World Travel Market 2016: UNWTO Ministers Summit returns to Excel

World Travel Market 2016: UNWTO Ministers Summit returns to Excel

World Travel Market this year welcomed the return of the UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit.

The event annually hosts an array of leading speakers from both the private and public sector as they discuss the key topic of safe and seamless travel at this year’s World Travel Market London.

The Summit – Tourism and Security: Promoting Safe and Seamless Travel – will address the major safety and security challenges facing the tourism sector, how to address them and how the private and public sector can work together to develop a safe and resilient tourism sector.

World Travel Market London, senior director, Simon Press, said: “Safe and Seemless travel is the key topic for all those involved in global travel and tourism.

“All the speakers at this year’s summit have direct experience of the impact of terrorism and the fight to keep nations, citizens and tourists safe. I look forward to a thought-provoking and productive discussion.

The session is chaired by Becky Anderson is CNN International.

“Safety and security are key pillars of tourism development and we need to strengthen our common action to build a safe, secure, and seamless travel framework.

I trust this Summit will help us move forward on this important common challenge as we work to ensure that safety and security can go hand in hand with promoting a seamless travel experience,” concluded UNWTO secretary general, Taleb Rifai.