Rebuilding.travel

Countries & Regions

International Board of Experts

Jürgen Steinmetz, International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP), TravelNewsGroup, HI, USA

Chairman ICTP & CEO TravelNewsGroup Juergen Thomas Steinmetz is the founder of Rebuilding.travel. He has continuously worked in the travel and tourism industry since he was a teenager in Germany … Read More

Dr. Peter Tarlow, SaferTourism, TX, USA

Founder and President of Tourism & More Inc. – ATB Advisory Board Member – President of safertourism.com Dr. Peter Tarlow, PH.D. Dr. Peter E. Tarlow is a world-renowned speaker and … Read More

Cuthbert Ncube

Cuthbert Ncube, ATB, South Africa

Chairman African Tourism Board: The Global Community faces this unprecedented plague, This commands the Continent to lay the foundation of economic reforms that will prioritize African markets, innovations, and local … Read More

Dr. Taleb Rifai, Jordan

Chair ATB COVID-19 Task Force – Former Secretary-General UNWTO – ATB Honors Circle and Advisory Board Member – Co-Chair of the Global Resilience Council   Travel & Tourism Today is … Read More

Dr. Andrew Spencer, Tourism Product Development Company, Jamaica

Dr. Andrew Spencer holds a Ph.D. from the School of Tourism at Bournemouth University in the United Kingdom and was the first Ph.D. graduate from the BU eTourism Lab. He … Read More

Sandro Billi, Side Note scc, Firenze, Italy

I am a Consultant in Destination Development and Marketing, experienced in Marketing research and Tourism strategies. I have a wealth of experience in producing studies and marketing plans for governments … Read More

A.T.M. Ahmed Hossain, Dhaka Regency Hotel & Resort, Dhaka, Bangladesh

40 Years experienced hotelier, renowned Chef, and Kitchen planner. worked both home and abroad in many renowned Hotel chains, like, Pan Pacific, Movin pick, Rosewood Marriot, and Airline Catering. Now … Read More

Fiona Jeffery, Africa Travel & Tourism Association (ATTA) & Just A Drop, London, UK

Chairman of Africa Travel & Tourism Association (Atta) Founder and Chairman Just a Drop Former Chair of World Travel Market Driving a more sustainable tourism future that changes the way … Read More

Feruz Dodiev, The State Committee for Tourism Development, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Feruz is a Deputy Head of the International Cooperation Department of the State Committee for Tourism Development of Uzbekistan. He has 10+ years of experience in international economics, relations, project … Read More

Eric Douay, Fair Merchant Solutions, QU, Canada

FAIR MERCHANT SOLUTIONS is specialized in providing customized payment solutions to the travel, tourism, and hospitality industry. We are serving this industry in CANADA and the USA and we ensure … Read More

Paul Rogers, Planet Happiness, NSW, Australia

Dr Paul Rogers: Paul is one of Asia Pacific’s most experienced tourism for development practitioners. Completed in 1997, his Ph.D. studies centered on tourism, conservation and development issues in Nepal’s … Read More

Aleksandra Gardasevic-Slavuljica, MBA, AGS Marketing Consulting, Podgorica, Montenegro

I am an accomplished Senior Marketing, Corporate Communication, and HR expert, providing consultancy worldwide to luxury resorts and hotels, businesses in the health & beauty industry, as well as various … Read More

Dr. Gulen Hashmi, National University of Sciences & Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan

I am a hospitality scholar-practitioner with more than 25 years’ professional experience in the field. Currently, I am teaching hospitality and tourism courses at the National University of Sciences & … Read More

Brooke Meyer, Caymera International, Cayman Islands

Caymera International is a full-service consulting and advisory firm providing innovative and strategic counsel to the hospitality and tourism industry. The firm offers clients a systematic approach to managing their … Read More

Anald Musonza, Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

I have been working in the Hospitality and Tourism industry since 1995 and I am currently a Resort General Manager of 5 properties or lodges ranging from 3-5 stars on … Read More

Edmund Bartlett

Hon.Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica

Minister of Tourism Jamaica – Co-Chair of the Global Resilience Council – Chair of the Board of Affiliate Members of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) – ATB Advisory … Read More

H.E. Hon. Najib Balala, Kenya           

  Cabinet Secretary Tourism Kenya, – ATB Honors Circle and Advisory Board Member, – Chair of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Executive Council – Chair Commission of Africa … Read More

Ambassador Dho Young-shim, Republic of Korea

Ambassador Dho is the Chairperson of the UN World Tourism Organization’s Sustainable Tourism for Eliminating Poverty Foundation. From 2005-2006, she served as Ambassador of Tourism and Sports for the Republic … Read More

Alain St Ange

Alain St. Ange, Seychelles

Vice-Chair COVID-19 Task Force – Former Minister of Tourism Seychelles – ATB Honors Circle and Advisory Board Member   Hope for Africa and for the World at large is today … Read More

Tom Jenkins, European Tourism Association (ETOA) , UK

European Tourism Association We work with policymakers to enable a fair and sustainable business environment so that Europe remains competitive and appealing for visitors and residents. With over 1,200 members … Read More

Nigel David, WTTC, UK

Nigel David is Executive Director for Business Development, APAC, for WTTC where he has worked for 6 years. Nigel graduated from Birmingham University in 1982 with a degree in International … Read More

Dhananjay Regmi, Nepal Tourism Board, Nepal

CEO Nepal Tourism Board: I am Dhananjay Regmi, born in 1975 in Syangja District in the western part of Nepal, I trained as mountain geomorphologist and glaciologist of Nepal. I … Read More

HRH Dr. Abdulaziz Bin Nasser Al-Saud, Baseera Confex, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ph.D. in -Tourism. Worked 40 years in the Ministry of Interior in Saudi Arabia. Managed Hajj Security for 27 years. Chaired many conferences including Saudi Airport Security Conference. To establish … Read More

Raed Habiss, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

30 years experience seasoned in aviation, travel & tourism, technology, and investment. Held many professional industry roles; travel distribution for Saudi Airlines, IATA agency program in KSA, Shareholder and CEO … Read More

Maribel Esparcia Perez, European Sustainable Hospitality Club, Barcelona, Spain

University Professor at the University of Lleida – Faculty of Law, Economics and Tourism, with a degree in Tourism Management and Master in Hotel Management. Change Agent Certified in Environmental, … Read More

Lefteris Sergidis, The Travelbook Group of Hotels, Hampshire, UK

I am the CEO and Co-owner of The Travelbook Group based in the UK working in the Industry since 1980. Travelbook Group is a Hotel Chain specializing in IT, E-Commerce, … Read More

Santiago de la Torre, Hotelbeds, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Destination Marketing APAC Regional Manager for Hotelbeds. My role is to engage the NTO’s within APAC to promote their destinations to our customers worldwide and increase the number of travelers … Read More

Alushca Ritchie, World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations – WFTGA, Cape Town, South Africa

President of the World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations, consisting of associations members in 90 countries, individual and affiliate members across the globe. I am an active tourist guide and … Read More

Switzerland Tourism, Switzerland & Japan

First Secretary of the Embassy of Switzerland in Japan, in charge of tourism promotion, marketing, and management. President of SKAL International Tokyo, and Vice-President of SKAL International East Asia. Experience … Read More

Peter Morrison, Skal International, New Zealand & 102 countries

International President of Skal International SKAL was founded in 1934, Skål International is the only professional organization promoting global Tourism and friendship, uniting all sectors of the Tourism industry Its more … Read More

Drew Barrett, Global 3t, IL, USA

WHO I AM: I am a well-trained and reasonably well educated Global Business Development + Marketing professional. I have, I’d like to think, tremendous Business Development, Marketing and Sales capabilities … Read More

Maria Blackman, Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority, Antigua & Barbuda

I am a tourism professional with over a decade’s marketing and communications experience within the travel and tourism industry, regionally and internationally. Focussed on engaging and connecting the relevant audiences … Read More

Jamel Gamra, Sherbooke University, QU, Canada & Tunisia

Previous Minister of Tourism in Tunisia • An accomplished and highly motivated professional with 30 years of experience in Tunisia and internationally. • A pioneering scientist with in-depth knowledge of … Read More

Matthews Dontone Mfune, Sungani Zakwathu Cultural Heritage Association, Malawi

Am Matthews Dontone Mfune, the Executive and Artistic Director for Sungani Zakwathu Cultural Heritage Association, a Cultural Tourism NGO based in Malawi. We work with ten cultural heritage groups in … Read More

Simone Bassous, PATA New York, NY, USA

Aim to rebuild travel worldwide at every level. International traveler. Motivator. Look to past success in travel to build a sustainable future. www.pata.org/chapters  | Simonepata@aol.com  

Cathy Breden, International Association of Exhibitions and Events, TX, USA

Executive Vice President and COO at the International Association of Exhibitions and Events, a trade association representing 12,000+ in 52 countries. The focus is on the B2B and B2C exhibitions … Read More

Daniel Milks, My XO Adventuress, FL, USA

My name is Daniel Milks and I’m the owner of myXOadventures.com, a Tour Operator in Sarasota Florida, USA. I’ve been in the travel business since 2011 and had the privilege … Read More

Lisa Antoune, Libassa Ecolodge, Monrovia, Liberia

I am the co-founder and managing director. We started to build Libassa Ecolodge 9 years ago with my husband. It started from the dream to enjoy Liberia’s wild and beautiful … Read More

Darren Burn, OutOfOffice.com- TravelGay.com, London, UK

Darren Burn is the founder of OutOfOffice.com – the world’s leading luxury LGBT travel company. A former ITN journalist, he set up the company in 2016. The business also acquired … Read More

Dianna Martin, Northern Cape Tourism, South Africa

The Northern Cape Tourism Authority is the official destination marketing organization for the province of the Northern Cape in South Africa. I am an experienced and award-winning marketer with a … Read More

Arwin Sharma, Odyssea Globale Ltd., Kuching, Malaysia

A specialized Advisory & Consultancy associated with Association of South East Asia Nations (ASEAN), African Union (AU), Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical & Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), Indian Ocean … Read More

Peter Mohn, m1nd-Set, Vevey, Switzerland

Dr. Peter Mohn is the owner and CEO of m1nd-set, the leading marketing intelligence company in the travel industry with over 100 clients around the world. Peter is one of … Read More

Frank Haas, Marketing Management, HI, USA

Frank Haas is President of Marketing Management, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in Hospitality and Tourism projects for clients in the United States and Internationally. He is the former national … Read More

Hope Burridge, TBR INternational, ON, Canada

My name is Hope, born and raised in Toronto Canada. Toronto is a ‘green’ city meaning it has good environmental governance and therefore preserves its parks and green spaces. Toronto … Read More

Goran Mikalsen, WinGo, Stockholm, Sweden

I am currently the CEO of WinGo in Sweden, a tourism consultancy company where we also operate our own B2C website and travel agency. My former experience, after almost 30 … Read More

Ahmed Mahmoud, Revenue Your Hotel, Cairo, Egypt

Ahmed Mahmoud believes that revenue management is the future of the hospitality industry and sees great potential for hotels to increase their profit performance through a professional system of revenue … Read More

Anat Ben Yosef, Israel Ministry of Tourism, Los Angeles, USA & Israel

Anat Ben Yosef is the Consul and Director of the Western Region of the United States for the Israel Government Ministry of Tourism, based in Los Angeles, CA. She joined … Read More

Ruben Wertheimer, M&W Team, Buenos Aires, Argentina

We are not only passionate travelers. We are specialized in the Tourism industry since +30 years, focused on media, Marketing, and Representations. Our experience in leading journalism and creativity teams … Read More

Carlos Vogeler, THR, Madrid, Spain

Former executive director at UNWTO. Professor at Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid and currently General Manager of the Oman Tourism Strategy Implementation Support the move towards a recovery of … Read More

Bianca Meeuwissen, My World of Experiences, Andorra

As general manager, I represent the DMC My World of Experiences. We are Local Experts for Andorra, France, and Spain. We LOVE creating experiences, thus making group travel fun and … Read More

Dileep Mudadeniya, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Dileep Mudadeniya possesses over 30 years of experience in travel, tourism, communication, and strategic planning both in public as well as in the private sector. He is the founder of … Read More

Vijay Poonoosamy, QI Group, Singapore

Vijay Poonoosamy is the Singapore-based Director International and Public Affairs of the QI Group, an Honorary Member of the Hermes Air Transport Organisation, a Non-Executive Member of the Board of … Read More

Angela Njehia, Tierranjani Africa, Nairobi, Kenya

My name is Angela Njehia and I am the director of  Tierranjani Africa  Ltd., based in Nairobi, Kenya. With over 12 years of experience in tourism operations, I decided in … Read More

Stanton Carter, Brand Caribbean, ON, Canada

Managing Director, Brand Caribbean Inc, a tourism consultancy specializing in destination marketing and management Former Director of Tourism, Dominica, Nature Island of the Caribbean Former Manager, Canada, Barbados Board of … Read More

Prem Sham, Face2Face Communication, Mauritius

I have been working in the tourism sector for more than 30 years with experience at all levels in hospitality management. I started as a guide and end up as … Read More

Mirza Ali, The Asian Guides, Islamabad, Pakistan

Mirza Ali (born 10 July 1983) is a Pakistani high-altitude Mountaineer and the first Pakistani man to summit all seven highest peaks in seven continents.[Also, Mirza is a professional tourism … Read More

Jonathan Pansacola, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Saudi Arabia

Airline Sales and Marketing practitioner with global experience in business development, branding, marketing communication, strategic planning and general aviation business consulting. Well-versed in the various aspects of global airline marketing … Read More

Shelly Gibson, Tan Holdings, Barrigada, Guam, USA

Longtime travel professional, experienced and successful large corporate and high-end customers. Cruises, international travel, and aggressive marketing experience. HR specialists and professional strategists focus on customer satisfaction and retention. Exceptionally … Read More

Ajay Prakash, IIPT, Mumbai, India

The International Institute for Peace Through Tourism is a 34-year-old not for profit organization dedicated to fostering travel and tourism initiatives that contribute to international understanding, cooperation among nations, improved … Read More

Members

Christopher Phillips, Travel Africa Network TV, Cape Town, South Africa

We will be launching our Travel Channel on Eutelsat’s Hotbird Satellite from 1 February 2021. The target market is Europe, Middle East and certain Northern African countries. Our main objective … Read More

Sarki Sherpa, Soul Himalaya Treks, Kathmandu, Nepal

Having worked in the trekking sector of Nepal for more than twenty years of my life I have gathered important experiences that allow me to serve the best interests of … Read More

Ibrahim Osta, Chemonics International, DC, USA

Currently leading donor-funded tourism development activities or conducting technical assistance and advisory in various countries, including Lebanon, Tunisia, Georgia, Ukraine, Nepal and Bosnia-Herzegovina, among others. I previously managed the USAID … Read More

deTraci Regula, CA, USA

Long-term travel writer specializing in Greece for About.com, New York Times Company, Travel Savvy, WorldCities, Examiner, Black Chalk Magazine, and other online and print outlets. Determined to promote travel, especially … Read More

Edoardo Colombo, We The Italians, Rome, Italy

I am an expert and consultant at the intersection of innovation, digital communication, and tourism. Collaboration to spread ideas to rebuild travel in Italy. edoardo.colombo@wetheitalians.com  

Rossitza Vdeleva, Rozzi Travel Ltd, Sofia, Bulgaria

I am CEO and founder of Rozzi Travel, DMC for Bulgaria and the Balkans. New products, very close work with the local communities www.traveltobulgaria.bg | info@rozzitravel.com

Pongpanu Svetarundra, Asset World Corporation, Bangkok, Thailand

A retired government official, having served as permanent secretary of tourism in the last post before retirement in 2018. Joining the private sector as a director in many listed companies … Read More

Ernesto Tecco, 5A Incentive Planners, NY, USA

My name is Ernesto and my passion is the Travel Industry for about 30 years, based in New York City, our company is specialized in Incentive travel in different fields, … Read More

Olanma Ojukwu, Cotonou, Benin

I am Olanma A. OJUKWU, CEO of Gota voyages. For more info on Gota, please do check us out on our Facebook page, Gota voyages, and on Instagram,@gota.voyages, also on … Read More

Marlene Goldman, CA, USA

I am a freelance travel writer for various business, meetings, and leisure publications/outlets. I would like to help promote destinations with my writing once travel opens up. marlenegoldman2@gmail.com

Robert Basiuk, Borneo Adventure, Sarawak, Malaysia

I am a co-founder of Borneo Adventure, an inbound travel company based in Kuching, Malaysia. Established in 1987, our core business is promoting conservation and responsible travel. Our collaboration with … Read More

Kenneth Phillips, Mount Irvine Bay Resort, Trinidad & Tobago

I am the manager of security and safety at my place of employment. As we press forward to operations in the aftermath of COVID I am seeking to equip myself … Read More

Juliet Vercelli, Bye Bye Birdees Consulting Services, LLC, CA, USA

Owner of Bye Bye Birdees Consulting Services, LLC Travel and Host Agency I think I would like to provide information to the travel professionals about technology and innovations. www.byebyebirdees.com | … Read More

Juan Toselli, Juan Toselli International Tours, Cordoba, Argentina

President of a Family-owned Outbound and Inbound Tour Operator from Argentina, with 40 years in business, 140 full-time staff, 6 branches in main cities of our country. IATA Member for … Read More

Renate Schmidt, Public Cologne, Ltd, Cologne, Germany

Renate Schmidt, founder and owner of Public Cologne – PR-agency I love traveling, gastronomical delights, and all things related to the hospitality industry, not only on a personal level but … Read More

Olumide Ogunlade, Acclaim Nigeria Magazine, Lagos, Nigeria

I am Olumide Ogunlade, the Editor-in-Chief of a growing media outfit from Nigeria. Acclaim Nigeria Magazine highlights and promotes development works of individuals, institutions, initiatives, and countries. The media representation … Read More

Rick Hurlbut, Travel Queery, BC, Canada

30 years of retail travel experience specializing in the LGBTQ2+ market. Specializing in telling the difficult truth. rickhurlbut@uniserve.com  

Kaz Dube, African Safari Walks, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Kaz Dube is an Award-winning Walking Safari Guide with 10 years experience and, Founder of African Safari Walks operating in Hwange National Park in destination Zimbabwe. The magic of African … Read More

Hermon Motsa, Ministry of Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Eswatini

I am the Director of Tourism in the Ministry of Tourism and Environmental Afffairs, Eswatini Learning on what’s happening in the Tourism front and Contributing Where possible. www.gov.sz  |  motsahe@gmail.com

Yves Montel, Otentic Host ltd, Zanzibar, Tanzania

We are interested to see best practices. Part of some industry committee on the island of Zanzibar, i will want to share knowledge coordination with local capacity and best practice … Read More

Gautam Sen Gupta, Market Vision, Dubai, UAE

Director of Dubai-based Market Vision, research and consulting firm operating in the hospitality and tourism sectors. Worked with UNWTO and ETC, spoken at their events. Been on the UNWTO worldwide … Read More

Marek Traczyk, TTG Poland Group, Warsaw, Poland

I am associated with the tourism industry connected in the early 90s. I was the head of the promotion of Polish tourism at the Polish Ministry of Tourism for several … Read More

Cristina Massari, Universidade Federal Fluminense, RJ, Brazil

I am a journalist, I worked for 25 years at O Globo newspaper and website in Brazil, first as a travel reporter and in the past years as assistant editor … Read More

Michalis Telemahou, AKTI Beach Hotel & Village Resort, Paphos, Cyprus

I was born in Limassol-Cyprus in September 1964. I did from elementary to lyceum 12 years school graduated and served two years in the army. After I studied and graduated … Read More

Debbie Damant, South African Tourism, Johannesburg, South Africa

Visitor Experience at South African Tourism #rebuilding #travel #covid19 #tourism #valuechain www.southafrica.net | debbie@southafrica.net

Barbara Sansone, Original World, Inc, CA, USA

International tour operator since1997; founder how to encourage travel without vaccine www.originalworld.com | inquire@originalworld.com    

Edna Y. Adonu, Global Wings Travel & Tours Ltd, Accra, Ghana

I am the Business Development Executive at Global Wings Travel & Tours Ltd, an adventurous, result-oriented person who takes delight in checking in with the organization’s goals to determine the … Read More

Rashid Mtoro, VETA, Tanzania

I’m an individual interested in travel activities and sponsoring tourism for my country. I’m a retired vocational teacher. My role is to enlighten people on several traveling experiences specifically on … Read More

Maxwell Masempela, Maxmas Travel & Tours, Lusaka, Zambia

am the Managing Director of Maxmas Travel & Tours – in Lusaka, Zambia. Also the current secretary of the Zambian Association of Tour Operators. I have been in the hospitality … Read More

Zaireen Lupa, Dhaka Regency Hotel & Resort, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Director, Marketing Communication for Dhaka Regency Hotel & Resort, actively working with the hotelier community during lockdown to support industry and also recommended by Shahid Hamid FIH, Executive Board Member … Read More

Henry Ngabirano, Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge, Kampala, Uganda

MPhil Food Science & Technology, University of Humberside, UK. Chairman, Heritage Coffee Group of Companies: (Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge, Jolly Juicery, CafePAP restaurants, Bulago Coffee Roasters). Former Managing Director, Uganda … Read More

Lucy Honeyman, Project the Project, London, UK

I run a small nonprofit charity in Africa. I am looking to help get tour guides and conservation areas back on their feet when restrictions are lifted and movement is … Read More

Matjaž Šinkovec, Zgornje Pirniče, Medvode, Slovenia

Senior Ambassador, National Coordinator for Africa. Trying to contribute to reopening, strengthening and enhancing Slovenia’s relations and cooperation, including tourism, with Sub-Saharan countries, especially South Africa, Ethiopia, Cabo Verde and … Read More

Bhamini Baskarasundaram, PhD Fellow, Capalaba, Australia

I’m doing PhD in Tourism Smaller travel groups Smaller planes bbhamini@hotmail.com

Janet Moore, Distant Horizons, CA, USA

I own a travel company that has been operating educational programs to less well known parts of the world since 1985. We specialize in high-end programs whose focus is to … Read More

Rajan Khatri, Visit Himalaya Treks Pvt. Ltd., Kathmandu, Nepal

This is Rajan Khatri Manager at Visit Himalaya Treks Nepal. I have been working here for over ten years now as a junior staff to a senior officer. We have … Read More

Daly Mariatte, Go Saint Lucia, Inc, Gros Islet, St. Luicia

I am the managing director of a Destination Management Company in Saint Lucia. I am also a Board Director of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority. Currently a member of the … Read More

Aliona Mary, ALDEF, Kampala, Uganda

We are an international Travel consultant who has been working with travel companies in Seoul for quite some time and am proud to be an active person in this group. … Read More

Courtney Frazier, Colorado Dude & Guest Ranch Association, CO, USA

Executive Director of the Colorado Dude & Guest Ranch Association (12 yrs in this position). Looking to support rural destinations and ‘hidden gems’ with a local to regional to global … Read More

Beverly Nicholson-Doty, Saint Lucia Tourism, Castries, St. Lucia

Mrs. Beverly Nicholson-Doty has over three decades of industry leadership experience, including most recently serving as Commissioner of Tourism at the USVI Department of Tourism from 2007 to 2018. She … Read More

Charles Sigerseth, Liberty Investment Group, Inc., TN, USA

Believe is worldwide freedom to travel Will support by actions in response to government interference with our inalienable free to travel cjsiger@gmail.ccom  |

Linzi Barber, AirlinePros International, London, UK

Sitting on the global management team for AirlinePros International along with having responsibility for the UK office I am keen to work with like-minded individuals to play any part I … Read More

Sharifa Sinda, Dolphin Island Tours & Safaris, Ltd, Dar es Salam, Tanzania

Managing director for Dolphin Island Tours & Safaris, Ltd. I am representing pole bungalows in Mafia Island, Tanzania Given the way our industry has been severely hit, we need to … Read More

Imtiaz Muqbil, Travel Impact Newswire, Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok-based journalist covering the travel and tourism industry since 1981. Currently editor and publisher of Travel Impact Newswire, arguably the only travel publication providing alternative perspectives and challenging conventional wisdom. … Read More

Angela Tay, Peninsula.Excelsior Hotel, Singapore

Working in the hospitality industry for 20 years Need your ideas to build travel angela.tay@ytchotels.com.sg

Said Athman, Ministry of Tourism Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya

Said Athman , Tourism Secretary, Ministry of Tourism Said Athman is Tourism Secretary in the, Ministry of Tourism. He holds a Masters in Regional and Urban Planning, University of Nairobi … Read More

Tighe OSullivan, Pro-Am Beach Soccer, CA, USA

I almost put a journalist as I am a writer for some mediums in my space of beach soccer. I am the owner CEO of Viaports International LLC which has … Read More

Matthew Hiller, TrekSecure, TX, USA

CEO TrekSecure TrekSecure (Patent Pending) launches in May 2020. TrekSecure connects Airlines, Cruise Ships, Hotels and International Health Agencies in a single platform to provide a safer environment for travelers … Read More

Debbie Damant, South African Tourism, Johannesburg, South Africa

I am passionate about my continent, my Africa, and want to be part of the legacy of building this continent into one unified tourism destination, without borders. Tourism has the … Read More

Monique Brigham, Plumeria Breezes Travel, WA, USA

I own a small Travel Agency in Sedro-Woolley, WA. Plumeria Breezes Travel specializes in group travel, destination weddings, honeymoons, couples getaways, honeymoons and milestone vacations. I am active in my … Read More

Johanna Kruger, Tzaneen Country Lodge, Tarentaalrand, South Africa

Hospitality Professional – 20 years experience. Served on SATSA Limpopo Board, Limpopo Tourism Board. I want to be part of the solution and will see it as a priority to … Read More

Hashan Cooray, Jetwing Hotels, Colombo, Sri Lanka

I am the Marketing Manager of Jetwing Hotels in Sri Lanka and I am also part of the 3rd generation in our family business (Jetwing). We have hotels, DMCs, and … Read More

Rana Khadka, Adventure Himalayan Travels and Treks, Kathmandu, Nepal

ana Bahadur Khadka is the Managing Director and also the founder of ‘Adventure Himalayan Travels & Treks’. He is also associated with the Government of Nepal (Ministry of Culture, Tourism … Read More

Adriana Real, Zafiro Tours Horsetrail

I am an enterprising woman with an insatiable thirst for knowledge and different experiences. Never static, always evolving. The world is infinite. It offers you everything you need. It has … Read More

Janet Silvera, Hospitality Jamaica, Montego Bay, Jamaica

We are a tourism trade publication owned by the Jamaica Gleaner hospitaljamaica.com |  janet.silvera99@gmail.com  

Magdy Elhalfawy, SkyBird Airlines, Cairo, Egypt

I’m Chairman and Ceo of Skybird Airlines, start-up cp company based in Egypt, Cairo. We hope that our first flight will be in 4th Quarter 2020 ceo@skybirdairlines.com |

Phuyal Raja Ram, Outdoor Expeditions Pvt, Ltd, Kathmandu, Nepal

The team at Outdoor Expeditions understands that travelers arriving in Nepal are expecting a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Our philosophy revolves around fulfilling that expectation. We know that your holiday time is … Read More

Gazanfar Ibrahim, Fairfest, West Bangal, India

Managing Director and Chief Mktg Officer at Fairfest Media Limited www.fairfest.com  | gibrahim@fairfest.in | 09867662781

Vinod Negi, IGC Inc, VA, USA

Specialties: Acquisition & mergers of small businesses, travel specialist for India, Far East, Europe, and Africa, management, operations, and financial supports for small hotels and Ecolodges, Conferences, and Conventions organizer. How can … Read More

Nandini Lahe-Thapa, Nepal Tourism Board, Kathmandu, Nepal

Senior Director – Tourism Marketing and Promotion at Nepal Tourism Board Kathmandu nandythapa@gmail.com | www.welcomenepal.com | +977 9851022912    

Faiz Noordien, Legend Tours, Cape Town, South Africa

Legend Tours is a fully fledge DMC based in Cape Town, we specialize in both in and outbound travel, we also focus on golf holidays. http://legendtours.co.za | faiz@legendtours.co.za | +27 … Read More

Vijay Mohan Raj, Uniglobe Sameera Travels and Tours Pvt Ltd, Telangana, India

Established in 1988, Sameera Travels is South-India’s fastest-growing Leisure and Corporate Travel Management Company with its offices at Hyderabad and Bangalore. Sameera Travel brings to the table over 30 years … Read More

Marwa Rizk, U Group Worldwide, Beirut, Lebanon

Make Lebanon YOURS was born out of passion and love for Lebanon, out of our bursting feeling to showcase this little gem to the world through its great hospitality, rich … Read More

Hoi Kuen Wonh, Tripwant, Hong Kong

I believe innovation can contribute for the resilience of the industry, from technological innovation, market innovation, product innovation, process innovation, and marketing innovation, stakeholders should take the pandemic as an … Read More

Hla Aye, Shan Yoma Travel & Tours Co.,Ltd, Yangon, Myanmar

Our objective is to maximize the positive experiences of tourism for our customers and local communities, while at the same time to minimize harmful social & environmental consequences. At Shan … Read More

Richard Vobroucek, Earthlingbird Enterprises, NY, USA

Four decades of progressive global travel and tourism industry experience including: -international airline marketing and management, -program/product development, implementation, and promotion, -education and training. Intimately familiar with service strategies and … Read More

Brigitte Jones, The Bay Area Review, CA, USA

Lady Publisher/Owner of San Francisco Bay Area Publication Travel fuels my love of Classic Novels, Awesome Architecture, Natural Wonders — and I am an enthusiastic Foodie. Began my travel-life with … Read More

Lucky Mokgatle, Kalahari Marsh Safari Holidays, Maun, Botswana

My Name is Lucky Mokgatle from Botswana. I am the co-founder and managing director of Kalahari Marsh Safari Holidays,a tour operator based in Maun which is the gateway to the … Read More

Omair Hassan, ABS Travel Inc, NY, USA & Pakistan

After this lockdown ends, the lifestyle of every person on this planet will be opposite to what it used to be. Traveling is not going to be that simple in … Read More

Jose Valentin, TRANSEAGLE VACATIONS, FL, USA

CEO & General Manager for TransEagle Vacations, a wholesale tour operator located in Hialeah, Florida, USA, working in the travel industry since 1977, with a Bachelor degree in Hotel & … Read More

Carlos Villasana, CEV Security Consulting, BC, Canada

Carlos Villasana is a specialist in corporate security, executive protection, crisis management, business resumption planning, loss prevention, and investigation. Villasana has vast experience in a number of diverse security fields … Read More

Ursula Brown, Cape info SA, Kwaulu Natal, South Africa

Ursula Brown – Managing Editor – Cape Info SA Southern African Travel Portal : News, Events, Festivals, Entertainment, Accommodation, Car Hire, FIT’s, Heritage Cultural Tourism, Attractions, Museums, Calendar of Events. … Read More

Kaarin Hindmarch, Afri Canyon, West Cape, South Africa

Marketing and business development along with connecting and networking keeps me busy. Participating and exchanging ideas, contributing to the development of a multi-phased re-launch / post-pandemic strategy in a global … Read More

Patricio Tamariz, Tamariz Tourism Consulting Services, Manabi, Ecuador

Public-Director of Tourism for the province of Manabí (2000). Regional Manager for the Coast of Ecuador, Ministry of Tourism. First Executive Director for Ecuador’s Tourism Promotion Fund (2004-2007), and responsible … Read More

Samir Eshky, RHH Consultant, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Consultant Engineer Over 30 years Airports & Aviation Experience Represent RHH Consultant for aviation in the international airports’ development sector. With my experience I can be added value to support … Read More

Delphine Kessy, St. Augustine University of Tanzania, Mwanza, Tanzania

Despite teaching and working with the tourism industry for years the loss that this industry fell in forces someone with a passion in it to think about how it may … Read More

Elena Khoury, Taybeh Golden Hotel, Ramallah, Palestine

Taybeh Golden Hotel is attracting guests to a small town in Palestine to promote rural tourism and old town preservation and heritage. I’m interested in seeing how we can encourage … Read More

Samir Eshky, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Consultant Engineer Bs Civil & Environment Engineering Especially in Airports Planning & Construction Projects Over 30 years of Civil Aviation Experience I could be an added member to share and … Read More

Hussain Bondagjy, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Consultant Human Resources Development; My 30 years of experience in training and development; in the airlines and travel industry might help and contribute. habondagjy@gmail.com

Ghadah Angawi, Neeeeoharismaticl Leadership LLC, WI, USA

Dr. Ghadah Angawi has spent the past 20 years of her career developing a leadership effectiveness model derived from her experiences in training and coaching leaders. The model is informed … Read More

Linda Fernando, Criattus Mozambique, Maputo, Mozambique

Board Member and founding member of Criattus Mozambique, a Content producer, event and brand managing company Learn and contribute with solutions to revitalize the tourism sector in Mozambique and the … Read More

Marion Renk-Rosenthal, Renk-Rosenthal.com, CA, USA

International tour director/guide/translator with over 20 years in the industry. German-born, French-educated, US-residing, having lived in five countries, holding two passports and jumping from one language and culture to another … Read More

Jason Golden, Beach Day Corporation, HI, USA

I am the founder of Beach Day Hawai`i an experiential service company that seeks to create high-value, personalized leisure, and non-leisure travel services. Beach Day represents a demonstration of the … Read More

Clara Okoro, My Beautiful Africa, Lagos, Nigeria

My name is Clara Chinwe Okoro Founder and Creative Lead at My Beautiful Africa a Fashion Travel and Lifestyle company based in Lagos Nigeria I am looking to work with … Read More

Nikki Rose, Crete’s Culinary Sanctuaries Educational Network, Greece

Founder and Director, Crete’s Culinary Sanctuaries Educational Network, award-winning program for best practices in Responsible Travel. Over 20 years experience in organizing accredited educational travel/experiential learning/community-based sustainable tourism programs in … Read More

Benita Lubic, Transeair Travel, DC, USA

I am President of Transeair Travel LLC in Washington, DC. This is my 60th year in the travel business, arranging group and incentive travel worldwide. We are a professional travel … Read More

Lola Okorie, Enhanced Learning Travel & Tour, Lagos, Nigeria

I am a travel consultant, with an interest in school tours and group travel. I taught for 15years before going into travel and tourism. I love showing people new places … Read More

Daniel Chardon, Chardon Communications Ltd. (ART OF MAGAZINE), Switzerland

EO, in tourism since 1990, former president of AIESEC University of Bern, member of committee HSMAI Switzerland, head of market research dept. switzerland tourism, in Zurich and London, resp. for … Read More

Wendy Walker-Drakes, ECOLINK Inc, Bridgetown, Barbados

I am a Caribbean Environmental & Sustainability Consultant in Travel And Tourism Looking at informing protocols for improved safety and environment as well as influencing actions in regards to being … Read More

Lorraine Abelow, Abelow PR, CT, USA

I have a boutique NYC travel PR. social media and marketing company in the US. We have been in business for over 30 years, and have represented hotels, tour companies … Read More

Rashi Sen, TTN Middle East, Dubai, UAE

I am the editor of Travel & Tourism News Middle East, the oldest and most established travel trade publication in the Middle East. My job affords me many amazing opportunities: … Read More

Rajaneesh S.R, The Sanchari, Kerala, India

Myself Rajaneesh S.R, I am a postgraduate in Tourism & Finance from the National Institute of Tourism under Govt. of India (IITTM, Gwalior). I am currently based out of Kerala … Read More

Richard Moss,Saint Lucia Tourism Authority, St. Lucia

I have served in several capacities in hotels, airline, and attractions sector of the hospitality industry, for over 25 years. Currently serving DMO, focused on sales and trade marketing. My … Read More

Jürgen Steinmetz, International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP), TravelNewsGroup, HI, USA

Chairman ICTP & CEO TravelNewsGroup Juergen Thomas Steinmetz is the founder of Rebuilding.travel. He has continuously worked in the travel and tourism industry since he was a teenager in Germany … Read More

Dr. Peter Tarlow, SaferTourism, TX, USA

Founder and President of Tourism & More Inc. – ATB Advisory Board Member – President of safertourism.com Dr. Peter Tarlow, PH.D. Dr. Peter E. Tarlow is a world-renowned speaker and … Read More

Cuthbert Ncube

Cuthbert Ncube, ATB, South Africa

Chairman African Tourism Board: The Global Community faces this unprecedented plague, This commands the Continent to lay the foundation of economic reforms that will prioritize African markets, innovations, and local … Read More

Dr. Taleb Rifai, Jordan

Chair ATB COVID-19 Task Force – Former Secretary-General UNWTO – ATB Honors Circle and Advisory Board Member – Co-Chair of the Global Resilience Council   Travel & Tourism Today is … Read More

Dr. Andrew Spencer, Tourism Product Development Company, Jamaica

Dr. Andrew Spencer holds a Ph.D. from the School of Tourism at Bournemouth University in the United Kingdom and was the first Ph.D. graduate from the BU eTourism Lab. He … Read More

Gboyega Bankole, Seaview Investment Ltd, Accra, Ghana

I am a Quantity Surveyor and Project Manager with over 25 years experience in the Built environment The Team Lead at Seaview Investment Limited owners and developers of the Seaview … Read More

Dr. Birgit Trauer, The Cultural Angle, Victoria, Australia

Ph.D. in Tourism Management – experience in industry and academia. Founder of The Cultural Angle, a boutique agency with a focus on promoting critical mindfulness and mutual care among all … Read More

Tony Clark, Blueberry Hill Inn, VT, USA

Owner of an inn in Vermont for50 years and want to find out how we can re-boot tourism in Vermont which has crashed. After 50 years of the tourism industry … Read More

Yanko Krastev, Castle in Love with the Wind, Burgas, Bulgaria

General Manager of the biggest Tourist Attraction in Bulgaria: “Castle in Love with the wind” Ambassador of Historical Tourism of CIS Countries. Vice President of SKAL CLUB. Sofia. President of … Read More

Harriet Owalla, Media Max, Nairobi, Kenya

My name is Harriet Owalla, a Kenyan travel journalist with People’s Daily newspaper who desires to understand more about tourism and what experts are saying on life after the pandemic … Read More

Richard Yaeger, Holiday Inn Manhattan View, NY, USA

Presently I am Director of Sales at The Holiday Inn Manhattan View . Previous successes in travel have been: * TRYP Times Square South * Manhattan at Times Square * … Read More

Ruvan de Alwism, Walkers Tours, Geneva, Switzerland

Advisor (Francophone) Walkers Tours. Former Director, Sri Lanka Tourism, Paris Office Sharing experiences, best practices. We are all in this together. walkerstours.com  |  ruvan@walkerstours.com

Ulla Hefel, The Travel Corporation, Geneva, Switzerland

CEO of Insight Vacations and Luxury Gold part of The Travel Corporation family of Brands Be part of the conversation and share The Travel Corporations’ ideas and implementations. ulla.hefel@ttc.com

Sandro Billi, Side Note scc, Firenze, Italy

I am a Consultant in Destination Development and Marketing, experienced in Marketing research and Tourism strategies. I have a wealth of experience in producing studies and marketing plans for governments … Read More

A.T.M. Ahmed Hossain, Dhaka Regency Hotel & Resort, Dhaka, Bangladesh

40 Years experienced hotelier, renowned Chef, and Kitchen planner. worked both home and abroad in many renowned Hotel chains, like, Pan Pacific, Movin pick, Rosewood Marriot, and Airline Catering. Now … Read More

Fiona Jeffery, Africa Travel & Tourism Association (ATTA) & Just A Drop, London, UK

Chairman of Africa Travel & Tourism Association (Atta) Founder and Chairman Just a Drop Former Chair of World Travel Market Driving a more sustainable tourism future that changes the way … Read More

Laoise Molloy, JA Resorts & Hotels, Dubai, UAE

I am the director of Public Relations for JA Resorts & Hotels A legacy UAE brand, JA Resorts & Hotels was born in 1981 and has a widely recognised reputation … Read More

Marijana Rebic, FIJET – World Association of Travel Journalists and Writers, Croatia

It is a privilege to be part of this prestigious group of tourism leaders. I can provide cooperation with the Fijet National Associations and individual Members. I can share your … Read More

Marlies Gabriel, The African Embassy Ltd // Heritage Foods Africa Ltd, Tanzania

Born in Namibia, Marlies Alpers-Gabriel’s enduring fascination with the African continent extends to her earliest childhood memories on the fourth-generation family farm. After studying interior design in Cape Town, Marlies … Read More

Silva Ušić, Penta PCO & DMC, Croatia

Manager DMC department at Penta PCO & DMC. Penta is one of the leading PCO companies in Croatia existing for 30 years already. DMC department is doing only incentives and … Read More

Feruz Dodiev, The State Committee for Tourism Development, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Feruz is a Deputy Head of the International Cooperation Department of the State Committee for Tourism Development of Uzbekistan. He has 10+ years of experience in international economics, relations, project … Read More

Eric Douay, Fair Merchant Solutions, QU, Canada

FAIR MERCHANT SOLUTIONS is specialized in providing customized payment solutions to the travel, tourism, and hospitality industry. We are serving this industry in CANADA and the USA and we ensure … Read More

Paul Rogers, Planet Happiness, NSW, Australia

Dr Paul Rogers: Paul is one of Asia Pacific’s most experienced tourism for development practitioners. Completed in 1997, his Ph.D. studies centered on tourism, conservation and development issues in Nepal’s … Read More

Aleksandra Gardasevic-Slavuljica, MBA, AGS Marketing Consulting, Podgorica, Montenegro

I am an accomplished Senior Marketing, Corporate Communication, and HR expert, providing consultancy worldwide to luxury resorts and hotels, businesses in the health & beauty industry, as well as various … Read More

Dr. Gulen Hashmi, National University of Sciences & Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan

I am a hospitality scholar-practitioner with more than 25 years’ professional experience in the field. Currently, I am teaching hospitality and tourism courses at the National University of Sciences & … Read More

Consaga Khisa, Destination Connect Co. Ltd, Nairobi, Kenya

I am a Hotel Tours and Travel professional, having joined the Tourism Industry in Kenya in 1994. I was worked in Sales & Marketing at Sarova Hotels for 10 years … Read More

Vaibhav Mittal, Aarav World Travels LLP, Delhi, India

My love for traveling has brought me to the travel industry. My company name is Aarav World Travels and we operate under the brand name Travel Turtle. My role in … Read More

Cyprien Semushi, Lobelia Tours and Travel Agency, Kigali, Rwanda

I‘m Cyprien Semushi, co-founder and currently the Managing Director of Lobelia Tours and Travel Agency. When I graduated from University, together with a friend who had trained as Tour Guide, … Read More

Brooke Meyer, Caymera International, Cayman Islands

Caymera International is a full-service consulting and advisory firm providing innovative and strategic counsel to the hospitality and tourism industry. The firm offers clients a systematic approach to managing their … Read More

Anald Musonza, Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

I have been working in the Hospitality and Tourism industry since 1995 and I am currently a Resort General Manager of 5 properties or lodges ranging from 3-5 stars on … Read More

Marco Barneveld, WideOyster Magazine, Utrecht, Netherlands

I am the founder of WideOyster Media which includes WideOyster Magazine and WideOyster Creative, an agency of high-end travel storytellers. We help destinations with consultancy, strategy, concept, creation of storytelling, … Read More

Yadu Pokharel, Cosmic Trekking and Expedition Pvt Ltd, Nepal

Dear Sir, Namaste!!! I am Yadu Pokharel, Managing Director of Cosmic Trekking and Expedition Pvt Ltd. I have been doing this business for 15 years in Pokhara, the lake city … Read More

Gabriela Marinelli, Turismo TV, Argentina

Brindo asesoramiento y consultoria en comunicación , como aceleradora de iniciativas y desarrollos turísticos. Soy periodista y productora de contenidos para tv. La comunicación será fundamental para reconstruir la relación … Read More

Andre Robles, Quito, Latin Trails Galapagos & Ecuador

I am the managing director at Voyagers Travel Company. We are a travel planner specialized in organizing custom vacations around Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. I have worked with several … Read More

Clency Noyaux, Promotour Mauritius, Qutre Bornes, Mauritius

I am a CEO and owner of Promotour Mauritius, one of the leading DMC in Mauritius. I have over 30 years of experience in tourism. I have a diploma in … Read More

Sandra Howard, Viveajar, Bogota, Colombia

Sustainable Tourism and Strategic communications consultant. As a speaker, I help spread the word on best practices. sandrahowardt@gmail.com    

Vadim Grabarchuk, France Groupe Tourisme, Kyiv, Ukraine

Expert of organizing travel and tours with professional experience for more than 20 years. Co-owner and General Manager of a Company France Groupe Ltd, which is an international Tour Operator … Read More

Björn Arvidsson, Svanstein Resort, Stockholm, Sweden

Developing a new destination inside the Arctic Circle in Sweden. Aiming for the first 5-star hotel inside the arctics. managing the project, fundings, and all media contacts. Also president of … Read More

Kelvin Mensah, Kelvin Ventures, Kumasi, Ghana

I am C.E.O. of kelvin Ventures. To contribute more ideas for development for the future. emmanuelarthur662@yahoo.com

Lucinda Keefer, Private Safaris, Cape Town, South Africa

I am currently Head of Sales at Private Safaris, a DMC in Southern Africa. I have over 20 years of experience in the travel and tourism, events, and incentives industries. … Read More

Dambar Bahadur K C, Sisne Rover Trekking, Nepal

– Trek and tour operator since 1991 – The former president – TAAN western regional association Pokhara – The former president – Pokhara Tourism Council ( PTC ) Pokhara Nepal … Read More

Allen Mitchem, Affiliate of Travel Experts, NC, USA

An independent travel agent with Travel Experts and members of Virtuoso specializing in adventure travel, including a safari to Africa and India, and also visits Peru. I am going to Africa … Read More

Mathieu Hoeberigs, WSO, Kasterlee, Belgium

I am A travel, Tourism, Sports, and Leisure Industry professional. Looking forward to developing into more peaceful touring and travel movements in a sustainable way. After jobs as A lawyer, … Read More

Micaela Giacobbe, Connections ((Jacobs Media Group), London, UK

Hello everyone and what a privilege to be part of this group and thank you for inviting me. For those of you who do not know me I am Micaela … Read More

Markus Walter, DIAMIR Erlebnisreisen GmbH, Dresden, Germany

DIAMIR is one of the leading organizations of adventure holidays in the German-speaking area. The DIAMIR story began with the idea of designing German-speaking guided nature tours and culture trips … Read More

Magalie Essack, Seychelles

I am an aviation professional with 9 years of both commercial aviation and civil aviation expertise. I currently work at the Civil Aviation Authority of Seychelles and previously worked for … Read More

Rawan Al musfi, Ministry of Tourism, Damascus, Syria

I am Rawan ALMUSF. I currently occupy the position of Marketing and Promotion Director at the Syrian Ministry of Tourism Travel and Tourism today and the short – medium-term, will … Read More

Constantine Chikosi, Strand Hanson Ltd, MD, USA & Mauritius

Independent Director Mauritius Commercial Bank Providing funding to hotel chains Constantine.Chikosi@insead.edu

Noredah Othman, Sabah Tourism Board, Sabah, Malaysia

Been in the tourism industry for 30 years. My current position is General Manager/CEO of State Tourism Board responsible for marketing and promotion of the destination. I would like to … Read More

Malia Asfour, Jordan Tourism Board North America, VA, USA & Jordan

With over 20 years of experience and so many crises, I feel that I may be able to contribute to the discussion. Director Jordan Tourism Board North America.   www.myjordanjourney.com  … Read More

Benjamin Carey, Carey Tourism, Scotland, UK

Extensive experience of post-conflict/crisis recovery, including Foot & Mouth in the UK, Ebola in West Africa and conflict, and terrorism throughout the Middle East and Africa. 30 years of professional … Read More

Ricardo Argiles, Rosarito Beach Hotel,

Award-Winning/Highly-Rated & TRILINGUAL (Spanish/English/French) Senior Executive with over 25 years of verifiable experience in Grand Tourism & 5 Stars environment, including management of strategic projects for the tourism sector. Expert … Read More

Margie Lehmanm, Atlantis Adventures, HI, USA

Atlantis Adventures – an attraction located in Hawaii, operating on the islands of Hawaii Island, Maui, and Oahu (Waikiki). Providing submarine tours and sunset dinner cruises (on Oahu). Director of … Read More

Paul Wilke, Upright Position Communications, CA, USA

About Paul Wilke, Founder/CEO Upright Position Communications. With feet-on-the-ground experience working on both US coasts and in Asia, Paul is focused on telling compelling stories, garnering on-message media coverage and … Read More

Pavlos Yeroulanoa, Kefalonia Fisheries, Athens, Greece

Former Minister of Culture and Tourism, Greece 2009-2012 Contributing to the development of tourism in Greece’s less known and less advantaged areas. http://yeroulanos.gr  | yeroulanos@gmail.com

Immanuel Zerger, SOLENTINAME TOURS – Discover Nicaragua

As founder and president of SOLENTINAME TOURS – Discover Nicaragua I implement and promote for more than 20 years good practice concepts of economic, socio-cultural, and ecological sustainability for my … Read More

Susan Raque, Destination Musick City, TN , USA

I handle Business Development for our Destination Management Company here in Nashville Tennessee. Destination Musick City. We work with groups that are coming to the city. We provide assistance with … Read More

Nayef ALfayez, Former Government Official, Jordan

Independent advisor.  I have served as Minister of Tourism and Antiques, and Minister of Environment of Jordan several times. Work in advanced positions in Jordan, especially in the field of … Read More

Adrianna Kruger, Tzaneen Country Lodge, Limpopo Province, South Africa

I am the owner of the Tzaneen Country Lodge for the past 20 years. I am affiliated with tourism associations SATSA, Fedhasa for 20 years. I served as the Chairperson … Read More

Tissa Abeyratne, Aviation Strategies International, QU, Canada

Dr. Ruwantissa Abeyratne has worked in the field of aviation law and management for thirty-seven years. He is currently President/CEO of Global Aviation Consultancies Inc., and Senior Associate, Air Law, … Read More

Rasith Gunaratna, Different Discovery Tours Limited, Sri Lanka

Different Discovery is family-owned and enlivens by two young brothers since May 2009. We do not have a hundred years long history, a pretentious company name, or a postmodern synthetic … Read More

Slim Tlatli, Tunisia

Former Minister of Tourism (2010) Presently CEO of Gammarth International Clinic International consultant. Strategic thinking about the future of the tourism sector. slim.tlatli51@gmail.com  

Rommel Natanauan, Department of Tourism, Philippines

Chief Tourism Operations Officer: 2017 – Present • Chief of Tourism Planning and Regulations Division • Focal Person for Farm Tourism, Faith Tourism, Kain Na! Food & Travel Festival • … Read More

Abdul-Rauf Brenya, Zuk-Madil Company Ltd, Accra, Ghana

I am Abdul-Rauf Brenya a Manager in our company Zuk-Madil Company Ltd. I have experience in the management of travel and tourism which I enhance to rebuild our company from … Read More

Glynn Andrews, Klaserie River Safari Lodge ccm Hoedspruit, South Africa

I am the owner/managing director of Klaserie River Safari Lodge cc I have 36 years of experience as an entrepreneur in business and have been involved in hospitality since 1991 … Read More

George Meyers, TMC, VA, USA

We help travelers “travel” like a local. We own and operate cooking schools in France and Italy. Additionally, we own a hotel and restaurant in Tuscany Italy. We must encourage … Read More

Chhiv TRY, Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

– Director of International Cooperation and ASEAN of the Ministry of Tourism – A former official of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Cambodia – Besides, experiences of … Read More

Anyitike Mbuba, Butman International, Tanesco, Tanzania

Experienced in Research Conservation, ecology, tourism industry over 15 yrs, attended mire than 15 International exhibiting conferences all over the world. I work as Chief Executive Officer for Butman International … Read More

David Chapman, WYSE Travel Confederation, Amsterdam, Netherlands

I am Director-General of the World Youth and Student Travel Confederation. We are the global representative body for youth and student travel. Before the corona crisis, youth travel was responsible … Read More

Zeljka Radak, National Torism Organisation of Montenegro

I am a director of the National Tourism organization Of Montenegro. I have worked for 17 years in the tourism sector. I worked in the Ministry of tourism in the … Read More

Thark Bahadur Shah, Hotel Green Asia Pvt. Ltd, Tikapur, Nepal

I am from Nepal and have my own tourist level tourism business. That time very hard and close to my Hotel and very difficult. No guest and other outdoor activities … Read More

Bassong Mendi Eri, TOUR AFRICA CAMEROON LIMITED, Douala, Cameroon

C.E.O of TOUR AFRICA CAMEROON LIMITED Implementing new instructions brainstormed which are related to our industry. bassongmendi@yahoo.fr  

Laszlo Bene, Horwarth HTL Hungary, Budapest, Hungary

Horwath HTL Hungary is the leading international hospitality consulting company in Central and Eastern Europe and CIS countries evidenced by the wide-ranging scope of assignments we have secured in various … Read More

Arifin Hutabarat, indonesiatouristnews.com, Banten, Indonesia

I have been following the progress with up and down development and its business of tourism in Indonesia, as publisher and chief editor of now online media, once it was … Read More

Silva Ušić, Penta PCO & DMC, Zagreb, Croatia

Penta PCO & DMC is one of the leading PCO agencies in Croatia, doing inbound and outbound corporate travel. Penta exists exactly 30 years and is mostly doing congresses. Silva … Read More

Fifi Rurangwa, Wakanow.com, Nairobi, Kenya

From a humble beginning in Uganda, Fifi grew to an expert in Travel, Aviation, Media, Telecom, and FMCG industries, with 26 years of experience in Sales. Her ability to speak … Read More

Prathish Nair, Trancend Brand Consulting, Bangalore, India

Prathish is Transcend Consulting’s Chief Business Architect. Transcend is a leading strategic brand & business advisory firm in India. Prathish is a passionate brand advocate who believes in creating path-breaking … Read More

Lucky George, African Travel Times Magazine, Lagos, Nigeria

I am the publisher and editor-in-chief of African Travel Times Magazine as well as Tourism Consultant with expertise on Africa Tourism Matters. Will contribute meaningfully to every discussion that is … Read More

Lilian Yahuma, KENDIRITA TOURS AND TRAVEL LIMITED, Nairobi, Kenya

I am the Founder and Managing Director of Kendirita Tours and Travel Limited. I am passionate about Travel and Tourism with over 17 years in the same industry and a … Read More

Ghanshyam Acharya, Sita Air Pvt Ltd, Kathmandu, Nepal

I am with Sita Air since September 2016 as Senior General Manager and Accountable Manager. Joined Aviation Industry in 1976. Worked with the Civil Aviation Department for 19 years and … Read More

Fernando Mandri, Integra tourism for good. Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico

CEO Former international tourism consultant. Helping clients to rebuild the business and gain confidence www.integra-tourism.com  |  fmandri@integra-tourism.com

Feizal Samath, TTG Asia Media, Colombo, Sri Lanka

I am a travel writer for the past decade having a wealth of experience (more than 40 years) as an editor and writer. I am the correspondent for TTG Asia … Read More

Gurunthan Raja, Welcome Holidays Pvt Ltd, Selangor, Malaysia

We Welcome Holidays Sdn Bhd is a leading travel service organization offering wide range of distribution of high quality, reasonably priced, and value products and services to the travel market … Read More

Frances Kiradjian, BLLA and Stay Boutique, CA, USA

Frances Kiradjian has been one of the most influential leaders in innovating the travel and hospitality industries for nearly four decades. Her experience spans from hotel booking technology to third … Read More

Lucky Mokgatle, Kalahari Marsh Safaris, Maun, Botswana

I am the co-founder and director of Kalahari Marsh Safaris. With the marketing and administration experience in tourism. Marketing experience. This will contribute to coming up with ideas to get … Read More

Zameer Sattaur, Sara International Travel, NY, USA

We are one of the leading Hajj and Umrah tour operators in the USA. A very difficult task but we shall overcome. sarainternationaltravel.com  |  nfo@sarainternationaltravel.com

Helio Brito jr, Dmcbrazil, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Founder and CEO of DMC Brazil. MICE professional, mindful leader and horizontal leadership evangelist. Developers a corporativos event management plataform that Is Aldo re-tunned for hibrid events demand of the … Read More

Sonto Mayise, KZN CONVENTION BUREAU, Durban, South Africa

SONTO MAYISE CHIEF CONVENTION BUREAU OFFICER Strategic partnerships and the voice of women in the continent! www.zulu.org.za  |  sonto@zulu.org.za

David Germain, Seychelles Tourism Board, Seychelles

David Germain, Seychelles Tourism Board, Regional Director for Africa and the Americas, based in Cape Town, South Africa. To be able to contribute ideas and suggestions towards the development of … Read More

Anne Tullis, Knighthood Capital, Sliema , Malta

Currently General Manager of Knighthood Capital in Malta. Aviation and communications professional who has been active in the global industry for nearly two decades. Can contribute ideas on how we … Read More

Muhannad Hameed, Marriott International, Amman, Jordan

General Manager at the Dead Sea Marriott Hotel in Jordan 25 years of experience in 5-star hotels Ideas to influence travel industry recovery after COVID 19 deadseamarriott.com  |  muhannad.hameed@marriott.com  

Imran Ahmad, CNN, ON, Canada

I would like to join as an independent member. I am the Regional Representative of CNN for Africa and CIS, responsible for advertising. I work with many NTO’s for their … Read More

Roberta Rossetti, Turismo Torino Provincia, Turin, Italy

Promo team of tourist destinations: Turin and its province. resilience outdoor Italian alps clean stay www.turismotorino.org r.rossetti@turismotorino.org

Tequila Minsky, TQ Communications, NY, USA

Freelance photographer and writer specializing in New York, the Caribbean Community, and Haiti. I am interested in how the travel community will move forward in this unknown territory. tminsky@ix.netcom.com  

HRS Global Hotel Solutions, TX, USA

My name is Michael Brophy. I handle global media relations for HRS, the leading provider of hotel solutions for the managed travel industry. Our corporate clients include Airbus, Google, Siemens, … Read More

Daniel Cannon, Mexshield, CA, USA

CEO Mexshield. We ensure safety in Mexico for travelers.. Similar to Uber when trouble arises, we send a Mexshield assistant to your side and get you through the trouble. Helping … Read More

Olugbenga Adebayo, Gadeshire Travels and Tours Ltd, Abuja, Nigeria

I am Olugbenga Adebayo, A Destination Management Consultant and Travels/Tourism expert. I`m the President / CEO, GADESHIRE TRAVELS AND TOURS LIMITED a Destination Management Company based in Nigeria, Africa one … Read More

Langa Dorji, Bhutan Soul Tour & Travel, Thimphu, Bhutan

I would like to introduce myself and my company to you: My name is Langa Dorji (Mr), Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Proprietor, and founder of this company. Bhutan Soul Tour … Read More

Martin K Barnes, Discover Ghana, Accra, Ghana

I am the Executive Director of Tourism Hub Network and also the Executive Producer of DISCOVER GH SHOW. Be part of the winning team. www.discoverghtv.com  | mkwesibarnes@gmail.com  

Gerhard Schuler, Hotel Villa Schuler, Sicily, Italy

Owner and manager of the oldest owner run hotel in Sicily, 4 generations since 1905. Board member of the local Hotel Association. The Major of Taormina created a Covid Tourism … Read More

David Tarsh, Tarsh Consulting, London, UK

David has over 30 years’ experience in Public Relations and communications, during which time he has worked at a senior level with many SMEs, trade bodies, and blue-chip multinationals in … Read More

Track of the Tiger T.R.D, Shane Beary, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Founder and CEO of Track of the Tiger T.R.D (Tourism Resources Development) Est. 1986 in Chiang Mai Thailand. Owns and operates Resort/Experiential Education Centre properties for International School & University … Read More

Hicham Kamihi, Apadana Travel, Marrakech, Morocco

Hicham Kamihi General Manager and Owner of Apadana Travel Agency offering a full range of services in both business and leisure travel based in Marrakech since 2011. High diploma in … Read More

Huda Mahfouz, Tourways Travel, Jerusalem, Israel

My name is Huda Mahfouz Manager of Tourways Travel incoming and outgoing travel agency located in Jerusalem/İsrael and we cover Israel and Palestine,, We offer different categories and tour programs … Read More

Doris Parsons, SRC Agency, Rwanda

My Name is Doris Parsons, Managing Partner of SRC Agency, which is a Communications & Conferences Company based in Tanzania & Rwanda. Could support the communications drive that is necessary … Read More