The face-to-face gathering of more than 370 delegates ahead of the opening of Expo 2020 in October has been hailed as a great success by authorities in Dubai.
Caribbean Travel Marketplace will offer buyers from around the world a chance to refresh their portfolios as they prepare for the post-Covid-19 revival of travel and tourism.
On May 1st, 1851, the Great Exhibition took place in London, housed in the glittering Crystal Palace, becoming the first World Expo ever held. Nearly two centuries later, Dubai is preparing to pick up the baton.
Private and public sector tourism leaders have taken a united stand to safely restart international travel at the closure of the World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit.
Consistent with the existing density restrictions and social distancing guidelines and regulations, there will be 11,000 people in the Dubai World Trade Centre halls at any given time.
Tourism leaders have pledged to work towards female equality and boost representation in leadership roles in an announcement before the World Travel & Tourism Council.
With the reopening of international borders on the horizon and the global vaccine rollout gathering pace, World Travel Awards has launched its #Together initiative.
Leading tourism ministers have joined together to urge the public and private sectors to work together in partnership to save travel at the World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit.
Momentum is beginning to return to the New York hospitality market according to Fred Dixon, chief of NYC & Company. He explained: “Travel is going to be a coiled spring; it is going to rebound quickly."
Carnival Corporation was forced to halt all sailings in March last year as the Covid-19 pandemic spread around the world and has yet to return in many markets.
Gloria Guevara, chief executive of the World Travel & Tourism Council, has urged the global hospitality sector to cooperate as rebuilding from the Covid-19 pandemic begins in earnest.
Christopher Nassetta, chief executive of Hilton, has issued a rallying cry to the global hospitality sector during an optimistic opening to the World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit in Cancun, Mexico.