World Travel Market addresses: Is Green the New Cutting Edge?


On May 3, World Travel Market (WTM) will conduct its Vision Conference-Dubai, which will include a lineup of speakers on the environment. The group will address the question: Is Green the New Cutting Edge?

WTM, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to announce two further industry-leading speakers for the inaugural Vision Conference-Dubai at Arabian Travel Market (ATM).

Oman resort Six Senses Zighy Bay, Social and Environmental Officer Mundher Al Amri and Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority Environmental Officer Dr. Shaharazed Roohi joined an impressive lineup of speakers.

Other speakers in the panel session include:

• Shaikha Ebrahim Al Mutawa, Director, Business Development, and Chairperson of Dubai Green Tourism Award, Government of Dubai DTCM; and

• Wael Al Lawati, CEO of Omran, the government of Oman’s tourism development and investment.

Furthermore, respected Harold Goodwin, Professor of Responsible Tourism Management and Director of the International Centre for Responsible Tourism at Leeds University, will use his considerable knowledge and expertise to moderate the panel session.

The first session of WTM Vision Conference–Dubai sees Euromonitor International’s Travel and Tourism Industry Analyst Nadeja Popova reveal the research company’s latest report, The Travel Industry Global Overview. The report will be given FREE to all delegates.

World Travel Market Chairman Fiona Jeffery said: “I am delighted with the final line up of speakers for WTM Vision Conference–Dubai. The panel session will address one of the industry key areas [and] the current and future role of sustainable tourism – which is a debate the Middle East is starting to take part in.”

WTM Vision Conference–Dubai, organized in association with TTN Middle East, takes part at ATM on May 3 between 2:00-4:00 pm.

WTM Vision launched in London in 2009 offering high-caliber speakers, as well as content and research to give analysis, statistical assessment, and interpretations to the industry’s senior leaders. This year, the WTM Vision brand has been expanded to Milan on April 14, as well as Dubai.

WTM Vision Conference–London takes place on May 25. For further information on attending this conference, please visit .