World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC)

  • WTTC urges the UK to end the traffic light system for travel

    Published on : Friday, August 6, 2021

    The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has called upon the UK government to abandon the confusing and damaging traffic light system and replace it with a simpler and easier to understand list of green and red countries. WTTC, which …

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  • WTTC welcomes UK’s move to ease travel restrictions

    Published on : Friday, July 30, 2021

    The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) have welcomed the UK’s decision to ease travel restrictions for fully vaccinated travellers.  Virginia Messina, Senior Vice President and Acting CEO, WTTC said in a statement the travel & tourism sector and the …

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  • George Tziallas appointed Regional Director for Europe and North Africa at WTTC

    Published on : Wednesday, July 7, 2021

    George Tziallas has been appointed the Regional Director for Europe and North Africa at the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). He has previously served as Secretary General at the Greek Tourism Ministry and as a tourism expert on digital …

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  • WTTC unveils theme for upcoming global summit

    Published on : Tuesday, March 23, 2021

    The World Travel & Tourism Council recently unveiled the theme and a number of headline speakers for its upcoming Global Summit. Under the tagline ‘Uniting the World for Recovery,’ the event will take place in the Mexican resort town of …

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  • WTTC welcomes Greece’s tourism reopening plan in May

    Published on : Tuesday, March 16, 2021

    As Greece is all set to reopen for holidaymakers from May 14 in a bid to boost the tourism economy of the country, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has welcomed the move as it is keen to see …

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  • WTTC seeks faster tourism reopening from the U.K.

    Published on : Wednesday, February 24, 2021

    While the U.K. government has decided to continue travel restrictions in order to curb the spread of the new strain of COVID-19 across the country, WTTC has warned the process may take a longer time. Prime Minister Boris Johnson recently …

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  • WTTC predicts 100 million tourism jobs can be revived in 2021

    Published on : Thursday, January 21, 2021

    The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) recently announced that more than 100 million jobs could return to the global Travel & Tourism sector during 2021, as the world recovers from the effect of COVID-19 pandemic. It stated that a …

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  • WTTC calls upon G20 leaders to support tourism recovery

    Published on : Thursday, April 23, 2020

    The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has called upon G20 tourism ministers so that they can lead a united and coordinated recovery action for the Travel and Tourism sector in the wake of the COVID-19-pandemic.     WTTC is …

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  • WTTC reports probability of job losses in tourism industry by millions

    Published on : Friday, March 13, 2020

    The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) recently announced that millions of jobs in the travel and tourism industry are at stake due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. The council predicted that nearly 50 million jobs could be …

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  • FITUR 2019 expands its B2B area to include MICE tourism

    Published on : Saturday, December 15, 2018

    From 23 to 27 January 2019, FITUR 2019 will again transform the halls at Feria de Madrid into a global meeting point for tourism industry professionals. Organised by IFEMA, this is the leading event for both inbound and outbound Latin …

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