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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’.

Business Travel Can Revive with 72-hour Quarantine-free Journeys, says WTTC

International business travel could restart if agreement is secured to safeguard journeys of up to 72-hours free from quarantines, says the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

Coordinated Action Needed to Resume Travel, Say European Tourism Experts

European tourism experts and MEPs are calling for an EU-wide coordinated approach that will ensure the seamless restart of travel and tourism.

Domestic Tourism Brings ‘Good News’ for Employment, Says WTTC Head

The Covid-19 impact on tourism jobs will be milder than expected thanks to domestic travel that has started to recover in some countries.

GNTO Presents the Way Greece Opened for Tourism Amidst Covid-19

The measures Greece implemented for the safe opening of tourism in summer 2020 were presented by the GNTO to the World Travel & Tourism Council's president and members.

Study: Americans, Canadians Eager to Travel Again

Americans and Canadians are eager to travel again, with the majority already planning to take a holiday in 2021, according to a recent study.

‘Travel the world. Make a difference’ Says New WTTC Tourism Campaign

Τhe World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched a major social media campaign to raise awareness on the wide-ranging social benefits of travel.

EU Tourism Ministers Call for Coherent European Response to Preserve Free Movement

EU tourism ministers are calling for a coherent European response to help the recovery of travel and tourism from the Covid-19 pandemic.

WTTC Calls for Global Coordinated Approach to Rebuild Travel Confidence

The international travel & tourism industry needs a global coordinated approach that will enhance the travel experience in the post-Covid-19 era, says the WTTC.

WTTC Launches Virtual Events Series Focused on Tourism’s Recovery from Covid-19

The WTTC this week will kick off its series of tourism-focused virtual events titled “One Voice – Towards a Brighter Future”.

100 Destinations Now Have ‘Safe Travels’ Stamp of WTTC

One hundred destinations are now using the ‘Safe Travels’ global safety and hygiene stamp of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

WTTC Launches Protocols for Safe Adventure Travel

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has unveiled its latest protocols that focus on measures to ensure the reopening of adventure tourism.