LONDON, 4 December 2020: International business travel could restart if an agreement is secured to safeguard journeys of up to 72-hours free from quarantines, says the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). The joint...
LONDON, 3 December 2020: The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the Spanish Government successfully hosted a hybrid conference in La Palma, that focused on global tourism recovery and delivered a formal declaration on the way forward.
SINGAPORE, 3 December 2020: The World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH) has appointed Helena Egan and Shaun Vorster to its executive board, effective immediately. Egan joins as chief marketing and innovation officer while Vorster joins...
MADRID, 27 November 2020: The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative has welcomed 26 new signatories, according to lead partners the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the  United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. The new signatories include...
GENEVA, 25 November 2020: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomes the publication of the Manual on Testing and Cross Border Risk Management Measures by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The manual provides governments with...
MADRID, 9 November 2020: Tourism leaders who are UNWTO Affiliate Members gathered last week for high-level talks and an awards presentation during the World Tourism Organization 42nd Plenary Session, 6 November. The hybrid event with in-person and...
MADRID, 6 November 2020: Tourists will gain greater legal protection as consumers under new plans being advanced by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). UNWTO announced this week efforts to restore travel confidence through the adoption of...
LONDON, 22 October 2020: Opening the door to allow airport testing on departure is an encouraging sign according to World Travel & Tourism Council president and CEO Gloria Guevara. “We have been calling for rapid and...
KUALA LUMPUR, 21 October 2020: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents' head office remains closed until 27 October following a new round of Covid-19 lockdown measures. The Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) that...
BANGKOK, 16 October 2020: The Pacific Asia Travel Association announced a new PATA executive board this week led by a former Hertz Asia Pacific regional chief Soon-Hwa Wong. He takes over from Chris Bottrill...