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United States to Open Air Travel for the Fully Vaccinated from the EU

The Biden administration will allow fully vaccinated travelers from the EU, the UK and other countries to enter the United States from early November.

WTTC Makes post-Covid-19 Investment Recommendations for Travel, Tourism Sector

The WTTC has released a new report that provides investment recommendations for governments and destinations, as they work to rebuild their travel and tourism sector.

Covid-19: Opening Borders an Immediate Priority for Travel, Say Agency Trade Associations

Five travel agency trade associations are calling on government leaders to make the opening of borders a priority for the restart of international travel.

Greece Stays Open to American Travelers Despite EU Recommendation

Greece is among the European countries that have not followed an EU recommendation to curb nonessential travel for visitors from the US.

Covid-19: WTTC Tells the UK to End its ‘Discredited’ Travel Traffic Light System

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has called upon the UK government to finally bring an end to the “widely discredited” travel traffic light system.

WTTC Calls for UK to Abandon ‘Confusing’ Traffic Light System for Travel

The WTTC has called upon the UK to abandon the “confusing and damaging” traffic light system for travel and replace it with a “simpler and easier to understand” list of green and red countries.

Covid-19: England Opens to Fully Vaccinated Travelers from EU and US

From August 2, passengers who have been fully vaccinated in the EU and the US will not have to quarantine when entering England from amber list countries.

Travel Restart Needs Global Recognition of All Approved Covid-19 Vaccines, Says WTTC

The restart of international travel could be seriously delayed without worldwide recognition of all approved Covid-19 vaccines, warns the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

WTTC Report Reveals Dramatic Impact of Covid-19 on Int’l Travel

The World Travel & Tourism Council's (WTTC) latest Economic Trends Report reveals the dramatic impact of Covid-19 on travel and tourism around the world.

WTTC Appoints George Tziallas as Regional Director for Europe and North Africa

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has appointed George Tziallas as Regional Director for Europe and North Africa.

Covid-19: UK Leaves Greece on ‘Amber’ List for Foreign Travel

Greece has remained on the UK’s ‘amber’ list, meaning that quarantine restrictions apply to people returning to the UK after visiting the country.

WTTC Aims to Reduce Single-use Plastic Products in Tourism

A report by the WTTC and the UNEP is offering practical recommendations to tourism policymakers on the complex issue of single-use plastic products.

‘Reunite’ Campaign: WTTC Calls on Governments to Restart International Travel

The WTTC has launched a new campaign and is calling on governments around the world to restart international travel and enable the world to ‘Reunite’ once again.

WTTC President and CEO Gloria Guevara to Step Down

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has announced that its president and CEO, Gloria Guevara, will be stepping down after four years of leadership.

Tourism Recovery, Restoring Trust Top G20 Agenda

Enabling safe mobility and aiding tourism industry recovery were among the issues discussed during a recent G20 meeting of tourism ministers.

Carnival Cruise CEO Arnold Donald Named WTTC’s New Chair

Carnival Cruise CEO Arnold Donald was named as the World Travel & Tourism Council’s new Chair, during the WTTC’s Global Summit 2021.

WTTC: Greece is the Global Covid-19 Crisis Management Champion

Greece was awarded by the World Travel & Tourism Council for its efforts in addressing the Covid-19 pandemic and safely re-opening to tourists.

WTTC: Tourism Drop Wiped Out €23bn from Greek Economy in 2020

The collapse of the Greek travel and tourism sector has wiped out 23 billion euros from the nation’s economy, according to WTTC research.

New Research Backs Rapid Covid-19 Testing for Safe Restart of Air Travel

New research by OXERA and Edge Health backs rapid Covid-19 testing for the safe and efficient restart of air travel, says IATA.

WTTC: Tourism’s Route to Recovery Must Start by June

Jobs and GDP contribution lost due to the Covid-19 pandemic could return by 2022 if travel is resumed by June this year, says research by the WTTC.