Economic Impact Research 2017
WTTC has released the annual Economic Impact Research, showing Travel & Tourism’s contribution to world GDP outpaced the global economy for the sixth consecutive year in 2016, rising to a total of 10.2% of world GDP (US$7.6 trillion).
The World Travel & Tourism Council officially launches its declaration for the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.
The World Travel & Tourism Council
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is the only global body that brings together all major players in the Travel & Tourism sector, enabling them to speak with One Voice to governments and international bodies. WTTC works to raise awareness of Travel & Tourism as one of the world's largest economic sectors, supporting 292 million jobs and generating 10.2% of global GDP.
The World Travel & Tourism’s advocacy work and messaging is channeled into three strategic campaigns called Freedom to Travel, Policies for Growth, and Tourism for Tomorrow. Read more about them here.
GTAC is a coordinated effort between the leading global private sector and government organisations from the Travel & Tourism sector, allowing them to speak with One Voice.