WTTC unveils its leaders forum

LONDON, 9 August 2018: Global leaders from the travel and tourism industry will meet at the first World Travel and Tourism Council’s European Leaders Forum in Lisbon, Portugal, 11 September.

Portugal Secretary of State for Tourism, Ana Mendes Godinho, is the official host of an event that will bring together CEOs and regional leaders of the top travel and tourism companies from across Europe, along with tourism ministers and regional experts.

Speakers include Peter Fankhauser, CEO, Thomas Cook Group, and Pierfrancesco Vago, executive chairman of MSC Cruises

WTTC president & CEO, Gloria Guevara said: “We are delighted to be holding our first WTTC Europe Leaders Forum in Lisbon, Portugal.”

“Europe is the largest and most mature tourism market in the world, with tourism generating Euro 1.8 trillion to European economies and supporting 36.6 million jobs.

“The outputs from the European Leaders Forum will inform WTTC’s future work in the region and provide an exclusive space for networking.”