Gloria Guevara

Tourism

World Travel & Tourism Council chief steps down, replacement named

There’s been a change at the top of WTTC, and we’re not talking about the new ceiling fans at its headquarters.

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Tahiti to reopen to international tourists from May

Here’s hoping the Australian government has French Polynesia included in its travel bubble plans.

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WTTC report reveals tourism suffered loss of almost $5.9 trillion in 2020 due to COVID-19

This report confirms what we already know (tourism had a very bad year in 2020), but it also reveals how quickly the industry will rebound, under the right circumstances.

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WTTC urges governments to abandon concept of ‘high-risk countries’

WTTC chief Gloria Guevara has taken to the soapbox once again to try and change the minds of governments on risk assessment.

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More than 100 million tourism jobs could be saved in 2021: WTTC

The Wolrd Travel & Tourism Council reckons the industry is getting ready to pick itself up, shake itself off and sashay towards recovery.

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WTTC releases mental health guidelines for travel and tourism sectors

At a time when mental health could not be more important, the world’s leading tourism organisation has released some new guidelines to help businesses of all sizes in the industry support their employees.

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Unvaccinated travellers should not be discriminated against, says WTTC chief

Gloria Guevara has seemingly gone after Qantas in her latest statement. However, that’s not to say it’s particularly nasty and full of swears.

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WTTC urges governments to reconsider country-wide border closures

The peak industry body has warned governments around the world that further country-wide border closures could seriously jeopardise global economic recovery.

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APAC tourism industry to be hardest hit by coronavirus crisis: WTTC

The World Travel & Tourism Council has slammed governments around the world for being too slow in providing much-needed assistance to the industry.

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