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Below you will find past reports that offer key insights and research on issues across the Travel & Tourism sector.

Past reports & publications

Here are some of our past reports and publications. You'll find even more on the WTTC Research Hub, including Economic Impact Reports and Factsheets.

Hospitality and people in a kitchen

The Social Impact of Global Tourism

17/12/2023

Mangrove restoration in the Dominican Republic

Sustainability Leadership Case Studies / Iberostar: Roadmap for Decarbonisation

11/12/2023

Hand feeling water

Water Roadmap for Travel & Tourism

04/12/2024

Happy scene of a group of people

Creating Belonging: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging in Travel & Tourism

02/11/2023

A safari scene

Unlocking Opportunities for Travel & Tourism Growth in Africa

01/11/2023

Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Sustainable Aviation Fuel

17/05/2023

https://wttc.org/consumer-trends

Consumer Trends

20/01/2023

Nature-Positive-Travel-and-Tourism-Report

Nature Positive Travel & Tourism

21/09/2022

Destination 2030 - global cities' readiness for sustainable tourism growth.

Destination 2030 - global cities' readiness for sustainable tourism growth.

20/04/2022

Staff Shortages

08/08/2022

Best Practices - Short-Term Rentals

Best Practices - Short-Term Rentals

13/07/2022

Enhancing Resilience to Drive Sustainability in Destinations

Enhancing Resilience to Drive Sustainability in Destinations

14/06/2022

Travel & Tourism in The Caribbean – Prospects for growth

Travel & Tourism in The Caribbean – Prospects for growth

14/06/2022

Critical Factors to attract Hotel Investment

Critical Factors to attract Hotel Investment

14/06/2022

WTTC & Harvard - Learning Insight - Circular Economy

WTTC & Harvard - Learning Insight - Circular Economy

24/05/2022

Implementing a Digital Travel Portal - Good Practice Recommendations

Implementing a Digital Travel Portal - Good Practice Recommendations

19/05/2022

Codes to Resilience

Codes to Resilience

22/04/2022

Digital Solutions For Reviving International Travel

Digital Solutions For Reviving International Travel

02/12/21

Trending in Travel

Trending in Travel

25/11/21

WTTC launches groundbreaking Net Zero Roadmap for Travel & Tourism

WTTC launches groundbreaking Net Zero Roadmap for Travel & Tourism

09/11/2021

Adapting To Endemic Covid-19: The Outlook For Business Travel

Adapting To Endemic Covid-19: The Outlook For Business Travel

02/11/2021

Uniting to Restore International Mobility

Uniting to Restore International Mobility

21/10/21

Investing in Travel and Tourism

Investing in Travel and Tourism

16/09/2021

Travel Policies during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Travel Policies during the COVID-19 Pandemic

06/09/2021

COVID-19 Lessons Learnt

COVID-19 Lessons Learnt

19/08/2021

End Human Trafficking Framework

End Human Trafficking Framework

29/07/2021

Destination Stewardship Framework

Destination Stewardship Framework

22/07/2021

Preventing Illegal Wildlife Trade

Preventing Illegal Wildlife Trade

15/07/2021

WTTC & Harvard - Learning Insight - Behavioural Economics

WTTC & Harvard - Learning Insight - Behavioural Economics

17/06/2021

WTTC & Harvard - Learning Insight - Science Targets

WTTC & Harvard - Learning Insight - Science Targets

17/06/2021

WTTC & Harvard - Learning Insight - Health

WTTC & Harvard - Learning Insight - Health

17/06/2021

WTTC & Harvard - Learning Insight - Sustainability Leadership

WTTC & Harvard - Learning Insight - Sustainability Leadership

17/06/2021

Rethinking Single-Use Plastic Products (SUPPs) in Travel & Tourism

Rethinking Single-Use Plastic Products (SUPPs) in Travel & Tourism

15/06/2021

Concept Note Extended Weekend

Concept Note Extended Weekend

01/06/2021

GS2021 Cancun Health and Safety Report

GS2021 Cancun Health and Safety Report

17/05/2021

Sustainability Leadership Case Study - The Travel Corporation

Sustainability Leadership Case Study - The Travel Corporation

05/05/2021

Sustainability Leadership Case Study - Intrepid Travel

Sustainability Leadership Case Study - Intrepid Travel

05/05/2021

The Cancun Women's Initiative Declaration Supporting Women in Travel & Tourism

The Cancun Women's Initiative Declaration Supporting Women in Travel & Tourism

27/04/2021

Inclusive & Accessible Travel Guidelines

Inclusive & Accessible Travel Guidelines

16/04/2021

Travel and Tourism as a Catalyst for Social Impact

Travel and Tourism as a Catalyst for Social Impact

10/02/2021

Mental Health Guidelines

Mental Health Guidelines

13/01/2021

Inclusion & Diversity Guidelines

Inclusion & Diversity Guidelines

15/12/2020

A Global Effort: The Adoption of Innovative Digital Technologies to Enable Seamless Travel

A Global Effort: The Adoption of Innovative Digital Technologies to Enable Seamless Travel

08/12/2020

To Recovery and Beyond: The Future of Travel Tourism in the Wake of COVID

To Recovery and Beyond: The Future of Travel Tourism in the Wake of COVID

27/09/2020

Biometrics Importance and Benefits

Biometrics Importance and Benefits

09/10/2020

Testing & Tracing, and Health Certificates

Testing & Tracing, and Health Certificates

25/06/2020

Discussion Paper: Data Facilitation - Privacy Perspective

Discussion Paper: Data Facilitation - Privacy Perspective

18/08/2020

Seamless Traveller Journey Cost Benefit Analysis

Seamless Traveller Journey Cost Benefit Analysis

29/06/2020

Discussion Paper: Data Facilitation for the Seamless Traveller Journey

Discussion Paper: Data Facilitation for the Seamless Traveller Journey

16/01/2020

Best Practice: You've Reached Your Destination

Best Practice: You've Reached Your Destination

26/11/2019

Seamless Travel Emerging Model Overview Findings Report

Seamless Travel Emerging Model Overview Findings Report

20/11/2019

Medical Tourism

Medical Tourism

18/11/2019

Crisis Preparedness Management Recovery: Crisis Readiness

Crisis Preparedness Management Recovery: Crisis Readiness

16/11/2019

Insights from MENA Leaders Forum

Insights from MENA Leaders Forum

20/10/2019

Best Practice: You’ve Reached Your Destination

Best Practice: You’ve Reached Your Destination

26/09/2020

Climate Friendly Travel

Climate Friendly Travel

16/09/2019

Insights from Climate Environment Action Forum

Insights from Climate Environment Action Forum

12/09/2019

Economic Impact of Global Wildlife Tourism

Economic Impact of Global Wildlife Tourism

14/08/2019

Visa Facilitation

Visa Facilitation

08/08/2019

Seamless Travel Journey Situation Report

Seamless Travel Journey Situation Report

14/06/2019

Destination 2030

Destination 2030

08/06/2019

Insights from North America Leaders Forum

Insights from North America Leaders Forum

07/06/2019

Best Practice: You've Reached Your Destination

Best Practice: You've Reached Your Destination

02/06/2019

Driving Women's Success

Driving Women's Success

14/03/2019

Mobile Payments in Travel & Tourism

Mobile Payments in Travel & Tourism

04/03/2019

Generating Jobs for Youth

Generating Jobs for Youth

20/01/2019

Megatrends and their Implications for Travel & Tourism

Megatrends and their Implications for Travel & Tourism

12/01/2019

Intelligent Taxation Whitepaper

Intelligent Taxation Whitepaper

15/12/2018

Domestic Tourism Importance & Economic Impact

Domestic Tourism Importance & Economic Impact

05/12/2018

Creating a tourism destination from an airport hub

Creating a tourism destination from an airport hub

11/11/2018

Impact of the Ebola epidemic on Travel & Tourism

Impact of the Ebola epidemic on Travel & Tourism

16/05/2018

Caribbean Resilience & Recovery

Caribbean Resilience & Recovery

05/04/2018

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