WTTC  ‘safe travels’ stamp hits 100


The World Travel & Tourism Council announced that 100 destinations were now using its ‘Safe Travels’ stamp.

The stamp enabled travellers to recognise destinations around the world which have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols.

This move by the WTTC also received the backing of the United Nations World Tourism Organization.

Gloria Guevara, WTTC president & CEO, said: “We are delighted to see our innovative initiative is proving such a great success and is being used by destinations from all corners of the globe. 

“The 100 destinations which now proudly use the stamp are working together to help rebuild consumer confidence worldwide. We welcome the Philippines, an incredible destination and home to some of the world’s most beautiful islands, as our 100th destination, as well as other popular destinations around the globe such as Turkey, Egypt, Indonesia and Kenya.

“As the stamp continues to gain in popularity, travellers will more easily be able to recognise the destinations worldwide which have adopted the new set of global protocols, encouraging the return of ‘Safe Travels’ around the world.

“The success of the Safe Travels stamp shows its importance not only to countries and destinations, but also to travellers and the 330 million people around the world who work in and depend on a thriving the Travel & Tourism sector.”