The tourism world’s best and brightest minds descended on the Swiss alpine city of Lucerne to discuss and present the industry’s future paths and opportunities at the 2021 World Tourism Forum Lucerne (WTFL). Think tanks and keynote speeches involving established leaders from varied industries and presentations from young leaders were core to the five-day event which was held against a backdrop of cautious optimism.
Ar. Teo participating at the 2021 WTFL
This year’s WTFL was the third occasion Ar. Teo Ah Khing had been invited to participate. Representing the TAKGroup of Companies (Teo A. Khing Design Consultants, Desert Star Group, Alpina Mountain Resort and Spa etc), he also co-sponsored the Young Talent Programme alongside Mr. Samih Sawiris (Chair Orascom Development Holding) and Mr. Reto Wittwer (Chairman, World Tourism Forum Lucerne; Founder and Chairman of Smart Hospitality Solutions).
Ar. Teo Ah Khing participating alongside fellow leaders in think tanks
Ar. Teo participated in think tanks and discussions alongside a “who’s who” of notables Including Adeeb Ahamed (Managing Director of Twenty14Holdings), Marcus Bernhardt (CEO Steigenberger Hotels), Puneet Chhatwal (CEO Indian Hotels Company Limited), Achilles Constantakopoulos (CEO TEMES), Koen Deryckere (Global Lead at Accenture), as well as Dinesh Dhamija (Entrepreneur and Philantropist), Niall Ferguson (Historian and Author), Wybcke Meier (CEO TUI Cruises), Liz Ortiguera (CEO Pacific Asia Travel Association) and the above mentioned Mr Samih Sawiris (Chair Orascom Development Holding).
Ar. Teo, Mr Samih Sawiris and Mr. Reto Wittwer – co-partners of the 2021 WTFL Young Talent Programme
The World Tourism Forum Lucerne is the only tourism platform where international top-level decision makers from industry, government, academia and finance collaborate on future challenges together with tomorrow’s generation.
The event, founded in 2008, has established itself by as a platform for open-minded and future-oriented exchanges across industries and generations.
Partners & winners of the 2021 WTFL Young Talent Programme