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...
LONDON, 28 May 2018: The World Travel & Tourism Council invited transport ministers attending the annual International Transport Forum in Leipzig, Germany, to partner with the tourism sector to implement biometrics to make travel more efficient and secure. Speaking to...
MUMBAI 28 February 2019: Skal International Mumbai South was inaugurated on 22 February at a ceremony hosted at the ITC Maratha hotel, Mumbai International Airport. It’s the second club in Mumbai started with 35 members, who...
MADRID, 29 August 2019: Buenos Aires is the latest city to join the International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO), an initiative of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to help destinations to monitor and manage tourism in...
BANGKOK, 13 April 2020: The Pacific Asia Travel Association is launching an in-depth survey to gauge the impact of Covid-19 on travel and hospitality organisations in the Asia-Pacific. PATA is asking industry stakeholders to take...
BANGKOK, 3 March 2015: Details of a new tourism marketing strategy and action plan for the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) were released 27 February at a workshop supported by the Asian Development Bank and the Thailand Ministry of Tourism...
SINGAPORE, 4 February 2020: Singapore Tourism Board introduced measures to help tourism businesses combat the impact of the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV) at the weekend.  STB said it would waive licence fees for hotels, travel agents and...
LONDON, 13 July 2020:  The World Travel & Tourism Council has called upon all travellers to don protective face masks to show they ‘wear to care’ in the new normal of travelling. As countries transition from lockdowns...
BANGKOK, 3 April 2020: The Covid-19 crisis has handed the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s CEO, Mario Hardy, a six-month extension of his work contract to 31 May 2021. He was due to step down 31 December...
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...