World Travel & Tourism Council president David Scowsill has introduced the theme of this 12 months’s Global Summit will probably be “Travel Beyond Boundaries”.
The programme will give attention to how tourism will reply to the largest problems with the second – migration, local weather change, terrorism, safety and border insurance policies.
The Global Summit celebrates 25 years of WTTC’s sector advocacy and can happen in Dallas, Texas, on April sixth–seventh.
The Summit brings collectively authorities officers and Chief Executives of the world’s main Travel & Tourism companies, to lengthen the boundaries of the sector and to debate the important thing problems with the day.
Scowsill stated: “I’m excited to announce that this 12 months’s Global Summit will discover journey past boundaries.
“It will tackle how the sector can proceed to develop and be a power for good, whereas going through up to main points which can be having a profound influence on the world.
“I’m extraordinarily happy to affirm that we’ll see audio system of the best calibre on stage.
“Not only will we hear from the key business decision makers, but in this important year for the United States we are welcoming key members of the Obama administration to demonstrate their commitment to tourism.”
Speaks for this 12 months’s occasion embody Expedia chairman Barry Diller, Air Asia chief govt Tony Fernandes, Enrique de la Madrid, Mexico minister of tourism, and Bill Marriott, chairman of the board, Marriott International.
Also on stage at the occasion will probably be Taleb Rifai, secretary common, United Nations World Tourism Organisation.
Phillip Jones, president, Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau, stated: “I’m thrilled for Dallas to be internet hosting this 12 months WTTC’s Annual Global Summit.
“The metropolis will probably be internet hosting over 500 leaders from throughout the tourism sector, and emphasise the financial and social significance of tourism to Dallas.
“Holding the Summit in Dallas is a recognition of the town’s standing as a significant worldwide hub and can present how the town has elevated its connectivity with a rising variety of direct flights out of DFW International Airport during the last years.
“We are looking forward to welcoming all delegates for this elite event in April.”