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WTTC: Tourism Investment in Greece Drops, Better Outlook in 10 Years

Greek tourism seems to slowing down this year according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) which predicts that tourism investment in Greece is set to drop, adding however that travel receipts will mark a small rise.

UNWTO, WTTC Strongly Condemn Attacks in Brussels

The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) have strongly condemned the attacks in Brussels on 22 March 2016.

WTTC Comment in Response to Attacks in Jakarta

"The best response to these terrorist attacks is for travellers to support the country and to continue to visit this beautiful destination", David Scowsill, President & CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), said in response to the bomb attack and gunfire at a busy...

WTTC Condemns Istanbul Attack: ‘Tourism is a Force for Good’

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) condemns Tuesday’s suicide bomb attack in Istanbul's tourist district Sultanahmet that has caused the loss of many innocent lives.

WTTC: Global Travel & Tourism will Grow 3.5% in 2015

The global Travel & Tourism sector is forecast to grow by 3.5 percent during 2015, representing strong growth despite numerous challenges that have already taken place this year, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) said on Wednesday.

WTTC Calls for Governments to Better Coordinate Policy-making for Travel and Tourism

Governments that adopt a fully coordinated approach to the development of travel and tourism policies are the most successful in maximising the economic and social potential of the sector, according to a new report from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

WTM 2015: Visa Facilitation Could Benefit Europe’s Economy by €114 bn, ETC says

The European Travel Commission (ETC) called at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London for reform of the way visas are granted to leisure and business travellers.

WTTC: Travel and Tourism Sector Contributed €1.8 Trillion in 2014

Travel & Tourism in Europe generates more income than automotive manufacturing, chemicals manufacturing, banking, agriculture, and the mining sector, according to research from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

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.

WTTC Includes ‘Worst Case Scenario’ for Greece in June 2015 Report

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) includes a 'worst case scenario' for Greece in its Monthly Economic Impact report for June 2015.

‘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).

Costa Navarino Wins At 2014 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

Costa Navarino has won the "Destination Award" at the prestigious 2014 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards that took place at the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) annual Global Summit, in Hainan, China.

Greece: Direct Contribution Of Tourism To GDP Expected To Grow By 3% This Year

The direct contribution of travel and tourism to Greece's GDP is forecast to rise by 3.1 percent in 2014 and increase by 3.4 percent per annum, from 2014-2024, to 16.2 billion euros (7.4 percent of total GDP) in 2024, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

Costa Navarino Among Finalists For 2014 Tourism for Tomorrow Award

Costa Navarino in Messinia, the Peloponnese region of Greece, is one of the three finalists in the "Destination" category of the prestigious 2014 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards.
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ITB Berlin 2013 Gives Significant Impetus For Growth

"Once again, ITB Berlin has kicked off the travel season around the globe... This is where the tone is set for the future of travel for a billion people," said Dr. Christian Göke, COO Messe Berlin.