Gloria Guevara, President & CEO, said: “WTTC wants to pay tribute to the millions of amazing coronavirus heroes throughout the global Travel & Tourism sector for selflessly going the extra mile to help their communities to overcome and combat the Covid-19 pandemic threat.
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Gloria Guevara, WTTC president and CEO, said: “The number of jobs now at risk in the global Travel & Tourism sector is a staggering 75m, bringing real and profound worry to millions of families around the world.
The figure, based on research from WTTC, shows a Travel & Tourism GDP loss to the world economy of up to US$2.1 trillion in 2020.
Gloria Guevara, WTTC President and CEO, said: “While the priority for governments is to keep people safe, this global health catastrophe means a million people a day in the Travel and Tourism industry alone are losing their jobs and facing potential ruin due to the disastrous impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Global Summit will take place in Mexico for the first time ever.
Summit theme: “Making a Lasting Difference”.
Summit will define new ways of thinking for T&T for decades to come.