Tourism Innovation Summit 2020

  • Start Date : 31 October, 2020
  • Start Time : 10:30am
  • End Date : 1 November, 2020
  • End Time : 12:00pm
  • Address : Cap-Haitien Haiti
# Topic Speaker Time Hall
1 Stronger Cities, Stronger Citizen and Shared responsibilities Myriam Jean9:00am - 9:15am TBA
2 How International Tour Agencies can Boost Local Tour Operators Kerby Zephyrin9:15am - 9:45pm Roi Henri Christophe
3 The Importance of Local Events for Positioning of Tourist Destination 9:45am - 10:15am
4 How communication Can Impact the Sector Tourism in Positive way Martine St Victor10:15am - 10:45am
5 Leveraging Technology, Education and Entrepreneurship For City development Chike Ukaegbu, Ralph E. Francois11:00am - 11:30am
6 A new kind of future: Building [ON] Narrative 11:30am - 12:00pm
7 Comedy Stand up With Wil Sylvince Wil Sylvince1:15pm - 2:00pm
8 Health Care and Insurance, their impact on the tourism industry Ludvy Joseph, Savinia Exantus2:00am - 2:30am
9 What are the new strategies, tools and challenges for destinations? Kristy Morris2:45am - 3:00pm
# Topic Speaker Time Hall
1 Dare to Plan:Understanding the future of [our] cities Isabelle A. Jolicoeur9:30am - 10:00am
2 How Virtual Reality is Transforming the Travel Industry 10:00am - 10:30am
3 Building Destination: Local Governments and Citizens Roles 10:30am - 11:00am
4 Contactless, The new reality of the Hospitality Industry Carlo Chancelien11:00am - 11:30am
5 How Sports Can Help Drive Local Tourism Theresa Tran, Monica Aksamit11:30am - 12:00pm
6 Special Fencing Clinic For Kids Monica Aksamit1:00pm - 2:30pm

Stronger Citizens, Stronger Cities: Shared Responsibilities,”  ist the TIS 2020 Theme. Two days of different activities around the topic; including conferences, workshops, business mixers, and city excursions. During these 2-days, we will be exploring a set of themes related to the involvement of engaged citizens in the tourism development process. Additionally, we will have several presentations on tourism policies in the Caribbean; how local governments can work with the private sector to create jobs in the tourism sector. And special events that focus on the 350 anniversary of the city of Cap Haitien in particular.