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<h2>TTL<span>x</span>  Summit:</h2><h2> Tourism Edition</h2
20th - 21st September 2022

TTLx Summit:

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Chemsain Auditorium
Kuching, Sarawak

Virtual Business Matching Programme
13th - 15th September 2022

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Poster Presentation

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Your Itinerary for Success

TTLx Summit, the first-of-its-kind tourism conference set in Borneo will focus on information and ideas by real-world experienced speakers aimed at developing & reenergising destinations, providing knowledge, support and business leads for entrepreneurs, event planners, travel agents & tourism-related businesses.

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Programme

08:00
Registration & Morning Tea Break
09:00
Morning Forum - The Future of Work
ModeratorMona Abdul Manap
SpeakersGary Ningkan, President of Sarawak Dayak Graduates Association 
Larry Ong, Senior Training Manager of Chemsain HRD Sdn Bhd
Jean Voon, Certified WILDFIT ® Trainer
9:45
Morning Keynote - How the Korean Tourism Industry is Reinventing Themselves Amid Covid-19

Samuel Hungsoo Kim
Co-founder and President of the Center for Asia Leadership

10:45
Welcome Remarks by Organising Chairperson

Mona Abdul Manap
Chief Executive Officer of Place Borneo

Opening Keynote by Guest of Honor - Sarawak Tourism Roadmap

The Honourable Dato Sri Haji Abdul Karim Rahmah Hamzah
Minister of Tourism, Creative Industry & Performing Arts

Launching Ceremony
11:15
Poster Presentation

Room: Hibiscus

Breakout Session 1 (Talk)

Getting Ready for Singapore Tourists
Putrie Rozana

Deputy CEO of Sarawak Trade And Tourism Office Singapore (STATOS)
Room: Auditorium

Breakout Session 2 (Workshop)

Digital Marketing Workshop
Melvin Ong

Chief Executive Officer of Karuna (Sarawak) Enterprise Sdn Bhd
Room: Rafflesia 

12:00
Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Poster Presentation

Room: Hibiscus

13:30
Breakout Session 1 (Talk)

Sustainable Tourism Development: Strategies & Priorities
Dr. Florian Keafer
Founder & Editor of Sustainability Leaders Project
Room: Auditorium

Breakout Session 2 (Workshop)

Tourism Recovery For A Destination: A Case Study of Thailand
Nongyao Jirundorn
Director for Malaysia & Brunei of Tourism Authority of Thailand
Room: Rafflesia

14:15
The Blackout Experience

A thrilling session that allows participants to explore all their God-given senses with a special and surprise twist

14:30
Panel Session with Top Guns - Recenter Your Business
ModeratorMona Abdul Manap
SpeakersPrashant Yadav, Managing Director of Liberty India DMC Pvt Ltd 
Andrew Hiebl, CEO of Australian Convention Bureau 
Martin Ellis, Managing Director of Team Umbrella
15:30
Networking Tea Break
Tourism Open Mic

A self-pitch session for participants to share their skills and experience

16:00
Closing Keynote - Smart Tourism For A Destination

Doug Lansky
Travel Journalist, Author, Keynote Speaker

16:45
Poster Presentation

Room: Hibiscus

17:35
End of Day One
08:00
Registration and Morning Tea Break
09:00
Morning Keynote - Snow White Never Has A Bad Day
Lessons From Disney U About: Leadership, Culture & Legendary Service

Doug Lipp CEO & President of DougLipp.com

09:45
Morning Plenary - The True Value of Your Cultural & Heritage Assets

Nigel Fell CEO & President of World Tourism Association for Culture & Heritage

10:30
Morning Plenary - State of Travel 2022

Sarah Mathews Global Head of Destination Marketing APAC of TripAdvisor

11:00
Townhall - The Future of Tourism
Moderator Gracie Geikie
Blue Ocean Strategy Practitioner, Place Borneo
Speakers YBhg. Mr. Hii Chang Kee
Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Tourism, Creative Industry & Performing Arts
Amelia Roziman
CEO of Business Events Sarawak
Audry Wan Ullok
President of Sarawak Tourism Federation
Chew Chang Guan
CEO of STATOS
Nigel Fell
CEO & President of World Tourism Association For Culture & Heritage
12:30
Best Paper and Poster Award Ceremony
Tourism Photography Award Ceremony
Closing Ceremony
13:00
Lunch & End of Program
*Registration and lunch will be at Level 1, tea breaks will be at Level 6. *Programme is subject to changes.

SUMMIT SPEAKERS

DOUG LANSKY

DOUG LANSKY

Travel Writer, Tourism Expert, Tourism Consultant, Destination Advisor (USA/Sweden)
HII CHANG KEE

HII CHANG KEE

Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Tourism, Arts, and Culture (MTAC) Sarawak
DOUG LIPP

DOUG LIPP

CEO & President
DougLipp.com (United States of America)
AMELIA ROZIMAN

AMELIA ROZIMAN

CEO
Business Events Sarawak
SAMUEL HUNGSOO KIM

SAMUEL HUNGSOO KIM

Founding President
Center of Asia Leadership Initiatives (South Korea)
AUDRY WAN ULLOK

AUDRY WAN ULLOK

President
Sarawak Tourism Federation
DR. FLORIAN KAEFER

DR. FLORIAN KAEFER

Founder
Sustainability Leaders Project (Germany)
CHEW CHANG GUAN

CHEW CHANG GUAN

CEO
Sarawak Trade and Tourism Office Singapore (STATOS)
SARAH MATHEWS

SARAH MATHEWS

Global Head of Destination
Marketing APAC, TripAdvisor (Hong Kong)
MARTIN ELLIS

MARTIN ELLIS

General Manager
Team Umbrella (United Kingdom)
ANDREW HIEBL

ANDREW HIEBL

CEO
Australia Convention Bureaux (Australia)
PRASHANT YADAV

PRASHANT YADAV

Managing Director
Liberty India DMC Pvt Ltd (India)
MELVIN ONG

MELVIN ONG

CEO
Karuna (Sarawak) Enterprise Sdn Bhd (Malaysia)
LARRY ONG

LARRY ONG

Senior Training Manager
Chemsain HRD Sdn Bhd (Malaysia)
GARY NINGKAN

GARY NINGKAN

President
Sarawak Dayak Graduates Association (Malaysia)
JEAN VOON

JEAN VOON

Certified WILDFIT ® Coach
(Malaysia)

Who Should Attend?

  • Tour and Travel Agents
  • Destination Management Companies
  • Tour Guides
  • Event and Meeting Planners
  • Conference Organisers
  • Local and International Associations
  • Corporate Organisations
  • New Small Businesses
  • ..and more!

If you are one of the above and would like to explore new business frontiers, explore travel/destination/tourism products and negotiate deals with other players, seize the opportunity and register your interest today!

Why Attend?
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Doug Lansky

Doug Lansky

Travel Writer, Tourism Expert, Tourism Consultant, Destination Advisor (USA/Sweden)

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