The Summit Programme
Veteran BBC reporter, Mark Simpson, kicks off the morning. Mark will oversee the sessions, interview guests and field questions from delegates.
The launch of this specially commissioned report will look at performance through the pandemic, challenges for the sector and the support needed for survival.
The stats, the stars and the full story from Sarah Duignan of international benchmarking company, STR.
Niall Gibbons, CEO Tourism Ireland and John McGrillen, CEO Tourism Northern Ireland, on keeping the sector alive, consumer sentiments and support plans for the coming months.
Grab a coffee from your kitchen and try some virtual networking using our linked social media and live forum.
Minister Diane Dodds MLA will outline her support for the sector, plans to ensure its sustainability and the challenges of keeping Northern Ireland on the tourism map.
Neil Gibson, Chief Economist at EY, presents a tourism & hospitality perspective on the economy with insights into the effects of the pandemic, recovery and the stimulus required to restore business.
A panel discussion on how to survive and what’s next for tourism in 2021.
The Staycation -
A Summer Success
Travel journalist, Pól Ó Conghaile, on what makes a super staycation.