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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

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 Summit 2013,

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 tha

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 touch t

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

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 billion peo

Predicting the future of global travel and tourism

ABU DHABI – "The trends of the future will be demographic, economic, and ecological… Globalization is the most progressive, powerful force we've ever seen, but it needs to be managed," said Profes

US President Clinton shares his views with travel & tourism leaders...

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 Dhabi.

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 & Tourism Summi

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.

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

“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 Scowsil

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

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

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

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...

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

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

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

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 growth and j

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 industry

Healthy growth projected for UAE tourism and shopping sectors

The UAE’s tourism and shopping sector has been projected to grow at a healthy 6.5 per cent annually until 2021, according to a study by the World Travel and Tourism Council.

Balancing people, planet and profits

The travel and tourism industry must act together and speak with one voice to create a green future.

Unified methodology to measure hotel carbon footprint

The International Tourism Partnership (ITP) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), in collaboration with 23 leading global hospitality companies, are today launching a methodology to calculate

Contribution of tourism to GDP in UK shows fastest growth

The travel and tourism industry in the UK is nearly 5 times the size of automotive manufacturing and supports almost as many jobs as the financial sector.

WTTC packs in 3 days for participants in Mexico

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Americas Summit closed today after three packed days in Riviera Maya, Mexico.

Travel and tourism contributes nearly USD2 trillion to America GDP

The travel and tourism industry in the Americas region is three times the size of automotive manufacturing and roughly one-third larger than chemicals manufacturing and mining.

Mexico to welcome leaders from T20 and World Travel and Tourism...

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Mexico's Ministry of Tourism and the Mexico Tourism Board are pleased to welcome this week, the leaders of the T20 and the WTTC, to Merida and the Riviera Maya for two high level

WTTC Americas Summit announces Robert Redford to speak

Robert Redford, Hollywood legend, and Roberto Hernández Ramirez, Chairman of the Board, Banco Nacional de Mexico, SA, and former CEO of Banamex, are the latest in a long line of distinguished speaker

World Travel and Tourism Council Americas Summit draws big keynote speakers

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today announced that keynote speakers at its inaugural Americas Summit will include President of Mexico, Felipe Calderón, and Mexican telecoms billionaire an

Travel and tourism leaders to unite at WTTC Americas Summit

The Americas Summit of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) will unite for the first time travel and tourism leaders from across the western hemisphere in Mexico’s Riviera Maya next month.

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