Africa Travel Week
Travel FOrward

CATCH-UP: COVID-19 crisis sparks innovation across travel

Industry experts shared technological innovations and their learnings from the COVID-19 crisis at the first Travel Forward ONLINE Conference, the leading travel technology event, co-located with Word Travel Market.

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Commencing the Travel Forward ONLINE Conference series by a welcome address from Paul Charles, CEO and Founder, The PC Agency.


In this panel, we get the perspective of the service provider: airline, hotel, and the travel agent. Their relationship with the Acquirer and hear how they are stepping up to deal with unprecedented challenges of this current crisis, while laying the ground for the new post-COVID-19 reality.


Lee Hayhurst, Editor of the leading travel technology publication Travolution, speaks to Chiara Quaia, VP, Market Development Travel at Mastercard, to gain her perspective on current events and discuss how cross industry collaboration and innovative B2B payment technology can support a robust industry recovery.


Africa Travel Week

Africa Travel Week (ATW) focuses on inbound and outbound markets for general leisure tourism, luxury travel, LGBTQ+ travel and the MICE/business travel sector as well as travel technology. Shows include: ILTM Africa, WTM Africa, EQUAL Africa, ibtm AFRICA, Travel Forward, Sports & Events Tourism Exchange and African Tourism Investment Summit.