Programme
 

Wednesday, 19.01.2022

13:30 - 14:00

Registration

14:00 - 14:05

Welcome

  • Martin Barth, President & CEO, World Tourism Forum Lucerne
14:05 - 14:25

 Setting the Scene

  • Reto Wittwer, Chairman, World Tourism Forum Lucerne
  • Frank Eggmann, Consul General of Switzerland in Dubai and Director of Swiss Business Hub for the Middle-East
  • Raki Phillips, CEO, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA)
14:25 - 14:40

Start-Up Pitch I

14:40 - 15:05

Keynote

  • Prof Lars Sonderegger, Neuroscience x Management, Faculty Member and Senior Lecturer, Entrepreneur
15:05 - 15:20

Start-Up Pitch II

15:20 - 15:45

Interview

  • NN
  • Moderator by Paul Steele, dynamic international business leader, former Corporate Secretary and Senior Vice President Member and External Relations, IATA
15:45 - 16:15

Coffee Break

16:15 - 16:30

Start-Up Pitch III

16:30 - 17:10

Panel Discussion

Panelists:

  • Achilles V. Constantakopoulos, Chairman TEMES
  • Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director & CEO, The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL)
  • Abdel Abdullah Ali, CEO, Air Arabia
  • HE Maitha Saif Majid Al-Mahrouqi, Undersecretary, Ministry of Tourism in Oman (tbc)
  • Moderated by: Paul Steele, dynamic international business leader, former Corporate Secretary and Senior Vice President Member and External Relations, IATA
17:10 - 17:25

Start-Up Pitch IV

17:25 - 17:50

Keynote

  • Surprise Guest
17:50 - 18:00

Summary & Outlook

  • Martin Barth, President & CEO, World Tourism Forum Lucerne
18:00 - 19:00

Cocktail Reception