About 10,000 people registered for April 15 virtual forum organized by the World Travel & Tourism Council and Carnival Corporation

Carnival Corporation & plc  (logo)Nearly 10,000 people from around the world signed up to participate in the 2021 Global Science Summit on COVID-19 on April 15 to hear directly from eight renowned public health experts and scientists, sharing their knowledge on the most up-to-date science amassed from the past year of studying COVID-19.

They also discussed how best to address ongoing questions about the virus and best practices for how society can safely resume travel and day-to-day activities moving forward.

The free, open-to-the-public event was hosted by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global travel and tourism private sector, and Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest cruise company.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. and the U.S. Travel Association were supporting sponsors of the event. The virtual summit continued building on the science-based discussions from a similar forum hosted by WTTC and Carnival Corporation in July 2020, which focused on evidence-based best practices for living safely in a world with COVID-19. A recording of the event will be available April 22 at covidsciencesummit.com.

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(Carnival Corporation & plc, World Travel & Tourism Council)