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WTTC: Germany’s Tourism Sector Contribution to GDP Dropped €161 Billion

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Berlin, Germany, April 13, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Travel & Tourism Council’s annual Economic Impact Report (EIR) today reveals that the dramatic collapse of Germany’s Travel & Tourism sector has wiped out €161 billion from the nation’s economy. COVID-19 sparks a dramatic 46.9% collapse in the sector’s contribution to GDP. More than 440,000 jobs lost, while many more remain protected by the…

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WTTC Research Reveals Tourism Sector Contribution to UK GDP Slumped Shocking £148 Billion

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London, United Kingdom, April 12, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Travel & Tourism Council’s annual Economic Impact Report (EIR) today reveals that the dramatic collapse of the UK’s Travel & Tourism sector has wiped out a staggering £148 billion from the UK economy. Impact of COVID-19 sparks a 62.3% collapse in the sectors GDP. More than 300,000 jobs lost, while many more remain sustained by…

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Skål International Celebrating 89th Anniversary

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Malaga, Spain, April 12, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / World’s largest global network of Tourism Professionals dedicating the entire month of April 2021 for Skål Celebrations and Doing Business Among Friends in the Travel and Tourism Industry. First Skål club was established in 1932 in Paris, France. After its foundation, the club was promoted by the friendship between a group of Parisian Travel Agents who…

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World Tourism Forum Lucerne Postpone its Innovation Festival

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Lucerne, Switzerland, April 4, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Tourism Forum Lucerne announced that the Innovation Festival, Moving Forward, will not go ahead as planned on 29-30 April. Unfortunately, the Swiss government has ongoing restrictions on physical events, therefore we have no choice but to postpone the Innovation Festival. It will now take place from 15-16 November 2021. However…

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Capella Hanoi Opens its Doors in the Capital’s Old Quarter

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Hanoi, Vietnam, April 2, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Capella Hanoi has officially opened its doors, ushering in a new era of art and elegance in the heart of Vietnam’s vibrant capital city. Located just steps away from the iconic Hanoi Opera House, this beautiful boutique hotel has been dreamt up as a “petite auberge” – a rendezvous spot for the greatest opera singers, composers and artists of a…

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UNWTO Welcomes EU Support to Lead the Way in Tourism’s Restart

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Madrid, Spain, April 1, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Only with strong and coordinated political action can Europe reopen to tourism in time for the peak summer season. The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has again stressed the importance of collaboration as it welcomed European Commission Vice-President Margaritis Schinas to Madrid for a high-level meeting focused on the joined-up response to the…

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Carnival Corp and Hilton Present 2021 Global Scientific Summit on COVID-19

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London, United Kingdom, April 1, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) – together with the world’s largest cruise company, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), and the leading global hospitality company Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) – today announced the 2021 Global Scientific Summit on COVID-19. • Read all the latest WTTC News and Press…

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Tourism Recovery Strategies Highlighted at WTO Aid for Trade Event

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Manila, Philippines, April 1, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The Asian Development Bank (ADB) partnered with the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to lead a conversation on what the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on global tourism means for development across the Asia-Pacific region. Held as part of the World Trade Organization’s Aid-for-Trade Stocktaking Event, the special session brought key sector…

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Governments Join Sector Leaders for International Code to Protect Tourists

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Madrid, Spain, March 30, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / More than 100 countries, alongside international organizations and leading business groups have agreed to adopt harmonized standards for assisting tourists caught up in emergency situations. The Committee for the Development of an International Code for the Protection of Tourists has agreed on the text of the first two Chapters of the Code…

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WTTC Submission to Global Travel Taskforce Calls on Rapid Testing

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London, United Kingdom, March 30, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Rapid testing on departure at airports is the key to unlocking international travel, says the World Travel & Tourism Council in its submission to the UK government’s Global Travel Taskforce. The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, has been at the forefront of global efforts to…

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