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Peloponnese Tourism in the Spotlight of WTFL Think Tank 2018

The Peloponnese region came into the spotlight on occasion of the World Tourism Forum Lucerne (WTFL) Think Tank 2018 held at Costa Navarino in Pylos.

WTFL Think Tank 2018: Greece’s Tourism Growth will be ‘Phenomenal’

Greece's tourism growth will be phenomenal, WTTC Head Gerald Lawless said during the WTFL Think Tank 2018 at Costa Navarino.

Quality, Year-round Tourism the Answer to Overtourism

Quality and year-round tourism could be the answer to the phenomenon of overtourism, according to Celestyal Cruises CEO Kerry Anastasiadis.

WTTC Aims to Support Destinations Impacted by Hurricane Irma

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is aiming to extend its full support to all destinations impacted by Hurricane Irma.

Alpha Bank: Greek Tourism to Stimulate Growth by 20% in 2018

Greek tourism is set to play a leading role in the recovery of the Greek economy estimated at boosting the GDP by 20% in 2018, Alpha Bank analysts said.

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”.

Outgoing WTTC Chief: Travel & Tourism More Resilient than Ever

Outgoing World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) President & CEO David Scowsill sets out what he sees are the trends shaping the future of Travel & Tourism.

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.

Outgoing WTTC President Calls for a Sustainable World

Under the motto, “Is it Too Much to Ask?”, the World Travel & Tourism Council launched an awareness campaign, focusing on tourism and sustainable practices.

WTTC: Greek Tourism to Remain Robust to 2027, Driver of Economy

The Greek tourism sector’s contribution to the GDP by 2027 will reach 54.7 billion euros or 23.8 percent, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council.

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.

UNWTO, WTTC: Trump’s Immigration Ban Goes Against Freedom of Travel

The UNWTO and the WTTC have expressed concern over the recently announced travel ban by the United States of America to nationals of seven countries.

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.

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).

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.

WTTC: ‘Don’t Close Borders in Response to Terrorism… Travel is Force for Good in the World’

“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.

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.

WTTC: Travel and Tourism Added 7.2 Million New Jobs in 2015

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.

ITB 2016: Public-private Partnerships Key to Success of Silk Road Tourism

The 6th Silk Road Ministers Meeting held at ITB Berlin last week focused on the role of public and private sector partnerships (PPPs) in the development of tourism along the Silk Road.

Zika Virus: UNWTO, WTTC Advise Travellers to Follow Health Advisories

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.