Free online Meetup

MOVING FORWARD - WTFL Innovation Festival 2021

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Download Futurist Matthias Horx's presentation here.


Dear friends,

Over 2000 participants joined the first Online Meetup on 29 April.

Thank you to everyone who logged in, listened, asked questions and showed an interest in rethinking tourism and its future! 

We hope you found the speakers as thought-provoking and inspiring as we did.

Stay tuned for more information on our next online Meetup in June. 

Kind regards,

Martin Barth


Guy Parmelin

President of the Swiss Confederation

Head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research

Martin Barth​​​

President & CEO World Tourism Forum Lucerne​

Matthias Horx

Futurist Zukunftsinstitut

Nadia Fettah Alaoui

Minister of Tourism, Handicrafts, Air Transport and Social Economy of Morocco

Klaus Hommels

Founder and Chairman Lakestar

Marcus Bernhardt

CEO Steigenberger Hotels

Johannes Reck

CEO GetYourGuide

Naomi MacKenzie

Co-Founder Kitro

Raphael Krucker

CEO Andermatt Swiss Alps

Urs Gredig

Broadcast Journalist



Martin Barth, President & CEO World Tourism Forum Lucerne

Martin Barth​​​
Switzerland and its future tourism strategy

Guy Parmelin, President of the Swiss Confederation

Guy Parmelin
What does tomorrow's world look like?

Futurist Matthias Horx, ZukunftsInstitut

Matthias Horx
Now is the time to invest in future innovation!

Klaus Hommels, Founder and Chairman Lakestar

Klaus Hommels, Urs Gredig
Learning from the best start-ups

Urs Gredig in discussion with Naomi MacKenzie (Co-Founder Kitro) and Johannes Reck (CEO GetYourGuide)

Naomi MacKenzie, Urs Gredig, Johannes Reck
How existing companies stay innovative

Marcus Bernhardt, CEO Steigenberger Hotels

Urs Gredig, Marcus Bernhardt
Message from Morocco and Andermatt Swiss Alps

H.E. Nadia Fettah Alaoui, Tourism Minister of Morocco & Raphael Krucker, CEO Andermatt Swiss Alps

Nadia Fettah Alaoui, Raphael Krucker
Outlook and Farewell

Martin Barth

Martin Barth​​​
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