BRUSSELS, 15 June 2020: The Global Business Travel Association, welcomes the European Commission's guidelines on how to resume travel to the Schengen area safely. However, despite the recommendation to gradually start reopening external borders starting...
MADRID, 20 April 2020: The Global Tourism Crisis Committee has united behind the World Tourism Organisation’s rallying cry for governments to “go beyond words” and begin taking decisive action to safeguard the millions of jobs under threat as a result...

Spain wins UNWTO award

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, 16 September 2019: The Spanish city of San Sebastian was awarded the 2019 World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) prize for Public Policy and Governance at a ceremony attended by leaders of the global tourism sector...
MANILA, 16 October 2020: ASEANTA, the umbrella trade association for the 10 ASEAN countries calls for the introduction of green corridors within the region to encourage "risk-free travel between major destinations. Commenting on the...
BANGKOK, 6 September 2019: Asian Development Bank and the Pacific Asia Travel Association are teaming up with Plug and Play, an open platform that develops technologies to supports startups in the sustainable tourism sector across Asia. By...
GENEVA, 22 May 2020: Airports Council International (ACI) World and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have called on governments to ensure any new measures introduced for airports and airlines in the wake of COVID-19 are supported by scientific evidence...
ALEXANDRIA, USA, 14 September 2020: Leading travel and aviation industry groups in the US have called on the government to take coordinated and deliberate action to reopen international travel markets safely. Leading the call for action Global...
ST PETERSBURG, 13 September 2019: The 23rd Session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) closes today 13 September in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation. More than 1,000 participants from 124 countries = travelled to...
GENEVA, 16 December 2019: The International Air Transport Association forecast that the global airline industry will produce a net profit of USD29.3 billion in 2020 bettering the 2019 performance. It will represent an improvement over an...
ALEXANDRIA, USA, 21 July 2020: The Global Business Travel Association announced Monday that the third-party investigation into professional work conduct allegations against Scott Solombrino, GBTA’s CEO, has concluded no misconduct or legal wrongdoing on his part. In...