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#SaveTravel: Grounds for Optimism
Thankfully, it looks as if there may be grounds for optimism with the recent announcement that two on-the-spot tests that can detect coronavirus within 90 minutes are to be rolled out across Britain this autumn.
Published - 04/08/2020

The Holiday Franchise Company Awarded ITT Recognition
The Institute of Travel and Tourism has awarded The Holiday Franchise Company with ITT Recognition for its in-house training programme 'Journey to Success' for the first time.
Published - 03/08/2020

Dr Steven Freudmann: #SaveTravel Comment
The government’s travel policy is a total shambles. There is no engagement with our industry whatsoever.
Published - 31/07/2020

ITT Future You launches 'On Demand' Youtube Channel
Following the success of the inaugural 'ITT Future You: International Careers Conference', ITT has published all of the video sessions as an 'On Demand' service via Youtube.
Published - 21/07/2020


Line-up for the first ITT Future You: International Careers Conference

The line-up for the first ITT Future You: International Careers Conference has been released. Featuring keynote presentations from Just a Drop Founder Fiona Jeffery OBE, Red Carnation Hotels Managing Director Jonathan Raggett, Intrepid Travel Managing Director EMEA Zina Bencheikh, GTTP Advisory Board Chair Michel Taride and business mentor Jeannette Linfoot.

The free one-day conference, organised by the Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT) will showcase a variety of industry speakers from around the world including Anna Alaman (Founder – Open Eyes India), Dominique Sidley (Global Trade Strategy Director – Merlin Entertainments) and Matt Stenton (Director – Go With Tourism New Zealand); as well as speakers from outside the travel and tourism industry including Errol Lawson (Founder – Emerge Leadership), Hadil El-Agami (Global Account Director – The PIE Exec Search), Jack Parsons (Chief Youth Officer – The Youth Group).

Panel sessions throughout the day include Bouncing Back exploring how to deal with redundancy, Overcoming Obstacles investigating diversity and inclusion in the workplace, Using Tourism as a Force for Good discussing volunteering as a route to new skills development, Taking the Leap looking at business start-up opportunities and Learn as You Earn focusing on apprenticeships.

Daniel Pearce CEO of TTG Media will lead a panel session Moving On Up, featuring three of this year's TTG 30 Under 30, Abi Devaney (Marella Cruises), Adebola Showemimo (Black Travel Creators) and Brett Gerrett (Isleworth Travel Management).

The conference is open to all travel industry professionals, looking to enhance their career prospects and is being held live via the Travel Massive platform from 9.30am to 5.30pm on Wednesday 15th July. The event will host a live Q&A with speakers and networking throughout the day.

Registrations are now open at

Published: Friday, July 10, 2020

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