Published on : Tuesday, May 15, 2018
The event would take place at the International Business Festival on June 28.
Debbie Marshall, managing director of Silver Travel, Stephen Treacy, chief executive of Tribes 101 and Jon Young, research director at BDRC will discuss about trends that will affect the future of the tourism industry.
The conference will also see new business models discussion from Rhys Griffiths, partner and head of travel group at legal firm FieldFisher and the challenge of harnessing artificial intelligence from Zoodikers’ managing director Katie King.
The conference will end with a keynote address on the Festival’s Futures Stage by Cherie Blair, QC, CBE who will speak on ‘The Importance of People in a Globalized Economy’.
The conference would be chaired by Sky presenter, reporter and producer Hayley McQueen.
To quote the conference organizer, Simon Greenbury, director of marketing and communications consultancy Cheeky Monkey, “This conference is a first for the three-week festival – the first time the tourism and travel sector has featured in the core of the Festival. We have brought together a terrific line-up of speakers committed to ensuring that UK tourism thrives in the future, helping define a blueprint for how the industry grows and develops. I guarantee that delegates will come away having been engaged, challenged and had their minds open to new ways of thinking.”