverse key elements of the trading relationship between the US and Cuba.
Posted On 16 Jun 2017

WTTC: Global Tourism Supports Twice as Many Jobs as Financial Sector

The global Travel & Tourism sector directly sustains twice as many jobs as the financial sector, according to a new report by WTTC.
Posted On 13 Jun 2017

SETE: Greek Tourism on Steady Growth Course

The Greek tourism sector's contribution to the economy has been on a course of constant growth, according to a report released by the Greek Tourism Confederation’s (SETE) intelligence body.

WTTC: Tourism Supports 1 in 10 Jobs, Outpacing Global Economy for 6th Year

Travel & Tourism generated 1 in 10 of the world’s jobs in 2016 as the sector grew by 3.3 percent, outpacing the global economy for the sixth year in a row, reads a new report by the WTTC.
Posted On 20 Mar 2017

WTTC Warns Trump Over Travel Ban: ‘Keep Tourism Out of Politics’

The WTTC warns the US that strict visa policies and inward-looking sentiment will lead to economic stagnation in the travel and tourism sector.
Posted On 15 Feb 2017

Global Travel Bodies Welcome ‘International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017’

The GTAC, which brings together major global travel associations, welcomed the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017.
Posted On 08 Feb 2017

WTTC Calls on Tourism Sector to be More Accessible

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.
Posted On 27 Sep 2016

WTTC: Global Tourism Resilient to Terrorism, Brexit

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).
Posted On 23 Aug 2016

UNWTO, WTTC Strongly Condemn Attack in Nice, France

The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) have strongly condemned the attack in Nice, France, on Thursday, July 14.
Posted On 15 Jul 2016

WTTC: Istanbul Airport Attack a Further Blow to Turkey’s Tourism Sector

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) on Wednesday condemned the attack on Istanbul Ataturk Airport on Tuesday and extended its condolences to all those affected by it.
Posted On 29 Jun 2016

Brexit: Travel and Tourism Legislation to Remain Unchanged for Now

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) said on Friday that travel to, from and within the EU and UK will not be affected in the short term. The statement came after Britain voted to leave the European Union in a referendum on June 23.
Posted On 24 Jun 2016

World Travel & Tourism Council Appoints Gerald Lawless as New Chairman

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announced the election of Gerald Lawless as WTTC Chairman at the Council’s Annual General Meeting recently in Dallas, Texas.
Posted On 11 Apr 2016

WTTC: Tourism Investment in Greece Drops, Better Outlook in 10 Years

Greek tourism seems to slowing down this year according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) which predicts that tourism investment in Greece is set to drop, adding however that travel receipts will mark a small rise.

UNWTO, WTTC Strongly Condemn Attacks in Brussels

The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) have strongly condemned the attacks in Brussels on 22 March 2016.
Posted On 22 Mar 2016

WTTC Comment in Response to Attacks in Jakarta

"The best response to these terrorist attacks is for travellers to support the country and to continue to visit this beautiful destination", David Scowsill, President & CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), said in response to the bomb attack and gunfire at a busy...
Posted On 14 Jan 2016

WTTC Condemns Istanbul Attack: ‘Tourism is a Force for Good’

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) condemns Tuesday’s suicide bomb attack in Istanbul's tourist district Sultanahmet that has caused the loss of many innocent lives.
Posted On 12 Jan 2016

WTTC: Global Travel & Tourism will Grow 3.5% in 2015

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.
Posted On 25 Nov 2015

WTTC Calls for Governments to Better Coordinate Policy-making for Travel and Tourism

Governments that adopt a fully coordinated approach to the development of travel and tourism policies are the most successful in maximising the economic and social potential of the sector, according to a new report from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
Posted On 19 Nov 2015
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