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The Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau, in coordination with HospitalityLawyer.com, is producing the first-ever Global Congress on Legal, Safety, and Security Solutions in Travel – the only conference that places legal, safety and security solutions for the travel industry under one roof.
**What is the Global Congress?**
“This conference enables all aspects of the travel equation to share their legal, safety, and security experiences and best practices. This will be an all-encompassing public-private dialogue to enhance the global travel industry’s ability to avoid interruptions and to provide a safe, secure, and seamless travel experience” said Stephen Barth, Founder of HospitalityLawyer.com.
The annual Global Congress is a unique opportunity for travel industry professionals, business travel teams, and consultants from aviation, cruise, ground transportation, lodging, facilities, events and supply chain businesses to:
-Explore continuing and recent legal, safety, and security challenges
-Identify common trends and issues relevant to the travel industry
-Share and develop best practices
-Benchmark their current policies and procedures with other travel industry leaders
-Develop innovative approaches from cross-industry knowledge exchange and
-Discover the latest research and solutions available.
**What Topics Will the Global Congress Address?**
General Sessions will address topics, issues and solutions that impact all components of travel, such as:
-The Debate: Screening vs. Personal Privacy
-Global Data Security Best Practices
-Contagious Outbreaks: Appropriate Responses in all Sectors of Public Accommodation
-The US Travel Association's Blue Ribbon Panel on Aviation
-Security: Findings and Recommendations
-What Have We Learned from Recent Travel Disruptions?
-Can We Predict Future Violent or Terrorist Acts?
-Profiling: Is it Effective and What are the Privacy Implications?
-Human Trafficking: Is the Travel Industry Enabling It?
-Best Practices in Supply Chain -Security Around the World
-The Media's Role in Creating and Sustaining a Travel Crisis
The second day features a full day of sessions in each travel component:
-Transportation, including Airlines, Cruise, Ground, and Terminal
-Venues & Events
-Public Support of Travel, including Embassies, Health, Entry/Exit, Airports, Terminals, and Seaports
-Leisure Travel & Tourism
The Global Congress will bring leaders together in an unbiased environment and accelerate learning on key subjects in a concise 3-day format.