Tag: World Travel & Tourism Council

WTTC: Coronavirus puts 50 million Travel & Tourism jobs at risk
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WTTC: Coronavirus puts 50 million Travel & Tourism jobs at risk

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2020

The World Travel & Tourism Council says up to 50 million jobs in the Travel & Tourism sector are at ... Read More

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens
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Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has hailed Sandals Resorts as a prime example of indigenous companies in the ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

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

Ethiopia records biggest growth of Travel & Tourism in the world
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Ethiopia records biggest growth of Travel & Tourism in the world

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

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

WTTC: Travel & Tourism to drive post-Brexit recovery
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WTTC: Travel & Tourism to drive post-Brexit recovery

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

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

€1 in every €7 in Spain comes from tourism
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€1 in every €7 in Spain comes from tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018

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

World Travel & Tourism Council, India Initiative appoints new officers
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World Travel & Tourism Council, India Initiative appoints new officers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018

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

World Travel & Tourism Council, India Initiative announces new officers
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World Travel & Tourism Council, India Initiative announces new officers

editor editor- December 11, 2018

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

Travel and tourism sector takes steps towards carbon neutrality by 2050
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Travel and tourism sector takes steps towards carbon neutrality by 2050

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018

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

David Scowsill Speech at Africa Hotel Investment Forum
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David Scowsill Speech at Africa Hotel Investment Forum

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- September 24, 2013

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

Japan takes on most ambitious travel show yet
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Japan takes on most ambitious travel show yet

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- September 12, 2013

TOKYO (eTN) - Japan’s largest travel show, JATA TABIHAKU, is being here held here in the Japanese capital city beginning ... Read More

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

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- September 11, 2013

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

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

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- September 11, 2013

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

Up-close and personal with Taleb Rifai
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Up-close and personal with Taleb Rifai

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- May 28, 2013

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

Brevity is king at WTTC’s 2013 Global Summit
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Brevity is king at WTTC’s 2013 Global Summit

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- April 10, 2013

ABU DHABI (eTN) - The first day of this year's edition of the World Travel & Tourism Council's Global Summit ... Read More

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

editor editor- April 9, 2013

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

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

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- February 28, 2013

(eTN) - Fresh off the release of the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) favorable 2012 global travel and tourism ... Read More

Japan:  A WTTC affair to remember
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Japan: A WTTC affair to remember

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- May 12, 2012

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

New study predicts Japan tourism to rise
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New study predicts Japan tourism to rise

editor editor- November 3, 2011

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

Japan shares lessons learned from recent crisis
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Japan shares lessons learned from recent crisis

editor editor- June 10, 2011

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

Lessons from Vegas:  Ted Turner wants world peace
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Lessons from Vegas: Ted Turner wants world peace

editor editor- June 10, 2011

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

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

editor editor- May 19, 2011

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

Baumgarten reflects on 11 years with WTTC
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Baumgarten reflects on 11 years with WTTC

editor editor- February 25, 2011

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

Awards showcase travel and tourism initiatives leading the world in sustainability
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Awards showcase travel and tourism initiatives leading the world in sustainability

editor editor- February 15, 2011

LONDON, UK: A small beach lodge helping to lift a community out of poverty; a project to regenerate an island’s ... Read More

Situation in Egypt
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Situation in Egypt

editor editor- February 8, 2011

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

WTTC: New passenger departure tax hinders German tourism
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WTTC: New passenger departure tax hinders German tourism

editor editor- December 17, 2010

As millions of people prepare to fly around the world for the holiday season, Germany’s travel and tourism industry could ... Read More

WTTC urges greater collaboration on climate change policies
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WTTC urges greater collaboration on climate change policies

editor editor- November 12, 2010

LONDON, UK - The world’s leading private-sector travel and tourism businesses have urged climate change policymakers at all levels to ... Read More

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