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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

WTTC CEO closes Global Summit in Tokyo

Tourism is a “force for good in the world that is respected and welcomed by all,” according to David Scowsill, President and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) at the close of the Gl

Stimulating travel demand with improved visa procedures

The leaders of the travel and tourism industry attending the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) 12th Global Summit in Tokyo, Japan, today actively committed to work together to have governments

International professionals gather for opening of WTTC in Tokyo

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) 12th Global Summit opened today with 1,200 international and Japanese industry professionals and government leaders from around the world gathered at the

Japan’s Prime Minister delivers opening speech at WTTC Global Summit

“Tourism is the frontier for Japan.” That was the message delivered by Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda of Japan to the 1,200 delegates assembled for the start of the Opening Ceremony of the 12th WTT

Travel and tourism professionals and government leaders gather in Sendai

The joint World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Sendai Recovery and Asia Outlook Forum opens today with almost 500 industry professionals and government

WTTC tackles some of the biggest questions in the industry

It is only two months until 1,000 travel and tourism leaders will gather in Sendai and Tokyo from April 16-19 to discuss and debate some major issues facing the industry, during the World Travel & Tou

WTTC chief expects Abu Dhabi to be an echanting destination for...

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today announced that it will hold its 13th Global Summit in Abu Dhabi in April/May 2013.

World Travel and Tourism Council supporting recovery of Japan

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) confirmed that a substantial part of the 12th WTTC Global Summit will be held in Sendai, northeast Japan.

Eleven lessons from Vegas

Participants to this year’s edition of the World Travel & Tourism Council annual global summit, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, took away much more than the usual lessons discussed during the two-day eve

WTTC says its work is far from done, gov’ts “do not...

BEIJING, China (eTN) - At the ongoing World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) annual global summit, which is being held in China's capital city of Beijing, the organization that is comprised of about 10

Positive growth ahead for Dubai despite economic meltdown, tourism officials say

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (eTN) - Despite the threat of a global economic slowdown, signs are positive for continued growth in the world’s fastest-growing city of Dubai.