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WTA Participates in 2024 ITB China

2024/05/29

Shanghai, May 27, 2024 – The 2024 ITB China kicked off today at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center, marking a significant event in the global tourism calendar.

WTA Welcomes Nine New Members

2024/05/27

The World Tourism Alliance (WTA) announced the addition of nine new members, as approved by the 2nd WTA Council. These new members include five domestic organizations and four international members. As a result, the total number of WTA members now stands at 240, covering 42 countries and regions, with 115 domestic and 125 international members.

WTA Hosts Panel Discussion at the 14th China - U.S. Tourism Leadership Summit

2024/05/24

Xi'an, May 22, 2024 - The 14th China - U.S. Tourism Leadership Summit, has officially commenced in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province. Themed "Expanding China-U.S. Travel and Tourism and People-to-people Exchanges.", this summit aims to enhance the tourism collaboration between the two nations.

WTA Features "Better Tourism, Better Life, Better World" Series on CNN

2024/05/20

The World Tourism Alliance (WTA) recently premiered a special five-episode edition of its micro-documentary series "Better Tourism, Better Life, Better World" across global channels of the Cable News Network (CNN).

WTA Attends PATA Annual Summit 2024

2024/05/18

Macao, May 15-17, 2024 - The PATA Annual Summit 2024, hosted by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) and co-hosted by SJM Resorts, S.A., was successfully held in Macao, China. Mr. LIU Shijun, the World Tourism Alliance (WTA) Vice Chair and Secretary-General, was invited to participate in a panel discussion during the summit.

WTA Advances Preparations for EU-China Tourism Dialogue in Hungary

2024/05/13

In a significant stride toward fostering deeper tourism cooperation between China and Europe, the World Tourism Alliance (WTA), in collaboration with the European Travel Commission (ETC) and the Hungarian Tourism Agency, is set to co-host the "EU-China Tourism Dialogue" in Budapest, Hungary.

WTA Attends the 2024 Shandong High-Quality Cultural and Tourism Industry Development Conference

2024/04/26

On the afternoon of April 25, the 2024 Shandong High-Quality Cultural and Tourism Industry Development Conference opened in Linyi. Mr. LIN Wu, Secretary of the CPC Shandong Provincial Committee, attended the opening ceremony declaring the conference kicked off. Also present were Mr. ZHOU Naixiang, Deputy Secretary of the CPC Shandong Provincial Committee and Governor of Shandong; Mr. LI Qun, Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism and Director of the National Cultural Heritage Administration; Mr. ZHANG Xu, Chair of the World Tourism Alliance (WTA); Mr. LIU Shijun, WTA Vice Chair and Secretary-General; XU Peng, WTA Vice Chair; and Parakhat Durdyev, the Ambassador of Turkmenistan in China.

Announcement on Admission of New Members

2024/04/19

After deliberation by the 2nd WTA Council, it is hereby announced that Zhang jiajie Municipal People’s Government、Lijiang Municipal People’s Government、Beijing-Shanghai High Speed Railway Co., Ltd、HCG International Travel Group co., Ltd、Wuxi Juna Hotels Group、Silk Road Samarkand Touristic Centre LLC、Zala Springs Golf Resort、Skyzone Tours & Travel Sdn Bhd、The Bicester Collection, totaling 9 units, officially became members of WTA from April 15, 2024.

Announcement on Termination of Five Institutional Members

2024/04/19

According to Article 7 of Chapter 3 of the Membership Management Rules on Termination of Membership. After deliberation by the 2nd WTA Council, it is hereby announced that from April 15, 2024, the membership of Genting Hong Kong Limited、Ling Nan Eco & Culture-Tourism Co., Ltd.、HNA Aviation & Tourism、Okay Airways Company Limited、OYO Hotel Management (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. will be terminated.

WTA Attends PATA International Conference on Women in Travel

2024/03/29

From March 20 to 22, 2024, the PATA International Conference on Women in Travel, hosted by the Department of Tourism of the Philippines, took place in Bohol. This event marked a significant milestone in advancing gender equality and empowerment within the tourism sector.

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