MADRID, 19 February 2021: Startups from around the world have been recognised for their contributions to sustainable and responsible tourism in the UNWTO SDGs Global Startup Competition. The competition, supported by the United Nations Innovation Network, attracted...
LONDON, 15 February 2021: The World Travel & Tourism Council has released a study illustrating the industry’s role as a driver of social impact. WTTC's Social Impact Paper shows tourism drives economic growth and enhances...
BANGKOK, 9 February 2021: The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office has appointed two former tourism ministers from the Mekong region to head the selection committee to choose the 2021 winner of the Mekong Heroes’ award project.
JAKARTA, 9 February 20231 Indonesia has been appointed to lead the ASEAN Travel Corridor Arrangement Task Force (ATCAF) according to the latest news from the ASEAN secretariat. The scheme is expected to open...
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,...
PHNOM PENH, 8 February 2021: Southeast Asia’s tourism urgently needs a kickstart before the end of the second quarter to avoid collapse, according to the ASEAN Tourism Association that represents private tourism sector organisations across the 10-country region.
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...