International Tourism & Investment Conference (ITIC) - Day 1

International Tourism & Investment Conference (ITIC) - Day 1

01 Nov 2019, 08:15 - 17:30

Intercontinental Park Lane, London

The annual International Tourism & Investment Conference (ITIC) will be held on the 01 and 02 November 2019 at the InterContinental Park Lane Hotel in London. The theme of this year’s conference is: Global Investment Opportunities in Sustainable Tourism focusing on Africa, Island Nations and Emerging Destinations.

ITIC brings together international leaders in the tourism, travel and hospitality sectors and connects them with investors, project developers, entrepreneurs, Government Ministers and policy makers to discuss topical issues, challenges and future trends in the sustainable development of the tourism sector. Our mission is to provoke a new thinking and explore new opportunities and financial mechanisms for sustainable investments in tourism in Africa, Island Nations and Emerging Destinations.

DAY 1 - Friday 1 November 2019, will consist of sessions focusing on key challenges and trends impacting travel and tourism in Africa, Island Nations and Emerging Destinations.

Day 2 - Saturday 2 November 2019, will be devoted exclusively to the Presentations of Tourism Project Owners having live and bankable projects inquest of investment as well as Investor and Project Owner Meetings.

View our past conferences:

- ITIC London November 2018  -

- Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference (ITSC)

- Bulgaria 31 May 2019 –

Registration for this event is by invitation only - for more information contact or visit

This event is sponsored by Invest Saudi, Enterprise Saint Helena, Invest Tourism, Daiichi Display and Intercontinental Park Lane

Speakers include HRH Princess Dana Firas of Jordan, President Emeritus of Malta – HE Mrs Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, Hon. Elena Kountoura (Member of European Parliament and Former Minister of Tourism for Greece); Tourism Ministers: Hon. Najib Balala (Kenya) and Hon. Edmund Bartlett (Jamaica), Hon. Mrs Memunatu Pratt (Sierra Leone), Hon Mrs Nikolina Angelkova (Bulgaria),Hon. Abdelkader Benmessaoud (Algeria), Dr. Taleb Rifai (Chairman ITIC), Mr. Christopher Rodrigues, CBE Chairman, The Port of London Authority, Mr. Gerald Lawless (WTTC Ambassador & former President & CEO Jumeirah Group)Mr. Ellison Tommy Thompson, Deputy-Director General, General Ministry of Tourism and Aviation, Bahamas, Mr. Martin George, Director of Investment, Enterprise Saint Helena, Mrs Fiona Jeffery, OBE, Chairman, Africa Travel and Tourism Association, Mr. Adel A. Tashkande, Advisory Account Manager, Investor Advisory and Relations, Invest Saudi, Ms. Angela Chen, Vice-President, Dossen Group, Mr.  Lachezar Todorov, CEO Terra Tour Service,  Dr. Catheryn Khoo-Lattimore –Griffith Institute for Tourism, Griffith University, Australia, Mr. Romesh Bhoyroo, Director Strategy & Business Development, Airport Council International - Africa,  Dr. Adam Wu, COO Chinese Invest Overseas,  Ms. Susanna Saari, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering and Business,Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) – Finland, Mr. Chris Doyle, Executive Director Adventure Travel Trade Association, Mr. Cuthbert Ncube, Chief Executive Director Kwela Fleet Management andChairman – Africa Tourism Board, Ms. Daniela Otero, CEO, Skal International, Mr. Guillaume Pellerin CEO, Zoobox, Ireland, Mr. Saleh Said CEO – Blue Amber, Zanzibar, Mr. Georg Tsvetanski CEO Thracian Cliffs, Bulgaria,  Prof. Lee Miles, University of Bournemouth, Mr. Ben Lock, Senior Director, Edelman, Mr. Hisham Zaazou, former Minister of Tourism, Egypt, Mr. Nigel Fell, Consultant and Trusted Advisor in the Tourism Sector