New Research

Crisis Readiness - are you prepared to safeguard your destination?

This report, undertaken in collaboration with Global Rescue, aims to equip the Travel & Tourism sector with a better understanding of the risks landscape through the quantification of the impact of crises on the sector and provide recommendation of how the sector can better prepare, respond and enhance its resilience.  

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Middle East & North Africa Leaders Forum

This event will bring together the CEOs and regional leaders of the top Travel & Tourism companies from across the region, along with Tourism Ministers and regional experts to discuss visa facilitation, megaprojects, biometrics and more!

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Climate Friendly Travel - Ambition Report

This is the first Annual “Climate Friendly Travel -Ambition Report”, prepared by SUNx -“Strong Universal Network” and issued on the side-lines of the September UN General Assembly, to support a Climate Neutral Travel & Tourism Sector by 2050. It identifies the top challenges and opportunities, while establishing the goals, framework, data sources, indicators and projections for the future.

World Travel & Tourism Council

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) represents the Travel & Tourism private sector globally. Our Members include over 200 CEOs, Chairpersons and Presidents of the world’s leading Travel & Tourism companies from all geographies covering all industries. WTTC works to raise awareness of Travel & Tourism as one of the world’s largest economic sectors, supporting one in 10 jobs (319 million) worldwide, and generating 10.4% of global GDP. 

For the past 30 years, WTTC has conducted research on the economic impact of Travel & Tourism in 185 countries. In 2018, the Travel & Tourism sector experienced 3.9% growth, outpacing that of the global economy (3.2%) for the eighth consecutive year. Over the past five years, one in five jobs were created by the sector, making Travel & Tourism the best partner for governments to generate employment.

Our priorities are: Security & Travel Facilitation, Crisis Preparedness, Management & Recovery, and Sustainable Growth. 

Our Members

WTTC is the only global body representing the Travel & Tourism sector with over 170 companies now being represented on the Council.

Our Partners

We have a growing suite of Industry, Knowledge and Media Partners who provide support and assistance with delivering our initiatives, and actively participate at events alongside our Members.

Our Initiatives

WTTC focuses on three key areas: security and travel facilitation; crisis preparedness and response; and sustainable growth.