SOUTH CAROLINA'S ANNUAL GOVERNOR'S CONFERENCE ON TOURISM & TRAVEL

February 17-19, 2020 | USA

Considered the largest annual gathering of the South Carolina tourism industry, the Governor’s Conference offers sessions on emerging consumer trends and tourism marketing strategy to help SCPRT and the industry grow tourism.

Spotlight

Accounting for more than 10% of global GDP and the creation of one in five new jobs according to the World Travel and Tourism Council, travel and tourism continues to be one of the world’s fastest-growing industries. It is also an industry undergoing rapid transformation, shaped by new technologies and the values and needs of an increasingly diverse range of travellers. Emerging trends in sustainability, luxury, technology and innovation are all influencing the future direction of the hospitality industry. As worldwide hospitality education leaders, our responsibility is to provide aspiring hospitality professionals with the skills and knowledge they need, and to develop the next generation of leaders for the hospitality industry. Monitoring industry trends and adapting our education programmes accordingly is essential for us to ensure that our curricula are relevant for the industry and our students. With this in mind, these are some of the top trends to watch for in 2019:


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Las Vegas Travel Agent Forum

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Immerse yourself in the world of travel and connect with the industry’s leading professionals at the Las Vegas Travel Agent Forum (LVTAF). LVTAF connects travel sellers from North America with a global base of vacation experiences, business resources and more. This limited space B2B leisure travel agency focused program will provide delegates with a 360 degree approach to networking, education, immersion and business opportunities.

WTM Africa 2022

April 11-13, 2022 | South Africa

World Travel Market Africa delivers the leading global events for the travel industry. One of six shows in the WTM portfolio, our Africa show was launched in 2014 under the Africa Travel Week umbrella to bring the benefits and opportunities of our global industry expertise to travel professionals in this region. Taking place online join over 6000 travel industry professionals as they attend Africa’s leading and only business to business (B2B) exhibition for both the inbound and outbound African travel and tourism markets.

Travel Summit 2022

May 24, 2022 | USA

Hear from industry leaders as they discuss the current state of travel and the path forward.Take control of your go-forward strategy by implementing the latest best practices,Experience our new user interface designed to help you optimize your programs further.

Cvent Travel Summit 2022

May 24, 2022 | USA

We launched the first-ever Cvent Travel Summit in 2021 to bring the travel industry back together. We are excited to bring the well-received virtual event back in 2022!The Cvent Travel Summit gives you the forum to get updates from industry leaders, connect with your peers, and see Cvent’s product enhancements.

Spotlight

Accounting for more than 10% of global GDP and the creation of one in five new jobs according to the World Travel and Tourism Council, travel and tourism continues to be one of the world’s fastest-growing industries. It is also an industry undergoing rapid transformation, shaped by new technologies and the values and needs of an increasingly diverse range of travellers. Emerging trends in sustainability, luxury, technology and innovation are all influencing the future direction of the hospitality industry. As worldwide hospitality education leaders, our responsibility is to provide aspiring hospitality professionals with the skills and knowledge they need, and to develop the next generation of leaders for the hospitality industry. Monitoring industry trends and adapting our education programmes accordingly is essential for us to ensure that our curricula are relevant for the industry and our students. With this in mind, these are some of the top trends to watch for in 2019:

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