Deutscher Reiseverband (DRV) - German Travel Association, Head of Governmental Relations & Outbound Destinations
Volker Adams is momentarily in charge of DRV´s Governmental Relations and responsible for the association´s Outbound Destinations Committee.
In this context he has been dealing with Tunisia´s tourism market, especially after the economic breakdown following the terrorist attacks in 2015. DRV has signed an agreement with the German Ministry of Development (BMZ) in September 2017, aiming at stimulating investments in tourist markets in northern Africa, especially Tunisia. The association hopes to bring together major tourist companies, building contractors, utility companies as well as local and federal government.
Thomas Cook Touristik GmbH, Sustainability Manager
CEO and Founder of InfraCert – Institute for Sustainable Development in the Hostel Industry
As a business economist, Sandra is focused on the studies of management systems, strategies for sustainability and quality management in the hospitality and tourism sector. Therefore, she has published articles on sustainability-related topics for established trade journals and was invited as a speaker to major tourism-related conventions (e.g. ITB Berlin).