Saudi Arabia launched the activities of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), in Riyadh, with the participation of CEOs of major international companies.
Among the participating companies are Marriott International, Hilton Hotels, and others on (Monday), and the summit will continue until early December.
Ahmed Al-Khatib, the tourism minister for Saudi Arabia, extended a warm greeting to attendees of the World Summit of the World Travel and Tourism Council 2022 in a tweet posted on his official Twitter account.
This morning, the official delegations from the participating countries began holding their meetings, as the leaders of the tourism sector began a 4-hour dialogue session.
The session included discussions with leaders of the private sector working in the tourism, hospitality, and travel industries from different countries.
The Travel and Tourism Summit, which kicked off today, is witnessing the presence of more than 50 prime ministers and 50 ministers in various government sectors from all over the world.
Among the attendees was former British Prime Minister TheresMay. In addition, there was the participation of the former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Patricia Espinosa, and other officials.
Several business leaders in the travel and tourism sector, more than 200 business leaders and CEOs of major international companies, and more than 2,000 delegates representing major international companies, as well as more than 145 speakers, will participate to discuss the work of the summit.
International women figures will participate in several dialogue sessions at the World Travel and Tourism Council. They will be joined by leaders of the tourism industry and government representatives from all countries of the world.
This session aims to unify joint efforts to support the sector’s recovery. This will enable the industry to move to a future stage in which the travel and tourism sector will be safer, more flexible, inclusive, and sustainable.