Moving beyond COVID-19: Euromonitor International joins WTM Global Hub

Moving beyond COVID-19:  Euromonitor International joins WTM Global Hub

Next event reveals latest outlook for global tourism demand

The next event scheduled for WTM Portfolio’s new online portal, WTM Global Hub, will feature the very latest insight on global tourism demand and the ‘new normal’ from research giant Euromonitor International.

In the session, entitled Travel and Tourism: Embracing Transformation to Move Beyond Coronavirus, Caroline Bremner, Head of Travel Research at Euromonitor, will explain the latest trends and assess the impact on travel after the Coronavirus pandemic.

As with previous WTM Global Hub sessions, this event looks set to be packed full of the latest guidance and knowledge to help exhibitors, buyers and others navigate their way through the various challenges of the global coronavirus pandemic.

Caroline will discuss how consumer attitudes and behaviours have been changed and identify which trends are expected to be permanent.

She’ll also take a look at some of the new travel innovations that are being rolled out by travel brands and destinations, embracing digital and sustainable transformation to drive recovery and resilience.

WTM London Senior Director Simon Press said:

“As the person who manages the entire global content strategy for travel and tourism at Euromonitor International, Caroline Bremner has her finger on the pulse of the industry.

“With a wealth of research, statistics and insight at hand, there is no-one better to share tourism intelligence to our WTM Global Hub audience.

“With a whole raft of protocols being implemented, she’ll paint a picture of the ‘new normal’ in the post COVID-19 world. The event is not-to-be-missed.”

Travel and Tourism: Embracing Transformation to Move Beyond Coronavirus takes place on the WTM Global Hub on Thursday 13 August at 14:00 BST.

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About World Travel Market

World Travel Market (WTM) Portfolio comprises six leading travel events across four continents, generating more than $7.5 billion of industry deals. The events are:

WTM Global Hub, is the new WTM Portfolio online portal, created to connect and support travel industry professionals around the world. The resource hub offers the latest guidance and knowledge to help exhibitors, buyers and others in the travel industry face the challenges of the global coronavirus pandemic. WTM Portfolio – the parent brand for WTM London, WTM Latin America, Arabian Travel Market, WTM Africa, Travel Forward and other key travel trade events – is tapping into its global network of experts to create content for the hub.

https://hub.wtm.com/

WTM London, the leading global event for the travel industry, is the must-attend three-day exhibition for the worldwide travel and tourism industry. Around 50,000 senior travel industry professionals, government ministers and international media visit ExCeL London every November, generating over £3.71 billion in travel industry contracts. http://london.wtm.com/

Next event: Monday 2 to Wednesday 4 November 2020 – London #IdeasArriveHere

Travel Forward London is the leading travel technology event, co-located with WTM London. Travel Forward is renowned for showcasing the next-generation technologies for the travel, tourism and hospitality industry. Over 19,000 travel officials and 150+ innovative solution providers attend for 3 days of cutting-edge insights, open debate and unrivalled networking opportunities. The combination of a 2-day conference, interactive exhibition and Startup showcase makes Travel Forward truly unique. http://travelforward.wtm.com/

Next event: Monday 2 to Wednesday 4 November 2020 – London #NeverStandStill

London Travel Week, brought to you by WTM London, is the one-stop-shop for event hosts and visitors to be able to shape the next 12 months of travel together. The festival of events supports the global travel and tourism industry through capturing invaluable news and enhancing industry connections. https://londontravelweek.wtm.com/. Next event: Friday 30 October to Thursday 5 November 2020

Arabian Travel Market (ATM), now on its 27th year, continues to be the focal point for the Middle East’s resilient and ever-changing travel and tourism landscape and prides itself on being the hub of all travel and tourism ideas – providing a platform to discuss insights on the ever-changing industry, share innovations and unlock endless business opportunities. www.arabiantravelmarket.wtm.com.

Next event: Sunday 16 to Wednesday 19 May 2021.

WTM Latin America attracts around 19,000 participants – 11,586 unique. The trade show, which takes place in São Paulo, has a worldwide audience that meets to establish the direction of the travel industry. The event is recognised for attracting a high level of professionals from the segment, including buyers and travel agents. It also offers programmes with qualified content and plenty of opportunities for networking and generating business that is relevant to the travel industry http://latinamerica.wtm.com/.

WTM Africa launched in 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa. More than 6,000 travel industry professionals attend Africa’s leading inbound and outbound travel and tourism market. WTM Africa delivers a proven mix of hosted buyers, media, pre-scheduled appointments, on-site networking, evening functions and invited travel trade visitors. http://africa.wtm.com/.

Next event: Wednesday 7 to Friday 9 April 2021 – Cape Town International Convention Centre

Reed Exhibitions is a leading global events business. It combines face-to-face with data and digital tools to help customers learn about markets, source products and complete transactions at over 500 events in almost 30 countries across 43 industry sectors, attracting more than 7 million participants.

Our events, organized by 35 global offices, leverage industry expertise, large data sets and technology to enable our customers to generate billions of dollars of revenues for the economic development of local markets and national economies around the world. Reed Exhibitions is part of RELX, a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. www.reedexhibitions.com

Reed Travel Exhibitions is the world’s leading travel and tourism event’s organiser with a growing portfolio of more than 20 international travel and tourism trade events in Europe, the Americas, Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

Our events are market leaders in their sectors, whether it is global and regional leisure travel trade events, or specialist events for meetings, incentives, conference, events (MICE) industry, business travel, LGBTQ+ travel, luxury travel, travel technology as well as golf and spa travel. We have over 35 years’ experience in organising world-leading travel exhibitions. https://www.reedtravelexhibitions.com/

More information, please contact:

Natalia Hartmann – WTM Portfolio Press & PR Executive

E: natalia.hartmann@reedexpo.co.uk

T: +44 (0)20 8439 5535/ M: +44 (0)7775 036 858

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