• Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    Finalists in tourism for tomorrow awards announced
    The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has now announced the 15 finalists for its 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. These are organised into the following new categories including Climate Action, Investing in People, Destination Stewardship, Social Impact and Changemakers.
  • Tue, 02 May 2017 01:00
    Thailand primed for region gateway role
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha told the gathering of World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) members in Bangkok last week that the country’s strategy is called “Thailand Plus One”, under which Bangkok is positioned as a gateway for trade, investment and tourism in the region.
  • Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:00
    Fernandes urges open skies policy
    TONY FERNANDES, group chief executive officer of AirAsia, called for an open-skies policy, liberalised air-travel regulations and improved aviation infrastructure in Asia and beyond during his presentation titled “Responsible and Responsive Leadership” at the WTTC (World Travel and Tourism Council) Global Summit in Bangkok, which ended on Thursday.
  • Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:00
    Experts discuss sustainability of luxury tourism at WTTC summit
    WITH LUXURY tourism in Asean poised for further growth, leaders of the hospitality, tourism and retail industries have stressed that sustainable development and social responsibility are keys to the segment’s resilience.
  • Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:00
    Integration pushed as vital for tourism
    ASEAN tourism ministers gathering at the WTTC global summit in Bangkok vowed to promote regional travel and tourism integration through air, land and maritime connectivity.
  • Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:38
    Business travel sector will grow by 3.7 per cent per year over the next decade, a report by Travelport and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) estimates.
  • Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:48
    Cameron warns US travel ban a threat to tourism
    Former UK prime minister David Cameron has urged the global tourism industry to work closely with governments and embrace new technology to boost traveller safety and cross-border security amid increased challenges.
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  • Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:00
    World-changing benefits of travel touted at tourism summit
    WORLD LEADERS, globalisation scholars and advocates for sustainable tourism urged the business world to conduct longer-term thinking in a bid to tackle global issues at the two-day World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit that began in Bangkok yesterday.
  • Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:24
    Bangkok ‘most visited destination’ in Asia Pacific
    Bangkok remains the most visited destination in Asia Pacific while Singapore continues to lead the Thai capital in total visitor expenditure, according to the latest findings from the Mastercard Asia Pacific Destinations Index 2017 shared at the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit in Bangkok.
  • Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:00
    Shifting realities offer Thai tourism new opportunities
    “Shifting Realities – New Opportunities” is one of 12 key topics for discussion at the 2017 WTTC (World Travel and Tourism Council) Global Summit, which will take place in Bangkok for two days beginning tomorrow.
  • Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:00
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  • Sat, 22 Apr 2017 01:00
    Thailand ‘well suited’ to host global tourism conference
    Yuthasak Supasorn, governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, talks with The Nation on Thailand’s readiness to host the World Travel Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit, which will take place in Bangkok from Tuesday to Thursday next week.
  • Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:01
    Thailand in world top 10 for long term tourism growth: WTTC
    Thailand’s travel and tourism sector grew by nearly 11 per cent in 2016 and will be the world’s 10th fastest growing country for the industry over the next decade with an average growth rate of 6.5 per cent per annum, a new report by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) shows.
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  • Mon, 24 Oct 2016 01:00
    Asean to gobble up 10% of globe’s tourism investment dollars: study
    ONE in 10 of all tourism investment dollars is forecast to go into Asean countries over the next decade, according to new research by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC).
  • Sat, 20 Jul 2013 00:00
    China on track to surpass US as 'tourism economy' within 10 years
    China is expected to overtake the United States as the world's largest "travel and tourism economy" by 2023, according to David Scowsill, president and chief executive of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
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