More industry leaders confirmed for Travel Weekly conference

More leading experts from the travel industry and related fields have joined the speaker line-up for Travel Weekly’s Future of Travel Conference, which takes place in partnership with Google on September 15.

Newly-confirmed speakers include Tim Alderslade, chief executive, Airlines UK; Chris Photi, head of travel & leisure, White Hart Associates; Emily Cromwell, director, sustainability practice, Deloitte; and Robert Insall, partner, Begbies Traynor.

Other additions include Saroja Sirisena, Sri Lanka’s high commissioner to the UK; Claudia Miguel, UK director, Turismo de Portugal; and Lee Haslett, vice-president of global sales, Virgin Atlantic.

They join an unrivalled line-up of previously announced speakers, including Andrew Flintham, northern region managing director, Tui, Steve Heapy, chief executive, Jet2, and Garry Wilson, chief executive, easyJet holidays.

Lucy Huxley, editor-in-chief of Travel Weekly Group, said: “We are delighted and honoured to add even more stellar names to the agenda for Travel Weekly’s first major in-person event since the start of the pandemic.

“Our Future of Travel portfolio in partnership with Google has traditionally featured many of the leading names in travel and related industries, and we are looking forward to gaining insight on a range of key topics from experts from both private and public sectors.”

She added: “The industry continues to face unparalleled challenges and the road to recovery will be a long one. We hope this flagship Travel Weekly conference will play its part in helping the industry rebuild and seize opportunities as they emerge.”

The Travel Weekly Future of Travel Conference is held in partnership with Google and with the support of premium sponsors Allianz Partners, Begbies Traynor, Deloitte, Essiell, Mail Metro Media and Paysafe. It is also supported by sponsors Gibraltar Tourist Board, Themis Advisory and TR10.

Attendance at the conference is by invitation-only and will be in accordance with all current health and safety guidance. Those who would like to register their interest in attending should additional spaces become available can do so here.


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