WTTC Change Makers

About WTTC

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) represents the global private sector of Travel & Tourism, with a mission to ensure the sector is seamless, secure, safe, inclusive and sustainable. We raise awareness of Travel & Tourism’s value, not just as one of the world’s largest economic sectors, but also to the many communities and travellers enriched through their experiences.

Action Through Partnership

Our Members are inspired by a sense of responsibility and a desire to contribute to a better world. To make our Members' vision a reality,  we work towards greater public/private sector collaboration. These powerful partnerships enable us to; drive sustainable & inclusive economic developments which create quality jobs, enhance crisis preparedness & destination resilience, and ensure the seamless & secure mobility of travellers – all the while they have an unforgettable and meaningful experience.

WTTC Action Through Partnership GIF

30 Years Supporting the Sector

Our initiatives bring together key stakeholders from the public & private sectors and focus on issues including; safe and seamless travel, crisis readiness & resilience, as well as sustainable growth through environmental action, destination stewardship, social responsibility and the future of work.


WTTC Sustainable Growth Initiative

Measuring the Growth

In addition to our initiatives, we produce policy reviews, studies and research reports focusing on issues such as social impact, medical tourism, and much more. Published yearly, our globally recognised study on the economic impact of Travel & Tourism covers 185 countries & 25 regions.

We understand how important high quality economic data is to understand the full potential of the Travel & Tourism sector. Measuring its size, growth and contribution to society forms the backbone of our mission.

Take a look at why Travel & Tourism is key to global growth:

WTTC EIR Global Growth graph

We look forward to working with our members and global community to continue to sustainably grow and enhance the Travel & Tourism sector.

WTTC Future Sustainable Travel & Tourism