Sharing New Opportunities and Creating a New Future: Global Tourism Recovering in an Accelerated Way Toward a New Era

As one of the ten summit forums held during the 2023 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTS), the Conference was themed "New Trends - New Business Format - New Consumption: Jointly Creating the New Prosperity for Culture & Tourism". Nearly 400 delegates from about 30 countries and regions gathered to share innovative ideas, decisions, and practices and to look into the development potential and prospects of the world's tourism cities under the accelerating trend of global tourism recovery.


Civilizations' Mutual Learning Through a Conference: Gathering Global Wisdom to Jointly Contribute to Development of World Famous Cultural Tourism Cities

Over 300 participants, including representatives from more than 20 foreign embassies in China, mayors of WTCF's member cities, representatives of international organizations, key figures of tourism groups, experts in the field of cultural tourism, and well-known media representatives, gathered in the city of Taiyuan to explore the integration of urban tourism and culture.


Member News

Houston Airports Set to Break Summer Travel Records, Anticipating Over 15 Million Passengers in 2023

Anticipated spike during Labor Day weekend to help Houston Airports set a new record for summer air travel. With more people flying during the holiday weekend, Houston Airports continues to encourage travelers to reserve parking and arrive early.


Profit of Riga Airport in the First Half of the Year Comes to EUR 2.2 Million

According to the unaudited interim report for January-June 2023, Riga Airport closed the first half of 2023 with a profit of 2.2 million euros.


Trade News

Ecuador Hosts the UNWTO and Promotes New Tourism Investing Playbook

While recently hosting the 68th Meeting of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Regional Commission for the Americas, Ecuador had a clear and exciting message for attendees around the world: the country is more open than ever to new business opportunities.


Wego and VisitBritain Announce Boost in Bookings to Britain

A partnership between Wego, the largest online travel marketplace in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and VisitBritain, Britain's national tourism agency, has seen a 25% boost in bookings to Great Britain.


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