Posts filtered by tags: World Travel Tourism Council WTTC[x]


 

WTTC responds to the latest announcement from the UK government

Julia Simpson, President & CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), said:
Tags: Travel, UK, Wttc, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC, Julia Simpson


U.S. economy faces daily loss of nearly $198 million due to travel restrictions

Miami, FL: Latest research conducted by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) on inbound international travel spend has found that the United States economy faces a daily potential loss of nearly $198 million should current border restrictions remain.
Tags: Travel, United States, Miami, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC


WTTC says there are just 30 days left for the UK government to save struggling travel businesses

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today warned the UK government that with the furlough scheme coming to an end, it has just 30 days left to save travel businesses which are struggling to survive.
Tags: Travel, UK, Wttc, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC


The World Travel & Tourism Council responds to the latest announcement from the Italian government

Julia Simpson, President & CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) said: “It’s a welcome and positive step by the Italian government to remove quarantine for those from the UK who are fully-jabbed. Quarantines are a relic of early COVID and are not needed for those who have chosen to be fully vaccinated."
Tags: Travel, UK, Tourism Council, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC, World Travel amp, Julia Simpson


WTTC calls for an end to the discredited travel traffic light system

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has called upon the UK government to finally bring an end to the widely discredited travel traffic light system.
Tags: Travel, UK, Wttc, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC


WTTC warns Sri Lankan economy could suffer a shortfall of more than LKR8.2 billion every month it’s on the UK’s ‘red list’ for travel

Research conducted by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed Sri Lanka’s economy could face losses of more than LKR260 million each day it remains on the UK’s disruptive and damaging ‘red list’ for travel.
Tags: Travel, UK, Sri Lanka, Wttc, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC


U.S. must approve AstraZeneca vaccine to rescue transatlantic travel with UK

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is calling upon the U.S. government to urgently speed up approval of the UK’s AstraZeneca vaccine to help restore vital transatlantic travel.
Tags: Travel, UK, Astrazeneca, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC


WTTC warns South African economy could see losses of ZAR 181 million for every week it’s on the UK’s ‘red list'

According to research conducted by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), the South African economy could face massive losses of more than ZAR 181 million every week it’s on the UK’s ‘red list’ for travel.
Tags: Travel, UK, Wttc, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC


WTTC expresses condolences to the people of Haiti

Virginia Messina, Senior Vice President WTTC said: “The thoughts of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), and its Members are with those who have been affected by the terrible hurricane in Haiti which has taken so many lives, and devasted thousands of families.“We send our sincere condolences to the families and loved ones of all those affected, and a message of sympathy to the Government.“WTTC and the global Travel & Tourism sector stand beside the people of Haiti and its government...
Tags: Travel, Haiti, Wttc, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC, Virginia messina


Egyptian Economy Faces Daily Losses of More than EGP 31 Million Due to UK ‘Red List’ Status, Says WTTC

Research conducted by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed that the Egyptian economy could face daily losses of more than EGP 31 million if it stays on the UK’s travel ‘red list’.
Tags: Travel, UK, Wttc, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC


UK Government Should Pay For Expensive PCR Tests Crippling The Travel & Tourism Sector

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) says the government should bear the cost of hugely expensive and unnecessary PCR tests for fully jabbed citizens, which are deterring Britons from travelling.
Tags: Travel, UK, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC


WTTC Report Signals How Travel & Tourism Can Help Eradicate Human Trafficking

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) launched a major new report which signals how the global Travel & Tourism sector can help eradicate human trafficking.
Tags: Travel, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC, WTTC Report Signals How Travel


New WTTC Report Provides Framework For Achieving Destination Stewardship

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today launched a major new report which reveals how destinations can grow responsibly, using the Destination Stewardship model.
Tags: Travel, Wttc, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC


WTTC Release Key Guidelines For Travel & Tourism Businesses To Advance The Prevention Of Illegal Wildlife Trade

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has released major new guidelines outlining how the global Travel & Tourism sector can work together to tackle illegal wildlife trade (IWT).
Tags: Travel, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC, WTTC Release Key Guidelines For Travel


WTTC And It’s A Penalty Announce Critical Partnership To Raise Awareness Of Human Trafficking

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and It’s a Penalty, have joined forces to raise awareness on human trafficking and collaborate to advance the fight to put an end to this global crime.
Tags: Travel, Wttc, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC


WTTC And Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health Release Insight Papers To Help Drive Sustainability In Travel & Tourism

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, and faculty and scientists of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, today release four research insight papers to support the pursuit of sustainability in Travel & Tourism.
Tags: Travel, Travel Tourism, Wttc, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC


WTTC And UNEP Release New Report On Single-use Plastic Products To Advance Sustainability In Travel & Tourism

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), launch a major new report today, addressing the complex issue of single-use plastic products within Travel & Tourism.
Tags: Travel, UNEP, Wttc, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC, United Nations Environment Programme UNEP


New WTTC Campaign Shows The Importance Of International Travel To People And Businesses Around The World

A new campaign has today been launched by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) calling on governments around the world to restart international travel and enable the world to ‘Reunite’ once again.
Tags: Travel, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC


WTTC Projects 2M U.S. Jobs Could be Created This Year Should International Travel Resume This Summer

The latest research compiled by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), reveals that more than two million jobs could be created if international travel reopens before the busy summer period.
Tags: Travel, Wttc, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC


Over half a million UK Travel & Tourism jobs could be lost if significant international travel remains off limits this summer

Up to half a million jobs could be lost in the UK Travel & Tourism sector if the government fails to significantly reopen international travel as soon as possible, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) warned.
Tags: Travel, UK, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC, UK Travel amp


WTTC Global Summit Showed The World How Major Live Corporate Events And Conferences Can Be Staged Safely

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) successfully and safely staged the world’s first major live international business conference in the COVID-19 era in Cancun, Mexico, last month.
Tags: Travel, Wttc, CANCUN Mexico, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC


Thailand, Barbados, And Cyprus Join More Than 275 Destinations To Adopt The WTTC Safe Travels Stamp

Following its launch just 12 months ago, the highly popular Safe Travels stamp from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has now been adopted by more than 275 destinations around the world.
Tags: Travel, Wttc, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC, Thailand Barbados


WTTC Announces Leadership Changes

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, announces the departure of Gloria Guevara after four years leading the global tourism body.
Tags: Travel, Wttc, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC, Gloria Guevara


WTTC Data Shows U.S. Maintains Position as Biggest Travel & Tourism Market Despite Suffering 41% Slide in GDP

Latest data from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) shows the U.S. maintained its position as the largest global Travel & Tourism market, despite suffering a huge 41% fall in GDP last year.
Tags: Travel, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC


WTTC And Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health Release Two Innovative Case Studies On The Importance Of Sustainability Leadership In Travel & Tourism

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, and faculty and scientists of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, today release two vital case studies on Sustainability Leadership by The Travel Corporation (TTC) and Intrepid Travel.
Tags: Travel, Wttc, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC, Travel Corporation TTC, Harvard T H Chan School Of Public Health Release


WTTC Requests Clear Rules And A Consistent Protocol For Mobility At The G20 Tourism Ministerial Meeting Hosted By Italy

Gloria Guevara, President & CEO of World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) gave an opening keynote speech at the G20 Tourism Ministers Meeting, as Ministers gathered to discuss the G20 Rome Guidelines for the Future of Tourism.
Tags: Travel, Italy, Wttc, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC, Gloria Guevara


WTTC reveals U.S. Travel & Tourism sector suffered loss of $766 billion in 2020

The annual Economic Impact Report (EIR) from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today revealed the U.S. Travel & Tourism sector suffered a significant loss of $766 billion* in 2020.
Tags: Travel, Wttc, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC, U S Travel Tourism, U S Travel amp


WTTC, Carnival Corporation And Hilton Present The 2021 Global Scientific Summit On COVID-19

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) - together with the world's largest cruise company, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), and the leading global hospitality company Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) - today announced the 2021 Global Scientific Summit on COVID-19.
Tags: Travel, CCL, Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc NYSE, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC, Carnival Corporation plc NYSE LSE, WTTC Carnival Corporation


WTTC Calls On Europe To Ramp Up Vaccine Rollouts

Gloria Guevara, President & CEO, WTTC said: "The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) calls upon governments across Europe to ramp up the rollout of vaccines following regulators giving their approval for the safe use of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Wttc, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC, Gloria Guevara


WTTC Welcomes European Commission’s Proposal For The EU Wide Digital Green Certificate

Gloria Guevara, President & CEO, WTTC said: "The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and its Members say the proposal from the European Commission, which would see all EU member states adopt the Digital Green Certificate, is a major step towards the recovery of Travel & Tourism in the region.
Tags: Travel, Eu, European Commission, Wttc, World Travel Tourism Council WTTC, Gloria Guevara, WTTC Welcomes European Commission, EU Wide Digital Green Certificate, Digital Green Certificate