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Covid-19: England Opens to Fully Vaccinated Travelers from EU and US

From August 2, passengers who have been fully vaccinated in the EU and the US will not have to quarantine when entering England from amber list countries.

Travel Restart Needs Global Recognition of All Approved Covid-19 Vaccines, Says WTTC

The restart of international travel could be seriously delayed without worldwide recognition of all approved Covid-19 vaccines, warns the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

WTTC Report Reveals Dramatic Impact of Covid-19 on Int’l Travel

The World Travel & Tourism Council's (WTTC) latest Economic Trends Report reveals the dramatic impact of Covid-19 on travel and tourism around the world.

WTTC Appoints George Tziallas as Regional Director for Europe and North Africa

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has appointed George Tziallas as Regional Director for Europe and North Africa.

WTTC Aims to Reduce Single-use Plastic Products in Tourism

A report by the WTTC and the UNEP is offering practical recommendations to tourism policymakers on the complex issue of single-use plastic products.

‘Reunite’ Campaign: WTTC Calls on Governments to Restart International Travel

The WTTC has launched a new campaign and is calling on governments around the world to restart international travel and enable the world to ‘Reunite’ once again.

WTTC President and CEO Gloria Guevara to Step Down

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has announced that its president and CEO, Gloria Guevara, will be stepping down after four years of leadership.

Carnival Cruise CEO Arnold Donald Named WTTC’s New Chair

Carnival Cruise CEO Arnold Donald was named as the World Travel & Tourism Council’s new Chair, during the WTTC’s Global Summit 2021.

WTTC: Greece is the Global Covid-19 Crisis Management Champion

Greece was awarded by the World Travel & Tourism Council for its efforts in addressing the Covid-19 pandemic and safely re-opening to tourists.

Tourism Ministers Urge Public and Private Sector to Work Together to Save Travel

Tourism ministers joined together at the WTTC’s annual Global Summit 2021 and urged the public and private sectors to work together in partnership to save travel.

WTTC: Tourism Drop Wiped Out €23bn from Greek Economy in 2020

The collapse of the Greek travel and tourism sector has wiped out 23 billion euros from the nation’s economy, according to WTTC research.

New Research Backs Rapid Covid-19 Testing for Safe Restart of Air Travel

New research by OXERA and Edge Health backs rapid Covid-19 testing for the safe and efficient restart of air travel, says IATA.

WTTC: Tourism’s Route to Recovery Must Start by June

Jobs and GDP contribution lost due to the Covid-19 pandemic could return by 2022 if travel is resumed by June this year, says research by the WTTC.

EU Moves Forward with Greece’s Proposal on Digital Green Certificate for Travel

Greece welcomed the EU's proposal for the launch of a Digital Green Certificate to facilitate travel, an idea first tabled in January by the country's PM himself.

WTTC Welcomes $14bn Support Package for US Airlines 

US airlines are set to receive renewed financial backing to tune of the $14 billion after Unites States' lawmakers approved a new payroll assistance package.

WTTC Praises Greece for its Tourism Restart Plan

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has praised the Greek government for its efforts and steps taken to restart international travel from May 14.

WTTC: Governments Should Focus on ‘High-risk Travelers’

The WTTC is urging governments to abandon the concept of ‘high-risk countries’ as it stigmatizes entire nations and also halts travel and mobility.

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.