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At the closing session of its Global Summit in Manila in the present day, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) introduced that its twenty second occasion will happen in Riyadh, capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, from twenty ninth November to 2nd December this yr.
In Manila, greater than a thousand delegates, together with the world’s foremost enterprise leaders, authorities ministers and key decision-makers from throughout the worldwide Travel & Tourism sector gathered collectively, to focus on how to construct upon the persevering with restoration.
In her farewell handle Julia Simpson, WTTC President & CEO, mentioned: “It has been a privilege to convey collectively so many leaders from throughout the worldwide Travel & Tourism sector to the gorgeous metropolis of Manila.
“This Summit resides proof that nothing beats getting collectively, sharing concepts, debating the challenges, and discovering consensus.
“We nonetheless have quite a lot of work to do to convey down post-pandemic limitations, open economies and harmonise well being information for seamless journey. But the long run seems to be vivid, and the subsequent decade is there for the taking.
“We look forward to our 22nd Global Summit later this year in Riyadh, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to mark the next chapter in the sector’s ongoing recovery.”
Fahd Hamidaddin, CEO and Board Member of the Saudi Tourism Authority, mentioned “We are excited to welcome the world to experience the excitement and the energy of Saudi. We promise you that the next summit will be fresh, inspiring, and rewarding.”
Under the theme of ‘Rediscovering Travel’, tourism ministers and Travel & Tourism leaders from all over the world strengthened their willpower in the direction of better cooperation and alignment between the private and non-private sectors.
At WTTC’s Global Leaders Dialogue session they explored how the sector will proceed to adapt to COVID-19 and emerge resiliently from the pandemic.
WTTC’s newest Economic Impact Report additionally revealed the Travel & Tourism sector was anticipated to create practically 126 million new jobs inside the subsequent decade and Travel & Tourism’s contribution to GDP may attain pre-pandemic ranges by 2023.
WTTC’s main ‘Hotel Sustainability Basics’ sustainability initiative was launched at its Global Summit, offering a place to begin to drive sustainability all through the hospitality sector to energy the momentum towards accountable Travel & Tourism.
The world physique additionally launched its new cyber resilience report, ‘Codes to resilience’, with Microsoft, for the worldwide Travel & Tourism sector, which outlined pillars to strengthen cyber safety for companies all over the world.
British adventurer Bear Grylls was the convention keynote, alongside different main audio system, together with American movie producer Lawrence Bender, Singapore-born American novelist and author of satirical novels Kevin Kwan and Indonesian/Dutch environmental activist Melati Wijsen.
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