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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 – The Global Summit 2017

The WTTC 2017 Global Summit is hosted by the Tourism Authority Thailand (TAT), the state enterprise under the Thai Ministry of Tourism and Sports.

WTTC – The Global Summit 2016

The World Travel & Tourism Council announces that the 2016 WTTC Global Summit will be held on 6 – 7 April 2016 in Dallas, Texas at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel.

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.

‘I Am Travel’: WTTC Launches Campaign for the Freedom of Travel

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched its first social media campaign about one of its strategic priorities: Freedom To Travel.

WTTC Chief Tells Greece Tourism Pros to Diversify, Innovate, Expand

Tourism is the “ace” up Greece’s sleeve, World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Chairman Michael Frenzel said during a German-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce event held on Wednesday, on the occasion of its annual general meeting.

WTTC – The Global Summit 2015

After an absence of seven years, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit returns to a European venue - Madrid, Spain 15-16 April 2015.

Travel and Transport Task Force on Ebola Virus Says “No” To General Bans on Travel, Trade

The Travel and Transport Task Force stands firmly with the World Health Organization (WHO) against general bans on travel and trade, as well as restrictions that include general quarantine of travelers from Ebola-affected countries.

Global Travel Task Force Launched To Monitor Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak

The risk of transmission of Ebola virus disease (EVD) during air travel is low, according to a joint statement on travel and transport in relation to Ebola outbreak released by the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the World...

WTTC Case Study: There May Just Be Hope Ahead For Greece

"As the world slowly pulls itself out of the recession, there may just be hope ahead for Greece," the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) commented in a case study it released on the country this month.

Chinese Tourists Divert South-East Asia Destinations, Look Towards Greece

Following the incident with the missing Malaysian MH370 plane, Chinese tourists have been diverting from their usual south-east Asia travels and looking for something different in the Mediterranean.

WTTC – The 14th Global Summit 2014

Hainan Province, China is the venue for WTTC's 14th annual Global Summit. The Global Summit will take place 24-25 April 2014, with an opening reception on 23 April.

Visa Facilitation Connected To Arrivals, Tourism Receipts And Jobs

G20 economies could boost their international tourist numbers by an additional 122 million, generate an extra $206 billion in tourism exports and create over five million additional jobs by 2015 if visa processes are improved, according to preliminary research presented on the...

Joint Report: High Prices Hit Greece’s Competitiveness

Greece dropped five places in the fourth Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2011 as it ranked 29th among 139 countries. The report was released by the World Economic Forum at the Global Tourism Forum 2011 held in Andorra last month.

World Tourism Bodies Announce Joint Statement On Industry

Leading travel and tourism industry associations from around the world have collaborated on a joint statement asking governments to work together in partnership to address concerns facing the global travel and tourism industry.

Tourism Knocked Down, But Not Out

The terrorist attacks on New York and Washington last month dealt a terrible blow to the tourism industry, but officials of the World Tourism Organization predict that the industry will demonstrate its characteristic resilience with a quick recovery.

Greece To Welcome 17 Million Tourists By 2020

Greece's tourism sector remains the country's strongest economic leg, but according to the World Tourism Organization the sector will grow at a much slower rate in the next two decades and lose ground in favor of its neighbors.

Tourism Continues To Outperform All Other Sectors

Travel and tourism is expected to generate 207 million jobs worldwide in 2001 with 53 million potential new jobs by 2011, probably outperforming all other economic sectors during this period, according to the latest report from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).