Past Events


World tourism forum lucerne 2017

4-5 May 2017 Lucerne, Switzerland

500 participants from over 75 countries gathered for the 5th World Tourism Forum Lucerne. Under the topic "Stay relevant in uncertain times" the Forum focused on how to stay successful in the face of changes and challenges in today's often turbulent times.

Have a look at the Highlights of World Tourism Forum Lucerne 2017!

- Think Tank 2017: 3 May 2017, Villa St Charles Hall Lucerne, Switzerland

- Start-Up Innovation Camp 2017: 3 May 2017, Lucerne, Switzerland

- Next Generation Day 2017: 3 May 2017, Zurich, Switzerland

Young Talent Programme 2017: 4 May 2017, St Charles Hall Lucerne, Switzerland


Talent boost 2016

14 April 2016 São pAULO, BRAZIL

The 2nd WTFL Talent Boost took place in São Paulo alongside our partner university, Universidade de São Paulo. On this day, Talent Management experts, government officials and academia came together to discuss the trends affecting talent management and develop an effective action plan to tackle the challenges faced. 

- Think Tank 2016: 5-6 March 2016, Baku, Azerbaijan


World Tourism Forum Lucerne 2015

23-24 April 2015 Lucerne, Switzerland

World Tourism Forum Lucerne 2015 was a great success, with over 450 CEOs, industry leaders and experts coming from 65 different nationalities. Learn more about the WTFL 2015 and delve into the topic "Talents, Innovation & Sustainable Development: Walk the Talk!" by watching this video.

- Think Tank 2015: 23 April 2015, Lucerne, Switzerland


Think Tank 2014

2-3 March 2017 Lucerne, Switzerland 

30 top level decision-makers gathered for an outstanding open exchange of views at the 2nd WTFL Think Tank in Lucerne, Switzerland. The discussions focused on the key opportunities and creative actions needed to realise economic, social and environmental benefits and impacts of travel and tourism. 


- Talent Boost 2014: 22 April 2014, Shanghai, China


World Tourism Forum Lucerne 2013

18-19 April 2013 Lucerne, Switzerland

The 3rd World Tourism Forum Lucerne attracted executives, leaders and experts from the private and public sector. In plenary sessions, workshops, panel discussions, a world café and networking breaks, the participants discussed future challenges and strategies of the tourism industry focusing on the topics "Global Shift, Green Growth, Talents and New Marketing".


World Tourism Forum Lucerne 2011

13-15 April 2011 Lucerne, Switzerland 

The dynamic plenary discussions, breakout sessions, workshops, and the World Café at World Tourism Forum Lucerne 2011 strongly focussed on sustainability in tourism. The refreshing exchange of ideas about the topic "Sustainability in tourism: Challenges, pathways and intelligent business models" inspired CEOs, business leaders and Young Talents from the travel, tourism and hospitality industry. 


World Tourism Forum Lucerne 2009

22-24 APRIL 2009 LUCERNE, Switzerland

At the 1st World Tourism Forum Lucerne, more than 130 global leaders from 23 countries gathered to discuss their opinions, exchange ideas and evaluate options for the future of the tourism industry. The long-term interest for the industry was their main interest. These perspectives lie in more sustainable products with a focus on the environment and a customer who demands rich personal experiences. 

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