Articles tagged “wttc”

Tourism

Getting Tourism Jobs Back Is First Priority of New CEO of WTTC

In her first interview with the press, Julia Simpson showed us she has big plans for tourism. But will getting jobs back and reopening borders cloud the urgency to manage tourism's growth post pandemic? That's the unanswered, million-dollar question.

Getting Tourism Jobs Back Is First Priority of New CEO of WTTC

Coronavirus

Dear Travel Industry: Here Are 3 Ways You Can Address Vaccine Equity Now

By remaining silent on vaccine equity, the travel industry's big players are as accountable as vaccine-hoarding governments for a deepening tourism divide. Intrepid Travel is setting an example — will others follow?

Dear Travel Industry: Here Are 3 Ways You Can Address Vaccine Equity Now

Tourism

New Plastics Report Warns Travel Industry and Calls for Unity to Address

As the travel industry slowly emerges from the pandemic, it will soon have to re-engage with dropping single-use plastics because regulators aren't waiting until the travel sector's profitability recovers to tighten laws.

New Plastics Report Warns Travel Industry and Calls for Unity to Address

Tourism

Saudi Arabia Appoints Former Head of the WTTC to Top Advisory Role for Tourism Push

The challenges will be many in trying to help Saudi Arabia to establish a strong tourism foothold. With this new role, all eyes will certainly be focused on whether Manzo can leverage her global experience to assist the kingdom in a post-pandemic world.

Saudi Arabia Appoints Former Head of the WTTC to Top Advisory Role for Tourism Push

Tourism

WTTC’s New CEO Joins the Global Travel Group From Airline Conglom IAG

It's another defining year ahead for the travel industry as recovery begins in some parts of the world — the WTTC's new leadership has the opportunity to reshape how success in travel is measured and to push for a more sustainable industry post-recovery.

WTTC’s New CEO Joins the Global Travel Group From Airline Conglom IAG

Business Travel

How the UK’s Reveal of 12 ‘Green Light’ Safe Travel Countries Will Drive Bookings — Just Not to U.S.

No major surprises in this latest phase of international reopening, but serious questions over the U.S.'s absence.

How the UK’s Reveal of 12 ‘Green Light’ Safe Travel Countries Will Drive Bookings — Just Not to U.S.

Tourism

It’s Time to Rethink Travel’s Global Leadership — Starting With WTTC

Forced by the pandemic, the travel industry is at an inflection point. After a decade-long bender of growth, it's facing multiple crises and an uncertain future. Can the organization that's tasked with representing the global commercial travel industry adapt to the new challenge?

It’s Time to Rethink Travel’s Global Leadership — Starting With WTTC

Coronavirus

The Travel Industry Needs to Talk About Ventilation in Coronavirus Fight

An overwhelming consensus has emerged that Covid-19 doesn't spread as easily outdoors or in well-ventilated areas. So why doesn't the travel industry emphasize that more?

The Travel Industry Needs to Talk About Ventilation in Coronavirus Fight

Tourism

What Happened to Travel Bubbles?

Remember travel bubbles? Three months ago, they were a buzzword. Now they're barely talked about. What happened in between?

What Happened to Travel Bubbles?

Tourism

How Many Travel Reopening Guidelines Is Too Many?

Everyone wants travel to resume as safely and assuredly as possible. But a glut of guidelines currently available for how to do so may be a confusing way to reach that aim.

How Many Travel Reopening Guidelines Is Too Many?