IFTM Daily 2019 Day 3 Edition



© Maya Angelse

Richard Barnes


The profession of

travel agent:

getting it right

With the Travel Agents Cup

2019 edition coming to its

culmination this afternoon

in the Salle Agora, IFTM Top

Resa yet again underlines

the important role held by

professionals of the travel

industry in working face

to face with customers,

analysing their wants and

needs, and transforming

these into unforgettable

and unique itineraries.

It is clear today that an

increasing number of people

understand the true value of

a skilled travel advisor. Who

will be crowned France’s

“best of the best” today?

Whoever it is, he or she

will be a true figurehead

for an industry in constant

evolution… And whoever it

is, we already take our hats

off to you!

Le métier d'agent de

voyages : bien faire

les choses

Avec l’édition 2019 de la Travel

Agents Cup qui connaîtra son

apogée cet après-midi salle

Agora, IFTM Top Resa souligne

une fois encore le rôle important

joué par les professionnels

du secteur du voyage dans

leur travail face aux clients,

par l’analyse de leurs désirs

et de leurs besoins qu’ils

transforment en des itinéraires

inoubliables et uniques. Il

est clair qu’aujourd'hui un

nombre croissant de personnes

comprennent la véritable

valeur ajoutée d'un conseiller

en voyages qualifié. Qui

sera couronné “le meilleur

des meilleurs” de France

aujourd'hui ? Peu importe, il

ou elle sera une véritable figure

de proue pour une industrie en

constante évolution… Et peu

importe, nous lui tirons déjà

notre chapeau !

Welcome to day three of the 41 st edition of

IFTM Top Resa. Today will be quite busy,

with a number of very pertinent events

when it comes to addressing current issues

in the industry. Foremost among these

will take place at 10:30am, when, in the

Salle Arena, a round table will discuss

the repercussions of Thomas Cook’s

bankruptcy. It will bring together leading

lights from the likes of Selectour, TUI France,

Bienvenue pour la troisième journée de la

41 ème édition d'IFTM Top Resa. La journée

d’aujourd’hui sera bien remplie, avec un

certain nombre d’animations très pertinentes

en ce qui concerne les problèmes actuels du

secteur. La première d'entre elles aura lieu à

10h30, quand, Salle Arena, une table ronde

discutera des répercussions de la faillite

de Thomas Cook. Elle réunira des acteurs

majeurs tels que Selectour, TUI France, NG

Travel et Easy Voyages, qui discuteront de la

Frédéric Lorin

Tourism Division Director,

Reed Expositions France

Directeur de la division tourisme,

Reed Expositions France



by Frédéric


NG Travel and Easy Voyages, who will

discuss the industry roadmap from here.

Another key event today will be the “Activités

tourisme : le nouvel Eldorado ?” conference

at 2:30pm. Not to be missed finals include

the Travel Agents Cup from 4pm, the Grand

Prix Marco Polo at 5pm and the After

TO soirée from 7pm on. Hope to see you


Le briefing


de Frédéric


feuille de route de l'industrie. La conférence

“Activités tourisme : le nouvel Eldorado ?”, à

14h30, sera un autre événement clé du jour.

Sans oublier les finales à ne pas manquer

: la Travel Agents Cup à partir de 16h, le

Grand Prix Marco Polo à 17h et la soirée

After T.O. à partir de 19h. Nous espérons

vous y voir !

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