London hosts global event
WTM Vision Conference lines up another high-profile speaker
World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to announce another high-profile speaker to join the line up for WTM Vision Conference-London on April 19, 2012.
The Hoseasons Group Managing Director, Geoff Cowley, will now take part in the high-level executive panel session, which concludes the conference, alongside:
- TUI UK Managing Director UK & Ireland David Burling,
- easyJet UK Manager Paul Simmons, and
- Expedia UK Managing Director Andy Washington.
Geoff started off in the travel industry more than 25 years ago as an intern at Walt Disney World in Florida. In 2006, after working across a range of business disciplines - including marketing, operations, e-commerce, and IT – he become UK and Ireland MD at Cottages and Villas.
In 2009, Geoff became Managing Director of the Holiday Cottages Group. A year later saw the integration of this group and Hoseasons, and shortly after, Geoff was announced Managing Director of the Hoseasons Group.
WTM Vision Conference series is a mid-year, half-day conference for the industry senior delegates to get the latest research, information, and opinions to help them run their businesses.
The first session sees leading global research company, Euromonitor International, give delegates a detailed insight into the travel and tourism industry by unveiling its report, The Travel Industry Global Overview.
The report (worth £1,000) will be given FREE to all delegates.
The middle session sees WTM’s Social Travel Market’s, Steve Keenan, review the UK social media landscape and advise delegates how best to utilize social media to increase brand exposure and sales.
Reed Travel Exhibitions Director, World Travel Market, Simon Press said: “I am delighted with the senior industry leaders taking part in the WTM Vision Conference-London panel session.
“Geoff Cowley, David Burling, Paul Simmons, and Andy Washington have a wealth of experience across all sectors of the industry and will give a valuable insight to the high profile delegates in attendance.”
The third WTM Vision Conference-London takes place on April 19 at 1 Wimple Street, in association with Kingley Event Managements.
The WTM Vision brand launched in 2009 in London, before expanding to Milan and Dubai in 2011. This year, the WTM Vision Conference will also take place in Shanghai and Moscow, with the conference in Italy moving to Florence.
The full program of WTM Vision conferences is:
- April 4: Moscow
- April 19: London
- May 1: Dubai
- May 10: Shanghai
- May 18: Florence
To register for the event, please visit: http://www.wtmlondon.com/londonreg .