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Latest research from WTTC shows a 50% increase in jobs at risk in Travel & Tourism

Up to 75 million jobs are at immediate risk in global Travel & Tourism due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
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WTTC warns of 'catastrophic collapse' of travel and tourismWTTC warns of 'catastrophic collapse' of travel and tourism

G20 leaders urged to take urgent action to protect 75 million jobs at risk
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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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Travel and tourism in 'fight for survival'Travel and tourism in 'fight for survival'

WTTC issues warning of 50 million job losses
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Coronavirus puts up to 50 million Travel and Tourism jobs at risk says WTTC

The World Travel & Tourism Council says up to 50 million jobs in the Travel & Tourism sector are at risk due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Gloria Guevara, WTTC President & CEO, said: "WTTC figures show the stark impact on the Travel & Tourism sector of the present COVID-19 outbreak with analysis now suggesting that up to 50 million jobs are at risk in the sector globally".
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WTTC chief: 'Extreme' travel bans only add to coronavirus panicWTTC chief: 'Extreme' travel bans only add to coronavirus panic

CEO calls for measured response from governments
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WTTC's 20th Global Summit to Take Place 22-23 April in Cancun, Mexico

The World Travel & Tourism Council's 20th Global Summit will take place this year from 22-23 April in Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico.
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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 ...
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WTTC Announces Winners of 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is delighted to announce the 2019 leaders in sustainable tourism at the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards ceremony. The Awards, now in their 15th year, took place on April 3-4 at a special ceremony during the WTTC Global Summit in Seville, Spain, to celebrate inspirational, world-changing tourism initiatives from around the globe.
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Tourism for Tomorrow awards 2019: winners and finalists

The world’s best sustainable tourism projects and change-makers across the developing world honouredOn April 5, the World Travel and Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Global Summit in Seville celebrated the world’s most inspiring sustainable travel organisations. Now in its 15th year, the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards champion change-makers; from an Indian hotel chain employing marginalised members of society to a not-for-profit organisation that has saved 1.7 million turtle hatchlings in Central and South...
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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.
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Eye on Travel–The Year in Travel–December 29, 2018

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Eye on Travel–The Year in Travel–December 29, 2018 This week, Eye on Travel looks back–and forward–with a special year ender show–featuring some of our greatest hits and favorite guests. Peter also weighs in with his annual New Years travel resolutions–not... Read More... The post Eye on Travel–The Year in Travel–December 29, 2018 appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
Tags: Travel, London, Washington Dc, Library Of Congress, Southwest Airlines, Travel + Leisure, Buenos Aires, Radio Show, Wttc, Peter, Costas Christ, Simon Calder, Anaheim, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, Patrick Smith


Eye on Travel –WTTC European Leaders Forum and Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal–October 13, 2018

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Eye on Travel –WTTC European Leaders Forum and Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal–October 13, 2018 This week, Eye on Travel broadcasts from the first World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) European Leaders Forum — and from the Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal. Joining Peter is Greece Minister of... Read More... The post Eye on Travel –WTTC European Leaders Forum and Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Hotel in Lisbon, Port...
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How Social Media Influencers Can Use Their Power to Combat Overtourism

Can social media influencers on Instagram use their sharing and promotional power – something which helped accelerate overtourism – to affect and shift traveler decisions for positive impact? We offer a set of tips and considerations that each of us — professional influencers as well as everyday social media users – can employ to be part of a solution to overtourism. Have you ever been inspired to visit a travel destination or set off on an experience just because you saw it on Instagram? Hav...
Tags: Travel, Instagram, Social Media, United Kingdom, Kyrgyzstan, Ethiopia, Cambodia, Wttc, Sustainable Tourism, Koh Rong, Ladakh, Koh Rong Cambodia, Barbie Savior, TravelCon, Karakol Osh South Shore of Lake Issyk Kul, Tomas Frydrych


Radio Guest List–WTTC European Leaders Forum and Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal–October 13, 2018

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Radio Guest List–WTTC European Leaders Forum and Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal–October 13, 2018 This week, Eye on Travel broadcasts from the first World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) European Leaders Forum — and from the Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal. Joining Peter is Greece Minister of... Read More... The post Radio Guest List–WTTC European Leaders Forum and Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Hotel in Lisbon, ...
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Radio Guest List–WTTC European Leaders Forum and Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal–October 13, 2018

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Radio Guest List–WTTC European Leaders Forum and Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal–October 13, 2018 This week, Eye on Travel broadcasts from the first World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) European Leaders Forum — and from the Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal. Joining Peter is Greece... Read More... The post Radio Guest List–WTTC European Leaders Forum and Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal–Oct...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Greece, Portugal, Lisbon, Guest List, Wttc, Peter, Peter Greenberg, Lisbon Portugal, Radio Show Guest List, Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Hotel, Eye on Travel


Travel News: October 8, 2018

Royal Caribbean Issues Refunds After Cruise Gets Out of Control Travel Pulse Officials from Royal Caribbean International have apologized and reimbursed passengers on a September cruise after the ship became a floating bachelor party. According to 9news.com.au, the Voyager of the Seas was preparing for a three-night sailing near Australia when an estimated 1,300 employees from Indian tobacco company Kamla Pasand boarded the vessel and began to party. The group of mostly men overwhelmed the pool...
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Traveling in the Age of Overtourism: 10 Ways Travelers Can Help

Accelerating tourism growth and the threat of overtourism are here to stay. This is our advice on how to travel better in the age of overtourism — tips and actions which will improve your travel experiences and also help to reduce pressure on the places you visit. Overtourism. This may mark your first encounter with the term describing how rapidly increasing tourist traffic in popular travel destinations immiserates both locals and travelers, but it won’t be your last. The look and feel of ...
Tags: Travel, Instagram, Bali, China, Berlin, India, Barcelona, Thailand, Prague, Philippines, Paris, Italy, Peru, Venice, Travel Tips, Haiti


IATA and WTTC to work together on biometrics

Partnership aims to create seamless passenger experience
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WTTC: Hurricanes cost Caribbean USD741 million in tourism revenue

800,000 fewer visitors cane due to hurricane impact
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WTTC report highlights economic importance of UK travel sector

But recent growth is due to sustained weakness of sterling
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