New Research

Power & Performance Rankings 2018

WTTC’s new Power and Performance report looks at the performance of 185 countries over the last seven-year period (2011-2017) - after the financial crisis ended and when most countries commenced their journeys to economic recovery.

Applications now open

2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

Applications for the 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards are now open and close on 14 November 2018. Apply now!

Macau SAR, China

Asia Leaders Forum

Hosted by Global Tourism Economy Forum (GTEF), this invitation-only event held in Macau will bring together the CEOs and regional leaders of the top Travel & Tourism companies from across Asia, along with Tourism Ministers and regional experts to discuss key issues facing the region’s Travel & Tourism sector.

World Travel & Tourism Council

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is the body which represents the Travel & Tourism private sector globally. Our Members include over 170 CEOs, Chairmans and Presidents of the world’s leading Travel & Tourism companies from all geographies covering all industries. WTTC works to raise awareness of Travel & Tourism as one of the world's largest economic sectors, supporting one in 10 jobs (313 million) worldwide and generating 10.4% of world GDP.

WTTC conducts research on the Economic Impact of Travel & Tourism in 185 countries for over 25 years. In 2017, the Travel & Tourism industry experienced 4.6% growth, compared to the global economy (3%). One in five new jobs were created by the industry, and is such WTTC is the best partner for governments to create jobs.

Our priorities are: Security & Travel Facilitation, Crisis Preparedness, Management & Recovery, and Sustainable Growth.

Our Members

WTTC is the only global body representing the Travel & Tourism sector with over 150 companies now being represented on the Council.

Our Partners

We have a growing suite of Industry, Knowledge and Media Partners who provide support and assistance with delivering our initiatives, and actively participate at events alongside our Members.

Our Initiatives

WTTC focuses on three key areas: security and travel facilitation; crisis preparedness and response; and sustainable growth.