Presentacion Programa Conclusiones y video IV Foro y Anteriores Que es Exceltur
   
Time Topic Speakers
Official Opening
08.30

REGISTRATION

9:15

O​FFICIAL OPENING:

 

TOURISM, A  PRIORITY FOR THE SPANISH GOVERNMENT 

Amancio López, Chairman of Exceltur, and Chairman of Hotusa Hotel Chain. 

Luis Gallego, Chairman of Fitur Organizing Committee, and Chairman of Iberia Airlines.

Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General, World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Ana Botella, Mayor of Madrid.

 
Mariano Rajoy, President of the Government of Spain.
 
PANEL -  DEBATES
10:15

PLACING TOURISM BRANDING ON TOP OF THE POLITICAL AGENDA

 

Panel-debate moderated by: Sebastián Escarrer,

Vice-Chairman of Exceltur and Board Member of Meliá Hotels International

 

Carlos Espinosa de los Monteros, High Commissioner for "Spain" Brand.
Isabel Borrego, Secretary of State for Tourism of Spain.
Claudia Ruiz Massieu, Secretary of Tourism of  México.
Hisham Zazou, Minister of Tourism of Egypt.
Marthinus van Schalkwyk, Minister of Tourism of South Africa.
 
COFFEE BREAK 11:15 - 11:45
11:45

THE IMPACT OF A COUNTRY BRAND ON TOURISM FLOWS: TRENDS FOR 2014


Panel-debate moderated by: José Luis Zoreda,

Chief Executive Officer, Exceltur

Gabriele Burgio, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer,  Alpitour (Italy). 
Issa Jouaneh, Vice President & General Manager Global Meetings & Events, American Express Inc (USA).
Natalia Vorobieva, Chief Executive Officer, Natalie Tours (Russian Federation). 
Peter Fankhauser, Group Chief Operating Officer, Thomas Cook Group PLC.
Michael Frenzel, Chairman, World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
12:45

TOURISM, ECONOMY & FINANCING IN 2014: A VIEW FROM BANKING LEADERS


Panel-debate moderated by: Abel Matutes Prats,

Chief Executive Officer, Palladium Hotel Group

Jaime Guardiola, Chief Executive Officer, Bank Sabadell.

Jaime Sáenz de Tejada, Managing Director for Spain and Portugal, BBVA

Juan Antonio Alcaraz, General Manager, Caixabank.

 

 

 

13:15

CHALLENGES AND OPPPORTUNITIES OF TOURISM AND TRANSPORTATION POLICIES

Panel-debate moderated by: Adolfo Utor,

Chairman, Balearia  

Carlos Bertomeu, Chief Executive Officer, Air Nostrum.
José María Gonzalez, Chief Executive Officer,  Europcar IB.
Alex Cruz, Chairman, Vueling Airlines.
COCKTAIL-WORKING LUNCH FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS 14:15 - 15:45
 
PANEL - DEBATES
15:45

NEW CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES FOR TOURISM IN THE CHANGING DIGITAL ECONOMY  

Panel-debate moderated by: Joan Vilà,

Chairman,  Hotelbeds

 

Jorge Schoenenberger, Partner Deloitte, Travel, Hospitality & Leisure Lead.
Bernd Fauser, Global Head of Travel Top Accounts, Google, Inc.
Johan Svanstrom, President, Hotels.com Worldwide & Venere.com, Expedia Inc Co. 
Javier Bellido, Group Chief Supplier Relations & Country Director for Spain, eDreams Odigeo.
Julio Bruno, Global Vice President Sales, 4TB, TripAdvisor.
16.45

TOURISM GLOBAL TRENDS FOR 2014: A VIEW FROM PRIVATE SECTOR LEADERS

 

Panel-debate moderated by: Taleb Rifai,

Secretary-General, World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

Luis Maroto, President and Chief Executive Officer, Amadeus IT Group.
Gerald Lawless, President and Group Chief Executive Officer, Jumeirah Group. 
Peter Long, Chief Executive Officer, TUI Travel PLC. 
 
Antonio Vázquez, Chairman of IAG Airlines.
Miguel Fluxá, Chairman, Iberostar Group. 
José María Palencia, Chief Executive Officer, World Duty Free Group.
17:45

HOW TO IMPROVE REGIONAL COOPERATION TO REINFORCE SPAIN'S TOURISM COMPETITIVENESS, AND ITS COUNTRY BRAND

 

Panel-debate moderated by: Federico González,

Chief Executive Officer, NH Hotels

Alberto Núñez Feijóo, President of the Government of Galicia. 
Paulino Rivero, President of the Government of the Canary Islands. 
José Ramón Bauzá, President of the Government of the Balearic Islands.
 
Juan José Hidalgo, Chairman, Globalia Group.
Gabriel Escarrer Jaume, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Meliá Hotels International.
Carmen Riu Güell, Chief Executive Officer, Riu Hotels. 
 
18.45

OFFICIAL CLOSING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amancio López, Chairman of Exceltur, and Chairman of Hotusa Hotel Chain. 
Daniel Calleja, Director General of DG Enterprise, European Commission.
Luis Eduardo Cortés, Chairman of the Executive Committee of IFEMA.
Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General, World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).
José Manuel Soria, Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism, Government of Spain
 
H.R.H. the Prince of Asturias
 
 
Jorge Schoenenberger
Partner Deloitte, Travel, Hospitality & Leisure Lead
Gerald Lawless
President and Group Chief Executive Officer, Jumeirah Group
Issa Jouaneh
Vice President & General Manager, Global Meetings & Events, American Express
José Luis Zoreda
Chief Executive Officer, Exceltur
Joan Vila
Chairman, Hotelbeds
Sebastián Escarrer
Vice-Chairman of Exceltur and Board Member of Meliá Hotels International
Juan Antonio Alcaraz - Managing Director, Caixabank
José Ramón Bauzá - President of the Autonomic Government of the Balearic Islands
Javier Bellido - CSO, Group Chief Supplier Relations & Country Manager for Spain, eDreams ODIGEO
Carlos Bertomeu - Chief Executive Officer, Air Nostrum LAM
Isabel Borrego - State Secretary for Tourism, Government of Spain
Julio Bruno - Global Vice President Sales, T4B,TrypAdvisor
Gabriele Burgio - Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Alpitour World
Alex Cruz - Chairman, Vueling Airlines
Sebastián Escarrer - Vice-Chairman of Exceltur and Board Member of Meliá Hotels International
Gabriel Escarrer Jaume - Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Meliá Hotels International
Carlos Espinosa de los Monteros - The Government High Commissioner for "Spain" Brand
Peter Fankhauser - Group Chief Operating Officer, Thomas Cook Group plc.
Bern Fauser - Global Head of Travel Top Accounts Google
Miguel Fluxá - Executive Chairman of Iberostar Group
Michael Frenzel - Chairman, World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)
Luis Gallego - CEO, Iberia LAE
Federico González - Chief Executive Officer, NH Hoteles
José Mª González - Chief Executive Officer, Europcar IB
Jaime Guardiola Romojaro - Chief Executive Officer, Bank Sabadell
Juan José Hidalgo - Chairman, Globalia Group
Issa Jouaneh - Vice President & General Manager, Global Meetings & Events, American Express
Gerald Lawless - President and Group Chief Executive Officer, Jumeirah Group
Peter Long - Chief Executive Officer, TUI Travel PLC
Amancio López - Chairman of Exceltur & Chairman of Hotusa Hotel Chain
Luis Maroto - President & CEO, Amadeus IT Group
Abel Matutes Prats - Chief Executive Officer, Palladium Hotel Group
Alberto Nuñez Feijoó - President of the Autonomous Government of Galicia
José María Palencia - Chief Executive Officer, World Duty Free Group
Taleb Rifai - Secretary-General , World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
Carmen Riu - Chief Executive Officer, Riu Hotels
Paulino Rivero - President of the Autonomous Government of the Canary Islands
Claudia Ruiz Massieu - Secretary of Tourism, México
Jaime Sáenz de Tejada - Managing Director for Spain & Portugal. Member of the Executive Committee BBVA
Jorge Schoenenberger - Partner Deloitte, Travel, Hospitality & Leisure Lead
Johan Svanstrom - President Hotels.com Worldwide & Venere.com (Expedia, Inc.)
Adolfo Utor - Chairman, Balearia
Marthinus Van Schalkwyk - Minister of Tourism, South Africa
Antonio Vázquez - Chairman of International Airlines Group (IAG)
Joan Vila - Chairman, Hotelbeds
Natalia Vorobieva - CEO and General Director, Natalie Tours
Hisham Zaazou - Minister of Tourism of Egypt
José Luis Zoreda - Chief Executive Officer, Exceltur
 
     
21 January 2014 - Centro de Convenciones IFEMA - Madrid

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