The World Travel & Tourism Council has announced the formation of a global taskforce to help prevent and combat human trafficking - an illicit activity that affects 30 million victims worldwide, and relies on travel networks to operate.
The World Travel & Tourism Council has announced the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico as the destination for its 2020 Global Summit. The event is set to take place from April 21st-23rd next year.
The World Travel & Tourism Council has launched a global best practices recognition initiative in order to equip tourism ministers, sector leaders and policymakers with the insights to develop and implement proven policies in the sector.
More than 200 members of the UK hospitality industry have gathered at the Tower of London for an event organised by the Israel Tourist Board. The Regal Roadshow offered agents, operators and hoteliers a chance to network in the opulent surroundings of the famous landmark.
Determining a city’s future readiness for tourism growth requires a holistic view that accounts not only for its current physical and natural assets, but also for its social capital and the impact of its policies.
Arrivals from the Middle East to Egypt are expected to increase 50 per cent from 1.49 million in 2018 to 2.23 million in 2022, with visitors from Saudi Arabia driving this growth, according to data published ahead of Arabian Travel Market 2019.
“Tourism is truly the best partner for governments to generate economic growth, create jobs and reduce poverty,” World Travel & Tourism Council president Gloria Guevara has told delegates at the opening of the annual Global Summit.
A record number of delegates, international delegations, speakers and media will form the World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit to be held in Seville, Spain, this week.
The South African Department of Tourism has held an invitation-only tourism investment seminar in Dubai. Taking place at the Palace Downtown Hotel, the event was designed to promote South Africa as a market ripe for tourism investment among UAE investors.
Tianguis Turistico is now in its 44th edition, and will run from April 7th-10th, with thousands of travel industry professionals from across the globe descending on the port of Acapulco to learn about all the regions of Mexico.