Tourism Ministers Join WTM Virtual 2020
WTM Virtual 2020 kicked off on Monday as scheduled, keeping global travel conservation very much alive by connecting tourism professionals around the world amid these unprecedented circumstances.
During the three-day event, tourism ministers from several nations are expected to discuss a working paper covering the government’s measures aimed at supporting the tourism sector’s most hard-hit fields by the coronavirus, in addition to the new travel measures and public safety, as well as less crowded eco-friendly tourism.
For many experts, the event provides tourism professionals around the world virtual networking opportunities, to discuss issues related to the travel and tourism industry with business partners.
The 2020 WTM will focus on the repercussions the pandemic has had on the industry and discuss the roadmap for next year’s recovery phase, he added, calling for scaling up efforts to maintain business connections in this sector to face the current challenges, understand the reality of what is happening amid these unprecedented times, and laying the foundations for recovery and innovation in 2021.
The exhibition’s agenda includes sessions related to outlook for global tourism to be run by Euromonitor International and International Tourism and Investment Conference, in addition to the Responsible Tourism Program, as well as sessions on aviation sector, Ministers Summit on Tourism, World Travel and Tourism Council and World Travel Market.