Looking Forward

Wednesday 24th March 2021 – 10am to 1pm

Entitled ‘Looking Forward…’, the event will take place on Wednesday 24th March from 1000-1300 and has been structured around the ‘Outlook 2030’ tourism strategy themes of sustainability, experiences, people and place to offer delegates the most relevant insights to enable effective recovery

Caroline Bremner, Head of Travel Research at Euromonitor International will present the latest forecasts and COVID-19 scenarios for global travel and tourism in Our Future Sustainability session, highlighting key consumer shifts in attitudes and behaviours one year on. Caroline will also share insights from Euromonitor’s Sustainable Travel Index, looking at best practice in sustainable tourism to create value for competitive advantage and power sustainable transformation.

Our Future Experiences session will follow, ‘What’s Cooking and What’s Brewing’, presented by Peter Martin, Vice President of CGA, exploring innovation and new experiences within the world of food and drink with insights into where the opportunities might lie for Scotland.

Our Future People session, ‘Upskilling our Fantastic People’ will welcome David Cochrane, Chief Executive of HIT Scotland who will interview Jane Rennie, Founder of The Extraordinary Training Company to get the thoughts of some of the students who are currently taking part in the 2000 delegate strong Tourism and Hospitality Talent Development Leadership Programme.