Plenary 1

10:55  Call to Order and Welcome

11:05   Opening

11:15   Courage and Perseverance in Difficult Times

11:45   Key segments position

12:30  Covid-19: A Resilient Sector Drives to a New Deal with New Leadership
Governments and industry must step up with new leadership. Provide guidance on how to implement travel allowances and travel bans – how to manage a severe crisis.

13:15   Millenials view of travel

13:30   Lunchtime and networking

15:00   Remarks

15:15   Tourist Go Home, Tourist Come BackNationalism meets Globalization
Destinations around the world were once trying to keep tourists away, now do they want them back? How are governments balancing tourism and local citizenry demands? How are NGOs playing a role in governance and the local economy of destinations? How long will it take to overcome tourist=covid?

16:00   Break 15’



16:15   “Climate Revolution”
Adapting to the world’s new geography- Coastlines are being reshaped, destinations are adapting to new weather patterns, how will the industry adjust?

17:00   “Localization vs globalization or Glocalisation”
How to share space and value. Is there a new model for the travel sector that merges the need for sustainability with economic performance? Keynote discussion of a worldwide (macro) economist and an analytic consulting firm

Conference Room 

16:15     Travel, Peacekeeper and Smart Power
Awareness, diversity, exchanges, protection of cultural and natural Heritage

17:00     Shifting Climate Changes Impact on Tourism
Water availability, extreme temperature, weather crisis, natural risks. Over the next decade which areas will   be most affected and how will tourism be impacted?  Please look at this problem via short term, mid-term and long-term perspectives.  


16:15    Risk Mitigation and Health Issues, the Impact on Travel Planning

17:00   Tourism’s Impact on the Environment
How can we ensure preservation of local environments and co-existence of biodiversity and the local economy?

17:45   End of sessions – Day 1

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September 17th

Plenary 2 

08:30  Call to order and Welcome: A World for Travel

08:35   Welcome Address – Évora

08:45   Welcome Address – Turismo do Alentejo

08:50   Special Remarks

09:10   «Sustainable Tourism Plan 2020-2023»

09:20   Review of Global Position and White Papers

09:30  How European Countries Collaborate, Advance and Organize a Fluid Domestic Market

10:00  Back to Basics: Culture and Heritage

10:45   Break 15′



11:00  Sustainable Tourism means Industry Reorganization

11:45   New Governance for Safe, Sustainable Travel

12:30  Shared Economy Players’ Contribution to the Transformation of Tourism

Conference Room 

11:00    Long term investments and payback: a new model and new risks

11:45    Revising the Travel Model

12:30    From transport to mobility solutions – zero carbon target –


11:00   How Will Business Travel Look

11:45    Tourism’s Positive Impact on the Evolution of society

12:30    Better Than Good Enough

13:15   Lunchtime and netwoking


15:00    Conversation

15:30  Consolidation of Workshop Output facilitated Evora University students

15:45    UN Climate Change Summit A COP in Advance” for Safe and Sustainable Travel

16:00  Conclusion: Tourism Tomorrow

16:15   Overview of Portuguese Policy, Developments and Results & forum conclusions

16:45   “Spirit of Evora” Awards
Granted to a personality or an organization having achieved a remarkable transformation

17:00   End of forum

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