WTM London & Travel Forward Virtual Gets Going
WTM & TF Virtual, the two-day virtual event that takes place on Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 November, has finalized its program of on-demand sessions.
WTM & TF Virtual follows on from the successful WTM London and Travel Forward in-person events held at ExCeL from 1-3 November, where global brands and leaders once again came together to do business and plan for the future of the travel industry.
For those who were unable to attend the live event, WTM & TF Virtual will run from 07:00-22:00 GMT to allow travel and tourism visitors to access at different times zones across the globe.
A whole host of sessions and conferences that took place during WTM London and Travel Forward in-person shows will be available on demand on the virtual platform, covering the whole spectrum of the industry.
On-demand sessions include the chance to find out about Changing Trends as Domestic Demand Leads European Recovery, with insight from Oxford Economics MD Europe and Middle East, David Goodger and Evan Saunders, Vice President, Global Tourism & Hospitality, Near.com.
Responsible Tourism sessions will also be available on demand, including Conversations with Tourism Leaders, led by WTM's Responsible Tourism Advisor, Harold Goodwin and bosses from across the travel spectrum, including airlines, hotel groups and travel organisers
As expected, other Responsible Tourism session will look at issues such as sustainability and reducing carbon emissions.
The Future Development of World Tourism Cities will be discussed, led by the World Tourism Cities Foundation, while rebuilding tourism, destination briefings and wellness developments all also feature.
Market research experts Euromonitor will look at Next Generation Travel Tech for Travel Recovery and there will be a fascinating session on Revive and Thrive: Tourism PR in a Post-Pandemic World.
In separate interviews, aviation analyst John Strickland speaks to Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary and easyJet CEO Johan Lundgren.