ONLINE & IN-PERSON EVENT

A World For Travel Evora Forum

Location: Virtual Event or Evora in Portugal Date: May 10 - 11, 2021

Overview

A World For Travel is the first tourism forum that puts tourists and residents in the heart of tourism transformation discussion along with industry players and government entities. It seeks to create a model and a method to identify a pathway forward which promote best practices and innovation for all stakeholders.

Oliver Wyman is proud to be a knowledge partner for this event. Our partners, Guillaume Thibault & Bruno Despujol will be present at this conference.

Who participates?

Regions & Cities: Occitania, Alentejo, Paris, North Holland, London, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Lisbon ...
Institutionals & Countries: International organizations,. France, Belgium, United Kingdom, Germany, Tunisia, Netherlands, Canada ...
Travel & Tourism Industry: Airlines, Car rental, Cruises, Compagnies, Hotel chains and independents, Networks, OTA’s…
Civil Society: NGOs, Citizens' Associations, Consumer associations
Experts: NGOs, Citizens' Associations, academics, Researchers, Diplomats, Qualified personalities

Why you should attend?

A finding: Tourism is increasingly subject to criticisms and controversies
A risk: Seeing a refusal of any kind of travel & tourism
A necessity: It is urgent that tourism actors, including governments and international institutions, react
An imperative: Inventing a new way of traveling for the transformation of travel and tourism
Covid-19 finding: Reveal and accelerate the transformation requirement
Covid-19 risk: Sanitary risk impacts travel industry and operators in short & long term
Covid-19 necessity: Restore and maintain confidence in travel and tourism
Covid-19 imperative: Inventing a new way of traveling for the transformation of travel and tourism including … any sanitary issues

Further information about the conference can be found here

“THE TRAVEL HOUSE BURNS AND BURNS THE PLANET AND WE LOOK ELSEWHERE!”
A World For Travel

Agenda

May 10

PLENARY 1

10:50 Call to Order and Welcome
11:10 Opening
11:20 Courage and Perseverance in Difficult Times
11:45 A Systemic Transformation of the World
12:15 Remarks
12:30 Lunchtime and networking
13:55 Call to Order – A World for Travel
14:00 Covid-19: A Resilient Sector Drives to a New Deal with New Leadership Demands
Governments and industry must step up with new leadership. Provide guidance on how to implement travel allowances and travel bans – how to manage a severe crisis.
14:40 Tourist Go Home, Tourist Come Back
Destinations around the world were once trying to keep tourists away, now do they want them back? How are governments balancing tourism and local citizenry demands? How are NGOs playing a role in governance and the local economy of destinations?
15:20 Break 15’
15:30 “Climate Revolution”
Adapting to the world’s new geography- Coastlines are being reshaped, destinations are adapting to new weather patterns, how will the industry adjust?
16:15 “Localization vs globalization or Glocalisation”
How to share space and value
17:00 End of Plenary Session day 1

 
BREAKOUTS // WORKSHOPS

SHIFTING CLIMATE CHANGES IMPACT ON TOURISM

water availability, extreme temperature, weather crisis, natural risks. Over the next decade which areas will be most affected and how will tourism be impacted?
RISK MITIGATION AND HEALTH ISSUES AND THE IMPACT ON TRAVEL PLANNING
pandemic, global prevention, medical resources, knowledge sharing, international cooperation…
TOURISM’S IMPACT ON THE ENVIRONMENT
How can we ensure preservation of local environments and co-existence of biodiversity and the local economy
TRAVEL, PEACEKEEPER AND SMART POWER
Awareness, diversity, exchanges, protection of cultural and natural Heritage

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May 11

PLENARY 2

08:45 Welcome: A World for Travel
08:50 Welcome Address – Évora
09:00 Welcome Address – Turismo do Alentejo
09:10 Special Remarks
09:30 «Sustainable Tourism Plan 2020-2023»
09:40 How European countries collaborate to move forward and organize a fluid domestic European market Collaboration and uniformity amongst the European states will be the strength that lifts these countries up, is it achievable? Session in cooperation with the European Travel Commission
10:20 Communicating with the New World Traveller
The demand trends, the global sustainable changes focused on security, climate, nature protection, healthy practices – Consultant report
11:05 Break 10′
11:15 Sustainable Tourism means industry reorganization
How will new economical levers and sustainable employment adjust going forward? What will drive new leadership help transform the industry?
11:55 New Governance for Safe, Sustainable Travel
12:35 Shared Economy Players’ Contribution to the Transformation of Tourism
13:15 Long term investments and payback: a new model and new risks
New financial mechanisms for the whole supply chain; SME and forgotten sectors
13:45 Lunchtime and networking
14:45 Remarks – Emcees will orchestrate the reporting from the workshops
Report from side events and Breakouts and synthesis
15:15 “A COP in Advance” for Safe and Sustainable Travel
15:30 “Spirit of Evora” resolutions propositions and vote – Announcing of the 5 Urgent Acts Agreed Upon
16:00 “Spirit of Evora” Awards
Granted to a personality or an organization having achieved a remarkable transformation
16:30 Conclusion
16:40 End of forum

 

BREAKOUTS // WORKSHOPS

TOURISM’S POSITIVE IMPACT
on the evolution of society particularly around equal rights, tolerance, and the deliverance of basic needs such as work, food, shelter, education and medical attention.
REORGANIZING THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY INTEGRATING THE SHARED ECONOMY
and new transport facilities
REVISING THE TRAVEL MODEL
The travel economy model is based on density and time. How can we explore a new model? Will it change and how?
BETTER THAN GOOD ENOUGH TECHNOLOGY
providing the best affordable sustainable solutions to travel industry

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Related People

Further information about the speakers can be found here.

Venue

Universidade de Évora
Colégio do Espírito Santo
Largo dos Colegiais 2
7000-645 Évora
Portugal