European Tourism Summit in the Alps

ETOA HIGHEST RES JPGDate: Tuesday 8th October 2013

Location: Lucerne, Switzerland

Presentation Date and Time: Tuesday 8th October 2013, 11am local time

Presentation: Euromonitor Senior Research Analyst Mantas Kaluina will present the latest data and insight from Euromonitor’s travel and tourism market research on the panel, “Europe: The World’s No. 1 Tourist Destination?” moderated by David Eades, BBC World News Presenter.

A panel of travel industry experts, policy makers and independent analysts will discuss whether Europe’s place as the number one destination is safe, under threat or even an illusion. The world, including Europeans themselves, has more destinations than ever to choose from and this means that Europe’s competitiveness is under scrutiny like never before.


  • Andreas Heinzer, Head of Market Communication, Swiss International Air Lines
  • Eduardo Santander, Executive Director, European Travel Commission
  • James Phillips, Vice President EMEA FIT Hotel Sourcing, GTA
  • Mantas Kaluina, Senior Research Analyst, Euromonitor International

Conference: The 3rd annual European Tourism Summit in the Alps will take place in Lucerne on 8th October 2013.  A panel of expert speakers from the travel industry and beyond will look
at Europe’s competitiveness and consider how markets such as the US and Japan see Europe and how they sell it. This event is supported by Lucerne Tourism, Switzerland Tourism and Swiss Travel Systems.