Saudi Arabia prepares for Future Hospitality Summit

The travel community is gearing up for Future Hospitality Summit, a hybrid virtual conference developed to explore big ideas and tackle the challenges facing the hospitality industry.

The event begins tomorrow, live from Riyadh and around the world.

Organised by the ministry of tourism Saudi Arabia and G20 Saudi Secretariat, as part of the International Conferences Programme, honouring the G20 Saudi presidency year 2020, the event will be powered by Bench Digital.

The event, which promises to be one of the most impactful gatherings of the hospitality community, will be delivered on Bench Digital’s tried-and-tested, cutting-edge, digital event platform – providing an immersive live experience, including a virtual exhibition, one-to-one video networking, and integrated chat features for all participants.

A comprehensive three-pillar programme has been developed in collaboration with industry creators, innovators and mentors, with particular focus on understanding the new landscape, collaborating and assessing opportunities and innovating to recreate the future.

Arne Sorenson chief executive of Marriott International; Arnold Donald, chief executive of Carnival Corporation; Gloria Guevara chief executive of the World Travel & Tourism Council; and Anita Mendiratta, a special advisory to the UNWTO secretary general, are all lined up as featured speakers.

They will be joined by over 100 other esteemed speakers and thousands of attendees.

“As a country that is at the forefront of the tourism sector’s response and recovery plans through the G20 presidency, Saudi Arabia is leading the conversation on the future of tourism and will provide an international platform to bring the industry together at the Future Hospitality Summit.

“Together, we will map out the rebuilding of the tourism and travel sector and strategically plan a sustainable future for stakeh

Source : Breakingtravelnews