Forum Speakers

H.E. SHAIKHA MAI BINT MOHAMMED AL KHALIFA

President BAHRAIN AUTHORITY FOR CULTURE AND ANTIQUITIES

H.E. SHEIKHA HUSSA SABAH AL-SALEM AL-SABAH

Director-General DAR AL-ATHAR AL-ISLAMIYYAH、 Co-owner THE AL-SABAH COLLECTION

Tith Chantha

Permanent Secretary of State Ministry of Tourism for the Kingdom of Cambodia

SHAWN DEHPANAH

Vice President & Head of Corporate Innovation APAC PLUG AND PLAY

H.E. DORJI DHRADHUL

Director General TOURISM COUNCIL OF BHUTAN

MARIA HELENA DE SENNA FERNANDES

Director MACAO GOVERNMENT TOURISM OFFICE、 Vice Chairman GLOBAL TOURISM ECONOMY FORUM

JOAN GASPART

President GASPART BONET FOUNDATION、 Former President FUTBOL CLUB BARCELONA

MARIO HARDY

Chief Executive Officer PACIFIC ASIA TRAVEL ASSOCIATION (PATA)

MARK HARMS

Managing Partner BESPOKE CAPITAL PARTNERS、 Chairman & Chief Executive Officer GLOBAL LEISURE PARTNERS

PANSY HO

Vice Chairman & Secretary-General GLOBAL TOURISM ECONOMY FORUM Group Executive Chairman & Managing Director SHUN TAK HOLDINGS LTD.

ZURAB POLOLIKASHVILI

Secretary-General WORLD TOURISM ORGANIZATION (UNWTO)

ROBIN INGLE

Chief Executive Officer INGLE-MSH INTERNATIONAL

WANG JIANG

Vice Governor JIANGSU PROVINCIAL PEOPLE’S GOVERNMENT

JIANG HUA

Managing Partner ZHJ CAPITAL

JIA JIAYA

Professor of Department of Computer Science and Engineering THE CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG、 Distinguished Scientist & Director TENCENT YOUTU X-LAB

JI XIAODONG

Vice President CHINA CHAMBER OF TOURISM、 Senior Researcher CHINA TOUR AND CULTURE DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH INSTITUTE

JIN WEIDONG

Director-General NANJING MUNICIPAL BUREAU OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

MANJIT KAUR

Director of Healthcare, Education and Hospitality Division MALAYSIAN INVESTMENT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (MIDA)

SILVIA KO

Executive Director UBS INVESTMENT BANKING DEPARTMENT

O KOO

Co-founder & Chairman POSHTEL POPUP

LAN JUN

President CHINA COUNCIL FOR THE PROMOTION OF NATIONAL TRADE (CCPNT)

MINT LEONG

Deputy President MALAYSIAN INBOUND TOURISM ASSOCIATION (MITA)

LI BAOCHUN

Executive Deputy Secretary-General WORLD TOURISM CITIES FEDERATION (WTCF)

LI XIAOMEI

Chairman and General Manager Mekong Tourism Co., Ltd.

LIU JIN

Vice President CHINA COMFORT TOURISM GROUP (CCT)

LIU XIN

Senior Host CHINA GLOBAL TELEVISION NETWORK (CGTN)

LIU JUN

General Manager of Tourism Resources Exchange Service Center CHINA BEIJING EQUITY EXCHANGE

RAFAEL LUISI

Strategic Management Advisor EMBRATUR - BRAZILIAN TOURISM BOARD

LU JIANZHONG

DTXS Group Chairman of Board of Directors

VINICIUS LUMMERTZ

Secretary of Tourism SAO PAULO STATE GOVERNMENT

JASON LUSK

Project Manager & Consultant ADB VENTURES

PETER LV

Executive Director & General Manager HUAFA SPORTS OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.

NGUYEN THI THANH HUONG

Vice Chairwoman VIETNAM NATIONAL ADMINISTRATION OF TOURISM (VNAT), MINISTRY OF CULTURE, SPORTS AND TOURISM OF VIETNAM

QIAN JIANNONG

Global Partner Fosun International、 Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Fosun Tourism Group

JAMES RILEY

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Group Chief Executive

MARIBEL RODRIGUEZ

Vice President of Europe and LATAM, World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)

SHEILA SHI

Assistant Editor in Chief; Assistant to the Publisher CHINA DAILY ASIA PACIFIC

SEVEN SHU

General Manager TENCENT CULTURE AND TOURISM INDUSTRY

SHU LI

Chairman & President KAISA CULTURE & SPORTS GROUP、 Vice President GUANGDONG PROVINCIAL SPORTS VENUE ASSOCIATION

SEBASTIÁN SLOBAYEN

Secretary of Coordination and Tourism Investment SECRETARIAT OF STATE FOR TOURISM OF ARGENTINA

MICHEL TARIDE

Former Group President HERTZ INTERNATIONAL

H.E. U OHN MAUNG

Union Minister MINISTRY OF HOTELS AND TOURISM, MYANMAR

MARÍA NAZARETH VILARDO

Market Director NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TOURISM PROMOTION OF ARGENTINE REPUBLIC

WANG PING

Chairman CHINA CHAMBER OF TOURISM、 Vice Chairman GLOBAL TOURISM ECONOMY FORUM

WANG XINJUN

President & Chief Executive Officer IVY ALLIANCE TOURISM CONSULTING

WANG YU

Chairman SPRING AIRLINES

WANG ZHUAN

Co-founder TONGCHENG TOURISM GROUP

WU QIANG

Executive Director & Executive Deputy General Manager HONG KONG CHINA TRAVEL INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT CO., LTD.

WU ZHAOLAN

President SUNING UNIVERSAL GROUP

XU JING

Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific WORLD TOURISM ORGANIZATION (UNWTO)

XU LEJIANG

Executive Vice Chairman ALL-CHINA FEDERATION OF INDUSTRY AND COMMERCE

YANG ZHOU

Chairman HRH HOLDINGS LTD.

ZHANG SHUMIN

Executive Vice President CHINA TOP VIEW TOURISM INVESTMENT GROUP

ZHANG HUA

Associate Counsel GANSU PROVINCIAL DEPARTMENT OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

ZHANG XU

Vice Minister MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM OF THEPEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

ZHU SHANZHONG

Executive Director WORLD TOURISM ORGANIZATION (UNWTO)

ZOU FENG

Managing Partner TOURISM CAPITAL

MICHAEL FRENZEL

UI AG Chairman Emeritus

ALDO ELÍAS

President ARGENTINE CHAMBER OF TOURISM (CAT) Vice President ASSOCIATION OF TOURISM HOTELS OF THE ARGENTINE REPUBLIC (AHT)

ANDRÉS FASSI

Sports Vice President PACHUCA GROUP President TALLERES CLUB - FIRST DIVISION

ALLAN JOHN HACKETT

Chairman & Founder AJ HACKETT INTERNATIONAL

ANITA MENDIRATTA

Special Advisor to the Secretary General WORLD TOURISM ORGANIZATION (UNWTO)、 Founder & President ANITA MENDIRATTA & ASSOCIATES

ALEXIS TAM CHON WENG

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture MACAO SAR GOVERNMENT、 Executive Chairman GLOBAL TOURISM ECONOMY FORUM

ANGEL ZHAO

President ALIBABA GLOBAL BUSINESS GROUP、Senior Vice President ALIBABA GROUP

CHUI SAI ON

Chief Executive of Macao Special Administrative Region

CHEN YINING

Associate Professor, Department of Tourism Management in School of Economics and Management BEIJING JIAOTONG UNIVERSITY

CRAIG SMITH

President & Managing Director, Asia Pacific MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC.

DANIELA WAGNER

Jacobs Media Group Group Business Development Director, Pacific Asia Travel Association (Pata) Director, Europe, Middle East And And Africa

DÉCIO DOS SANTOS BRASIL

Secretary of Sports BRAZIL

DAI BIN

President CHINA TOURISM ACADEMY

DANIEL FONG

Director NAM KWONG (GROUP) COMPANY LTD. Chairman of Board CHINA TRAVEL SERVICE (MACAO) LTD.

DATO’ AZMAN MAHMUD

Chief Executive Officer MALAYSIAN INVESTMENT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (MIDA)

FERNANDO AMER

Operations Manager, International Markets、BUENOS AIRES TOURISM BOARD

FABIANA FELD

Chief Investment Officer INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION (IFC),WORLD BANK GROUP

FU JUN

Chairman of the Board of Directors & President MACROLINK GROUP LTD.

GAO YAN

Chairperson CHINA COUNCIL FOR THE PROMOTION OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE (CCPIT)

GRAHAM HARPER

Director of Sustainability and Social Responsibility PACIFIC ASIA TRAVEL ASSOCIATION (PATA)

GUO MING

Chief Operation Officer HHTRAVEL

GAO YUNLONG

China Vice Chairman of National Committee of The Chinese People’s Political Consultative (CPPCC); Chairman of All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce (ACFIC)

H.E. MARCELO ÁLVARO ANTÔNIO

Minister of Tourism MINISTRY OF TOURISM, BRAZIL

SHEN BO

Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer DINOSAUR LAND CULTURE & TOURISM GROUP CO., LTD.

LUCAS FIUZA

Investment Attraction General-Coordinator MINISTRY OF TOURISM, BRAZIL

H.E. GUSTAVO SANTOS

Minister of Tourism SECRETARIAT OF STATE FOR TOURISM OF ARGENTINA

HO HAU WAH

Vice Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference、 Forum Chairman of Global Tourism Economy Forum

Witman Hung

Principal Liaison Officer for Hong Kong Shenzhen Qianhai Authority

Past Speakers

CHARLES PETRUCCELL

American Express President of Global Business Travel

PAAVO NÕGENE

AS Tallink Group CEO

ABID BUTT

Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts CEO

LIU YI

Beijing Tourism Group President

CHRISTOPHER RODRIGUES

British Council Chairman

YU NINGNING

President China International Travel Services

HAN WEN SHENG

China Southern Air Holding Company Ltd. Party Member and Deputy General Manager

HENRI GISCARD D’ESTAING

Club Med President

JANE JIE SUN

Ctrip.com International, Ltd.CEO

PHILIPPE SCHAUS

DFS Group Chairman & CEO

GERALD LAWLESS

Dubai Holding Head of Tourism & Hospitality

VICENCO BLAGAIC

Dubrovnik Pearl Chairman & CEO

GUILLAUME DE ROQUEFEUIL

EuroPass CEO

DAVID BAXBY

Global Blue CEO

LAURE BAUME

Groupe ADP Paris Executive Vice President & Chief Customer Officer

QIU JIACHEN

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport Co., Ltd.Chairman of the Board

KAYE CHON

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Dean & Chair Professor of the School of Hotel & Tourism Management

ARTHUR DE HAAST

Jones Lang LaSalle Chairman of Capital Markets Board and Hotels & Hospitality Group

MICHINORI YAMASAKI

JTB China President

PETER MEIER

Kuoni Group CEO

CHEN ZHENYU

Qunar CEO

LIU PING CHUN

Shenzhen Overseas Chinese Town Director & President

CHADATIP CHUTRAKUL

Siam Piwat Co., Ltd.CEO

GE HUAYONG

UnionPay Chairman

DESIRÉE BOLLIER

Value Retail Management Chair & Chief Merchant

GLORIA GUEVARA MANZO

World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) President & CEO

SHEN ZHIQIANG

YOUJIA Founder & CEO

ALESSANDRO DASSI

Thomas Cook China CEO & General Manager

HUN SEN

Cambodia Prime Minister

LI JINZAO

China Chairman of China National Tourism Administration

LONG YONGTU

China Former Vice Minister of Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation, PRC

HE YAFEI

China Former Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China

WANG HUIZHONG

China Deputy Secretary of Zhejiang Provincial Committee

MATTHIAS FEKL

France Minister of Tourism

MARI ELKA PANGESTU

Indonesia Minister of Tourism & Creative Economy

MASSOUD SOLTANIFAR

Islamic Republic of Iran Vice President

PRINCESS DANA FIRAS

Jordan President of the Board Petra National Trust

ANA MENDES GODINHO

Portugal Secretary of State of Tourism

CRISTINA IONELA TĂRTEAȚĂ

Romania Deputy Minister, Ministry of Tourism

VAN SCHALKWYK

South Africa Minister of Tourism Marthinus