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TTA Forum

Category
eTravel World

Date
March 4, 2020

Time
14:00 - 18:00

Location
Hall 7.1b, eTravel Lab

How is the third-largest segment in the travel industry developing? The challenges for in-destination experiences include marketing, revenue management, software selection and much more. Panel discussions, keynotes and current cases will provide information on where the journey is heading. Detailed descriptions of all individual events will soon be available here.

Events

14:00 - 14:10

Greetings:
Charlotte Lamp Davies, Founder, A Bright Approach

Keynote and subsequent panel discussion with industry experts.

Keynote:
Lukas C. Hempel, Managing Director, Bookingkit

Moderated by:
Charlotte Lamp Davies, Founder, A Bright Approach

Panel guests:
Mathis Boldt, VP Sales and Supply, GetYourGuide
Matthias Goeze, CCO, Visit Berlin
Klaudjia Janzeli, Global Sales Director, Urban Adventure

  • Keynote: Overtourism – How Local Tour Operators can Tackle Destination Challenges
  • Best case presentation of Conscious Tourism International
  • Best case presentation of the City of Gothenburg: How Gothenburg became the leading destination in sustainability
  • Subsequent discussion with q&a

Keynote:
Eric de la Bonnardiere, Co-Founder, Evaneos

Moderated by:
Milena S. Nikolova, Knowledge and Adventure EDU Director, Adventure Travel Trade Association

Speakers:
Jitka Markova, Director, Conscious Tourism International
Stefan Gadd , Corporate Communication Manager, Göteborg

  • Technology innovation is transforming tours and activities and establishing new competitive benchmarks for operators worldwide
  • This presentation, leveraging new research from Arival, outlines five essential trends redefining this sector for 2020 and beyond

Speaker:
Douglas Quinby, Co-Founder & CEO, Arival

  • Competition of reservation systems
  • The impact of e-commerce on the industry
  • Short Best Case presentations

Moderated by:
Charlotte Lamp Davies, Founder, A Bright Approach

Panel guests:
Chris Atkin, CEO, Rezdy
Manuel Hilty, Co-Founder, Nezasa
Matthias Wirz, Chief Growth Officer

  • How do TTA companies market their services when platforms and metasearch engines are sharing the game?
  • What are chances and challenges?

Speakers:
Jan Dolezal, CEO, SmartGuide
Dikaios Kalavrytinos, Sales Manager Europe, iVenture Card
Evan Reece, CEO, Liftopia

  • The 8 master hints to unlock full pricing potential

Speaker:
Lukas C. Hempel, Managing Director, Bookingkit

17:30 - 17:50

Speaker:
Milena S. Nikolova, Knowledge and Adventure EDU Director, Adventure Travel Trade Association