KUALA LUMPUR, 1 February 2021: The Covid-19 pandemic decimated international airline travel in 2020, but air cargo represents a silver lining that could play a vital role in recovery, according to traffic results for 2020 released at the weekend by...

IATA has seen the light

GENEVA, 29 January 2021: Governments must accelerate the introduction of global standards for vaccination snd testing certificate according to The International Air Transport Association latest assessment. IATA says governments must partner with the air transport industry...
MÁLAGA, Spain, 28 January 2021: The 2021 Skal International Executive Board met virtually this week to outline a new set of goals while welcoming its new leadership. The Members of the Skal International Executive Board for 2021...
LONDON, 26 January 2021: The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), released major guidelines Monday focusing on how private sector organisations can implement health and hygiene protocols and improve public confidence...

AHRA names new board

SINGAPORE 26 January 2021: The ASEAN Hotel & Restaurant Association (AHRA) appointed a new board of directors at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) 21 January. It was also the first time that the regional hotel association held...
MADRID, 21 January 2021: The UN World Tourism Organization's Executive Council endorsed the selection of incumbent Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili for a second four-year term, 2022 to 2025. The Executive Council’s selection will be...
MADRID, 19 January 2021: UNWTO hosted its first ‘hybrid’ meeting of the year bringing together leaders from across the public and private sectors on Monday 18 January for the UNWTO Global Tourism Crisis Committee meeting.
LONDON, 14 January 2021: Unvaccinated travellers should not be discriminated against according to a statement from WTTC president and CEO Gloria Guevara. She said: “WTTC wholeheartedly supports testing on the departure of all travellers to ensure passengers...
MADRID, 21 December 2020: International arrivals fell by 72% over the first 10 months of 2020, with restrictions on travel, low consumer confidence and a global struggle to contain the Covid-19 virus, all contributing to the worst...
LONDON, 21 December 2020: Following its launch in May this year, the World Travel & Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, has now been adopted by 200 destinations around the world. WTTC, which represents the global Travel...