Saudi Arabia's Tourism Development Fund has signed a MoU with Melia Hotels for the development of tourism and entertainment concepts in Riyadh, Jeddah and the Eastern Province.
The WTTC has published a new report highlighting the importance of attracting capital investment to enable the travel and tourism industry's full growth potential post Covid, following a 25% drop in 2020.
ACI Asia-Pacific recommends a complete removal of international air travel restrictions, with the industry unable to fully recover amid curbs. Its study revealed that restrictions such as quarantine and testing are minimal in mitigating the spread of Covid.
The impressive ranking of the Philippines as the world’s fourth fastest growing economy was one of the topics that opened the discussions at Routes Asia 2022 in Da Nang, Vietnam.
The WTTC has published practical guidelines for destinations to become more resilient at its Sustainability and Investment Forum taking place in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
The WTTC has revealed the travel and tourism sector in Portugal will drive the national economic recovery and could even surpass pre-pandemic levels next year, when it is projected to rise nearly 4.8% above 2019 levels.
The organisers of World Travel Market London have hailed the remarkable performances of sister events in April and May, WTM Latin America and WTA Africa, saying their achievements have laid the groundwork for a successful trade show in London.
Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara has partnered with Discover Qatar to provide a once-in-a-lifetime experience to view one of the largest congregations of whale sharks that can be found on the planet.
The Saudi Ministry of Tourism and Saudi Toursim Authority has announced the creation of NFT souvenirs, in a move that reflects the Kingdom’s advancement in digital tourism.
Julia Simpson, WTTC President & CEO said: "We welcome the decision by the Biden administration and CDC to lift the damaging testing requirement for travelers. It will provide much-needed relief to the embattled sector.
The Hanover Local Court has appointed Helena Murano and Christian Baier as members of the Supervisory Board of TUI AG. Both succeed Alexei Mordashov and Vladimir Lukin, who resigned from their Supervisory Board mandates at the beginning of March. Christian Baier will also become a member of the Audit Committee.
Hong Kong comes alive this summer as HKTB launches ARTS IN HONG KONG, a year-long campaign to showcase the city’s extraordinary and enduring appeal as an arts and cultural hub on a global stage.