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A new in-depth data dashboard highlighting the recovery of travel demand across flights and hotels, as well as revealing the shifting intentions of travellers through online travel searches, has been launched by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

Ghana, Croatia and Ecuador are the latest in a long line of major destinations to use the world’s first ever global safety and hygiene stamp, launched recently by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) which represents the global travel and tourism private sector has unveiled a range of new worldwide measures to restart the sector.

The World Travel & Tourism Council [WTTC], which represents the global travel and tourism private sector, held a successful climate action event focused on the sector today during the UN Climate Change Conference, COP25.

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), the global body that represents the private sector of the travel and tourism industry, commended the Portuguese government for recognising the importance of the sector to the overall economy, and making it a priority which has resulted in the travel and tourism sector growing 8,1 percent in 2018, contributing USD45,5 billion to the nation’s economy.

In 2018, wildlife tourism directly contributed USD120,1 billion to global GDP, versus the USD23 billion in revenue attributed to the illegal trade in wildlife, or 5,2 times more, according to new research from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

The travel and tourism economy of Rwanda grew by 13,8 percent in 2018, one of the fastest rates in the world, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) annual review of the economic impact and social importance of the sector.

Ethiopia’s travel and tourism economy grew by 48,6 percent in 2018, the largest of any country in the world, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) annual review of the economic impact and social importance of the sector.

Botswana’s travel and tourism economy grew 3,4 percent to exceed USD2,5 billion in 2018, and now contributes nearly one in every seven dollars in the country’s economy, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) annual review of the economic impact and social importance of the sector.

Travel and tourism in Africa is booming, growing 5,6 percent in 2018 compared to the global average of 3,9 percent and the broader African economy rate of 3,2 percent. This places Africa as the second-fastest growing tourism region behind only Asia-Pacific.