Young Talent Programme

We cannot talk about the future without including tomorrow’s generation. World Tourism Forum Lucerne has launched various initiatives to help foster the exchange of expertise between generations within the industry. The Young Talent Programme is the longest established of these.

The goal of the Young Talent Programme is to connect CEOs and talented young people, whilst emphasising the importance of a talent pipeline between universities and the industry. 

The Young Talent Programme invites the best students from our partner universities to the Forum where they will have an exceptional opportunity to attend a full-day career planning session by Korn Ferry. They will meet internationally renowned CEOs and world-famous opinion leaders within the travel, tourism & hospitality industry to build up a unique network for their personal career path. 


Young Talent Programme Partner Universities


Young talent programme 2017


It was a great honour to be nominated as one of the Young Talents 2015. I gained valuable industry insights and look forward to applying my skills and knowledge to address the environmental issues in the tourism industry.
— Maliha Majeed, Student University of Waterloo

Young Talent Programme Partner