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WTM London & Travel Forward Virtual Takes place next week, 8-9 November

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WTM London & Travel Forward Virtual Takes place next week, 8-9 November

  • The platform is designed with one-on-one meetings, networking and business opportunities and brings huge choice of on-demand sessions
  • During the two-day show, those unable to attend the physical event will have the opportunity to view sessions recorded from the in-person event and watch a range of webinars, roundtables and panel sessions

WTM & TF Virtual – the two-day virtual event that takes place on Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 November, has finalised its programme 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.

Simon Press, WTM London and Travel Forward Exhibition Director, said:

“The success of WTM London’s and Travel Forward’s in-person events have proved beyond doubt that face-to-face networking is back, but for those unable to attend the in-person event, WTM & TF Virtual is the perfect solution.

“Next week, WTM & TF Virtual gives us the opportunity to interact with an even greater global audience.

“Not only can people meet to discuss business, or even follow up on leads they picked up at ExCeL, but can also familiarise themselves with the latest thinking and trends by tuning into the on-demand sessions.”

See the full range of on-demand sessions here.

If you have registered to the virtual event, click here to access the platform:

https://wtm.eventnetworking.com/auth/login

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