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SEPTEMBER 10-12, 2024  |  JAVITS CENTER, NYC

EMERGING LEADERS SUMMIT

ITS2024 SUMMIT SESSIONS

Times are approximate

9.00am - 10.00am:  2 sessions
10.15am - 11.15am:  2 sessions
11.15am - 12.15pm:  2 sessions
12.30pm - 1.30pm:  Keynote

SUMMIT SCHEDULE

Tuesday, September 10

1.00pm - 4.00pm  Plenary and Panel Sessions
4.00pm - 5.00pm  Keynote Presentation
5.00pm - 7.00pm  Networking Reception
SUMMIT TOPICS
Tourism Boards
2 panels
Hotels
2 panels
Cruise
1 panel
Airlines
1 panel
Leaders Summit

One Keynote and a total of six specific topics for four tourism and travel categories. 

First Panel:  For Tourism Boards

A focus on government strategies for developing and implementing a successful and sustainable government tourism plan.

Second Panel:  For Tourism Boards

Focusing on steps that should be taken by NTOs and CVBs to promote and communicate all categories of tourism and travel solutions to their country, region or city.

Third Panel:  For Hotels

Focusing on sustainable and economic solutions that address the needs of tomorrow’s travelers.

Fourth Panel:

Focusing on new technology solutions for hoteliers including the use of AI.

Fifth Panel:

Focusing on the cruise industry and will provide insight into cruise lines strategy to offer a variety of facilities and programs to separately address each demographic as well as the construction of eco-friendly cruise ships.

Sixth Panel:

Focusing on the development of new sustainable solutions including fuels, construction, emissions, scheduling, and security.

EMERGING LEADERS SUMMIT TOPICS

Stay tuned!

Tourism Boards
2 panels
Hotels
2 panels
Cruise
1 panel
Airlines
1 panel
Emerging Leaders Summit

One Keynote and a total of six specific topic panels. 

Topics will provide a forum for travel leaders exploring the potential of the under 50 traveler market. Many major travel companies - land-based and water based – are launching and developing brands that specifically engage the many categories that comprise this group. What can we learn from their success?
Summit Goal:  

Provide a platform for travel leaders dealing with the under 50 travelers. Many of the major travel companies - land-based and water based – are launching and developing brands that specifically engage the many categories that make up this group. What can we learn from their success?

Meetings Summit

Stay tuned!

Pending topic confirmation 
Mindful Travel Summit

Stay tuned!

Will focus on travel trends of the traveler of tomorrow; now that sustainable ecotourism strategies are more common place, what are experiential travelers looking for?
LGBTQ+ Summit

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Pending topic confirmation 
Travel Media Summit

Stay tuned!

Topics to be confirmed, including “with the end of mass marketing and mass travel solutions, how do tour operators effectively and cost-effectively engage and support travelers”; how can AI and other communications tools be effectively implemented.

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