Panel Discussion - Europe's Tourism Crisis
World Travel Market (London, UK)
- Location of VenueRoom 13-14 (South Gallery)
- VenueWTM, ExCel London
Director Tourism, European Commission DG Enterprise and Industry
Pedro Ortún has been a Director in the European Commission since 1988, in charge of different industrial and services sectors. Since 2000, he has been re-sponsible for Tourism within the Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry
CEO, European Travel Commission
Eduardo Santander has been Executive Director/CEO of the European Travel Commission (ETC) since 2012. Under his leadership, the ETC has undertaken a global listening exercise to better understand how consumers and the travel in-dustry see Europe.
CEO, European Tour Operators Association
Tom Jeninks is the man to call when it comes to inbound tourism to Europe. His members include all the major inbound tour operators and their suppliers whose businesses contribute more than €12bn/ year in export revenue
CEO, Pacific Asia Travel Association
Martin Craigs joined the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) as the CEO in 2011. PATA is a not-for profit, public/private sector corporate membership association that acts as a catalyst for the balanced development of travel and tourism within the Asia Pacific region.
Moderator - Ian Taylor
Executive Editor, Travel Weekly Group
Ian Taylor is a devoted journalist who has worked in travel for most of the last 15 years, covering both the leisure and corporate travel sectors. He has extensive experience on online and print media and he often moderates Travel Weekly’s business events.