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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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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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WTTC and ETC Call on European Parliament to Approve Digital Green Certificate

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Brussels, Belgium, March 27, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / WTTC and the European Travel Commission (ETC) welcome European Commission’s proposal for the EU wide Digital Green Certificate, which will be a major step towards the recovery of Travel & Tourism in the region. The introduction of the new certificate to travel could see Member States welcoming travelers with proof of vaccination, a negative test or…

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WTTC Announces Theme and Speakers for Global Summit in Cancun

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Cancun, Mexico, March 22, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Travel & Tourism Council is delighted to announce “Uniting the World for Recovery” as the key theme for its annual Global Summit, taking place in Cancun, Mexico next month. WTTC, which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, is all set to host its highly anticipated 20th Global Summit on April 25-27, in the popular Mexican…

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WTTC Welcomes European Commission Proposal for EU Digital Green Certificate

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London, United Kingdom, March 20, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Gloria Guevara, President & CEO, WTTC said: “The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and its Members say the proposal from the European Commission, which would see all EU member states adopt the Digital Green Certificate, is a major step towards the recovery of Travel & Tourism in the region. “The introduction of the new certificate to…

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WTTC Welcomes American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 from U.S. Congress

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Washington D.C., United States, March 19, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Gloria Guevara, President & CEO, WTTC states: “This incredible stimulus package will be welcomed by Travel & Tourism businesses across the U.S., many of whom are struggling to survive. This package promises a much-needed boost while the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the sector. • Read all the latest WTTC News and Press Releases…

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