How does the smaller world of tourism look to you? We ask the Minister of Tourism

How does the smaller world of tourism look to you? We ask the Minister of Tourism

9 Nov 2020, 14:30 - 15:30

WTM Virtual Global Theatre
Language:
English (United Kingdom)

 There is a lot of uninformed guesswork as to how tourism is going to shape up in 2021. It is of vital importance to so many countries, not least the UK - tourism generates 10% of GDP. But how to recreate 2019? Could we holiday more in our own backyard? Perhaps the world is better off if the tourism and travel industry is 25% smaller? We invite Google’s ex-Head of Travel and now the UK’s Minister of Tourism, Nigel Huddleston MP, to join Mark Tanzer, CEO of Abta to polish their crystal balls and debate the impact on, and the future role of the travel industry in 2021 and beyond.

 

Contributors

  • Steve Keenan

    Moderator

    Co-Founder

    Travel Perspective

    Steve learned about the industry on joining Travel Weekly as news editor in 1990. A news reporter prior to that, with stints in New Zealand,...

  • Mark Tanzer

    Speaker

    CEO

    ABTA

    Mark Tanzer has been Chief Executive of ABTA since 2005. Over that period, and following its amalgamation with the Federation of Tour Operators, ABTA...

  • Nigel Huddleston

    Speaker

    Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Sport, Tourism and Heritage

    UK Government