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Tourism Bodies Urge Actions to Address Shortfall of Workers in EU

1.2 million travel and tourism jobs across the EU will remain unfilled unless urgent action is taken, says the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the European Travel Commission (ETC).

WTTC Reveals Best Practices for Cities to Manage Airbnb-type Rentals

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and Airbnb created a new report that outlines best practices for destinations to manage short-term rentals – a fast growing and important segment of the Travel & Tourism sector.

WTTC Releases Guidelines for Tourism Destinations to Become More Sustainable

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has released a new report that offers practical guidelines and case studies to support destinations in becoming more resilient and sustainable.

US Drops COVID Testing Requirement for Travelers Flying into the Country

The Biden administration has lifted its requirement that international travelers test negative for Covid-19 within a day before boarding a flight to the United States.

WTTC Launches Major Hotel Sustainability Initiative

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched its Hotel Sustainability Basics, a globally recognised set of criteria that all hotels should implement as a minimum to drive responsible travel and tourism.

ForwardKeys: Flight Bookings for Travel to Europe Slightly Behind pre-Covid Levels

Bookings for travel this year to destinations in Europe such as Iceland, Greece, Portugal, Spain and France are just slightly behind pre-pandemic levels.

WTTC: Tourism to Reach 2019 Levels by 2023, Create 126m New Jobs by 2032

A bullish forecast from the WTTC shows that global Travel & Tourism GDP could reach pre-pandemic levels by 2023 and that the sector is expected to create nearly 126 million new jobs within the next decade.

WTTC Announces Speakers for its 21st Global Summit in the Philippines

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has announced the speakers of its 21st Global Summit scheduled to take place in Manila during April 20-22.

Covid-19: Tourism Leaders See Sector’s Restart Underway

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) have welcomed the steady lifting and easing of the travel restrictions introduced in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

UK to Ditch All Covid Travel Measures Including PLF

The UK will remove the remaining Covid-19 international travel restrictions for all passengers as of Friday, March 18.

WTTC Sees Tourism Covering Lost Ground in 2022, Saving Jobs

The travel and tourism industry appears to be getting closer to recovery this year, according the findings of a new study by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

WTTC Sees Surge in Easter Bookings for Europe

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) sees a 250 percent increase in European bookings for Easter compared to 2021.

WTTC Announces New Dates for its 2022 Global Summit in Manila

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has announced that its highly anticipated 21st Global Summit will take place in Manila in April instead of March.

Tourism Stakeholders Warn of ‘Holiday Travel Chaos’ Due to Reintroduction of Restrictions

Tourism stakeholders are warning of a ‘holiday travel chaos’ due to the reintroduction of travel restrictions in response to the new Covid variant Omicron.

Tourism Unites to Cut Emissions in Half by 2030, Achieve Net Zero by 2050

Some of tourism’s biggest businesses have committed to cut emissions in half by 2030 and achieve Net Zero by 2050 at the latest, with the launch of the ‘Glasgow Declaration for Climate Action in Tourism’.

Business Travel Spend Set to Reach Two Thirds of Pre-Covid Levels by 2022, Says Report

Worldwide business travel spending is expected to reach two thirds of pre-pandemic levels by 2022, says a report by the WTTC and McKinsey & Company.

WTM London: Investing in Tourism’s Sustainable Future on the Agenda of Ministers’ Summit 2021

Tourism leaders from around the world will come together for the Ministers’ Summit at WTM London in November and commit to invest in the sector’s sustainable future.

US will Lift Travel Ban for Vaccinated EU, UK Citizens on November 8

The United States will open to foreign nationals that are fully vaccinated, including from the UK and Europe, from November 8.

WTTC Commends Greece for Safe, Positive Tourism Opening

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has praised Greece for successfully opening up to tourists during the Covid-19 health crisis.

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.