Cinnamon Future
Tourism Summit
26th September 2017

As part of an ongoing commitment to spearhead the growth of the region’s travel industry, Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts will present the second edition of the Cinnamon Future of Tourism Summit, on World Tourism Day - 26th September 2017.

The event will bring together hundreds of thought leaders from across the region, as well as movers and shakers from the global travel industry, and will highlight the important role that sustainability and technology will play in the future of tourism.

This year’s theme “Technology, Innovation and Authenticity” will explore topics such as making destinations ready for the future, data driven innovation in the hotel industry, changing the future hospitality landscape to make your hotel more profitable and hotels and travel agents of the future. A panel of world-renowned speakers will also address topics such as fighting for your market share – OTA vs., how to use technology and innovation to drive incremental revenue for your brand and the challenge of selecting the right technology and investing in innovation.

The Cinnamon Future of Tourism Summit for 2017 will bring novel travel trends, global insights and pertinent discussions that are shaping the evolution of the tourism industry to light. The 9-hour conference will feature 10 speakers and 2 dynamic panel sessions. Highly acclaimed speaker Doug Lansky - the creator of the Signspotting series and the author of The Titanic Awards, has been selected as this year’s keynote speaker. Other industry leaders and experts who will share their input at the event include Brekke Fletcher- Executive Editor, Travel at CNN; Bas Lemmens - Co-Founder of; Roy Graff -Managing Director – EMEA, Dragon Trail Interactive and Dr. Sanjay Nadkarni Director of Research & Innovation, The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management amongst several others.

The tourism and travel industry is set to become one of the world’s top industries by 2025. To find out more about how your business can gear up for future changes and trends,

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