Trond Giske, minister of trade and industry, due at UNWTO&WTM summit
Trond Giske, Norway’s minister of trade and industry, is among the high-profile VIPs to take part in the UNWTO&WTM Ministers’ Summit this year. It has been confirmed that he will be joined by the tourism ministers of Malaysia, South Africa, Jamaica and Gambia. The summit with be moderated by National Geographic Traveller Editor-in-Chief Keith Bellows. It will play host to around 200 ministers and senior aides.
TUI Group Chief Executive Peter Long will head the line-up of private sector speakers at the summit. They are joined by Cox&Kings CEO Peter Kerkar and World Travel and Tourism Council President and CEO David Scowsill in the private sector delegation at the summit. The fifth and so far the biggest summit will take place on November 8 at ExCeL London, looking at “How Tourism Can Prosper in Times of Uncertainty”.
[pictured: Last year’s WTM Vision conference; courtesy WTM]