WTTC checks out the future of work

LONDON, 24 September 2019: The World Travel & Tourism Council and Deloitte announced last week a joint venture to monitor and measure workforce shifts associated public policy impacts.

The Future of Work in Travel & Tourism report will bring together industry expertise to identify sector best practices and public policy recommendations, to help travel and tourism businesses navigate future of work challenges over the next decade and beyond.

Evolution in the travel and tourism space, along with shifts taking place across the global workforce, will continue to drive the need for businesses to pay special attention to talent models – particularly as they look to new digital technologies to improve the experience of travel.

The Future of Work in Travel & Tourism report will provide insights for businesses taking on these challenges, including relevant and actionable recommendations that will support a re-imagination of work and workforce across the Travel & Tourism sector.

WTTC president and CEO, Gloria Guevara said: “With one in five of all new jobs created in the last five years coming from travel and tourism and 100 million jobs expected to be created by the sector worldwide in the coming decade; it is vital that our sector is fully prepared to make the most of this opportunity.”

WTTC and Deloitte will begin the groundwork immediately with plans to unveil The Future of Work in Travel & Tourism report in April 2020 at the WTTC Global Summit in San Juan, Puerto Rico.