BANGKOK, 7 October 2019: The World Travel & Tourism Council praised the Portuguese Government for making the tourism industry a priority that generated an 8.1% increase in 2018,  to contribute EUR38.4 billion (USD45.5 billion) to the nation's...
LONDON, 16 April 2020: The World Travel & Tourism Council has praised millions of people around the world in the travel and tourism sector for going the extra mile to lend crucial help to combat the global coronavirus pandemic.
DOHA, Qatar 30 July 2020: Qatar Airways resumed its three weekly flights to Helsinki on Wednesday, becoming the only Gulf carrier to serve four Nordic capitals. The resumption of Helsinki...
GENEVA, 19 October 2020: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the release of testing results by the United States Transportation Command (US Transcom) confirming the low risk of Covid-19 transmission onboard an aircraft.
GENEVA, 18 December 2020:  The International Air Transport Association renewed its campaign calling for employees in the aviation sector to be designated essential workers during the impending Covid-19 vaccine campaign. IATA has asked governments...
ROME, 29 November 2018: Chinese tourists almost doubled their travels to Europe in the first half of 2018, compared with the same period in 2017. This was one of the key findings of the "China-Europe Tourism Big Data Report for...
MADRID, Spain, 28 May 2020: The World Tourism Organization has joined forces with CNN International to launch a 60-second commercial to inspire people to get ready to travel again. The #TravelTomorrow campaign features the key...
BERLIN, 4 March 2020: Following the last-minute cancellation of the show ITB Berlin is providing a communications channel for exhibitors to post information on events scheduled for their customers outside of the exhibition grounds. If all had...

WTM is back in business

LONDON, 2 November 2021: Travel industry professionals worldwide joined the World Travel Market on 1 November after almost a two-year break. The show organisers said exhibitors from more than 100 countries and buyers from 141 countries and...
LONDON, 20 July 2021: The World Travel & Tourism Council has released major new guidelines outlining how the global Travel & Tourism sector can work together to tackle illegal wildlife trade (IWT). The new guidelines from WTTC,...