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Live Webinar: The Scientific Crystal Ball: Forecasting the Future Tourism Market

This webinar will present the latest visitor arrival forecasts to and from the Asia Pacific region, taking into account the impact of China’s recent visa waiver policy for selected countries, ongoing geopolitical conflicts, rising travel costs, and economic downturns in major source markets for the region. Scenario forecasts, consisting of mild, medium, and severe scenarios, have been developed to account for different levels of uncertainties, stemmed from the above-mentioned challenges.

What you'll learn:

  • Destinations/regions leading the recovery in the Asia Pacific region  

  • Key factors affecting tourism recovery in the region  

  • Source markets that will become the main engine for tourism recovery in the region  

  • Major travel trends in Asia Pacific in the next three years  

  • Latest macro-economic outlook for Asia Pacific

  • Perspective on in-market traveller spend from experiences & potential destination upside of experience spend  

Feb 7, 4:30 PM Singapore (8:30 AM London | 2 PM New Delhi | 3:30 PM Bangkok | 7:30 PM Sydney | 9:30 PM Auckland)


Professor Haiyan Song, Associate Dean, School of Hotel and Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Professor Haiyan Song is Associate Dean and Mr and Mrs Chan Chak Fu Professor in International Tourism in the School of Hotel and Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He has a background in Economics with a particular focus on tourism demand modelling and forecasting. He has published widely in academic journals and served as a consultant for a number of international organisations and businesses related to tourism. Read more

Caroline Bremner, Head of Travel Research, Euromonitor International

Caroline Bremner manages the global content strategy for the travel and tourism industry at Euromonitor International, which she joined in July 1996. Caroline has a degree in French (MA (Hons), University of Edinburgh) and a Postgraduate Diploma in European Marketing and Languages (PG Dip, Napier University, Edinburgh). Read more

Andreas Spycher, Vice President- Public Sector, Mastercard

Andreas Spycher is Vice President at Mastercard and based in Singapore. In this role, his focus lies on leading the development of Mastercard Public Sector Engagements and solutions for governments and public service agencies. His aim is to support and consult clients to build stronger engagement and disbursement programs, improve their digital services and collections, digitize procurement and SME enablement, enhance resident functionalities, and support the growth of their economies and industry sectors. Read more

Anthony Hoglund, Vice President, Amadeus Asia, Ltd

Anthony is a lawyer licensed in the State of California.  He joined Amadeus IT Group in 2008, and currently serves as Vice President and General Counsel, Asia Pacific, based in Bangkok, where his role includes responsibility for regional institutional and trade association activities.  He has held previous roles at Amadeus in Madrid, Boston, and Bangkok, primarily supporting Amadeus’s distribution and IT business units.  Read more

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