Mission 66: The controversial plan that brought national parks into the modern era

Mission 66: The controversial plan that brought national parks into the modern era

Between 1956 and 1966, the National Park Service had 95 visitor centers, 216 utility buildings, 257 administrative and service structures, 575 campgrounds, 1,239 park housing structures and 2,767 miles of new and repaired roads constructed throughout the national parks, among other amenities….

WTTC launches taskforce to tackle human trafficking

WTTC launches taskforce to tackle human trafficking

The World Travel & Tourism Council has announced the formation of a global taskforce to help prevent and combat human trafficking – an illicit activity that affects 30 million victims worldwide, and relies on travel networks to operate. The taskforce comprises WTTC…

WTTC prepares for record-breaking Global Summit in Spain

WTTC prepares for record-breaking Global Summit in Spain

A record number of delegates, international delegations, speakers, and media will form the World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit to be held in Seville, Spain, this week. Over 1,500 delegates will participate in the most important tourism event of the year….

Tianguis Turistico set for Acapulco, Mexico

Tianguis Turistico set for Acapulco, Mexico

Acapulco is set to host Tianguis Turistico, the most important travel industry event celebrating the destination of Mexico. Tianguis Turistico is now in its 44th edition, and will run from April 7th-10th, with thousands of travel industry professionals from across the globe…