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Exploring a holistic approach towards a complete visitor economy

BANGKOK, Thailand - Former Secretary of Tourism, Mexico and G20 pioneer, Ms. Gloria Guevara, and President of Boeing Southeast Asia and former US Ambassador to Thailand, Mr.

Travel and tourism included in G20 Leaders’ Declaration for first time

The G20 world leaders have, for the first time, recognized the importance of travel and tourism as a driver of jobs, growth, and economic recovery.

Streamlining the travel visa process

Visa facilitation is central to stimulating economic growth and job creation through tourism. The G20 can have a particularly important role to play in this respect.

International Council of Tourism Partners applauds G20 Tourism Ministers initiative

This week, Tourism Ministers of the G20 countries (neatly called “T20”), will meet, together with the heads of UNWTO, WTTC, PATA, and others, to finalize a proposed input to next month’s Heads o

UN welcomes G20 decision aimed at boosting food security

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed today’s declaration adopted by the Group of 20 (G20) as a message that the world’s largest economies are serious about helping the poor and s

G20 leaders urged to invest in “green” economy

(eTN) - In what the United Nations calls a “continued push to keep the poorest and most vulnerable at the forefront of international discussions,” Ban Ki-moon, UN’s secretary general, over the w

2010 G20 business leadership conference slated for Toronto

In conjunction with the upcoming G20 Summit in Canada, an innovative conference is being held themed, “G20 Business Leaders: Partnering with Africa’s Dynamic Markets,” and takes place at the Mar

South Korea to host G20 tourism ministers’ forum

SEOUL - South Korea has been selected as the host country for the "T-20" forum, a meeting of tourism ministers from the G20 member countries, the culture ministry said Thursday.

Capitalism has to be changed, French President Sarkozy says

In his opening address at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, being held in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland on Thursday, January 27, 2010, President Nicolas Sarkozy of France said that it will not be

Belize prime minister says promises made By G20 leaders have not...

BELMOPAN, Belize - Belize prime minister, Dean Barrow, insists the promises made by members of the G20 group of nations have not been fulfilled.

China can lead tourism’s support of the G20 program

Tourism and travel can support the G20 stimulation programs. It creates jobs, boosts development, and promotes open, two-way trade.