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...
SINGAPORE, 7 December 2020: Asia's top travel trade associations are calling on the region's governments to adopt measures outlined in an ICAO manual to ease quarantine rules that are crippling tourism economies. Backing the...
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, 3 December 2020: The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the Spanish Government successfully hosted a hybrid conference in La Palma, that focused on global tourism recovery and delivered a formal declaration on the way forward.
SINGAPORE, 3 December 2020: The World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH) has appointed Helena Egan and Shaun Vorster to its executive board, effective immediately. Egan joins as chief marketing and innovation officer while Vorster joins...
MADRID, 27 November 2020: The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative has welcomed 26 new signatories, according to lead partners the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the  United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. The new signatories include...
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...
MADRID, 9 November 2020: Tourism leaders who are UNWTO Affiliate Members gathered last week for high-level talks and an awards presentation during the World Tourism Organization 42nd Plenary Session, 6 November. The hybrid event with in-person and...
MADRID, 6 November 2020: Tourists will gain greater legal protection as consumers under new plans being advanced by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). UNWTO announced this week efforts to restore travel confidence through the adoption of...
LONDON, 22 October 2020: Opening the door to allow airport testing on departure is an encouraging sign according to World Travel & Tourism Council president and CEO Gloria Guevara. “We have been calling for rapid and...