Published on : Thursday, May 17, 2018
The organizers of the ‘Future Global Opportunities for UK Tourism’ conference which would take place at the International Business Festival on Thursday 28 June 2018, has announced the event’s complete line-up of high level speakers.
Trends impacting the future of the tourism industry will be highlighted at the conference, with Debbie Marshall, Managing Director of Silver Travel and Stephen Treacy, the CEO of Tribe 101 joining Jon Young, Research Director BDRC.
The perceptions of Brand Britain and how the country could be marketed in the future will be handled by Kurt Stuhllemmer, the partner from strategic brand consultancy Hall & Partners.
Airline transport consultant John Strickland will be chairing a ‘Sky’s The Limit’ regional airports and airlines session featuring John Irving, CEO Liverpool Airport, James Ager, Director Strategy Manchester Airport Group; Kate Sherry, Deputy Director Route Development Ryanair and Ali Gayward, UK Country Manager easyJet.
New business models and new opportunities for business will be the principal issues raised by Rhys Griffiths, Partner and Head of Travel Group at award winning European legal firm FieldFisher.
A ‘New World Tourism Order’ panel will feature Anthony Pickles, Head of Tourism Affairs, VisitBritain and VisitEngland; Deirdre Wells, Chief Executive UKinbound; Chris Brown, Marketing Director, Marketing Liverpool.
The conference will conclude with a keynote address on the Festival’s Futures Stage by Cherie Blair, QC, CBE who will be highlighting ‘The Importance of People in a Globalized Economy’.
The conference would be chaired by Sky presenter, reporter and producer Hayley McQueen.
Tags: UK Tourism