Coping with Success in Major Cities

Coping with Success in Major Cities

5 Nov 2018, 12:30 - 13:30

WTM Global Stage - AS1350

Barcelona has led the way in addressing the challenges of overtourism, other cities are beginning to address the problem of success. In order to tease out the available strategies for coping with success, managing ever greater numbers of domestic and international visitors in global cities, Martin Brackenbury will interview senior destination managers from key destinations. What are the management strategies available, what works and what doesn’t.

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  • Martin Brackenbury


    Managing Partner

    Brackenbury & Partners

    Formerly a Director of Thomson Travel Group, Classic Collection Holidays and Exodus, he was also a Professor at Nottingham University in the UK. (in...

  • Frans van der Avert



    Amsterdam Marketing

    In 2011, Frans van der Avert became Chief Marketing Officer of the Amsterdam metropolis. Frans stands at the very foundation of the organisation,...

  • Laura Citron


    Chief Executive

    London & Partners

    As Chief Executive Officer, Laura is responsible for the leadership, strategy, performance and accountability of the organisation, working closely...

  • Fred Dixon


    President & CEO

    NYC & Company

    Fred Dixon is President & CEO of NYC & Company, New York City’s official destination marketing organization. With more than 27 years of experience in...

  • Joan Torrella


    Managing Director

    Turisme de Barcelona

    Joan Torrella has a Degree in Psychology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and a Master’s Degree in Managerial Function in Public...

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