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Tag: World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)

  • Friday, November 26th 2021 - 09:56 UTC

    Falkland Islands' Tourism awarded the Safe Travels from WTTC

    As the tourism industry rebuilds following the COVID-19 pandemic, very high standards of health and hygiene are expected to be adopted by all tourism businesses around the world.

  • Tuesday, February 5th 2019 - 06:15 UTC

    Impact of a “no deal Brexit” for the tourism industry and jobs in UK

    According to WTTC, in the UK, the tourism sector contributes £213.8 billion to GDP (10.5% of total) and supports four million jobs (11.6% of total)

    Over 300,000 jobs could be at risk in the Travel & Tourism sector in the United Kingdom and almost 400,000 in Europe if the UK leaves the EU without a deal on 29 March, according to a new analysis from the World Travel & Tourism Council released on Monday. A “No Deal” Brexit would have a damaging impact on one of the UK’s most important economic sectors.

  • Saturday, July 7th 2018 - 06:30 UTC

    World Travel & Tourism Council congratulates EU on the ETIAS visa scheme

    We see this as an important first step in the digitalization of travel, stated Gloria Guevara, President & CEO World Travel & Tourism Council.

    The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has congratulated the EU on the adoption of the new European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS), a pre-authorization system which allows the EU to know who is entering the EU, from where and if they pose a risk to EU security.

  • Thursday, April 19th 2018 - 10:07 UTC

    President Macri recognized as first World Leader for Travel & Tourism

    Macri's clear message of Argentina being ‘open for business’ has benefited tourism enormously, underlined Gloria Guevara Manzo, WTTC president and CEO

    President Mauricio Macri of Argentina was recognized by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) at its first World Leader for Travel & Tourism. The recognition was announced at the opening ceremony of the 2018 WTTC Global Summit which is taking place on 18 and 19 April in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • Sunday, April 1st 2018 - 09:45 UTC

    Argentina welcomes 2018 WTTC Global Summit

    The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)’s 2018 Global Summit will take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 18-19 April.Industry leaders from public and private sector will discuss the theme of ‘Our People, Our World, Our Future’, debating how the sector is placed to create sustainable jobs in a future of transformational technology, increasing environmental pressures, and in a world where security concerns are paramount.

  • Monday, September 3rd 2012 - 05:46 UTC

    Praise for President Cristina Fernandez from UN World Tourism Organization

    The UNWTO delegation presents the Argentine president the Open Letter addressed to global leaders

    Argentine President Cristina Fernández underlined the importance of tourism as a sector able to “generate decent work and wealth across the entire country” on receiving the UNWTO/World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Open Letter on Tourism.