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Speakers Confirmed for Industry Tsunami Debate

The speaker line-up for ‘Tourism after the Tsunami’, TravelMole’s free Fast Conference on next steps for travel companies after the South East Asia disaster, has been confirmed.
The six panellists, all of whom are outspoken in leading the debate on the effects of the Boxing Day tragedy, include:

Tom Hall, travel information manager for Lonely Planet travel guides

David Soskin, chief executive of

Dave Simmons, managing director of Quest Travel

Geoffrey Lipman, special advisor to the World Tourism Organisation


Tim Robinson, chairman of the UK chapter of PATA

Derek Moore, co-founder of adventure tour operator Explore Worldwide


Donations made during ‘Tourism after the Tsunami’, which will be held at the Sheraton Park Tower Hotel in London’s Knightsbridge (25 January, 4-6pm), will go to TravelAid50 (
), a charity supporting the redevelopment of community infrastructure in destinations affected by the catastrophe.Ê

TravelMole’s Fast Conference events are designed to deliver quick facts for industry professionals. Attendees at ‘Tourism after the Tsunami’ can quiz the sector’s leading South East Asia specialists on prospects for selling Asia in 2005 and hear how the industry can help affected regions.

To book your place at ‘Tourism after the Tsunami’ can call 020 7691 3292 or email [email protected].