WTFL Free Online Meetup

SESSION 2 | 22 JUNE 2021, 13:00 – 14:30 CET

Registration

MOVING FORWARD


Dear friends,

We’re doing it again! Hot on the heels of our first virtual event, we’re hosting our second Free Online Meetup on Tuesday 22nd June. We’ve enlisted a prime selection of engaging speakers to talk about some of the most pressing issues and emerging developments in our industry.

The 90-minute session begins at 13:00 CET and will be followed by a live online networking event.

I do hope you'll join us. 


Kind regards,

Martin Barth

"Great choice of speakers"

Speakers

Aziz Abdukhakimov
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism and Sports of Uzbekistan
Mirjam Affolter
Co-Founder, MyCamper
Raki Phillips
CEO, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority
Cheraé Robinson
Founder & CEO, Tastemakers Africa
Reto Wittwer
Executive Chairman, Smart Hospitality Solutions & Chairman, World Tourism Forum Lucerne
Martin Barth
President & CEO, World Tourism Forum Lucerne
Christa Augsburger
CEO, Hotel Management School Lucerne (SHL)
Davide Coppola
Business Development, ESA Space Solutions
Aradhana Khowala
CEO & Founder, Aptamind & Board Member, World Tourism Forum Lucerne
Puneet Chhatwal
Managing Director & CEO, IHCL
Philipp Depiereux
Founder & CEO, etventure
Hannah Wise
International Journalist
Urs Gredig
Broadcast Journalist

"Snappy, short and informative"

Programme

June 22
13:00
Welcome

Reto Wittwer, Executive Chairman Smart Hospitality Solutions & Chairman World Tourism Forum Lucerne and

Martin Barth, President & CEO World Tourism Forum Lucerne

Reto Wittwer, Martin Barth
13:05
How does Uzbekistan move forward?

Aziz Abdukhakimov, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism and Sports of Uzbekistan

Aziz Abdukhakimov
13:10
The new mindset for a digital change

Philipp Depiereux, Founder & CEO etventure, moderated by Hannah Wise

Hannah Wise, Philipp Depiereux
13:30
Ras Al Khaimah: Why the existing positioning fits perfectly to the new normal

Interview with Raki Phillips, CEO Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, moderated by Hannah Wise

Hannah Wise, Raki Phillips
13:45
Using Space technology to innovate tourism: WTFL-ESA cooperation

Davide Coppola, Business Development, ESA Space Solutions and

Martin Barth, President & CEO World Tourism Forum Lucerne,

moderated by Urs Gredig

Davide Coppola
13:55
Women entrepreneurship

Mirjam Affolter, Co-Founder MyCamper and

Cheraé Robinson, Founder & CEO, Tastemakers Africa

in discussion with Urs Gredig

Urs Gredig, Cheraé Robinson, Mirjam Affolter
14:10
Action plan on Diversity & Inclusion

Aradhana Khowala, CEO & Founder Aptamind and Board Member World Tourism Forum Lucerne

in discussion with Urs Gredig

Urs Gredig, Aradhana Khowala
14:20
Insights from India and the academic world

Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and CEO IHCL /

Christa Augsburger, CEO Hotel Management School Lucerne (SHL),

moderated by Martin Barth, President & CEO World Tourism Forum Lucerne

Puneet Chhatwal, Christa Augsburger, Martin Barth
14:30
Outlook and Farewell

Martin Barth, President & CEO World Tourism Forum Lucerne

Martin Barth
14:35
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Rewatch the first WTFL online Meetup

Watch futurist Matthias Horx' presentation on the future of tourism. Listen to venture capitalist Klaus Hommels and Marcus Bernhardt, CEO of Steigenberger Hotels dissect current the current economic situation.

Check out the inspirational interview with founders Johannes Reck and Naomi MacKenzie.

And don't miss guest appearances by Swiss President, Guy Parmelin, Morocco's Tourism Minister, Nadia Fettah Alaoui and CEO of Andermatt Swiss Alps, Raphael Krucker.

Martin Barth and Urs Gredig introduce and moderate the session.

Download Futurist Matthias Horx's presentation here.