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WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2016: Call for Entries

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has announced the Call for Entries for its Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2016. These annual awards are among the highest accolades in the industry and represent the gold standard in sustainable tourism.

UNWTO, WTTC on Deadly Bomb Attack in Bangkok

The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) have expressed their sadness and shock on the bomb attack that took place in the centre of Bangkok, Thailand, on Monday, 17 August.

‘NYT’, ‘Conde Nast Traveler’, ‘USA Today’ Show Faith in Greece, Advise Vacationers to Keep Coming

The New York Times, USA Today and Conde Nast Traveler (CNT) are, among other media, advising readers to proceed with their holiday plans to Greece as scheduled.

Report: Travel and Tourism Sector is Third Biggest Employer in the World

Travel & Tourism is the third biggest employer after retail and agriculture, according to new research from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). In 2014, the travel and tourism industry supported 277 million jobs which is 9.4 percent of world employment.

WTTC: Travel & Tourism in 2015 Will Grow Faster than Global Economy

The Travel & Tourism industry’s contribution to global GDP is forecast to grow this year by 3.7 percent and employment by 2.6 percent, according to the "Global Travel & Tourism Economic Impact Annual Update 2015" released this week by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

WTTC: Greece Among Countries that Need More Talent in Tourism Sector

Some 65,000 jobs are at risk in Greece's travel and tourism sector over the next decade due to talent shortage, according to research conducted for the World Travel & Tourism Council by Oxford Economics.
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“Growth with Jobs”

Με την παγκόσμια οικονομία να βρίσκεται σε στασιμότητα και τις προοπτικές για την απασχόληση να είναι τουλάχιστον αρνητικές, είναι τεράστια η ευθύνη όλων όσων ασχολούνται με τη διαμόρφωση πολιτικής να σπάσουν το φαύλο κύκλο της αύξ...

GNTO Celebrates 60th Birthday

“The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is a historical organization that today the country needs more than ever,” Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Yeroulanos said during the organization’s 60-year anniversary event held in late March at the Acropolis Museum.
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