Wttc Global Travel & Tourism Summit News

WTTC Global Summit 2016: Scowsill urges world leaders to keep borders open

WTTC Global Summit 2016: Scowsill urges world leaders to keep borders open

World Travel & Tourism president David Scowsill has urged world leaders not to close borders in response to the growing threat of terrorism. Speaking at the start of the organisation’s annual Global Summit in Dallas, Texas, he said: “Closing borders and jeopardising the freedom to travel is not the answer to the current security concerns. World leaders need to stand together and act now, with the support of the tourism sector.”

WTTC 2014: Governments urged to welcome positive impact of tourism

WTTC 2014: Governments urged to welcome positive impact of tourism

Governments and private sector companies must ensure the social and economic benefits of tourism are spread across all destinations and communities across the world, the president of the World Travel & Tourism Council has argued. At the WTTC Global Summit in Hainan, China, David Scowsill, took to the stage to urge the Industry and governments to work together to make a positive difference.