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NewsAbu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates • 2013-02-24

Select the country and object's type Hear frank opinions on the issues affecting aviation today at the 2013 WTTC Global Summit, including from Jean-Cyril Spinetta, Chairman and CEO Air-France KLM

This is a reminder that you have been invited to attend the 13th annual World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit, which takes place in Abu Dhabi 9-10 April 2013. Please take a moment to accept or decline this invitation.

We are pleased to confirm that President Bill Clinton, Founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of the United States will deliver the Global Summit keynote address. President Clinton served the United States for eight years during a time of unprecedented prosperity and change. Now, President Clinton is a powerful voice for progress around the world as he shares his unique insights and observations with audiences around the world.

More than forty other leading public and industry figures will also speak at the Summit, debating the key questions that relate to Travel & Tourism. Don\'t miss this year\'s Airline Sector Discussion, when Summit host James Hogan, President & CEO Etihad Airways will introduce a panel that includes Jean-Cyril Spinetta, Chairman & CEO Air France-KLM; Tony Tyler, Director General & CEO IATA; and Willie Walsh, CEO International Airlines Group giving us their frank opinions on the issues affecting aviation today. A full list of confirmed speakers can be found on the WTTC website.

WTTC is the global authority onthe economic and social contribution of Travel & Tourism. Itpromotes sustainable growth for the industry, working with governmentsand international institutions to create jobs, to drive exports andgenerate prosperity. Its Global Summit is the world\'s highest-levelgathering of Travel & Tourism executives, government representativesand international media, working together to unlock our industry\'ssignificant potential for sustainable worldwide development and economicgrowth.

The Global Summit will be held in Abu Dhabi - an emirate rich in heritage and culture and yet with a modern and luxurious tourism infrastructure. The Global Summit venue will be the luxurious new Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, with a Gala Dinner taking place at the magical Emirates Palace hotel. Follow the links on the right to get more information about the event and to watch videos outlining the attractions of Abu Dhabi and the highlights of last year’s Global Summit held in Tokyo.

Attendance is complimentary and by personal invitation to you and your accompanying spouse only. Please take a few minutes to register your intention to attend by clicking on one of the buttons below. During or after the registration process you will have the opportunity to reserve discounted air fares and accommodation, and your choice of free pre- and post-Summit tours of the United Arab Emirates.

Together with Global Summit hosts Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority and Etihad Airways we look forward to welcoming you to Abu Dhabi for this special event.

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