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annual WTTC Global Summit

15 - 16 Apr 2015 New Date Reminder
IFEMA - Feria de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
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The annual WTTC Global Summit, organized by the World Travel & Tourism Council will take place from 15th April to the 16th April 2015 at the IFEMA Madrid in Madrid, Spain.


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08:00 AM - 04:00 PM (General)

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100 - 500
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Based on previous editions

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Apr 2015


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Special Assistant To The Honorable Minister Of State at Federal Capital Territory Authority

Abuja, Nigeria
Eric Attobrah

Eric Attobrah

Lisbon at European Economic Chamber Of Trade Commerce And Indudtry

Accra, Ghana
Dr. Mohamed Shafi Abdulla Moosa

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Managing Director at Tcn. Telephony

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Speakers

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Chip Conley

Chip Conley

Head at Global Hospitality & Strategy, Airbnb San Francisco, United States
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Peter Greenberg

Peter Greenberg

Travel Editor at CBS News Los Angeles, United States
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David Baxby

David Baxby

CEO at Annecy Capital Partners, Virgin Australia Geneva, Switzerland
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Sean Donohue

Sean Donohue

CEO at DFW International Airport Dallas, United States
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Luis Gallego

Luis Gallego

CEO at IBERIA Spain
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Federico J. González Tejera

Federico J. González Tejera

Chief Executive Officer at NH Hotel Group Madrid, Spain
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James Hogan

James Hogan

President and Chief Executive Officer at airberlin group United Arab Emirates

Schedule & Agenda

Wed, 15 Apr 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Opening Session
Michael Frenzel, Chairman, World Travel & Tourism CouncilTaleb Rifai, Secretary-General, World Tourism OrganizationDavid Scowsill, President &...continue reading
Wed, 15 Apr 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Drivers of Disruption
Thought leaders from outside Travel & Tourism will give their perspective on some of the disruptive forces challenging the sector today u2013 ...continue reading
Wed, 15 Apr 03:00 PM - 03:15 PM
Leaders Perspective - Disruption
WTTC Members will provide their insights into disruption in Travel & TourismDoug Anderson, President & CEO, Carlson Wagonlit Travel Chen Feng,...continue reading
Wed, 15 Apr 03:15 PM - 04:00 PM
Keynote Address: Europe - A Disruptive Union?
ix months after leaving office, former President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso, a long-time supporter of Travel & Tourism, wi...continue reading
Wed, 15 Apr 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM
BREAK
Wed, 15 Apr 04:30 PM - 05:15 PM
Travel & Tourism - Powering Growth in Europe
Following on from the conversation with Jose Manuel Durao Barroso some of WTTCu2019s leading European Members will discuss the current state o...continue reading
Wed, 15 Apr 05:15 PM - 05:30 PM
Leaders Perspective - Freedom to Travel
WTTC Members will discuss travel facilitation initiatives around the worldMark Dunkerley, President & CEO, Hawaiian AirlinesMasaru Onishi, Cha...continue reading
Wed, 15 Apr 05:30 PM - 06:15 PM
Tourism for Tomorrow Awards
WTTCu2019s annual award ceremony will celebrate best practice in sustainable tourism from across the world. Finalists this year come from Bul...continue reading
Wed, 15 Apr 06:15 PM - 06:45 PM
Disruption in practice: conservation and natural history in Africa
Distinguished African personality, Richard Leakey, will discuss travel, conservation and the origins of the human race with Abercrombie & Kent...continue reading
Wed, 15 Apr 06:45 PM - 06:45 PM
END OF DAY 1
Thu, 16 Apr 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Madrid - Linking Spain with the World
We begin Day 2 with a look at our host country Spain, which is the third most visited country in the world. Travel & Tourism is interwoven in...continue reading
Thu, 16 Apr 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Focus on Cities - reinvention, differentiation and inspiration
The role of cities in driving Travel & Tourism within a nationu2019s economy has significantly changed in the past twenty years. The arrival o...continue reading
Thu, 16 Apr 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
BREAK
Thu, 16 Apr 12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
Leaders Perspective - Policies for Growth
WTTC Member and Ministers will discuss policy priorities such as taxation, human capital, infrastructure development and connectivity that gov...continue reading
Thu, 16 Apr 12:15 PM - 01:00 PM
Social media u2013 letting the outside in
Travel & Tourism has been criticised for being u2018behind the curveu2019 when it comes to using social media. This session, that will pitch i...continue reading
Thu, 16 Apr 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
LUNCH
Thu, 16 Apr 02:30 PM - 02:50 PM
Keynote address - the changing financial landscape
Ana Botu00edn, Executive Chairman, Banco Santander, will give her insights on the current economic climate, trends that are impacting the fina...continue reading
Thu, 16 Apr 02:50 PM - 03:40 PM
Shockwaves u2013 disruption and reinvention through technology
Disruption and reinvention through technology has driven tourism development throughout the 20th Century and into our own. Yet it is not the t...continue reading
Thu, 16 Apr 03:40 PM - 04:30 PM
Taking responsibility - measuring and communicating sustainability
The economic impact of Travel & Tourism is increasingly understood - governments and wider society appreciate the sectoru2019s ability to crea...continue reading
Thu, 16 Apr 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM
BREAK
Thu, 16 Apr 05:00 PM - 05:20 PM
Disaster recoveryu2013 reinvention through philanthropy
World famous supermodel and philanthropist, Petra Nemcova, will discuss her own very personal experience of disaster recovery and how the Trav...continue reading
Thu, 16 Apr 05:20 PM - 05:50 PM
Speaking with One Voice u2013 the Global Travel Association Coalition
Established in 2012, the Global Travel Association Coalition brings together the global organisations which represent our sector. Through agr...continue reading
Thu, 16 Apr 05:50 PM - 06:30 PM
Question Time
A panel of WTTC Member CEOs will close the Summit by answering delegate questions relating to topics discussed during the event and other key ...continue reading
Thu, 16 Apr 06:30 PM - 07:00 PM
Closing Ceremony
Thu, 16 Apr 07:00 PM - 07:00 PM
END OF DAY 2 AND THE SUMMIT
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