Puerto Rico To Host 2020 WTTC Global Summit

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has announced that Puerto Rico will host its 2020 Global Summit, from April 21-23.

The location of the 2020 Global Summit, which officials say regarded is regarded as the most important event in the travel and tourism sector worldwide, was announced by Gloria Guevara Manzo, president & CEO of WTTC, and Puerto Rico’s Governor Ricardo Rosselló Nevares at the closing ceremony of the 2019 Global Summit in Seville, Spain.

Puerto Rico, which attracts more than three million visitors each year, will host next year’s WTTC summit at the Puerto Rico Convention Center in San Juan.

Guevara Manzo commented, “We are delighted to bring next year’s Global Summit to the beautiful tropical Caribbean island of Puerto Rico, a welcoming and diverse destination, which not only offers visitors glorious beaches, it is also home to the only tropical rainforest in the US. Our annual Global Summit brings together the most influential figures from the public and private sector to address the challenges and opportunities facing the travel and tourism industry and is the most important event in the calendar each year. Hosting the Global Summit in Puerto Rico reflects the commitment and efforts of the government and tourist board to grow both business and leisure travel.”