World Tourism Forum Lucerne is now pata member
Founded in 1951, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is a not-for profit association that is internationally acclaimed for acting as a catalyst for the responsible development of travel and tourism to, from and within the Asia Pacific region. The Association provides aligned advocacy, insightful research and innovative events to its member organisations, from now on also WTFL.
THE BEST SWISS START-UPS
At the first WTFL Swiss Start-Up Innovation Camp, the jury members selected the most innovative Swiss Start-Ups from the travel, tourism and hospitality industry. Appetita, KITRO, The Trip Boutique, Share your BICAR, RoomPriceGenie are the winners who received 5’000 CHF cash award, 2-year coaching programme and free entry to WTFL 2019. Read full media release (German / French) or watch the video!
Exclusive news: 2-year partnership with RAKTDA
World Tourism Forum Lucerne has entered a two-year strategic partnership with the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority. The Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah will be an exclusive partner in the upcoming World Tourism Forum 2019, as well as the official sponsor and supporter of the WTFL Think Tank, WTFL Talent Boost, and WTFL Start-Up Innovation Camp in 2020.
Read full media release (English / German).
World Tourism Forum Lucerne 2019
2 - 3 MAY 2019 LUCERNE, SWITZERLAND
Meet hundreds of thoughtful world leaders from around the world including business heads, ministers, entrepreneurs and experts and be part of this enriching networking platform.
Find more information here: wtfl2019.wtflucerne.org
Impressions From Previous Events
Swiss Start-Up Innovation Camp 2018
“Innovation in Tourism with Social Impact”
An exciting full day of start-up pitches, coaching, stimulus sessions and workshops was held in Lucerne on 9 November 2018. We found the most innovative businesses in Switzerland, see here!
INTERNATIONAL START-UP INNOVATION CAMP 2018
The 3rd WTFL Start-Up Innovation Camp took place in Langkawi, Malaysia, integrated in the PATA Travel Mart. Find out who are the most innovative start-ups from around the world in the categories: Destination, Hospitality, Mobility, Impact and Transaction. Click here.
THINK TANK 2018
"Public-Private Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism Growth"
50 exclusive participants met for a forward-looking discussion on the conditions for innovative and sustainable public-private partnerships (PPPs) in the travel and tourism value chain. Find out more here.
Have a look at all our past events here.