ACTA Selects Lorraine Simpson As Summit Emcee, Bruce Poon Tip Keynote Speaker

Anna Kroupina, Open Jaw

Lorraine Simpson, travel expert and TV personality,
will emcee ACTA’s 2020 Travel Industry Summit.

G Adventures founder Bruce Poon Tip
will deliver the keynote address for
ACTA’s 2020 Travel Industry Summit.

Travel expert and TV personality Lorraine Simpson will emcee ACTA’s 2020 Canadian Travel Industry Summit on November 12 and 13. Simpson regularly appears on CityLine TV and hosts the TV show, What's On Your Post Pandemic Bucket List.

“The travel industry has been hit hard, but the goal now is for all of us to stick together and find new ways to reinvent our businesses while helping restore confidence in consumers to start booking trips again,” says Simpson.

“We are all in the same boat right now and I hope to provide the guests at the ACTA Summit with energy, positivity and a few key ingredients to help them reinvent and rebrand their business.”

As keynote speaker, Bruce Poon Tip, founder of G Adventures, will share how the coronavirus pandemic presents an opportunity for businesses and individuals in the travel industry to help improve the state of the world.

On opening day, ACTA VP of Advocacy Heather Craig-Peddie will host a panel discussion to explore the future of the Canadian travel industry and examine the relationship between travel agencies and travel suppliers.

The virtual summit is free of charge and open to travel advisors, managers, senior travel leaders, consortia and host agency teams. It will include keynote speakers, updates from government and industry leaders, and opportunities to connect with peers. There will also be a virtual trade show with prizes.

Click here to register.

Anna Kroupina

Anna Kroupina Journalist

Anna is OJ's newest member and she joins the team as a writer/reporter. She co-writes the daily news and covers events. Although she's new to the industry, pursuing a career path in travel/tourism has been a goal since her first family road trip to the Florida Keys sparked a desire to discover the world and this exhilarating, fast-paced industry.

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