The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has announced that the 44th US president, Barack Obama, will be a guest of honour and keynote speaker at its upcoming summit in Seville, Spain.
Held from April 2-4, 2019, the summit has adopted the theme of Changemakers this year in celebration of the people and ideas defining the future of the travel sector.
Gloria Guevara, president & CEO, WTTC remarked: “We are humbled and honoured to be hosting such an important leader as president Barack Obama at our global summit this year. During his time in office he embodied the notion that travel & tourism is a driver of economic growth and creator of jobs.
“WTTC now looks ahead to April to welcome the many insights that president Obama will share with our members and delegates at our global summit. His vision will help us to shape the future of this important sector.”