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Madrid, Spain, June 6, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / To mark World Environment Day, the One Planet Sustainable Tourism Programme led by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announces its new vision for global tourism, growing better, stronger, and balancing the needs of people, planet and prosperity. The One Planet Vision for the Responsible Recovery of the […]

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 6, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The final day of Arabian Travel Market’s virtual event, ATM Virtual, saw a panel of tourism experts discuss the opportunities in the region to kick-start sustainable investment in the hospitality sector. The session, ‘Restructuring to Attract Sustainable Development and Customers in the New World Order’, […]

London, Great Britain, June 6, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has welcomed the approved guidelines to safely restore global air connectivity, devised by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). ICAO’s COVID-19 Aviation Recovery Task Force (CART) has worked with governments, health experts and industry stakeholders to agree and publish […]

Valetta, Malta, June 5, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / SUNx Malta, in collaboration with the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today launched a Climate Resilience campaign called “BEND OUR TREND”. Led by a 90-second animated video, the campaign is designed to encourage Travel & Tourism companies and communities to: Adopt Climate Friendly Travel – Low […]

Cat Ba Island, Vietnam, June 5, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / Nestled between towering limestone karsts and verdant island mountains, Hôtel Perle d’Orient Cat Ba – MGallery welcomes travellers to a world of tranquil beauty, unhurried exploration and home-grown delights in the picturesque Lan Ha Bay. Offering guests sublime views of Lan Ha Bay and the […]

London, Great Britain, June 5, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / Gloria Guevara, WTTC President and CEO, said: “Once again, we call on the UK government to remove the 14-day quarantine as soon as possible. Quarantines should not be necessary if appropriate and effective containment measures are in place at departure and arrival points. “While the UK […]

Madrid, Spain, June 5, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) continues to steer global tourism towards a more sustainable future, partnering with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to green the sector and promote recovery and responsible growth. Under the new Investment Readiness for Green Finance Mechanisms initiative, the United Nations specialized agency […]

London, United Kingdom, June 4, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has unveiled the second phase of measures to rebuild global consumer confidence to encourage the return of travelling. The latest protocols are designed to drive the return of safe travel and enable industries, namely tour operators and convention centres, […]

Madrid, Spain, June 4, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / At both the local and the global level, the crisis we have faced up to together has shown the importance of making the right decisions at the right time. The time has come to restart tourism! We do so on the back of many weeks of hard […]