Press article | World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC)

London, UK: The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) and the Puerto Rico Tourism Company are thrilled to announce the Sustainability and Investment Summit, taking place on June 14 in the city of San Juan.

Announced at FITUR, the international tourism fair held in Madrid, Julia Simpson, President and CEO of WTTC, said:

“This one-day event will demonstrate the commitment of the WTTC and the entire travel and tourism sector to preserve the planet, reduce the effects of climate change and, above all, increase its resilience to ensure its sustainable growth. and carry on.

“Since the very beginning of this pandemic, the Government of Puerto Rico, through the Puerto Rico Tourism Company, has implemented enhanced health and safety protocols to safeguard the health of travelers and keep its tourist services open. and improve its recovery”.

Carlos Mercado, General Manager of the Puerto Rican Tourism Board, said, “The Sustainability and Investment Summit represents a great opportunity to recognize Puerto Rico as a safe destination, with advanced health protocols, tourist attractions and numerous opportunities for investment and long-term sustainable development. development.

“We thank the WTTC for working with us to bring this event to the island. We are ready to welcome the world leaders in tourism who will participate in this Summit, which will serve as a platform to discuss the present and the future. future of sustainable tourism.

Further details on the Sustainability and Investment Summit, including speakers, will be announced shortly.