Spotlight on travel facilitation and security

2018-04-18 18:12

The World Travel & Tourism Council has given its support for the outcomes of the meeting of G20 tourism in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Tourism boss predicts critical period for industry

2017-09-10 15:39

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.

Travel and tourism can make world more sustainable

2017-04-26 16:24

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.

Travel and tourism a driver for peace - report

2016-05-12 18:21

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.

Future of travel commerce

2016-04-11 17:56

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.

Tourism of tomorrow award for southern African business

2016-04-08 19:07

The Botswana Rhino Conservation project of Wilderness Safaris has won the environmental category of the 2016 Tourism of Tomorrow Awards.

Security threat a major concern for airlines - expert

2016-04-08 11:18

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.

Canning US visa waiver plan could cull 11 000 jobs

2016-04-07 18:23

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.


Risk of overcrowding for tourism in Durban, Cape Town in spotlight

2018-01-03 19:01

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 boost business travel - report

2017-04-27 17:28

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.

Travel and tourism to contribute R412.2bn to SA's GDP in 2017

2017-04-21 15:21

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.

New economic vision of the world

2016-04-12 06:47

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.

Tourism is everybody's business in SA - industry body

2016-04-10 13:56

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.

Airbnb exec sets the scene for super brand

2016-04-08 16:54

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 govt, industry work together

2016-04-07 18:28

Business thrives when government and industry work together, says US Secretary of Commerce at the global summit of the World Travel and Tourism Council.

Call for political support for global tourism

2016-04-07 16:29

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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