Webinar

European travel recovery deferred but not derailed – ETC 2022 Q1 trends and prospects

European Tourism Trends & Prospects is a series of quarterly reports that offer a concise analysis of key economic and tourism trends in Europe and in relevant outbound markets. Quarterly reports are meant to provide the know-how necessary to monitor the short-term development of European tourism.

Please note that the webinar is hosted by ETC, with Tourism Economics and STR.

Topic: 2022 was set to be a strong year for the tourism sector in recovery from the pandemic but now faces further challenges due to the war and humanitarian disaster in Ukraine. Recent trends will be discussed in this webinar, as well as the outlook and risks in Tourism Economics latest projections and the new ETC quarterly report, including a more detailed look at hotel sector trends in STR data.

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Dave Goodger

Director of Tourism Economics, EMEA

Dave Goodger

Director of Tourism Economics, EMEA

Dave Goodger is Director of Tourism Economics, Europe. He has been instrumental in developing the global model of tourism flows and spending, which covers 185 origins and destinations, and he continues to manage the regular forecast updates. He also maintains an active role in new product development and consultancy work.

Thomas Emanuel

Director at STR

Thomas Emanuel

Director at STR

He has spent his entire career in the hotel industry, beginning in 2000 with Miki Travel, before joining Hyatt Hotel & Resorts, where he gained experience in corporate sales at both the worldwide sales office and at property level. Thomas then led the corporate sales function for Hazlitt’s Hotels, a group of independent boutique hotels in London.

In 2006, Thomas joined the Deloitte HotelBenchmark team, where he was responsible for creating and leading the department’s business development function. He held this role until the formation of STR in March 2008, and has since focused on overseeing STR’s rapid expansion outside North America. Throughout his time with STR, Thomas has gained a wealth of experience working with hotels, investors, developers, consultants, banks, governments, destination management companies and many others.

Thomas has been a guest lecturer at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, and been invited and participated in the OECD’s high level meetings on tourism policies.

Travelling extensively, Thomas has worked in over 45 countries across 6 continents and regularly speaks at major hospitality conferences around the world. He is also frequently interviewed for his insights on the hotel industry by news outlets including CNN, Bloomberg, CNBC, as well as various tourism and hospitality publications.

Jennifer Iduh

Head of Research and Development at ETC

Jennifer Iduh

Head of Research and Development at ETC

Jennifer Iduh is currently Head of Research and Development at European Travel Commission (ETC), a non-profit organisation responsible for the promotion of Europe as a tourist destination in third markets. In that capacity, Jennifer is responsible for research and reporting into different source markets, and the identification of key trends and opportunities for European tourism. Jennifer is also in charge of research activities linked to the European Commission (EC) and other research partners such as the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), the World Travel and Tourism Council and the European Tourism Association (ETOA) amongst others.

Jennifer’s knowledge in market research is backed up by four years of working experience at the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) where she provided support to the Tourism Market Trends department and to the Travel department.

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