World Travel & Tourism Council research: Foreign visitors to Spain account for over half of the country’s service exports

LONDON, 2015-10-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Foreign visitors to Spain account for over half of the country’s service exports, according to new research by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). Spain’s visitor exports (money spent by foreign visitors in a country) reached $US69.5 billion (EUR52.2bn) in 2014, which is 53% of all of… Read the full press release

World Travel & Tourism Council CEO David Scowsill: South Africa is leading the world in many areas of its Travel & Tourism development

LONDON, 2015-2-18 — /Travel PR News/ — “South Africa is leading the world in many areas of its Travel & Tourism development and President Zuma’s commitment to reform visa regulations should enable the country to maximise the industry’s potential for economic growth and social advancement”, says David Scowsill, President & CEO, World Travel & Tourism… Read the full press release

World Travel & Tourism Council unveiled its Economic Impact 2014 report for Brazil

London, UK, 2014-04-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Brazil’s Travel & Tourism sector will enjoy a significant boost during the FIFA 2014 World Cup year. That is according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which has unveiled its Economic Impact 2014 report for Brazil today. WTTC is the global authority on the economic and social… Read the full press release

WTTC research shows Travel & Tourism in South Korea to outperform its economy over next ten years

London, UK, 2014-2-4 — /travelprnews.com/ — South Korea needs to continue to focus on policies, which support its Travel & Tourism industry’s excellent growth potential over the next decade. That is according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which has launched new research today. This shows Travel & Tourism offers excellent job and wealth prospects… Read the full press release

WTTC forecasts slower growth for the global travel & tourism industry in 2013

London, UK, 2013-11-5 — /travelprnews.com/ — The global Travel & Tourism industry will grow marginally slower in 2013 than previously indicated, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). WTTC forecasts that the total contribution from Travel & Tourism to the world economy will be 2.9% in 2013, down from the 3.2% growth initially forecast in… Read the full press release

New report reveals visa facilitation could create 2.6 million new jobs in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

Bali, Indonesia, 2013-10-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — A new report by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) shows that visa facilitation could create up to 2.6 million new jobs in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies by 2016. The report was presented on the occasion of the APEC High Level Policy… Read the full press release

WTTC, UNWTO jointly to promote Travel & Tourism ahead of Asia Summit in Seoul on 10-11 September 2013

2013-06-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — World Travel & Tourism Council President & CEO, David Scowsill, speaking at the UNWTO Regional Conference on Tourism Partnerships in Seoul on 01 June, outlined the themes that will feature at the Ministerial Roundtable and inaugural WTTC Asia Summit to be held in Seoul on 10-11 September 2013. Mr Scowsill told the… Read the full press release

WTTC: Over 15,000 Hotels Globally Adopt the Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative

2013-06-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — Over 15,000 hotels around the world have so far adopted the Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative (HCMI) methodology that allows them, for the first time, to calculate and communicate the carbon footprint of hotel stays and meetings in a consistent and transparent way. This huge achievement is the result of months of hard… Read the full press release