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The World Travel & Tourism Council has given its support for the outcomes of the meeting of G20 tourism in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Forecasts for travel and tourism are strong, but it is still a critical time for the industry, the new CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council tells Fin24.
The travel and tourism sector should lead the world in the eradication of poverty, cleaning up the oceans and protecting habitats, says the CEO of the WTTC.
An open and sustainable tourism sector can be an important factor for the levels of peace in a country, according to a new research report.
Due to the growing demand among consumers for self-service, increasing app sharing can be expected, according to the CEO of Travelport, a travel commerce platform.
The Botswana Rhino Conservation project of Wilderness Safaris has won the environmental category of the 2016 Tourism of Tomorrow Awards.
The big question when it comes to solving airlines' security threat is whether there is sufficient will to address it, says the president of American Airlines.
Sound security policies is critical for legitimate travellers to enter a country with the least trouble, while making it much harder for the ‘bad guys’ to get in, says a US travel expert.
Cape Town faces little risk of overcrowding making a negative impact on tourism, but the risk of that happening in Durban is much higher, according to a report.
Visa improvements play an important role in growing business travel to a destination, according to a report by Travelport and the World Travel & Tourism Council.
The total contribution of travel and tourism to the gross domestic product of SA was 9.3% and this is expected to grow by 2.5% to 9.4% of GDP in 2017.
The big question is how the travel and tourism industry can help to find a new economic vision for the world, says the president of the Foundation on Economic Trends.
The travel and tourism sector in SA will have to make a big effort to create a balance between security and commerce, says the CEO of the Tourism Business Council.
It is Airbnb’s long term goal to become the super brand for travel, says Airbnb’s global head of hospitality and strategy.
Business thrives when government and industry work together, says US Secretary of Commerce at the global summit of the World Travel and Tourism Council.
The global travel and tourism industry needs support at the highest political levels to tackle its four major challenges, a global summit has heard.
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