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Travel and tourism: Weapon against terrorism?

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 ongoing Africa

David Scowsill Speech at Africa Hotel Investment Forum

Editor's Note: In the last two months, eTN has had the opportunity to attend three major global travel and tourism industry events.

WTTC president to discuss impact of Nairobi siege on tourism

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 Africa

Nairobi siege goes on, says veteran travel journalist

Peter Greenberg, veteran travel journalist, currently in Nairobi, Kenya, for the ongoing Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF), has issued an update on the Nairobi siege situation through his Facebook

WTTC boss on why Egypt travel ban is unjust

David Scowsill, president and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council, has always been vocal about his support for Egypt’s travel and tourism industry despite the uncertainties the beleaguered cou

Egypt: Arab Spring gone wrong?

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.

Japan takes on most ambitious travel show yet

TOKYO (eTN) - Japan’s largest travel show, JATA TABIHAKU, is being here held here in the Japanese capital city beginning today, Thursday, September 12, 2013, and will run until Sunday, September 15,

Brevity is king at WTTC’s 2013 Global Summit

ABU DHABI (eTN) - The first day of this year's edition of the World Travel & Tourism Council's Global Summit has come and gone, but the words uttered by some of the most influential names in the busin

The current state of the Travel & Tourism industry

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, communi

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

(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 Scowsill

Jordan Conference: Day One Remarks

Event: Seizing Tourism Market Opportunities in Times of Rapid Change Venue: King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center (Dead Sea, Jordan)Opening Ceremony:

United Kingdom’s APD: Tax from hell?

(eTN) - The increase in United Kingdom’s Air Passenger Duty on April 1 has become a major cause of contention between the UK government and the global travel and tourism industry.

Report Card: Taleb Rifai on being the UNWTO secretary general

ETN: You’ve been in office for almost two years, how is it going?

Situation in Egypt

Egypt is one of the most successful destinations of recent years, working to attract new tourism business despite frequent crises.

World Travel and Tourism Council appoints David Scowsill president and CEO

NEW YORK, NY - The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) today announced the appointment of David Scowsill as its new president and CEO.