The professional will give a speech at the opening of the event on the importance of retaking the tourism industry
São Paulo, July 13, 2021 – WTM Latin America Virtual, the main tourism event aimed at the B2B public in Latin America, will have as special guest journalist Pedro Andrade, who will make a presentation right after the official opening of the event, held by members of the WTM Latin America team. exclusive to the participants. The event will start on August 10th and the official opening of the event can be followed on the website. To participate in the opening ceremony and check out Andrade’s lecture, register at this link.
The native of Rio de Janeiro, resident in the United States and recently hired by CNN Brasil, Andrade will bring in his lecture reflections on the meaning of traveling, in addition to the evolution of traveler behavior, and how perception and experiences have changed over the years. The journalist will also present a trailer of the project that he is ahead, “Amazonia”, reinforcing the messages of sustainability and empowerment for future generations.
For Simon Mayle, director of WTM Latin America, Pedro’s participation in the opening of the event brings rich and reflective content about where this industry is heading. “Andrade is a well-known name in tourism and for years he was in charge of one of the most watched programs in Latin America about travel. The plurality of topics that journalists deal with and the experiences gained allow them to share information and very collaborative experiences for the entire sector”, he comments.
Pedro Andrade was part of Manhattan Connection, GloboNews and TV Cultura for 12 years, and was in charge of the program “Pedro Pelo Mundo”, on GNT, for more than four years. During his travels and recordings, Andrade explored different cultures and countries and was able to see the differences that exist around the world. Pedro is now working on his newest project about the Amazon, for Icon Films. Divided into six parts, the documentary will show everyday life in the Amazon highlighting the lives of local inhabitants.
The special edition of WTM Latin America Virtual offers an opportunity for global interaction. The fair, which in previous editions was held in São Paulo, has a worldwide audience involved with the entire tourism and travel industry. The event is recognized for having high-level professionals in the segment, including travel agents and buyers from various companies.
WTM Latin America Virtual
August 10, 11 and 12 (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday)
From 8:00 am to 3:00 pm (BRT) or from 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm (GMT)