With a stronger global economy, in 2018 consumer expenditure is expected to grow at its strongest rate since 2011. However, shifting consumer attitudes and behaviours will continue to cause disruption for businesses.LEARN MORE
The Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit will explore how limited-service chains can leverage innovation in a variety forms — from experience innovation to kitchen innovation to menu innovation and beyond — as a catalyst for franchise expansion. By continually investigating and investing in cutting-edge solutions for both the front of house and back of house, franchisors put themselves in a very strong position to attract potential franchisees who are seeking opportunities with forward-thinking brands. The Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit will help franchisors be more progressive in many areas of their business to attract both investors and customers.
The disruptive changes of the political climate in the USA and post-Brexit Great Britain are influencing the development of tourism. Economic and exchange rate developments, travel restrictions, destination images – serious changes in the source and target markets are to be expected. In which direction will these developments go? How can negative effects on the tourism industry in the USA and GB be avoided? Which destinations will benefit from the developments?
At ITB Berlin, Euromonitor International’s Head of Travel, Caroline Bremner, will discuss the travel landscape in times of political disruption, highlighting the future impact of the political changes on traveller behaviour and travel industry.