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WTTC research reveals scale of damage to global travel and tourism

Up to 75m jobs are at immediate risk in global travel & tourism due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

ATEC says Australian tourism businesses are “dying”

The Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) has published an open letter to the Australian government, asking for immediate financial assistance.

Visit Malaysia cancelled as country goes into lockdown

Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) has announced the cancellation of its Visit Malaysia 2020 campaign.

Australian government announces $17.5bn stimulus package

The Australian federal government has announced a $17.5bn stimulus package to help support the economy during the coronavirus pandemic.

Las Vegas welcomed 3.5m visitors in January

Las Vegas welcomed approximately 3.5m visitors in January, according to research published by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA).

Brisbane makes push for North American tourism

Brisbane Marketing is partnering with Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC), in a push to drive tourism from North America to the Australian city.

Events cancelled in China due to coronavirus

Several events have been cancelled and some public areas have been placed under lockdown, as reported cases of the coronavirus spread in China.

International Institute for Peace through Tourism Founder collects award

Dr. Louis D’Amore, Founder and President of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT), collected the 2019 Wharton MBA Emeritus Award.

The death of tourism?

In the Danish capital of Copenhagen, ‘hedonistic sustainability’ is attempting to stem the rising tide of overtourism and carbon emissions. Stuart Wood reports.

Focus on smart tourism at World Travel Market

CMW dropped in on World Travel Market, 5 November, where destinations around the world showcased their latest campaigns and news.

Why every conference needs some downtime

Ali Gannagé-Stewart, Head of Commercial Events at London's Southbank Centre, on why every conference needs some downtime.

Chernobyl nuclear site to become ‘official tourist attraction’

Ukraine’s new President has signed a decree that sets out plans to turn the Chernobyl reactor site into an official tourist attraction.

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