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WTTC research reveals Travel & Tourism sector’s contribution to France’s GDP dropped by €103 billion in 2020

The World Travel & Tourism Council's annual Economic Impact Report (EIR) today reveals the dramatic impact COVID-19 had on France's Travel & Tourism sector, wiping out €103 billion from the nation's economy.


WTTC research reveals Travel & Tourism sector’s contribution to Italy’s GDP dropped by €121 billion in 2020

The World Travel & Tourism Council's annual Economic Impact Report (EIR) today reveals that the dramatic collapse of Italy's Travel & Tourism sector has wiped out a staggering €120.6 billion from the nation's economy.


WTTC Research Reveals Travel & Tourism Sector’s Contribution To UK GDP Slumped A Shocking £148 Billion In 2020

The World Travel & Tourism Council's annual Economic Impact Report (EIR) today reveals that the dramatic collapse of the UK's Travel & Tourism sector has wiped out a staggering £148 billion from the UK economy.
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WTTC Research Reveals Global Travel & Tourism Sector Suffered A Loss Of Almost US$4.5 Trillion In 2020 Due To The Impact Of COVID-19

The World Travel & Tourism Council's annual Economic Impact Report (EIR) today reveals the full devastating impact of COVID-19 had on the global Travel & Tourism sector last year, which suffered a massive loss of almost US$4.5 trillion.
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WTTC calls on EU leadership during Tourism Minister Meeting

At the EU Tourism Ministers Meeting, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) called on leadership from the EU to save the Travel & Tourism sector which has been left in ruin by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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New Paper from WTTC shows importance of Travel & Tourism in driving global economy and enhancing social progress

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents global Travel & Tourism private sector, has released a new Social Impact Paper focusing on the Travel & Tourism sector, which has been compiled to showcase the importance of Travel & Tourism as a driver of social impact.
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WTTC hosts first virtual AGM with over 120 Members and WTTC Ambassadors in attendance

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, hosted its first ever virtual AGM, attended by more than 120 CEOs from across the globe, to discuss the progress made so far, the challenges our sector has faced through this pandemic, and the importance of international collaboration.
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WTTC is proud to present the second event in its One Voice series

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, presents its second in a series of Travel & Tourism focussed virtual events next week, with "One Voice - To Recovery & Beyond" taking place on 1 December.
Tags: Travel, Voice, Travel Tourism, Wttc, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC, Voice To Recovery Beyond


During historic G20 Tourism meeting, WTTC and global Travel & Tourism CEOs present plan to save 100 million jobs

In a historic first, G20 Tourism Ministers hosted more than 45 CEOs and Members of WTTC, who presented their plan to save the embattled Travel & Tourism sector and 100m jobs globally. View the plan.
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WTTC Calls For Leadership From Pm Boris Johnson, And Strong International Coordination To Save The Travel & Tourism Sector And The Global Economy

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has urgently called on the UK government for strong leadership and unprecedented international collaboration, to save the struggling Travel & Tourism sector and recover the millions of jobs already impacted.
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More Than 197m Travel & Tourism Jobs Will Be Lost Due To Prolonged Travel Restrictions, According To New Research From WTTC

More than 197 million jobs could be lost in the global Travel & Tourism sector if barriers to global travel, such as blanket anti-travel advisories and quarantine measures remain in place, according to new research from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). The devastating figure comes from WTTC economic modelling, which looks at the impact faced by the Travel & Tourism sector amid local and global travel restrictions as a result of COVID-19.
Tags: Travel, Travel Tourism, Wttc, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC, New Research From WTTC


‘Safe travels’ stamps for COVID-19

One question will be on the minds of all prospective travelers for the next few months: “Is this safe?” Whether it’s airplanes, hotels, or entire countries, travelers can’t really enjoy a vacation if they’re concerned about being infected by COVID-19. To give travelers peace of mind, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has designed “safe travels” stamps, which indicate that a tourism entity is abiding by WHO-issued safety protocols. Anyone involved in the tourism industry, including air...
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WTTC unveils “Safe Travels” – new global protocols to restart the Travel & Tourism sector

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector has unveiled a range of new worldwide measures to restart the sector.
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Only The G20 Can Drive Forward A Coordinated Recovery Response To The COVID-19 Crisis Says WTTC

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) calls upon G20 tourism ministers to lead a united and coordinated recovery for the Travel & Tourism sector out of the COVID-19 crisis.
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UK’s economic recovery will be powered by Travel & Tourism sector says WTTC

A major new report has revealed Travel & Tourism's crucial contribution to help kick-start, the UK's economic recovery once the COVID-19 pandemic has been successfully combatted.
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EU Travel & Tourism sector will be critical to the EU’s economic recovery, says WTTC

A major new report has revealed Travel & Tourism's crucial contribution to help re-energize the EU's economic recovery once the COVID-19 pandemic has been successfully combatted.
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Open Letter from WTTC to Governments

No one can doubt that we are in uncharted territory. The coronavirus pandemic means the world is facing a threat on multiple fronts not seen in peacetime. The Travel & Tourism sector is uniquely exposed, and we estimate 50 million jobs globally are at risk. To put it bluntly, Travel & Tourism is in a fight for survival.
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Co-ordination between public and private sectors is key to tackling the coronavirus, says WTTC

Co-operation between public and private sectors within Travel & Tourism is essential to mitigating the impact of the coronavirus, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council. The call from Gloria Guevara, President & CEO of World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), follows the World Health Organization's (WHO) declaration of coronavirus (2019-nCoV) as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Ms. Guevara, former Tourism Minister of Mexico, was closely involved in 2010 with the ...
Tags: Travel, Mexico, World Health Organization, Travel Tourism, Wttc, World Travel Tourism Council


WestJet Announces Flyre Festival

today announced that Canada's favourite airline may launch Flyre Festival, the world's first premium in-flight music festival, on April 1, 2020. Many of the airline's promised festival activities can be seen in a promotional video released today."Since the dawn of flying, humans have yearned for an immersive music festival at 35,000 feet," said Richard Bartrem, WestJet Vice-President Marketing Communications. "WestJet is giving the people what they want, and the experience will be impossible t...
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New Research Shows South Africa As Africa’s Largest Travel & Tourism Economy In 2018

Travel & Tourism in South Africa contributed 1.5 million jobs and ZAR425.8 billion to the economy in 2018, making it the largest tourism economy in Africa, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council's (WTTC) annual review of the economic impact and social importance of the sector released today.
Tags: Travel, Africa, South Africa, Travel Tourism, Wttc, World Travel Tourism Council, New Research Shows South Africa


WestJet's Christmas Miracle Goes Global in Search of Unique Traditions

WestJet today unveiled its Christmas Advent calendar alongside its Uniting Through Traditions video, that showcase global traditions and the importance of spending time with the ones you love this holiday season. Over a month, spanning 16 countries and six continents, Blue Santa took to WestJet's global skies to experience seasonal traditions and to spread holiday cheer. From Dec. 3-25, WestJet's Advent Calendar will showcase daily his discoveries from around the globe with the help from world...
Tags: Europe, Featured, Advertising, Canada, Travel & Tourism, Tripadvisor, North America, Halifax, Caribbean, Westjet, London England, North America Central America, Richard Bartrem, Gloria J, Christmas Commercials, Blue Santa


SAHIC Announces WTTC CEO David Scowsill as Keynote Speaker at SAHIC Cuba

The premier edition of SAHIC Cuba 2017 (http://www.sahiccuba.com) to be held in Havana, Cuba May 15- 16, 2016, has confirmed that CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Conference David Scowsill will be featured as the Conference's keynote speaker. During what will be a highly-anticipated conference session and before an audience of an expected 250 hospitality executives and investors interested in Cuba, Scowsill will speak about his vision for future development of projects and his view on...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Hilton, South America, Cuba, Central America, British Airways, Travel Tourism, Wttc, American Airlines, University Of Southampton, Havana Cuba, David Scowsill


3p Weekend: Bookmark These 7 Eco-Tourism Destinations

Have a case of wanderlust? Bookmark these seven eco-tourism hotspots, and keep them in mind when you finally cash in those vacation days.
Tags: Travel, 3p Weekend, Ecotourism, Tourism, Peru, Ecuador, Copenhagen, Costa Rica, Sustainable Travel, Travel-tourism, Positive Tourism, Responsible Travel, Eco-Tourism


Airbnb Hopes Big-Name Hires Can Salvage Its Image

Following a number of discrimination lawsuits, Airbnb's reputation is on shaky ground. The company hopes some notable hires, including former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, can turn things around. [Author: Leon Kaye]
Tags: Travel, Taxes, Eric Holder, Corporate Responsibility, Diversity, Leon Kaye, Sharing Economy, Airbnb, Discrimination, Lobbying, Travel-tourism, Inclusion


Small Group Tours are Transforming the Travel Industry

A quickly emerging market of small, specialized group tour operators offer a more sustainable, social, affordable and ultimately transformative experience for the traveler. [Author: Travis Noland]
Tags: Travel, Small Business, Corporate Responsibility, Corporate Social Responsibility, Society, Ecotourism, Tourism, Sustainable Development, Social Enterprise, Travel Industry, G Adventures, Sustainable Travel, Travel-tourism, Positive Tourism, Responsible Travel, Travis Noland


Sustainability on the Menu in Copenhagen: 3 Stand-Out Restaurants to Try

Forget Noma: Here are three great Copenhagen restaurants worth trying ... and they're deeply committed to sustainability, too! [Author: Jo Piazza]
Tags: Travel, Food, Restaurants, Corporate Social Responsibility, Food And Agriculture, Tourism, Copenhagen, Food & Agriculture, Sustainable Travel, Travel-tourism, Positive Tourism, Jo Piazza


Copenhagen’s Solar Boats Offer a Fun and Green Afternoon

Copenhagen's self-guided solar boat rental is a fantastic, and sustainable, way to see the city. [Author: Jo Piazza]
Tags: Travel, Startups, Transportation, Renewable Energy, Tourism, Denmark, Solar, Solar Power, Copenhagen, Cleantech, Travel Industry, Sustainable Travel, Travel-tourism, Positive Tourism, Jo Piazza


The Long Road to True Innovation

In today’s world, “innovation” is often synonymous with “fast.” But when the stakes are high, the mission is critical, and failure is not an option, the reality is innovation can take time. That doesn’t mean the outcome is any less disruptive.
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Technology, Innovation, Airline Industry, Aviation, Airlines, Cleantech, Travel Industry, Travel-tourism, Long Road


B-Lister’s Memoir of ‘Gap Year’ in Africa Makes the Case Against Voluntourism

Unfortunately for Louise Linton's future career prospects, the reception of her self-published book about a voluntourism stint in Zambia did not go well. Critics accused of her of describing a crassly fictionalized version of life in sub-Saharan Africa, and before long the hashtag #LintonLies was trending on Twitter. [Author: Leon Kaye]
Tags: Travel, Twitter, Africa, Social Media, Society, Ethics, Leon Kaye, Zambia, Volunteer, Volunteering, International Development, Social Enterprise, Volunteerism, Travel Industry, Sustainable Travel, Travel-tourism


JetBlue’s Purpose-Driven Campaigns Spark Conversation

During a divisive time, how can a company inspire people to lay aside personal opinions and do something for the greater good? JetBlue has an answer.
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Politics, Advertising, Marketing, Corporate Responsibility, Customer Engagement, Diversity, Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, Green Marketing, Society, Cause Marketing, Jetblue, Travel Industry, Advertising & Marketing



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