The Global Summit 2019
The annual WTTC Global Summit will be held in Seville, Spain on 2 - 4 April 2019. For the first time ever, WTTC will be opening up the event for external registrations to attend for a fee of USD$2600, subject to approval.
2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards
WTTC’s Tourism for Tomorrow Awards are the world’s top accolade in sustainable tourism; they recognise the highest ethical standards in the sector and are respected by industry leaders, governments and international media alike.
City Travel & Tourism Impact 2018
WTTC’s new City Travel & Tourism Impact Report 2018 covers 72 of the world’s most important tourism cities, which together generated over $625bn contribution to GDP last year (24.3% of global Travel & Tourism GDP).
World Travel & Tourism Council
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is the body which represents the Travel & Tourism private sector globally. Our Members include over 170 CEOs, Chairmans 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 (313 million) worldwide and generating 10.4% of world GDP. WTTC conducts research on the Economic Impact of Travel & Tourism in 185 countries for over 25 years. In 2017, the Travel & Tourism industry experienced 4.6% growth, compared to the global economy (3%). One in five new jobs were created by the industry, and is why WTTC is the best partner for governments to create jobs.
Our priorities are: Security & Travel Facilitation, Crisis Preparedness, Management & Recovery, and Sustainable Growth.
WTTC is the only global body representing the Travel & Tourism sector with over 150 companies now being represented on the Council.
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.