May 20, 2024

This week Tourism Ministers and industry leaders join together at the Évora Forum

The Evora Forum, the creation of Christian Delom, Secretary General, A World For Travel and Frédéric Vanhoutte, Founder/CEO, Eventiz Media Group intends to be the “davos-like” forum of sustainable travel and intends to put tourists and residents at the heart of tourism improvement while promoting best practices and cooperation across the travel market.

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The 5 commitments will focus on sustainability from all perspectives consisting of social, ecological, and economic. The aspiration of the Évora Forum– A World for Travel is to return one year later on, Evora 2022 to find out about the successes and to modify the acts for the coming year.

High on the agenda will be concurring the obstacles faced by the market and how to reach core targets set by the COP21 Paris Accord. Throughout the forum market leaders will be discussing how to develop standard criteria for measurement and offset alternatives for visitors. Jane Madden, Global Managing Partner, Sustainability and Social Impact, FINN Partners will be moderating the panel session titled From transport to movement options– no carbon target and she will be joined by Lucas Bobes, Group Environmental Officer & & ESG Reporting, Amadeus, Dr. Marc Ivaldi, Professor, Toulouse School of Economics; Research Director, Institute for Sustainable Aviation (ISA) and Affiliate at NERA Economic Consulting, Ian Moore, CCO, VistaJet and Michel Taride, Board Member, former Group President Hertz International, Smart Mobility Expert.

The organizers have collected 35 position documents from throughout the worldwide travel industry, engaged Oliver Wyman who has established a standard of where the travel industry sits vis a vis sustainable actions and goals. Results from surveys and analysis will be revealed at the morning press conferences.

High on the agenda will be concurring the challenges dealt with by the market and how to reach core targets set by the COP21 Paris Accord. During the forum industry leaders will be discussing how to establish standard requirements for measurement and balance out choices for tourists. Our goal is that the development and announcement of five dedications will be adopted and executed by tourism services and organisations around the world to guarantee a more sustainable future for travel, while making changes to the effect of tourist.”.

There will be over 30 presentations, panel sessions and discussion groups throughout the Évora Forum– A World for Travel covering a range of concerns from the economics of tourist to tourisms effect on the environment.

This week over two dozen ministers and government authorities; 140 speakers, teachers and industry leaders, will come together at the Évora Forum– A World for Travel and will be revealing the 5 sustainable dedications to accelerate the transformation of travel for a more sustainable future.

At the very first mornings keynote, 5 tourism ministers including H.E. Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism, Jamaica, H.E. Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, Secretary of State for Tourism, France, H.E. Fernando Valdès Verest, Secretary of State for Tourism, Spain, H.E. Vasilis Kikilias Minister of Tourism and H.E. Ghada Shalaby, Vice Minister Tourism and Antiquities, Arab Republic of Egypt will be signing up with a panel session entitled Covid-19: A Resilient Sector Drives to a New Deal with New Leadership Demands. They will be discussing how federal government leadership needs to facilitate the sectors impact on policy making from establishing requirements to defining much easier access to financing and capital..

Mr. Delom commented: “We are simply one week far from the very first think tank about sustainability in travel. We understand crucial topics will be discussed and commitments generated that will have true effect. Our objective is that the advancement and announcement of five commitments will be adopted and implemented by tourism services and organisations around the globe to ensure a more sustainable future for travel, while making modifications to the impact of tourist.”.