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DATE ADDED: 09.10.2015

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WTM news:

Organiser Reed Travel Exhibitions is to host two World Travel Leaders sessions at the next edition of global event for the travel industry, WTM London. 
Influential figures in the travel sector will debate key issues affecting the trade, along with a ceremony to present the World Travel Leaders Awards to individuals and organisations that have contributed the most to the global travel and tourism industry over the lifetime of WTM.
The first session ‘Asia – Inbound and Outbound Travel – Growing Globally’, will look at the new Asian powerhouses of the global leisure travel market and be moderated by global strategic advisor Anita Mendiratta who is founder and managing director at Cachet Consulting.
The panelists will be Tran Trong Kien, chairman and general director, Thien Minh Group (Buffalo Tours); Mario Hardy, chief executive, Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA); Peter Kerkar, group chief executive, Cox & Kings; and Wendy Wu, founder and chief executive, Wendy Wu Tours.
Charlotte Sutton, WTM London conference manger said: “Only World Travel Market London can attract such a list of high-calibre speakers, and the audience at both sessions will be able to hear directly from travel’s big guns – leading entrepreneurs, powerful corporate figures and industry figureheads.
“Nowhere else can you listen to so many experts and leaders in their fields, and gain vital insights that can help boost your own business.”
The second debate ‘UK Inbound and Domestic Travel – Breaking Records’ will be moderated by Deirdre Wells, chief executive of UKInbound and will disucss why the UK has seen significant growth and record tourist numbers over recent years, and how to benefit from future expansion.

Speakers will be Terry Williamson, chief executive, JacTravel; Denis Wormwell, chief executive, Shearings Holidays, Kyle Haughton, managing director, City Cruises and Neil Davies, head of travel trade, Bourne Leisure.

WTM London, now in its 36th year will take place on 2-5 November at ExCeL London.

The organiser recently announced that the show is being cut to a three-day event from next year, with opening hours extended from 10am to 7pm for all three days.


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