World Tourism Forum appoints Adeeb Ahamed as advisory board member
A selected group of the industry’s top stakeholders and decision-makers collaborated on solving future challenges in the travel and tourism industry
The World Tourism Forum Lucerne has appointed Adeeb Ahamed, Managing Director of Abu Dhabi based Twenty14 Holdings, to its global advisory board. Ahamed, who owns a slew of iconic properties across the world including the Great Scotland Yard in London, Waldorf Astoria- the Caledonian in Edinburgh, Pullman Downtown Dubai and Port Muziris in Kochi among others, has joined a select group of the industry’s top stakeholders and decision-makers who will collaborate on solving for future challenges in the travel and tourism industry.
The advisory board is an international body of renowned experts responsible for assuring the quality of World Tourism Forum Lucerne. It determines the themes for the forums and decides on the general content by including current global topics and addressing cultural differences. Some of its prominent members include Franziska Bitzi Staub, Head of Department- Finance, City of Lucerne, Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director & CEO, The Indian Hotels Company Limited, Geoffrey Lipman, President, ICTP, International Council of Tourism Partners, Co-Founder, SUN and Isabel Hill, Director National Travel and Tourism Office, U.S. Department of Commerce Office, among others.
On November 15 and 16, 2021, WTFL will host an ‘Innovation Festival’ in Andermatt in which Adeeb Ahamed, Managing Director of Abu Dhabi based Twenty14 Holdings will also take the stage at the event. At the hybrid conference, well-known personalities, such as Klaus Schwab, Founder, World Economic Forum, Laura Meyer, CEO, Hotelplan, Peter Fankhauser, CEO PETRAF Ltd and former CEO, Thomas Cook Group, Shannon Ghuian, Chief Sustainability Officer, TTC, Niall Ferguson, Historian and Author and Alex Lampert, CEO, GuestReady will discuss the tourism industry’s current challenges and demonstrate how these can be tackled with forward-thinking solutions.
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