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Delaying restart of international travel will cost UK economy USD 37 billion: WTTC

Delaying restart of international travel will cost UK economy USD 37 billion: WTTC

The post Delaying restart of international travel will cost UK economy USD 37 billion: WTTC appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has warned that nearly GBP 27 billion (USD 37.46 billion) will be lost from the UK economy if the government delays restarting international travel […]

WTTC to hold Global Summit in April 2021

WTTC to hold Global Summit in April 2021

The highly-anticipated World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) 20th Global Summit, will now take place in April – one month later than the originally planned date. The Global Summit is being organised in partnership with the government of Quintana Roo in Mexico and will be held in Cancun, Mexico on 25-27 April. WTTC, which represents […]

Abandon concept of ‘high-risk countries’ and focus on ‘high-risk travellers’: WTTC

Abandon concept of ‘high-risk countries’ and focus on ‘high-risk travellers’: WTTC

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is calling for governments to abandon the concept of ‘high-risk countries’ and instead focus on how individual ‘high-risk travellers’ are treated at borders. Instead, WTTC says governments around the world should redefine their whole approach to risk assessment, to revive international business and leisure travel. Combined with a […]

Over 100 million global tourism jobs could be recovered in 2021: WTTC

Over 100 million global tourism jobs could be recovered in 2021: WTTC

More than 100 million jobs could return to the global travel and tourism sector during 2021, as the world recovers from the crippling COVID-19 pandemic, says the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). A strong summer of travel is expected as the sector begins its road to recovery from late March onwards, with many major […]

WTTC: Downfall of discriminating against unvaccinated travelers

WTTC: Downfall of discriminating against unvaccinated travelers

With comprehensive COVID-19 testing allowing for the free and safe movement of travelers, there should be no further requirements for proof of vaccination from the coronavirus. The vaccine program is just beginning around the world, and so far just a small percentage of people have received the vaccination. Travel must continue to move forward not […]

WTTC mental health guidelines to aid Travel &Tourism recovery

WTTC mental health guidelines to aid Travel &Tourism recovery

Investment in mental health promotes good business and greater profitability Continue reading WTTC mental health guidelines to aid Travel & Tourism recovery at eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online. The post WTTC mental health guidelines to aid Travel &Tourism recovery appeared first on Travel Daily. Source link

Unvaccinated travellers should not be discriminated against, says WTTC

Unvaccinated travellers should not be discriminated against, says WTTC

Travellers who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19 should not be discriminated against, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has said. In a message to not sham the unvaccinated visitors, Gloria Guevara, WTTC president and CEO, said: “WTTC wholeheartedly supports the testing on departure of all travellers to ensure passengers can prove they are […]

New travel measures to curb COVID-19 must replace quarantines: WTTC

New travel measures to curb COVID-19 must replace quarantines: WTTC

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has said that it supports measures designed to curb COVID-19 and protect public health but calls for the complete removal of unnecessary quarantines. “WTTC has long called for an internationally recognised rapid and cost-effective testing regime upon departure at airports worldwide. This would avoid exporting the virus, especially […]

Maldives gets Safe Travels Stamp by WTTC

Maldives gets Safe Travels Stamp by WTTC

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has recognised the efforts of Maldives in implementing enhanced health and safety measures, in line with the WTTC global Safe Travels protocols, and creating a safe, gradual plan by rebuilding confidence among travellers and ensuring a coordinated approach in restarting its tourism industry. Maldives achieved the Safe Travels […]

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