The topic of the conference in 2018 is:

“Smart Technologies for Even Smarter Travelers”

Session Producers & Sponsors

This year we introduce session sponsors and/or producers where companies and organizations could sponsor a session and produce the content in order to secure the relevance of the topic with the needs of the industry and their members.

During the conference sessions this year we will explore all major digital issues in a “smart” way:

  • Smart Destinations
  • Smart Data
  • Smart Distribution – Produced by HSMAI Asia-Pacific
  • Smart Hospitality – Produced by AmCham & Sponsored by Active Lifestyle Thailand
  • Smart Payments – Produced by PATA International

During the second part of the conference we will have practical workshops where our delegates will receive hands-on knowledge and experience sharing during engaging training sessions.

  • Crypto101 – Produced by PATA International
  • Smart China Workshop – Sponsored & Produced by Compass Edge
  • Smart Marketing Workshop – Sponsored & Produced by Move Ahead Media

Get ready to listen and learn about:

  • How the new General EU Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which applies on May 25th will affect your communication and eMarketing with your European customers
  • What are the challenges you face in cross-border digital transactions and how they affect your online sales
  • How travel destinations be prepared to be “Smart” in order to offer better living experience to their citizens and visitors
  • Smart services in hotels that can enhance millennials experience
  • How you can dissect your distribution right regardless the demand and seasonality
  • Cryptocurrencies & Blockchains in travel & hospitality? What is this? How can you use them for your benefit?
  • What expectations the new technology affluent Chinese travelers have and how you can meet them
  • Smart marketing techniques that can save you money and bring you more customers