More industry leaders have been confirmed as speakers at Travel Weekly’s Future of Travel Spring Forum, which will take place in partnership with Google in March.

New additions to the speaker line-up include Abta membership and financial services director John de Vial, Advantage Travel Partnership chief executive Julia Lo Bue-Said, Iata UK & Ireland country manager Simon McNamara, Travlaw head of employment Ami Naru and Jeremy Sampson, chief executive of The Travel Foundation.

They will join other confirmed speakers including Tui northern region managing director Andrew Flintham, Carnival UK president Simon Palethorpe and Hays Travel chair and chief operating officer Irene Hays and Jonathon Woodall.

The free-to-attend event will run over three days, with a mixture of panel discussions, interviews and presentations published to registered attendees on the mornings of March 15, 17 and 19.

Topics covered will include business survival and recovery, finance, regulation, staffing and operations, sustainability and marketing and communications, alongside keynote interviews and focuses on themes including distribution and supply and sectors including aviation and cruise.

Lucy Huxley, editor-in-chief of Travel Weekly Group, said: “Our Future of Travel events have rapidly become established as essential for those leading businesses, and we are delighted to be working in partnership with Google once again to deliver a compelling line-up of speakers and sessions.

“I am very grateful to our speakers for confirming their involvement, and we look forward to announcing even more presenters and guests over the coming weeks as we look to offer practical tools for the industry to recover from the ongoing impact of the pandemic.”

Registered attendees will be sent links to view each day’s content at 10am, before the sessions are published to the wider Travel Weekly audience. To register for free, fill out the form below.

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