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Top speakers 2020

Chris Atkin

Chris Atkin


TTA Forum, eTravel Lab Day 1, 16:00-16:30

Technology Round Table

Norbert Barthle

Norbert Barthle

German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

ITB Tourism for Sustainable Development Day, 15:05-15:25


Vanessa Borkmann

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Vanessa Borkmann

Fraunhofer-Institut für Arbeitswirtschaft und Organisation IAO

Hospitality Tech Forum, eTravel Lab Day 2, 13:30-14:00

Smart Hotel – Technological Future Scenarios In Current Practice

Caroline Brown

Dr. Caroline Brown


ITB Responsible Destination Day, 16:00-16:45

Crisis Management And Resiliency In The Shadow Of COVID-19

Marc Dardenne

Marc Dardenne


ITB Marketing & Distribution Day, 16:00-16:45

ITB Hospitality Executive Panel: Luxury And Sustainability: Contradiction Or Prerequisite?

Jan Gerlach

Jan Gerlach


eTravel Lab Day 1, 11:15-11:45

The Future Of Package Travel

Greg Greeley

Greg Greeley

Airbnb Homes

ITB Future Day, 14:00-14:45

ITB CEO Interview: Fireside Chat With Greg Greeley, President, Airbnb Homes & Sam Shank, CEO, HotelTonight

Friedrich Joussen

Friedrich Joussen

TUI Group

ITB Marketing & Distribution Day, 12:00-12:45

ITB CEO Interview: Operating In Unprecedented Times

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Catriona King


eTravel Lab Day 3, 11:45-12:30

Data Talks – Highly Recommended – Best Practice Panel On “Personalization"

James Liang

James Liang Group

ITB Future Day, 17:00-17:45

Outlook Keynote: Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Robotics & Co – A Blessing Or Curse For Mankind?

Sean Menke

Sean Menke


ITB Marketing & Distribution Day, 11:00-11:45

ITB CEO Interview: The Future Of Travel Distribution: Personalization, Retailing, Platforms


Traci Mercer

Sabre Travel Network

ITB Destination Day, 11:00-11:45

Travel Experiences Of The Future: Tailored, Data-Based, Relevant

David Peller

David Peller

Amazon Web Services

ITB Marketing & Distribution Day, 14:00-14:45

ITB Executive Interview: Amazon + Travel

Samih Sawiris

Samih Sawiris

Orascom Development AG

ITB Future Day, 12:00-12:45

ITB Keynote Panel: The Future Of The Tourism Industry In Times Of Digital Disruption, Climate Emergency, And Thomas Cook & Co

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Hans Joachim Schellnhuber

Director Emeritus, The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)

ITB CSR Day, 11:00-11:45

Keynote: Climate Change, Global Warming, Weather Extremes: Status Quo And Constraints To Action

Matthias Schultze

Matthias Schultze

GCB German Convention Bureau e.V.

ITB MICE FORUM, 11:00-11:45

Success Factor Participant Experience – For Events That Inspire Their Target Group

Sam Shank

Sam Shank

Airbnb, HotelTonight

ITB Future Day, 14:00-14:45

ITB CEO Interview: Fireside Chat With Greg Greeley, President, Airbnb Homes & Sam Shank, CEO, HotelTonight

Sharry Sun

Sharry Sun


ITB Marketing & Distribution Day, 15:00-15:45

Global Luxury Customers And Sustainability: Exclusive Empirical Study By Travelzoo & ITB

Pierfrancesco Vago

Pierfrancesco Vago

MSC Cruises

ITB Marketing & Distribution Day, 13:00-13:45

ITB CEO Interview: Trends And Challenges In The Global Cruise Market

Monika Wiederhold

Monika Wiederhold

Amadeus Germany GmbH

eTravel Lab Day 3, 11:00-11:20

Data Talks – Multi-Platform-Network In Travel – Digital Enablers And Travel Of The Future

Daniel Wishing

Daniel Wishnia

Aroundtown SA

ITB Virtual Reality Lab Day 2, 13:00-13:30

Virtual Reality Training For The Travel Market – Huge Step Forward In Fulfilling Digital Transformation

Michael Yapp

Mike Yapp


ITB Destination Day, 13:00-13:45

The Future Of Destination Marketing: Youtube And Video Marketing