This week travel experts discuss the need for Greece to adapt in the wake of COVID-19, and more news on the economy and summer vacations.
A candid statement from the editor of Argo Travel News, about the untenable pandemic situation, people, and ministry in charge of caring.
According to recent data from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) as many as 174 million jobs in the tourism sector will be lost this year on account of the negative effects of the coronavirus outbreak.
The World Travel & Tourism Council [WTTC] has just released a new report that examines the implications of trends for each of four key Travel & Tourism stakeholders groups: travellers, businesses, workforce, and communities.
The world wants tourism to be what it was before the pandemic, but there’s no indication thins will ever return to what the world thought was “normal”.
XpresSpa Group has launched an impressive airport testing business dubbed XpresCheck, led by former Joe Coffee CEO Doug Satzman.
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has asked governments around the world to start a program of investment toward creating COVID-19 testing facilities at airports.
The World Travel & Tourism Council and Carnival Corporation & plc are to host the WTTC/Carnival Corporation Global Science Summit on COVID-19.
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has unveiled its third phase of measures designed to rebuild global consumer confidence, reduce risk, and encourage the return of Safe Travels.
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) says the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted every world destination to introduce restrictions on travel.
The COVID-19 situation where travel and hospitality are concern, is largely understated by most experts who project a mid-term leveling out.
Numbers from a new study released by INSETE, the Greek Tourism Confederation’s (SETE) intelligence body show big growth on lesser returns. According to the study arrivals in Greece increased by almost 90% in the period 2005 – 2017. Meanwhile, the average tourist spend dropped by 30% on the view of source markets. Once again, however, sustainability for Greece’s tourism seems a highly subjective case in point. Here’s the report, followed by some objective observations.
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the World Trade Organization (WTO), the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), and the International Trade Centre (ITC) have issued the joint communication “Tourism, Trade and the WTO” affirming the importance of enhanced global cooperation on trade & tourism, and encouraging greater participation of the tourism sector in trade policy.
Long-term planning with communities at the centre; increasing resilience by preparing for crises; and transitioning to a seamless traveller journey through the use of technology have been highlighted during the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) first Europe Leaders Forum as three critical areas for action in order to ensure Europe’s Travel & Tourism sector maintains competitiveness.
The importance of Russia’s travel and tourism industry to its economy was recently underlined in a new report by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which showed that it has now become even more important than the country’s highly prized chemical and automotive industries.