Leaders Summit Europe , September 6, 2022 Venue: Radisson Collection Hotel, Grand Place Brussels
EU has worked hard to address these with strong policies and actions. Despite all the challenges, the outlook for 2021 and 2022 is for considerable recovery across Europe. This is good news for the rest of the world and, for developing countries with most tourism potential and demand, as chances are EU may become the poster child for the pent-up demand for travel and tourism reboot. The aforementioned, and upcoming Hybrid Summit, at the iconic capital of Europe, Brussels, is an opportunity to rethink, reimagine ‘meaningful’ tourism of tomorrow. This needs to be built on certain verticals, powered by digitization, and sustainable investments into human capital and infrastructure. The event participation will include other past present heads of states, various ministerial level attendance and the wider Travel and Tourism industry stakeholders, corporations, and leaders. Press=> Hereis the programme :
Based in London, the WTFI is a research institute that supports sustainable and universally accessible tourism.
“It is an honour for me to be part of the advisory board of the World Tourism Forum Institute next to such an important executive council and important board members. I am deeply committed to its mission for a resilient future in the tourism industry,” Gerekou said.
The WTFI is the mother organization of Global Tourism Forum (GTF), an international collaboration platform focused on addressing the challenges for the travel industry.
Combining the joint efforts of government agencies, industry stakeholders and academia, GTF strives to achieve sustainable development models for emerging travel markets, as well as devising strategies to ensure tourism growth.
The WTFI’s executive council includes Bulut Bagci (president), Sumaira Isaacs (CEO), Taleb Rifai (general secretary) and Barış Kahrıman (board member).
“I look forward for this exchange with this unique team to continue to shine a light on the most important issues of the world most valuable social economic cultural sector and of course an important sector for our country such as the travel industry,” the GNTO’s president added.