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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 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.

WTA Members' Day • Hainan 2024 Celebrates Global Tourism Insights and Innovations

2024/03/07

From March 5th to 7th, the "WTA Members' Day • Hainan 2024," themed "New Insights into Leisure Travel and Expenditure in 2024," was successfully held in Sanya. This premier event, orchestrated by the World Tourism Alliance and hosted by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Radio, Television and Sports of Hainan Province, with Airbnb as the supporting organization, witnessed the convergence of 70 distinguished guests.

WTA Attends Prospects of Tourism Promotion between China and Nepal

2024/02/28

Beijing, February 27 - The "Prospects of Tourism Promotion between China and Nepal," hosted by the Embassy of Nepal in China, was held in Beijing, aiming to foster tourism exchanges and cooperation between China and Nepal. The event saw the participation of over 80 representatives from 42 entities across travel agencies, tourism associations, airlines, hotels, and media from both nations.

WTA Hosts Industry Research Symposium

2024/02/27

On February 24th, the World Tourism Alliance (WTA) hosted a pivotal symposium at its Xianghu, Hangzhou headquarters to gather insights on the latest trends and dynamics in the tourism industry and market. This also served as a preparatory meeting for the upcoming release of the 'China Domestic Tourism Market Sentiment Report' for the first half of the year. Distinguished leaders of hospitality associations and management groups from Beijing, Shanghai, Zhejiang, and Jiangsu attended.

WTA Annual Reception 2024 Held in Beijing

2024/01/20

Beijing, January 19, 2024 – The World Tourism Alliance (WTA) held its prestigious WTA Annual Reception 2024 at the Funfly Beijing Pavilion.

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