Tag: World Travel & Tourism Council

FITUR 2020 celebrates its 40th anniversary with its most professional and international edition

FITUR 2020 celebrates its 40th anniversary with its most professional and international edition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 15:19 0

The next edition of FITUR, organised by IFEMA, will take place at Feria de Madrid from the 22 to 26 January 2020, and is looking ... Read More

Pamela Arway and Kurt Ekert appointed to Board of Directors of Carlson Inc.

Pamela Arway and Kurt Ekert appointed to Board of Directors of Carlson Inc.

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 00:30 0

Carlson Inc., an international travel management company and private investment firm, announces the appointments of Pamela Arway and Kurt Ekert to the Board of Directors, ... Read More

WTTC: South Africa Africa’s largest Travel & Tourism economy in 2018

WTTC: South Africa Africa’s largest Travel & Tourism economy in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 17:20 0

Travel & Tourism in South Africa contributed 1.5 million jobs and ZAR425.8 billion to the economy in 2018, making it the largest tourism economy in ... Read More

Botswana tourism now accounts for one in seven dollars in the economy

Botswana tourism now accounts for one in seven dollars in the economy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:31 0

Botswana’s Travel & Tourism economy grew 3.4% to exceed $2.5 billion in 2018, and now contributes nearly one in every seven dollars in the country’s ... Read More

Ethiopia records biggest growth of Travel & Tourism in the world

Ethiopia records biggest growth of Travel & Tourism in the world

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 15:30 1

Ethiopia’s Travel & Tourism economy grew by 48.6% in 2018, the largest of any country in the world, according to the World Travel & Tourism ... Read More

“An inspirational story”:  Rwanda’s Travel & Tourism economy up 14% in 2018

“An inspirational story”: Rwanda’s Travel & Tourism economy up 14% in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 15:20 0

The Travel & Tourism economy of Rwanda grew by 13.8% last year – one of the fastest rates in the world, according to the World ... Read More

VIA Outlets to introduce their shopping destinations at World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit

VIA Outlets to introduce their shopping destinations at World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 17:02 0

VIA Outlets – the newest and fastest growing owner operator of outlet shopping destinations in Europe – will introduce its exceptional portfolio of destinations at ... Read More

WTTC: Travel & Tourism to drive post-Brexit recovery

WTTC: Travel & Tourism to drive post-Brexit recovery

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 21:25 0

Travel & Tourism can be a major growth sector for the UK after Brexit, according to new research from the World Travel & Tourism Council ... Read More

€1 in every €7 in Spain comes from tourism

€1 in every €7 in Spain comes from tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 19:25 0

The Travel & Tourism sector contributed €1 in every €7, in the Spanish economy last year demonstrating the importance of the sector to the country. ... Read More

President Barack Obama announced as keynote speaker for WTTC Global Summit 2019

President Barack Obama announced as keynote speaker for WTTC Global Summit 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 17:20 3

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announced that the 44th President of the United States, President Barack Obama, will be a guest of honor ... Read More

European Parliament and Commission urged to move towards integrated European tourism policy

European Parliament and Commission urged to move towards integrated European tourism policy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 16:25 0

The European Tourism Manifesto for Growth and Jobs and the World Travel & Tourism Council have today declared the urgent need for a genuine recognition ... Read More

WTTC and IBMATA promote biometric technology for safe, secure and seamless travel

WTTC and IBMATA promote biometric technology for safe, secure and seamless travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 16:35 0

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the International Border Management & Technologies Association (IBMATA) announce a partnership to promote safe, secure and seamless ... Read More

It’s not only FRAPORT or LHR: Also Europe’s regional airports are taking off

It’s not only FRAPORT or LHR: Also Europe’s regional airports are taking off

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 18:20 0

When thinking about airports in Europe, most travel professionals are thinking about London Heathrow, FRAPORT, Munich, Paris De Gaulle. However, Europe’s regional airports are becoming more and ... Read More

World Travel & Tourism Council, India Initiative appoints new officers

World Travel & Tourism Council, India Initiative appoints new officers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 16:11 0

The Annual General Meeting of the World Travel & Tourism Council, India Initiative (WTTCII) was held on 11 December 2018 at New Delhi. During the ... Read More

World Travel & Tourism Council, India Initiative announces new officers

World Travel & Tourism Council, India Initiative announces new officers

editor editor- December 11, 2018 12:51 0

The Annual General Meeting of the World Travel & Tourism Council, India Initiative (WTTCII) was held on December 11, 2018 at New Delhi. Read More

Travel and tourism sector takes steps towards carbon neutrality by 2050

Travel and tourism sector takes steps towards carbon neutrality by 2050

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 05:30 0

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and UN Climate Change today showcased how the travel and tourism sector can take steps towards carbon neutrality ... Read More

David Scowsill Speech at Africa Hotel Investment Forum

David Scowsill Speech at Africa Hotel Investment Forum

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- September 24, 2013 23:43 0

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

Japan takes on most ambitious travel show yet

Japan takes on most ambitious travel show yet

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- September 12, 2013 10:20 0

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, ... Read More

Miss World 2013: Win-win for Indonesia, tourism minister says

Miss World 2013: Win-win for Indonesia, tourism minister says

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- September 11, 2013 04:13 0

SEOUL (eTN) – The Miss World beauty pageant that is currently happening in Bali, one of Indonesia’s top tourist destinations, has put Indonesia in the ... Read More

You have to change or get left behind, Blair tells WTTC delegates

You have to change or get left behind, Blair tells WTTC delegates

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- September 11, 2013 01:16 0

SEOUL (eTN) – The former prime minister of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, Tony Blair, delivered this year’s keynote address for the second regional ... Read More

Up-close and personal with Taleb Rifai

Up-close and personal with Taleb Rifai

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- May 28, 2013 21:15 1

Since taking office as the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) secretary-general in May 2009, Taleb Rifai has been on a perpetual move, traipsing the ... Read More

Brevity is king at WTTC’s 2013 Global Summit

Brevity is king at WTTC’s 2013 Global Summit

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- April 10, 2013 06:52 0

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 ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- April 9, 2013 16:02 0

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

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

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

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- February 28, 2013 15:01 0

(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 ... Read More

Japan:  A WTTC affair to remember

Japan: A WTTC affair to remember

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- May 12, 2012 06:20 0

It is now common knowledge that not only did Japan successfully host this year’s World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit, but it managed ... Read More

New study predicts Japan tourism to rise

New study predicts Japan tourism to rise

editor editor- November 3, 2011 02:17 0

The aggressive efforts by the Japanese travel and tourism industry to lure tourists back following last March’s catastrophic events seem to be paying off. Read More

Japan shares lessons learned from recent crisis

Japan shares lessons learned from recent crisis

editor editor- June 10, 2011 20:42 0

This year’s edition of the yearly World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Global Travel & Tourism Summit was held Las Vegas, Nevada. Read More

Lessons from Vegas:  Ted Turner wants world peace

Lessons from Vegas: Ted Turner wants world peace

editor editor- June 10, 2011 20:20 0

When the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announced that media mogul Ted Turner was going to attend this year’s summit in Las Vegas, many ... Read More

High-speed trains: A top Obama Administration priority, says US Transport Secretary LaHood

High-speed trains: A top Obama Administration priority, says US Transport Secretary LaHood

editor editor- May 19, 2011 00:58 0

LAS VEGAS (eTN) – In his remarks at the ongoing World Travel & Tourism Council’s eleventh Global Travel and Tourism Summit, currently being held in ... Read More

Baumgarten reflects on 11 years with WTTC

Baumgarten reflects on 11 years with WTTC

editor editor- February 25, 2011 05:42 0

What motivated you to step down from the World Travel & Tourism Council? Read More

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