Member world wide
Conducting research in 185 countries
jobs supported worldwide
Our Members include over 200 CEOs, Chairpersons 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 (330 million) worldwide, and generating 10.3% of global GDP.
For the past 30 years, WTTC has conducted research on the economic impact of Travel & Tourism in 185 countries. In 2019, the Travel & Tourism sector experienced 3.5% growth, outpacing that of the global economy (2.5%) for the ninth consecutive year. Over the past five years, one in four new jobs were created by the sector, making Travel & Tourism the best partner for governments to generate employment.
The World Travel & Tourism Council is a global forum for the sector.
Our members are key to everything that we do. They advise and support our efforts to move the sector forward.
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For over 30 years, we have been quantifying and reporting on the impact of Travel & Tourism throughout the world.
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We are focused on three key areas to continue the growth of the sector.
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Our invitation-only events provide an effective platform to meet, share and network with senior industry peers.
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