Tourism is a “force for good in the world that is respected and welcomed by all,” according to David Scowsill, President and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) at the close of the Global Summit in Tokyo today.
In his closing speech … April 19, 2012
The leaders of the travel and tourism industry attending the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) 12th Global Summit in Tokyo, Japan, today actively committed to work together to have governments improve visa-entry procedures and systems in order … April 18, 2012
The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) 12th Global Summit opened today with 1,200 international and Japanese industry professionals and government leaders from around the world gathered at the Pamir Convention Centre in Tokyo, Japan.
The Global … April 17, 2012
“Tourism is the frontier for Japan.” That was the message delivered by Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda of Japan to the 1,200 delegates assembled for the start of the Opening Ceremony of the 12th WTTC Global Summit in Tokyo.
Prime Minister Noda recognized … April 17, 2012
The joint World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Sendai Recovery and Asia Outlook Forum opens today with almost 500 industry professionals and government leaders from around the world gathered at the Westin, … April 15, 2012
It is only two months until 1,000 travel and tourism leaders will gather in Sendai and Tokyo from April 16-19 to discuss and debate some major issues facing the industry, during the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) 12th Global Summit.
The … February 14, 2012
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today announced that it will hold its 13th Global Summit in Abu Dhabi in April/May 2013. Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) and Etihad Airways will be official hosts of the biggest annual gathering of travel and … November 21, 2011
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) confirmed that a substantial part of the 12th WTTC Global Summit will be held in Sendai, northeast Japan. It was announced in November that the summit would be held in Tokyo from April 16-19, 2012. However, just … August 4, 2011