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The “big daddy” of tourism organizations speaks

eTN 2.0: Tourism Leaders The “big daddy” of tourism organizations speaks

Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

The global travel and tourism industry cannot contend that Geoffrey Lipman is an industry luminary who has held key positions in some of the biggest trade organizations today.

On Japan tourism, what PATA gets wrong, WTTC sets right

Japan-Korea Conflict On Japan tourism, what PATA gets wrong, WTTC sets right

Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

I have great respect for Martin Craigs, the chairman of the Pacific Asia Travel Association, as he and I see eye-to-eye on most issues concerning travel and tourism policies or non-policy by ...

Conferencing with UNWTO, WTTC and JATA

Who Did It Best? Conferencing with UNWTO, WTTC and JATA

Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

Covering three major global travel and tourism industry events in the span of three weeks took most of my August and September.

Thailand: We have no problems with beauty pageants, in all genders

Miss World Controversy Thailand: We have no problems with beauty pageants, in all genders

Nelson Alcantara, editor-in-chief

The controversy over Indonesia hosting the Miss World beauty pageant is something Thailand can’t relate to.

Travel and tourism: Weapon against terrorism?

Terrorism and Tourism Travel and tourism: Weapon against terrorism?

Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

David Scowsill, president & CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), has said “travel and tourism drives peace in the war against terrorism” during his speech today at the ...

WTTC president to discuss impact of Nairobi siege on tourism

Nairobi Mall Siege WTTC president to discuss impact of Nairobi siege on tourism

Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

David Scowsill, president of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), will discuss the impact of the Nairobi siege on tourism at 12:00 noon today, Nairobi time, the organizers of the ongoing ...

Egypt:  Arab Spring gone wrong?

Tourism Resilience Egypt: Arab Spring gone wrong?

Nelson Alcantara, editor-in-chief

Since 2011, Egypt has had various transformations and through the process, the beleaguered country’s travel and tourism industry has done its best to stay resilient.

Sir David Frost has them laughing out loud at WTTC

World Travel and Tourism Summit delegates enjoy humorous presentation Sir David Frost has them laughing out loud at WTTC

ABU DHABI - Sir David Frost had the audience laughing out loud, when he spoke on the last day of the 13th World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit.

Using social media to personalize tourism’s message

social media session at World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit 2013 Using social media to personalize tourism’s message

The collective opinion of a panel of technology trailblazers speaking at the popular technology and social media session held as part of the two-day World Travel & Tourism Council Global ...

Global Summit presents vision for the future of aviation

Etihad chief speaks at world travel & tourism council event Global Summit presents vision for the future of aviation

Speaking in Abu Dhabi today at the World Travel and Tourism Council Global Summit, Etihad Airways’ President and Chief Executive Officer, James Hogan, told more than 800 senior travel executives ...

To sustain destinations, travelers must have an emotional connection

WTTC session addresses saving natural resources To sustain destinations, travelers must have an emotional connection

ABU DHABI - Actress and activist, Daryl Hannah, who spoke during an eco session at the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) 13th Global Summit said the goal of travel and tourism should be to ...

Modeling tourism business after Chinese hospitality

World Travel & Tourism Council Keynote Speech Modeling tourism business after Chinese hospitality

The Vice President of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), Dr.

WTTC President says the time for leadership is now

World Travel and Tourism Council Abu Dhabi Summit WTTC President says the time for leadership is now

In his closing speech at the 13th WTTC Global Summit in Abu Dhabi, David Scowsill, the President & CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) explained that, by 2050, there will be 3 ...

US President Clinton shares his views with travel & tourism leaders attending the WTTC summit in Abu Dhabi

Travel and tourism industry has potential to challenge global economic interdependence and influence course of 21st century US President Clinton shares his views with travel & tourism leaders attending the WTTC summit in Abu Dhabi

In his keynote address, US President Clinton addressed the 1,000 international delegates of senior tourism leaders at the 13th annual World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit (WTTC) in Abu ...

WTTC Chairman Michael Frenzel  declares Abu Dhabi summit open

TUI Deutschland and TUIfly declares Global Chairman opening remarks at WTTC WTTC Chairman Michael Frenzel declares Abu Dhabi summit open

Michael Frenzel, Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of TUI Deutschland GmbH and TUIfly GmbH and Chairman of the World Travel & Tourism Council, declared the WTTC’s 13th Global Travel & ...

WTTC: Travel & Tourism industry must grasp the mantle of leadership in order to influence

David Scowsill, World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) CEO & president speaks at the opening in Abu Dhabi, UAE WTTC: Travel & Tourism industry must grasp the mantle of leadership in order to influence

David Scowsill, President and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), is calling on the global Travel & Tourism industry “to grasp the mantle of leadership in order to ...

The current state of the Travel & Tourism industry

Global Travel & Tourism The current state of the Travel & Tourism industry

David Scowsill, WTTC’s President and CEO

Travel & Tourism, one of the world’s largest industries, outperformed the global economy in 2012 and grew faster than many other notable industries such as manufacturing, financial services, ...

2012 again demonstrated how resilient travel and tourism industry is, WTTC president says

Breaking News 2012 again demonstrated how resilient travel and tourism industry is, WTTC president says

Nelson Alcantara, Editor-in-Chief

(eTN) - Fresh off the release of the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) favorable 2012 global travel and tourism industry economic report, the organization’s president and CEO, David ...

PATA and WTTC outline united agenda for total travel industry chain

organizations reveal next advocacy steps PATA and WTTC outline united agenda for total travel industry chain

BANGKOK, Thailand - Mr. Martin J. Craigs, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) CEO, and Mr.

WTTC reveals finalists for Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

World Travel and Tourism Council WTTC reveals finalists for Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has unveiled the twelve finalists for its 2013 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards.

Portugal President highlights importance of tourism on jobs and exports

Accepts Open letter from UNWTO and wTTC Portugal President highlights importance of tourism on jobs and exports

The President of Portugal, Anibal Cavaco Silva, has highlighted the importance of tourism to the country’s jobs and exports on the occasion of the presentation of the UN World Tourism ...

EU takes two steps forward and one step back on emissions trading

Implements one-year standstill on the global scheme EU takes two steps forward and one step back on emissions trading

“A very unexpected but very welcome development, which may now temporarily prevent a full scale trade war” is the response of World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) President and CEO, David ...

Latest figures from WTTC confirm resilience of global travel and tourism industry

forecasts boosted by strong growth and rising prosperity in emerging markets Latest figures from WTTC confirm resilience of global travel and tourism industry

Growth in the global travel and tourism industry in 2012 will be broadly in line with expectations set at the beginning of the year.

WTTC announces judges for 2013 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

World Travel and Tourism Council WTTC announces judges for 2013 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announced the judges for its prestigious 2013 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards.

Russia tourism supports almost as many jobs as financial sector

WTTC Research released at Moscow International Travel Forum Russia tourism supports almost as many jobs as financial sector

The travel and tourism industry in Russia is bigger than the size of automotive manufacturing industry and directly supports almost as many jobs as the financial sector.

No other destination in the world has attracted such huge interest as Hainan

great steps taken to develop Hainan as a world-class destination No other destination in the world has attracted such huge interest as Hainan

The Chinese province of Hainan is on track to become one of the world’s leading tourist resort destinations by 2021.

WTTC announces global call for award entries

World Travel and Tourism Council WTTC announces global call for award entries

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is inviting tourism businesses, organizations, and destinations worldwide to apply for its prestigious Tourism for Tomorrow Awards.

New plans to boost UK tourism

WTTC doubts desired effect will be achieved New plans to boost UK tourism

New plans announced to boost UK tourism are unlikely to have the desired effect unless much more fundamental reforms are implemented, says the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

WTTC urges avoidance of knee-jerk tourism tax hikes

world travel and tourism council makes case to eu finance ministers WTTC urges avoidance of knee-jerk tourism tax hikes

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has written to all 27 Finance Ministers in the European Union urging them to recognize the important role of the industry in stimulating economic ...

Remembering Lord Marshall of Knightsbridge

Colin Marshall: 1933-2012 Remembering Lord Marshall of Knightsbridge

Lord Marshall of Knightsbridge, previously Colin Marshall, was a Founding Member of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and a man who devoted his entire career to the travel and tourism ...

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