Conservationist confirmed as first WTTC Perth summit speaker

‘Ancient Land: New Perspectives’ has been unveiled as the theme for 24th World Travel & Tourism Council global summit to take place in Perth, Australia.

Australian conservationist and TV personality Robert Irwin has been named as the first major speaker at the event, to be held on October 8-10.

Son of ‘Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin, who died in 2006, he is known for his advocacy for the natural world and his efforts in conservation.

WTTC president and chief executive Julia Simpson said: “We are delighted to have Robert Irwin joining us and addressing attendees at our upcoming global summit. His work in conservation and his ability to use his platform to drive positive change resonate with our mission.

“Western Australia is a region that not only showcases stunning natural beauty but also represents a commitment to sustainability and cultural diversity.

“Hosting the Global Summit in Perth allows us to delve into new ideas for the future of tourism while honouring the traditions and ancient roots of the land. It is an opportunity to bridge the gap between past and present, building a sustainable future for all.”

Western Australia deputy premier and tourism minister Rita Saffioti added: “Robert Irwin is a household Australian name so we’re very excited to have secured him for this prestigious event.

“Robert’s passion for wildlife and nature definitely make him an ideal speaker for this event, and I have no doubt he’ll be a major drawcard for attendees.

“We’re really proud to be supporting this high-profile business event which will spotlight Western Australia as an emerging global leader, showcase our state’s incredible natural landscapes while also elevating new tourism investment opportunities.”

Go to Source...