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WTTC calls for consistency on Covid-19 travel rules | News

WTTC calls for consistency on Covid-19 travel rules | News

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has called for more consistent travel rules and Covid-19 advice by European countries to counter confusion from travellers. Those journeying to Europe for the first time since travel restrictions began to ease have faced a baffling array of different types of travel rules and advice – with each […]

WTTC calls on travellers to wear masks as borders open | News

WTTC calls on travellers to wear masks as borders open | News

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has called upon all travellers to don protective face masks to show they ‘wear to care’ in the new normal of travelling. As countries transition from lockdowns to reopening their borders, the wearing of face masks helps signal the return of safer travels, while also providing personal protection […]

WTTC to host Global Science Summit on Covid-19 | News

WTTC to host Global Science Summit on Covid-19 | News

The World Travel & Tourism Council will host a new event to examine the scientific evidence that can be used to inform practical solutions for mitigating and living with Covid-19. Hosted in partnership with Carnival Corporation, the event will take place on July 23rd. Taking place from 14:00-17:30 GMT, the event is open to the […]

WTTC gives cautious welcome to quarantine-free travel | News

WTTC gives cautious welcome to quarantine-free travel | News

World Travel & Tourism Council president Gloria Guevara has welcomed a decision to remove quarantine requirements for travellers entering England from a number of countries. Transport secretary Grant Shapps released the list of destinations earlier, with France, German, Spain and Greece among those considered safe. In response, Guevara said: “WTTC cautiously welcomes the government’s decision […]

WTTC highlights economic benefits of restarting tourism | News

WTTC highlights economic benefits of restarting tourism | News

New research from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) shows even a modest increase of just one million more international arrivals into Europe could generate an extra $0.48 billion in GDP. This would provide a massive and much-needed economic boost for economies struggling to survive following the imposition of travel restrictions to combat the […]

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