October 20, 2021 | USA

Skift will return its focus to Asia and its recovery on October 20, 2021, as the region endures a long and complicated road out of the pandemic. With recovery moving forward in the U.S., Europe, and the Middle East, the travel industry is Asia is bracing for an extended pandemic and uneven reopenings as Asia wades through virus spikes, frequent lockdowns, and vaccine availability. For our 2021 event, we’ll host a one day online summit to look at Asia’s role in the global travel industry going forward, including it’s new regional focus in the absence of International and Chinese outbound travelers, how Asian technology and suppliers have continued to innovate, how global brands are continuing their growth plans in APAC, and how leaders are strategizing for the road ahead. As always, Skift editors and analysts will unearth the latest conversations and insights through these in-depth interviews and industry-leading Skift Research intelligence for regional players as well as any brands that want to better understand the travel business in Asia.


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Dubai Accessible Tourism International Summit

November 22-23, 2021 | UAE

Dubai Accessible Tourism International Summit will discuss a comprehensive range of topics which aims to highlight the legislations, policies and requirements of tourists with disabilities, in addition to the challenges they face while travelling in relation to available infrastructures, transportation and communications means, among other equally important related issues.The Summit, which enjoys the participation of organisations, officials and international government officials and experts, aims also to strengthen the UAE’s efforts to make the country a preferred tourist destination for people with disabilities from all over the world.

GBTA Convention 2021

November 17-19, 2021 | USA

GBTA Convention 2021 will be unlike any other Convention before it, as we come together in person for the first time since our industry was drastically changed and look forward to rebuilding and reshaping the future of business travel. GBTA Convention 2021 will bring all of us together to learn from experts and each other, in-person. We’re diving deeper than ever before into the topics that will shape the future of our industry: our travelers, our programs, our planet, ourselves. Our industry has changed drastically, and business travel professionals and companies have spent the last year figuring out how to adapt. Convention 2021’s theme is Ready. Safe. Travel. and we’re taking the discussions and solutions to the next level with the leading thinkers, entrepreneurs and change makers,

The Phocuswright Conference 2021

November 15-17, 2021 | USA

Corporate business travel on airlines is expected to shrink by as much as 19 percent, and that decline could become permanent, an analysis from Raleigh-headquartered Beroe, Inc. found. “When travel restrictions were imposed worldwide, businesses replaced direct meetings with virtual ones to contain the pandemic’s spread. Many businesses adapted to virtual meetings and have realized that not all meetings must be in-person. Businesses have also realized huge cost savings on air travel spend,” said Anusree Mohan, senior analyst at Beroe, in a statement. “In the future, airline travel will be a more mindful and thought-out way of traveling, allowing employees to have a better life balance and employers to have a better return on investment.” Prior to the onset of the global coronavirus pandemic, business travelers represented about half of airline revenue, or about 1.7% of total global GDP, according to Beroe. But with businesses seeking cost-saving measures, and integrating virtual meeting tools to conduct meetings, Beroe analysts are predicting short- and long-term effects on air travel.


November 10-12, 2021 | USA

Travel Weekly’s CruiseWorld will bring the industry together for growth and evolution through educational workshops, networking events, and a trademark Exhibitor Showcase. Travel advisors attend seeking education, relationships and new products for their eager customers. Supplier partners are able to establish new sales relationships and share product updates.


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