The World Travel and Tourism Council held its 1993 annual meeting in Budapest, Hungary on March 8 and 9, 1993. Government officials from ten Eastern European countries, the WTTC and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) attended. The Earth Council presented a report on "Tourism in the Global Agenda for Sustainable Development".

The 1993 World Congress on Travel and Eco-Tourism addressed several issues concerned with developing eco-tourism as a sustainable, economic, cultural and environmental resource in Manaus, Brazil from 20 to 23 September 1993.