The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) unveiled today its first-ever global Travel & Tourism report focussing on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) during its Global Summit, taking place in Kigali.
At its Global Summit in Kigali today, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), in collaboration with VFS Global, revealed that the African Travel & Tourism sector could add US$168BN to the continent’s economy and create over 18 million new jobs.
As the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) 23rd Global Summit kicked off in Kigali today, WTTC President & CEO Julia Simpson revealed that the global Travel & Tourism sector is making a robust comeback, bouncing back to the pre-pandemic vigour of 2019.
In a defining moment for the global Travel & Tourism sector, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the Sustainable Tourism Global Center (STGC) initiated by the Ministry of Tourism of Saudi Arabia today released the latest industry-shaping Environmental Impact Research data.
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) have today announced a major new partnership, aligning to establish a structured framework for hotel sustainability, leading to GSTC Certification.
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) commemorated World Tourism Day in collaboration with the Puerto Rico Tourism Company, highlighting the exceptional growth and commitment of Puerto Rico in promoting sustainable travel.
In a milestone event that promises to reshape the contours of the global Travel & Tourism sector, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today unveils the bold theme and agenda for WTTC’s 23rd Global Summit taking place in Kigali, Rwanda: “Building Bridges to a Sustainable Future”.
The Travel & Tourism sector entered 2023 like a marathon runner hitting the last six miles of a race. It fought its way through almost two years of the COVID-19 pandemic — only to be overwhelmed, as the disease waned, by an unprecedented surge in travel by people tired of quarantines and lockdowns. With many in the sector still struggling to fill their workforces to handle this significant uptake of travel, big and small companies alike now face their next challenge — the accelerating transition from voluntary to mandatory sustainability reporting. Are they ready for it?
The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) 2023 Economic Impact Research (EIR) today reveals the UK Travel & Tourism sector is forecast to exceed the 2019 peak this year.