II Summit of the Global Travel & Tourism Resilience Council on Wednesday
Following the success of the first virtual Resilience Council summit, it has been announced that a second summit will take place on 8th July 2020, according to Travel Daily News.
In partnership with Jacobs Media Group and FINN Partners, the Global Travel & Tourism Resilience Council virtual destination summit will look at how destinations around the world are dealing with the new challenges and opportunities they face because of the Covid19 pandemic.
There will be eight webinars available to access throughout the day including sessions on Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Americas. Each panel will take an in-depth look to understand what is working and how each destination differs in their approach to recovery following the crisis.
Setting the agenda for the day in the opening session, Debbie Flynn, Managing Partner, Finn Partners Global Travel Practice and Daniela Wagner, Group Business Development Director, Jacobs Media Group will be discussing FINN Partners newly launched Travel Recovery and Resilience Think Tank and Travel Weekly’s Roadmap to Recovery.
Attendees for the destination summit will hear from senior travel leaders including:
Dr Mario Hardy, CEO, Pacific Asia Travel Association
H.E. Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism, Jamaica
H.E. Rita Marques, Secretary of State for Tourism, Portugal
Jeremy Jauncey CEO and founder, Beautiful Destinations
Raki Philips, CEO, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority
James Thornton, CEO, Intrepid Group
Roger Dow, President and CEO, U.S. Travel Association
Elliott Ferguson, President and CEO, Destination DC
H.E. Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, Minister of Tourism, South Africa
This virtual destination summit is one of a series of activities presented by Finn Partners and the Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council, and is part of a succession of initiatives which include the launch of the Finn Partners Travel Recovery and Resilience Think Tank, a unique collection of some of the world’s best thinkers in health, tech, travel, sustainability, media and culture.