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Global tourism to recover in three to five years, upcoming World Travel Market report reveals

Simon Press
Senior Exhibition Director, World Travel Market London

Travel and tourism professionals from around the world will reconnect tomorrow, November 9, for the first day of World Travel Market (WTM) Virtual, a three-day event.

Final preparations are being made for the online event which includes the Travel Forward Virtual and International Tourism & Investment Conference (ITIC).

The conference sessions will also host top politicians, academics, health experts and the world’s media, as the travel industry plans for recovery in 2021.

Highlights of this week’s agenda include Global tourism forecasts from Euromonitor International, the ITIC – International Tourism & Investment Conference, the Responsible Tourism programme, and more.

“The travel and tourism industry is facing its worst crisis in living memory, so WTM Virtual will provide a crucial platform for planning the bounce-back, reconnecting with business partners, forging new connections, and learning about the best way forward,” says WTM Senior Director Simon Press.

The Euromonitor International report, to be launched tomorrow at WTM Virtual, will explain why global tourism will take between three and five years to recover from Covid-19.

Called ‘Accelerating Travel Innovations after Coronavirus’, the study will also reveal how the travel industry is innovating in order to survive the devastating impact of the pandemic.

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