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‘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.

WTTC Praises Greece for its Tourism Restart Plan

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has praised the Greek government for its efforts and steps taken to restart international travel from May 14.

Global Tourism and Aviation Bodies Turn to UK PM to Restore Travel

International tourism and aviation bodies are urging Prime Minister Boris Johnson to include the restart of travel in the UK's recovery plans, due to be outlined on February 22.

WTTC: Governments Should Focus on ‘High-risk Travelers’

The WTTC is urging governments to abandon the concept of ‘high-risk countries’ as it stigmatizes entire nations and also halts travel and mobility.

WTTC: UK Quarantine Rule a ‘Crushing Blow’ to Travel and Tourism

The WTTC warns that the UK's latest emergency border measures, taken to prevent the spread of new Covid-19 variants, could be a "crushing blow" to travel.

WTTC: Strong Summer of Travel in 2021 Could Save Over 100m Tourism Jobs

More than 100 million jobs could return to the global tourism sector in 2021, as the world recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic, says the WTTC.

IATA, WTTC Welcome Pre-departure Covid-19 Testing Travel Rule of US and UK

IATA and the WTTC have welcomed the US and UK rule on pre-departure testing as a major step towards the return of international travel and reopening markets without quarantine.

WTTC Says Vaccine Prerequisite for Travel Equals ‘Discrimination’

Setting Covid-19 vaccination as a prerequisite for travel would be equal to discrimination, according to WTTC President Gloria Guevara.

Blanket Travel Bans Not the Answer to Protect from Covid-19, Says WTTC

The WTTC is calling for a Covid-19 testing regime to be placed at airports rather than for governments to impose blanket travel bans to protect public health.

WTTC: New Guidelines for Inclusion and Diversity in Travel and Tourism Businesses

The WTTC has launched new guidelines for inclusion and diversity in the Travel & Tourism sector that were compiled to support businesses of all sizes and provide an inclusive work environment for all employees.

International Travel Can’t Wait for Covid-19 Vaccines, Says WTTC

The WTTC and industry bodies are calling for the restart of travel using proven processes and without waiting for or requiring Covid-19 vaccinations.

WTM London Publishes Manifesto for Safer, Smarter and Greener Tourism Industry

WTM London has published a Travel & Tourism Manifesto to guide policy-makers with concrete solutions to present and future challenges.

Covid-19: WTTC Issues Guidelines for Safe & Seamless Travel in the ‘New Normal’

A new report by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) recommends global guidelines for a safe and seamless traveller journey in the ‘new normal’.