WTTC Global Summit Postponed to Fall

WTTC Global Summit Postponed to Fall


The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the Government of Quintana Roo in Mexico have postponed the 20th Global Summit to early this fall. The two organizations mentioned that the time would give the “travel and tourism sector time to recover from the current COVID-19 outbreak and its impact.”

“We stand in solidarity with governments, countries and organizations which are being affected by COVID-19 and look forward to hosting our Global Summit in the autumn,” mentioned WTTC President and CEO Gloria Guevara in a written assertion. “This will provide a global platform to discuss the sector’s recovery and future plans.”

“Cancun and the State of Quintana Roo are continuing to plan a full schedule of events, meetings and conventions against the global backdrop of COVID-19,” mentioned Quintana Roo Governor Carlos Joaquin. “We have no COVID-19 cases but stand ready to support those around the world.”

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The Global Summit had been scheduled for April 21 – 23 in Cancun, Mexico. According to our sister publication Travel Agent, the WTTC had shifted the deliberate location of the summit to Cancun from San Juan, Puerto Rico, earlier this yr

The WTTC’s annual Global Summit brings collectively high-level journey business leaders and key authorities representatives to take motion on essential worldwide points affecting the journey and tourism business. 

This article initially appeared on www.travelagentcentral.com.

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