U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on reports that congressional and administration leaders are suspendin.
The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today applauded President Donald Trump for supporting Americans by signing Executive Orders that extend unemployment benefits and support those impacted by COVID-19, while urging Congress to come together swiftly and pass meaningful, bipartisan legislation that helps support the hotel industry and the millions of employees we support.
WTTC reveals Sri Lanka and Grenada as latest recipients of WTTC Safe Travels stamp for safety protocols
Popular holiday destinations Sri Lanka and Grenada, are among the latest destinations to begin using the world's first ever global safety and hygiene stamp, launched recently by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
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"As legislation evolves, current certification schemes might be ineffective or become obsolete in upcoming months, especially in European countries. Further regulations for hotel building and operations have more chances to be a catalyst for change than some of the existing certification schemes."
More Than 17,000 People Sign Up to Hear from World-leading Medical, Epidemiology and Public Health Experts
More than 17,000 people from around the world signed up to participate in the WTTC/Carnival Corporation Global Scientific Summit on COVID-19 last week to hear directly from 12 renowned public health experts and scientists, sharing their knowledge and the latest evidence-based practices related to the prevention, detection and mitigation of COVID-19.
WTTC says UK is heading to ‘worst case scenario’ threatening nearly three million Travel & Tourism jobs
Nearly three million jobs in the UK - and 197 million worldwide in the Travel & Tourism sector globally - look set to be lost due to the collapse of travel, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
Alexandria, VA - As the U.S. Congress negotiates a new coronavirus relief package for individuals and businesses, the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) - the leading voice of business travel worldwide - has called on Congressional leadership to enact measures to renew business travelers' confidence and to curb the devastating impact of the pandemic on this vital sector of the global economy.
U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the record plunge in U.S. GDP announced Thursday morning.
HFTP Offers New Digital Format for the Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry (USALI), 11th Revised Edition
Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) has just released a new format for the USALI, 11th revised edition: a digital version that is available through a subscription service. The popular guide is widely used internationally and its primary purpose is to offer operating statements formatted to provide hotel owners, managers and other interested parties with operational information pertinent to the lodging industry.
Gloria Guevara, WTTC President & CEO said: "WTTC is calling upon Governments around the world to begin a substantial programme of investment to ensure comprehensive testing facilities are implemented at airports, which will help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and see the return of safe travels.
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"In the face of COVID-19, it seems that housekeeping professionals are required to (re-)activate their skill set; which already includes the management of complex projects. For the seasoned housekeeping professional managing the complex task of ensuring cleanliness, hygiene, and COVID-19 safety for guests and staff, is most likely not an issue."
U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on introduction of the Sustaining Tourism Enterprises During the COVID-19 Pandemic (STEP) Act (S.
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