WTM will explore Ireland and Europe’s recovery from Covid-19 in its latest webinar to be broadcast this week.
The discussion, Destination Europe: Where do we go from here?’, will include an update from tourism chiefs from Ireland and France, with both countries set to be important markets for the UK this year.
The webinar is a partnership between WTM Global Hub – WTM Portfolio’s new online portal and BBC Global News.
Taking place on Thursday 18 June at 2pm, the webinar will explore the devastating effects of the coronavirus pandemic, emerging trends and how tourism boards can help the industry to recover.
The hour-long session will be moderated by Rajan Datar, a presenter on BBC World News and the BBC’s The Travel Show. The expert panellists will be Niall Gibbons, chief executive of Tourism Ireland, Caroline Leboucher, chief executive of Atout France and Fruzsina Zakarias, director of international relations at the Hungarian Tourism Agency.
Claude Blanc, WTM portfolio director, said: “We’re delighted to be partnering with the BBC again to bring another insightful webinar to the WTM community around the world, to keep everyone updated with the latest trends and innovative recovery strategies.
“Rajan Datar is a hugely respected and versatile broadcaster and journalist, with experience on national newspapers as well as the BBC.
“He will ask key questions to our distinguished panel and attendees will also be able to pose their own questions during the webinar.
“Since we launched WTM Hub and our expert webinars in April, we have hosted a wide range of well-known experts and top industry leaders talking about the critical issues affecting the global travel trade during this unprecedented upheaval."
WTM Global Hub can be found at hub.wtm.com.