World Travel and Tourism Council

  • US travel decline blamed on their President

     Thursday, January 25, 2018

    As the new report of the US National Travel & Tourism Office, the number of international visitors fell by 4% in the first seven months of 2017. And, the fall in the travel to the US is majorly to be …

  • Dubai tops as 2017 MICE destination

     Friday, December 29, 2017

    Dubai remains the top choice MICE destination in the year2017.     The MICE market is growing rapidly in the Middle East, particularly in Dubai, as it remains the top-choice for business, incentives and meetings and luxury travel from the …

  • Loss in tourist arrivals likely to place Spain economy at peril

     Thursday, August 17, 2017

    The economy of Spain is likely to face a major blow if tourists stop arriving to this nation, as per the latest statistics, following a backlash from the regional inhabitants of Spain, especially from Ibiza and Mallorca.   They have …

  • Gloria Guevara Manzo appointed as the new President and CEO of WTTC

     Wednesday, August 2, 2017

    Gloria Guevera Manzo was appointed by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) as the new president and CEO. She had a career that encompassed senior roles across private sector, government and academia.   She had earlier served as the …

  • Asia’s tourism needs to be sustainable for regional growth

     Monday, July 17, 2017

    As revealed by the sixth annual MasterCard Global Destinations Cities Index published last September, Bangkok is currently a leading destination city, as determined by international overnight tourist arrivals.   Asian cities including the three cities from ASEAN presently comprise about …

  • Foreign tourist spending escalates by 41.9% in Nepal

     Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    Spending of foreign tourists who had arrived in Nepal escalated by nearly 41.9% in the initial 11 months of the current fiscal year.   The foreign visitor arrivals continued to rise after the economic blockade was lifted by India in …