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A World For Travel – Evora Forum

November 5 - November 6

A World For Travel - Evora Forum

Count Every Second Until The Event.

Event Details

Date:

5 & 6 November, 2020

Time:

10:50 – 17:00

08:45 16:30

Location:

Universidad de Evora
7000-645 Évora
Portugal

Over 100 speakers have been invited to take part including exceptional leaders such as global explorer Michael Horn, who will join renowned economists, CEO’s from leading travel companies, OTA’s, Ministers of Tourism and international media stars. The event will feature both on-site speakers as well as online contributions, to ensure that leading figures in the tourism sector who cannot travel are able to participate. Day one will inform, and day two will identify solutions, which will be made public and which attendees will pledge to act on, as well as agree to annual follow-ups to track their progress.

November 5

PLENARY 1

10:50   Call to Order and Welcome

11:10   Opening

11:20   Courage and Perseverance in Difficult Times

11:45   A Systemic Transformation of the World

12:15   Remarks

12:30   Lunchtime and networking

13:55   Call to Order – A World for Travel

14:00   Covid-19: A Resilient Sector Drives to a New Deal with New Leadership Demands
Governments and industry must step up with new leadership. Provide guidance on how to implement travel allowances and travel bans – how to manage a severe crisis.

14:40   Tourist Go Home, Tourist Come Back
Destinations around the world were once trying to keep tourists away, now do they want them back?  How are governments balancing tourism and local citizenry demands?  How are NGOs playing a role in governance and the local economy of destinations?

15:20   Break 15’

15:30   “Climate Revolution”
Adapting to the world’s new geography- Coastlines are being reshaped, destinations are adapting to new weather patterns, how will the industry adjust?

16:15   “Localization vs globalization or Glocalisation”
How to share space and value

17:00   End of Plenary Session day 1

WORKSHOPS

SHIFTING CLIMATE CHANGES IMPACT ON TOURISM

water availability, extreme temperature, weather crisis, natural risks. Over the next decade which areas will be most affected and how will tourism be impacted?

RISK MITIGATION AND HEALTH ISSUES AND THE IMPACT ON TRAVEL PLANNING

pandemic, global prevention, medical resources, knowledge sharing, international cooperation…

TOURISM’S IMPACT ON THE ENVIRONMENT

How can we ensure preservation of local environments and co-existence of biodiversity and the local economy

TRAVEL, PEACEKEEPER AND SMART POWER

Awareness, diversity, exchanges, protection of cultural and natural Heritage

November 6

PLENARY 2

08:45   Welcome: A World for Travel

08:50   Welcome Address – Évora

09:00   Welcome Address – Turismo do Alentejo

09:10   Special Remarks

09:30   «Sustainable Tourism Plan 2020-2023»

09:40   How European countries collaborate to move forward and organize a fluid domestic European market
Collaboration and uniformity amongst the European states will be the strength that lifts these countries up, is it achievable? Session in cooperation with the European Tourism Council

10:20   Communicating with the New World Traveller
The demand trends, the global sustainable changes focused on security, climate, nature protection, healthy practices – Consultant report

11:05   Break 10′

11:15   Sustainable Tourism means industry reorganization
How will new economical levers and sustainable employment adjust going forward? What will drive new leadership help transform the industry?

11:55   New Governance for Safe, Sustainable Travel

12:35   Shared Economy Players’ Contribution to the Transformation of Tourism

13:15   Long term investments and payback: a new model and new risks
New financial mechanisms for the whole supply chain; SME and forgotten sectors

13:45   Lunchtime and networking

14:45   Remarks – Emcees will orchestrate the reporting from the workshops
Report from side events and Breakouts and synthesis

15:15   “A COP in Advance” for Safe and Sustainable Travel

15:30   “Spirit of Evora” resolutions propositions and vote  – Announcing of the 5 Urgent Acts Agreed Upon

16:00   “Spirit of Evora” Awards
Granted to a personality or an organization having achieved a remarkable transformation

16:30   Conclusion

16:40   End of forum

WORKSHOPS

TOURISM’S POSITIVE IMPACT

on the evolution of society particularly around equal rights, tolerance, and the deliverance of basic needs such as work, food, shelter, education and medical attention.

REORGANIZING THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY INTEGRATING THE SHARED ECONOMY

and new transport facilities

REVISING THE TRAVEL MODEL

The travel economy model is based on density and time. How can we explore a new model? Will it change and how?

BETTER THAN GOOD ENOUGH TECHNOLOGY

providing the best affordable sustainable solutions to travel industry

Who's Speaking?

Minister Habib Amar

Minister of Tourism, Tunisia
Gloria Guevara

President and CEO, WTTC
Ianni Massimo

CEO & Founder, Massimo & Partners
Fabio Cassili

Founder, Respire-Breathe
Beks Ndlovu

CEO, African Bush Camps
Paras Loomba

Founder, Global Himalayan Expedition
Carol Hay

CEO & Founder, McKenzie Gayle Limited
Christian Delom

Secretary General, A World For Travel
Tim Harris

CEO, Wesgro
Lee Miles

Professor, Bournemouth University Disaster Management Centre (BUDMC)
Mark Halevy

Physicist, Philosopher and Futurist
Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne

French Tourism Secretary of State
Mike Horn

Professional Explorer, Adventurer and Survival Expert
Sebastian Mikosz

SVP, Member and External Relations, IATA
Paula Vlammings

Chief Impact Officer, Tourism Cares
Prof. Lloyd Waller

Executive Director, Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre
Ramzi Khoury

Head of News, Roya News Network
Raki Phillips

CEO, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority
Dan Leka

Founder & CEO, jumptuit
Harold Vogel

CEO, Vogel Capital Management
Madhu Rajesh

CEO, Sustainable Hospitality Alliance
James Thornton

CEO, Intrepid Group
Tony Smyth

SVP, Corporate Development and Communications, i-Free Group
Luis Araujo

President, Turismo de Portugal
David Meany

Director, Travel Corporation
Bruno Despujol

Partner, Oliver Wyman
Guillaume Thibault

Partner, Oliver Wyman
Eric Drezin

Secretary General, ECTAA
Michel Durrieu

General Manager, Huttopia
Sergio Guerreiro

Senior Director, Knowledge Management & Innovation, Turismo de Portugal
Christian Mantei

President, Atout France
Dianne Dredge

Professor and Director  Tourism CoLab
Juan Espadas Cejas

Mayor, Seville
Jean Francois-Rial

CEO, Voyageurs de Monde
Maribel Rodriguez

Senior Vice President Membership & Commercial, WTTC
Frederic Mazzella

President and Founder, BlaBlaCar
Marc Ivaldi

Professor, Toulouse School of Economics
Guy Heywood

COO, Six Senses Hotels
Craig Spencer

Founder, Black Mambas
Vincent Fonvieille

Président d'Agir pour un Tourisme Responsable
Franck Gervais

CEO, Accor Europe
Vitor Silva

President, Turismo do Alentejo
Carlos Pinto De Sa

Mayor, Evora
Filipe Silva

Board Member, Turismo de Portugal
Patrick Torrent

President, Necstour
Frederic Vanhoutte

Executive Chairman, A World For Travel
Gavin Harris

Commercial Director, Skyscanner
Rajan Datar

Host, The Travel Show, BBC World News
Therese Turner Jones

General Manager, Caribbean Country Department, Inter-American Development Bank
Tom Jenkins

CEO, ETOA
Claire Irvin

Travel Editor, Daily Telegraph
Ian Moore

CCO, Vistajet
Ashleigh Cirilla

Senior Manager at The Pew Charitable Trusts
Istvan Ujhelyi

Vice-Chair of Transport and Tourism Committee, European Parliament
Akemi Tsunagawa

Founder & CEO, Bespoke
Brett Tollman

CEO & Founder, The Travel Corporation
Eduardo Santander

CEO, European Travel Commission
Elliott Ferguson

President and CEO, Destination DC
Haitham Mattar

Special Advisor, Minister of Tourism, Saudi Arabia
Jane Madden

Managing Partner, Global Sustainability & Social Impact, FINN Partners
Jeremy Jauncey

Founder & CEO, Beautiful Destinations
Jeremy Sampson

CEO, The Travel Foundation
Robert Mandelbaum

Director of Research Information Services, CBRE Hotels' Americas Research
Hon. Najib Balala

Chairman, United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Commission for Africa
Oliver Martin

Partner, Twenty31
Prof. James B. Kung’u

Director, Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre, Kenyatta University, Kenya
Rita Marques

Secretary of State for Tourism, Portugal
Susanne Becken

Professor of Sustainable Tourism and Principal Science Investment Adviser (Department of Conservation)
Tony Smith

Chairman, Fortinus Global Ltd and International Border Management and Technologies Association
Vanessa Cox

Partner, TPA Germany, Executive Coach
Greg Takehara

CEO, Tourism Cares
Ambassador Dho Young-Shim

Chairperson, UN SDGs Advocate Alumni and International Charity Foundation
Minister Edmund Bartlett

MP Government of Jamaica & Co-Chair of the Resilience Council
Dan Richards

CEO, Global Rescue
Carlos Cendra

Chief Marketing Officer, Mabrian
Robin Ingle

CEO, MSH Americas and Travel Navigator
Daniela Wagner

Group Business Development Director, Jacobs Media Group
Ian Taylor

Executive Editor, Travel Weekly
Dr Taleb Rifai

Former Secretary General, United Nations World Tourism Organisation

Travel Information

A World For Travel - Evora Forum

 

Location

Universidad de Evora
Largo dos Colegiais 2
7000-645 Évora
Portugal

Hotel and Airfare

Attendee of the A World for Travel forum ?
Take advantage of discounts on the hotels below !
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EVORA HOTEL

Av. Túlio Espanca, 7002-502 Évora
Website
Tel: +351 266 748 800
– 20% discount with code: A World For Travel

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VILA GALÉ – 4*

Avenida Túlio Espanca, 7005-840 Évora
Website
Tel: +351 266 758 100
– 10% discount with code: WorldForTravel

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CONVENTO DO ESPINHEIRO – 5*

7005-839 Évora
Website
Tel: +351 266 788 200
-25% discount with code: AWFT20

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MAR DE AR AQUEDUTO – 5*

R. Cândido dos Reis 72, Évora
Website
Tel: +351 266 740 700
– 10% discount with code: A World For Travel

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MAR DE AR MURALHAS – 4*

Tv. da Palmeira 4, 7000-546 Évora
Website
Tel: +351 266 739 302
– 10% discount with code: A World For Travel

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ALBERGARIA DO CALVARIO – 4*

Tv. dos Lagares 3, 7000-565 Évora
Website
Tel: +351 266 745 930
-15% -20% discount with code: A World for Travel

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NOBLE HOUSE – 4*

Rua Freiria de Baixo 16 Rua Conde Serra da Tourega nº9 – Parking, 7000-898
Website
Tel: +351 266 247 290
– 15% discount with code: WORLD4TRAVEL

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VITORIA STONE HOTEL – 4*

R. Diana de Liz 5, 7005-413 Évora
Website
Tel: +351 266 707 174
– 10% discount with code: A World for Travel

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CASA MORGADO D’ESPORÃO – 4*

R. de Dona Isabel 6, 7000-880 Évora
Website
Tel: +351 266 708 216
-15% discount with code: AWFT20#

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Pousada Convento de Evora

Largo do Conde de Vila Flor, 7000-804 Évora
Website
Tel: +351 266 730 070
– 15% discount with code: A World for Travel

Details

Start:
November 5
End:
November 6

Venue

Universidade de Évora
Largo dos Colegiais 2
Évora, 7000-645 Portugal
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