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Travellers overwhelmed navigating sustainable tourism
New research reveals that although 90% of consumers look for sustainable options when booking, 70% feel overwhelmed with navigating options and making the best choices to be a more sustainable traveller.
Proposed Welsh tourism tax could impact UK domestic travel recovery
With Wales proposing the introduction of a tourism tax in autumn 2022, possibly causing travelers to boycott Welsh holidays, this has the potential to disrupt the overall post-pandemic recovery of the UK’s travel industry.
Travel sector to create 126 million new jobs within next decade, reports WTTC
The WTTC’s latest economic report, unveiled at its Global Summit 2022 in Manila, reveals travel and tourism is expected to create nearly 126 million new jobs globally within the next decade.
WTTC launches major hotel sustainability initiative at Global Summit in Manila
The WTTC has launched its ‘Hotel Sustainability Basics’, a globally recognised and coordinated set of criteria for hotels to drive responsible travel and tourism. The initiative was launched at WTTC's Global Summit in Manila, and will help every hotel address their environmental impact.
Travel leaders discuss lessons from Covid at WTTC Global Summit
The world’s leading tourism ministers and business leaders have come together to discuss the lessons learnt from the pandemic at WTTC’s Global Summit 2022, which is currently taking place in Manila, Philippines.
Lindiwe Sisula, Minister of Tourism, South Africa: keynote speaker at WTTC Global Summit 2022
Lindiwe Sisulu, South Africa’s Minister of Tourism, is speaking at the WTTC Global Summit 2022 in Manila, Philippines, with her focus on accelerating the recovery efforts in the travel and tourism sector.
Desert & Delta Safaris annonces new group managing director
Desert & Delta Safaris, founded in 1982 as one of the original safari operators in Botswana has nine camps in Botswana’s famous game reserves and national parks and is delighted to announce the appointment of MC as their new Group Managing Director.
Africa popular choice for first-time solo travelers
Overseas Adventure Travel has revealed that African destinations are the top 4 of its most popular adventures for first-time solo travelers through 2023.
WTTC’s new report reveals recovery of Philippines travel sector
The WTTC's latest Economic Impact Report has revealed the significant and growing contribution of the travel sector to the Philippines economy. In 2021, this climbed 129.5.% to reach US$41 billion, with jobs increasing 20.5%. The report was unveiled at the WTTC Global Summit 2022.
WTTC Global Summit 2022 gets underway in Manila
A roster of the finest thought leaders in travel, tourism and beyond are speaking at the WTTC Global Summit 2022, which is taking place in Manila, Philippines.
WTTC outlines how cities can prepare for sustainable global tourism
The new WTTC & JLL sustainable tourism report, released during the WTTC Global Summit 2022 in Manila, identifies five key factors to enhance a city’s readiness for sustainable global tourism.
WTTC unveils key trends driving city tourism
City and tourism leaders should prioritise strategies to maximise the benefits for their cities and create balance as great places to live, according to a new ‘Destination 2030’ report from the WTTC, released duing its Global Summit 2022 in Manila, Philippines.