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Travel Weekly’s sister title Aspire will host its first day-long conference next month.

The inaugural Leaders of Luxury event will take place on June 7 at the Royal Geographical Society in London.

More than 250 leaders in the luxury travel sector will gather for the event, sponsored by Silversea and in association with News UK brands The Times and The Sunday Times.

Five keynote speakers will take to the stage to discuss topics such as social media, the profile of today’s traveller and adventure travel.

The keynote speakers are:

Leaders of Luxury speakers

Other speakers will include Six Senses vice-president of spas Anna Bjurstam; Small Luxury Hotels of the World vice-president brand & marketing Tim Davis; spa consultant and expert Anni Hood; head of purchasing for Kuoni Alex Gavalda; Sojern senior sales director Spencer Davies; and Lisa Grainger, deputy editor of The Times’ Luxx magazine, with more to be confirmed before the event.

Our event sponsors are: Silversea, News UK, Kuoni, Castello Del Nero, Sojern, Syzygy and the Nepal Tourist Board.

The event is invitation-only but anyone who would like to find out more information should contact Aspire editor Hollie-Rae Brader –