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London, United Kingdom, January 25, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Gloria Guevara, WTTC President & CEO: “The latest expected announcement from the UK government, which will force UK arrivals to quarantine in a hotel for up to two weeks at their own cost, will be yet another crushing blow to the ailing UK Travel & Tourism […]

Geneva, Switzerland, January 25, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged all branches of the European Union to support an initiative from Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to agree a common digital European COVID-19 vaccination certificate that would enable those who are vaccinated to travel freely within Europe without COVID-19 testing. […]

Nairobi, Kenya, January 23, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The Kenyan Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife has announced the appointment of English supermodel Naomi Campbell to become Magical Kenya International Ambassador. Naomi Campbell wants to inspire people to travel to Kenya. The supermodel, who is known for showing her love for the African continent. The appointment […]

London, United Kingdom, January 22, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / More than 100 million jobs could return to the global Travel & Tourism sector during 2021, as the world recovers from the crippling COVID-19 pandemic, says the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). A strong summer of travel is expected as the sector begins its road […]

Madrid, Spain, January 22, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The Global Tourism Crisis Committee has met for the first time in 2021. Organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the cross-sector body met in Madrid during the 113th session of the UNWTO Executive Council to advance solid plans to restart tourism. The meeting focused on the […]

Valletta, Malta, January 21, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Travel & Tourism urged to help save the planet. Geoffrey Lipman, President of SUNx Malta, greets the start of Joe Biden’s Presidency with a challenge for us all to act now to take advantage of new US leadership to help redress the devastating impact of climate change. […]

London, United Kingdom, January 21, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Gloria Guevara, WTTC President & CEO, said: “The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) warmly welcomes the Biden-Harris inauguration in what will be a pivotal first year in office. WTTC looks forward to working with the incoming administration to help revive the struggling Travel & Tourism […]

Abu Dhabi, UAE, January 21, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The International Air Transport Association and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, today announced a partnership to launch the IATA Travel Pass for Etihad Airways’ guests. The IATA Travel Pass is a mobile app to help passengers easily and securely manage their travel in […]