Future Global Opportunities for UK Tourism Conference

The Future Global Opportunities for UK Tourism Conference is the first ever dedicated tourism conference taking place as part of the International Business Festival in Liverpool.

Organised by Cheeky Monkey Media Limited in association with TravelGBI, the one-day conference on the last day of the Festival – June 28, 2018 – will provide an understanding of the opportunities that exist for UK tourism both inbound and outbound in the future, with insights from key players from within and outside the travel industry.

Those who should attend include industry professionals from the hospitality, airline, cruise, tour operator, online agent, marketing, media, digital, technology, government, transport and association sectors.

Featuring seven sessions, delegates will come away with 10 top tips/takeaways from each session that can help them develop and build their businesses.

The cost of the conference is £249 + VAT – includes admission to the three week Festival which commences on 12 June 2018, entry to the keynote address on the Future Stage at the end of the tourism conference, and entry to the end of Festival reception/party.

8.00am-8.45am Delegates arrive – Breakfast and networking

9.00am-9.45am Trends impacting on future opportunities

9.45am-10.30am Brand Britain
– how is Great Britain really perceived
– Bombs, borders and Brexit
– optimizing inbound traffic

10.30am-10.45am Break

10.50am-11.30am International case studies
– changing perceptions
– industry best practice
– learnings from ‘tourism communities’

11.35am-12.30pm Keynote address

12.30pm-2.00pm Lunch and Networking

2.05pm-2.45pm Technology – Changing the dynamics of travel
– Will ‘Westworld’ exist
– Artificial intelligence and robotics
– Interactivity
– New revenue opportunities

2.45pm-3.15pm Brand loyalty
– Creating brand loyalty and tourism experiences

3.15pm-3.30pm Break

3.35pm-4.15pm The new tourism world order: Through the Looking Glass
– Follow the money: ‘new revenue’ generators
– ‘Been there done that’: second level visitor experiences
– The sky’s the limit: airlines, regional airports
– Opportunities for growth

4.30pm-5.30pm Future Stage keynote address

6.00pm-8.00pm Post Event Party – Albert Dock

Tickets will be available soon. Watch this space!