Saudi Arabia will host WTTC Global Summit in November

Saudi Arabia will host WTTC Global Summit in November

Fahd Hamidaddin of the Saudi Tourism Authority, said: “We promise you that the next summit will be fresh, inspiring, and rewarding.”

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Region’s tourism sector could grow to USD 246B in 2022

Region’s tourism sector could grow to USD 246B in 2022

The WTTC says governments must continue focusing on the vaccine rollout and allowing fully vaccinated travelers to move freely.

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Saudi Arabia to host WTTC’s 22nd Global Summit end of 2022

Saudi Arabia to host WTTC’s 22nd Global Summit end of 2022

WTTC’s summit in Riyadh will see industry leaders gathering with key government representatives to drive support for the sector’s recovery.

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Tourism and travel jobs to grow by 18 percent next year

Tourism and travel jobs to grow by 18 percent next year

WTTC’s research reveals that travel and tourism’s contribution to the global economy could see a rise of 31.7 percent in 2022.

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UK’s ‘Red List’ could cause Egypt USD 2M of daily losses

UK’s ‘Red List’ could cause Egypt USD 2M of daily losses

WTTC said this is due to fears over the additional costs incurred on expensive hotel quarantine for 10 days on arrival back in the UK.

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Achieving Destination Stewardship? New WTTC report provides a framework

Achieving Destination Stewardship? New WTTC report provides a framework

The WTTC report offers scenarios and ways forward for organizations that seek to achieve greater destination stewardship.

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Former WTTC CEO joins Saudi Arabia’s tourism ministry

Former WTTC CEO joins Saudi Arabia’s tourism ministry

Guevara Manzo will draw on more than 25 years of public and private tourism sector experience to help facilitate and boost tourism in the KSA.

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WTTC’s 20th Global Summit slated for April 2021

WTTC’s 20th Global Summit slated for April 2021

The event will take place in a hybrid format, allowing those unable to travel to benefit from the content virtually.

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Why biometrics are more important than ever

Why biometrics are more important than ever

Incorporating biometrics has allowed allowed screening authorities to make better risk-based security decisions.

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174M Travel & Tourism jobs could be lost due to COVID-19

According to WTTC’s 2020 Economic Impact Report, Travel & Tourism was responsible for one in 10 jobs (330 million in total), making a 10.3 percent contribution to global GDP and generating one in four of all new jobs.

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