Tourism Authority announces the participation of Mr. Guy Dallery, Airbus Senior Manager Airline Demand Forecast, as guest speaker for the forthcoming Qatar National Tourism Conference celebrating World Tourism Day 2005.
The theme of this year’s World Tourism Day, as established by the World Tourism Organisation, is “Travel and Transport: From the Imagination of Jules Verne to 21st Century Reality”. With this in mind, Qatar Tourism Authority gave particular attention to the ‘travel and transport’ theme when selecting topics for discussion during the National Tourism Conference and are delighted that Mr. Dallery has confirmed his place as guest speaker.
Mr.Dallery has over 30 years experience in the aviation business and with Airbus since 1978. Today, Mr. Dallery holds a senior management position in Airline Demand Forecast, Market Research and Forecasts focusing on product development opportunities illustrated recently by the successful launch of the A380.
“We are honoured to welcome a respected industry leader such as Mr. Guy Dallery to Qatar and to the first National Tourism Conference,” said The Chairman of the Qatar Tourism Authority H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker. “We look forward to his addresses and trust that all the invited delegates will benefit greatly from his expertise.”
To be held in the Four Seasons Doha, the National Tourism Conference will include a number of high profile speakers from Qatar’s tourism industry stakeholders. The objectives of the National Tourism Conference will be to create awareness of this rapidly growing industry and promote dialogue amongst industry professionals.
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