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WTTC: Millions of People from Travel Sector Go Extra Mile to Help Combat Covid-19

The WTTC has praised millions of people around the world in the travel & tourism sector for going the extra mile to lend crucial help to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.

WTTC: 75 Million Jobs in Travel and Tourism are at Risk

Up to 75 million jobs are at immediate risk in global Travel & Tourism due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

WTTC: Travel & Tourism are Fighting for Survival

The WTTC is calling on all governments for immediate action to help ensure the survival of the travel and tourism sector, following the global spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

Trump’s Europe Travel Ban Spurs Industry Criticism

The global travel and tourism industry has strongly reacted to US President Donald Trump’s decision to ban inbound travel from 26 EU countries.

Choking Travel Won’t Stop the Coronavirus Spreading, WTTC Warns

Imposing blanket travel bans and implementing extreme policies are not the answer to stopping the spread of coronavirus, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

WTTC Summons Tourism Sector to Apply Climate-friendly Practices

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has set an ambition for the travel and tourism sector to be climate neutral by 2050.

WTTC’s 0SCARS Plan Spurs Tourism Businesses Towards Sustainability

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched the “0SCARS” action plan which aims to encourage its members to adopt and accelerate sustainability policies.

WTTC: Wildlife Tourism Contributed $120.1 Billion to Global GDP in 2018

Wildlife tourism in 2018 directly contributed $120.1 billion to global GDP, according to new research from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

WTTC – JLL New Report to Prepare Destinations for Tourism Growth

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched ‘Destination 2030’, the first comprehensive assessment of cities’ readiness for tourism growth.

Peloponnese Paves Way for Alternative Tourism with 1st ALTE Show

The 1st ALTE Peloponnese Tourism Exhibition is a fact aiming to serve as a reference point for alternative tourism offerings in the Peloponnese region.

Saudi Tourism Sector Worth Over $70 billion in 2019

Saudi Arabia's travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute $70.9 billion in total to the country’s GDP in 2019, according to the WTTC.

WTTC Global Summit Gets Glimpse of Greek Tourism Actions Ahead

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura presented Greece’s tourism sector goals during the WTTC Global Summit held recently in Seville, Spain.

Obama Says ‘Concrete Demands’ Necessary for Gov’ts to Take Tourism Seriously

“Concrete and specific” demands from stakeholders can take tourism to the next level," said former US president Barack Obama during the WTTC 2019 Global Summit in Seville, Spain.

WTTC Announces Greece’s Minister Kountoura as 2019 Global Champion for Tourism

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura was honored with the prestigious WTTC Global Champion Award for Greece's tireless work on Destination Stewardship.

Over 1m Bulgarian Travelers Chose Greece in 2018

More than 1 million travelers from Bulgaria visited Greece in 2018, with the country being among the top three leading choices for holidays, according to Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova.

Bolivia Wants to Learn from Greek Tourism

Bolivian President Evo Morales, during his recent visit to Athens, said he would like for his country to learn from Greece's tourism success.

WTTC Impressed by Greek Tourism Sector Growth Rate

The Greek tourism sector is growing over three times faster than the wider economy, according to new research by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

WTTC Says Travel and Tourism to Save the Day After Brexit

As March 29 draws near, new research by the World Travel & Tourism Council found that the industry may keep the UK economy strong after Brexit.

Travel & Tourism Contributed $8.8 Trillion to Global Economy in 2018

The global Travel & Tourism sector grew at 3.9% to contribute a record $8.8 trillion and 319 million jobs to the world economy in 2018, according to the WTTC.

WTTC and IBMATA Partner to Promote Biometric Technology for Seamless Travel

WTTC and IBMATA have partnered to promote biometric technology for safe, secure and better travel across international borders.