Sustainability Summit open
BOOKINGS have opened today for the 2020 Travel Daily Sustainability Summit, with the event to once again focus on the industry’s ongoing efforts to ensure the sustainability of the travel and tourism sector for future generations to enjoy.
The second annual Sustainability Summit will take place in Sydney on Wed 22 Apr 2020 - coinciding with the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.
“The Business Publishing Group is proud to be providing a forum for the travel industry to gather for a day focusing on the future,” said GM Christian Schweitzer.
“Many companies in the sector are already working hard on sustainability, so we wanted to provide a respectful, positive environment to discuss what we can all do better,” he added.
The Summit will feature keynote presentations from a range of industry leaders, as well as panel sessions and plenty of networking opportunities to share best practices within the industry.
Confirmed speakers include Qantas Future Planet & Sustainability Senior Advisor, David Young; Ruwan Peiris, InterContinental Hotels Group COO who oversaw the recent sustainability-focused upgrade of Hayman Island; Naomi Ages, a former senior political strategist with Greenpeace International who recently relocated to Norway from the USA to become Hurtigruten Cruises’ Head of Sustainability; and Karsten Horne, CEO of B-Corp certified Helloworld member Reho Travel.
Sponsors at this stage include Intrepid Travel, Qantas, Globus, Hurtigruten, The Travel Corporation, G Adventures, APT, World Expeditions and Ponant, with limited opportunities remaining to take part - for a full prospectus email us at sum[email protected]eldaily.com.au.
Individual tickets as well as tables of eight can be booked online HERE - for more info see sustainabilitysummit.com.au.