LONDON, 17 December 2020: The world cannot wait for the rollout of Covid-19 vaccines according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and major international industry bodies. WTTC, the Airports Council International (ACI), World Economic Forum...
BANGKOK, 11 September 2019: The chairman of the PATA Foundation, Peter Semone, quit abruptly last week, after heading the foundation for over five years Travel Impact Newswire reported Tuesday. Known for its in-depth analysis of...
MONTREAL, 29 April 2020:  The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on regulators to take urgent action to help civil aviation operate seamlessly and safely between states during the Covid-19 pandemic. To help facilitate the restart of...
BRUSSELS, 18 November 2019: Seamless travel makes for a popular talking point at travel conferences, but making it a reality for travellers is not proving to be that simple. The topic came up for...
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...
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, 8 February 2021: The World Travel & Tourism Council s calling for governments to abandon the concept of ‘high-risk countries’ and instead focus on how individual ‘high-risk travellers’ are treated at borders. WTTC,...
LONDON, 20 July 2020: The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has called for more consistent travel rules and Covid-19 advice by European countries to counter confusion by travellers and holidaymakers. Those journeying to Europe for...
AUCKLAND, 1 February 2019: Battling the negatives of overtourism is the watchword for a new association, the World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage, headquartered in New Zealand. Formed to protect heritage and culture,...
BANGKOK, 9 March 2020: It seems like an eternity, but just a year ago the Pacific Asia Travel Association's CEO, Mario Hardy, raised the spectre of a crisis that would see Chinese tourist arrivals crash through the...