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All WTM 2013 Events

Monday 4 November 2013
09:00 - 10:00
WTM Speed Networking
Buyers' Club Members and Exhibitors Only. The first of two Speed Networking sessions provides Buyers' Club Members & Exhibitors with an opportunity to hold a...
Location:  WTM Knowledge Theatre GV750
11:30 - 14:00
WTM Technology enabling Travel organised by IFITT
Gaming and Gamification in Tourism : opening a new Tourism Experience

WTM Technology enabling Travel organised by IFITT to discuss the opportunity...
Location:  WTM Knowledge Theatre GV750
12:00 - 14:30
Captains of Industry Lunch
By invitation only. World Travel Market 2013 will host the prestigious Captains of Industry Lunch. This year’s event has been given a new look for...
Location:  WTM Stage - Platinum Suite 3&4
14:30 - 17:00
WTM Travel Innovation Summit in Association with TTI
Innovative technology and business models are having a sustained impact on the travel industry as new players introduce ever more sophisticated ways of doing business....
Location:  WTM Knowledge Theatre GV750
16:30 - 17:30
World Tourism Awards
The World Tourism Award, celebrating its 16th anniversary, sponsored by Corinthia Hotels, Delta Air Lines, New York Times Global and Reed Travel Exhibitions, was established...
Location:  WTM Stage - Platinum Suite 3&4
17:00 - 18:00
WTM Technology Drinks Reception
All Technology Buyers Welcome.

Location:  Travel Tech Theatre TT185

Tuesday 5 November 2013
10:30 - 11:30
Employment in Travel and Tourism: the Responsible Tourism Agenda
Many outside the industry dismiss tourism jobs as low paid casual labour and part of the candy floss economy. Our panel will address the challenges...
Location:  South Gallery Rooms 19 & 20
10:30 - 11:20
WTM Travel Perspective Session - Keynote: Social Media's Dirty Little Secret
How most of us are missing out on the most valuable part of social media – the massive data it generates - and why that...
Location:  South Gallery Rooms 23 - 26
10:30 - 11:15
Increase your bottom line with virtual payments
Ixaris is a leading provider of seamless B2B payment solutions. Our single-use and reloadable prepaid virtual cards enable travel and hospitality companies to sidestep the...
Location:  Travel Tech Theatre TT185
11:00 - 12:00
WTM Genesys Session - Search Engine Update 2013
It is vital that you get your search engine strategy right. Succeed and visitors will be beating a path to your online door. Get it...
Location:  WTM Knowledge Theatre GV750
11:00 - 12:00
The HR Challenge in Emerging Markets
The breathtaking speed of hotel development in the developing world presents an ever increasing need for well-trained managers.
Discover the best strategies and resources...
Location:  South Gallery Rooms 15 & 16
11:00 - 12:00
Is social media the reason behind the rapid growth of cruising?
Social media is an area of marketing and communication that is being used by a large number of travel companies as part of their strategy...
Location:  WTM Stage - Platinum Suite 1
11:00 - 13:00
UNWTO & WTM Ministers' Summit - How to bridge the gap between tourism and aviation policies
In 2012, one billion international tourists travelled the world, generating over US$1.3 trillion dollars in export earnings. Over half these tourists arrived at their destination...
Location:  WTM Stage - Platinum Suite 3 & 4
11:00 - 12:00
Exhibit at WTM Latin America 2014
World Travel Market Latin America is the leading global event for the Latin American travel industry. Taking place in São Paulo, Brazil, from 23-25 April...
Location:  South Gallery 17
11:20 - 12:00
WTM Travel Perspective Session - Keynote: Facebook and Targeting: Finding the People that Matter to You
Facebook is allowing travel marketers to track people across the web more effectively than any other platform. For new customer acquisition, CRM and retargeting across...
Location:  South Gallery 23 - 26
11:30 - 12:15
The World of Distribution has Changed. And What a Wonderful World of Change It Is
Mobile + Social + Metasearch channel distribution and the continued rise of new outbound markets from China, Russia, India and Brazil are driving new opportunities...
Location:  Travel Tech Theatre TT185
12:00 - 13:00
Responsible Tourism approaches to maximising local economic development
There are a number of new business models emerging which create economic value in the destination for local communities and businesses and for outbound businesses...
Location:  South Gallery Rooms 21 & 22
12:00 - 13:00
What does certification contribute to Responsible Tourism?
Over the last five years there has been a big push on certification. It is time for some reflection on what has been achieved and...
Location:  South Gallery Rooms 19 & 20
12:30 - 13:45
WTM TBU Session - How Travel Bloggers Impact the Booking Funnel
Travel bloggers impact the inspiration and experience stages of travel, but what about the booking stage of the travel funnel? How can travel brands and...
Location:  South Gallery Rooms 23 - 26
12:30 - 13:30
WTM Genesys Session - Consumers Crave Content
Content Marketing is about branding, consumer engagement, social media and of course search engine optimisation. If you can get your content marketing right, you will...
Location:  WTM Knowledge Theatre GV750