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WTTC: African open skies key to reaching tourism potential

WTTC: African open skies key to reaching tourism potential

African states must work together to open the continent’s skies in order to maximise the potential of the tourism sector, according to World Travel & Tourism Council president David Scowsill. Speaking at the World Routes Strategy Summit in Durban, Scowsill hailed the success of air liberalising initiatives across the world and called on Africa’s governments to put aside decades of differences, to heed the success of open skies reforms across the world by fully implementing open skies across the continent.

WTTC praises African tourism potential ahead of World Route Development Forum

WTTC praises African tourism potential ahead of World Route Development Forum

Africa is set to develop the world’s fastest growing tourism market over the next ten years, alongside Asia-Pacific, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council. This will be the key message of WTTC president David Scowsill when he delivers his keynote speech to aviation and travel industry leaders at the World Route Development Forum taking place at the Durban International Conference Centre.

World Routes returns to China in 2016

World Routes returns to China in 2016

20th Apr 2014 Press Release Travel Events News

Representatives of UBM Live announced today during a press conference and signing ceremony that Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport has successfully won a highly-competitive bid to bring World Routes, the 22nd World Route Development Forum to Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China.

World Routes to turn 20 in Chicago!

World Routes to turn 20 in Chicago!

11th Oct 2013 Press Release Travel Events News

As a successful World Routes event in Las Vegas draws to a close Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and Las Vegas McCarran International Airport have officially handed the event over to the City of Chicago Department of Aviation and Choose Chicago, the city’s tourism organisation for the 2014 event.

Brand USA partners with World Routes Development Forum

Brand USA partners with World Routes Development Forum

13th Jun 2013 Airline News

Brand USA, the nation’s public-private partnership dedicated to increasing international visitation to the United States through marketing and promotional efforts, today announced an agreement to serve as official tourism partner for World Routes Development Forum, the world’s largest airline conference, October 5th-8th.