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Smart Travel Analytics North America 2015

28-29 January | The New Yorker

Use Data & Analytics to Intelligently Engage Your Customers, Make Better Business Decisions & Drive Higher Revenues

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The Smart Travel Analytics Show brings together thought leaders and practitioners of data and analytics in the travel and hospitality spaces. Spend 2 days filled with best-practice strategies, cutting-edge trends and vigorous debate - as well as powerful networking opportunities with the analytics and data travel industry elite.

2014 speakers included:

Hersha Hospitality IHG JetBlue Airways American Express Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Sameer Mehra
Chief Revenue Officer
Hersha Hospitality
Rebecca de Leon Fraiz
Consultant | Advanced & Consumer Analytics | Strategic & Portfolio Marketing
Michael S. Stromer
VP - Customer Connections, Marketing - Digital, Loyalty, & Corporate Social Responsibility
JetBlue Airways
Benjamin J. van-Rooy
Director - Global Business Consulting
American Express
Catalin Ciobanu
Director of Innovation - Big Data Analytics
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Highgate Hotels Wyndham Exchange & Rentals Google Club Med North America Avis
Kurien Jacob
Chief Revenue Officer
Highgate Hotels
Srinidhi Melkote
Director of Analytics
Wyndham Exchange & Rentals
Michael Sondak
Account Executive, Travel
Jerome Hiquet
VP - Marketing
Club Med North America
Brian Dicker
VP - Revenue Analysis & Decision Technology
Fairmont Raffles Hotels International Expedia United Airlines Accor USA Today
Barbara Pezzi
Director Analytics & Search

Fairmont Raffles Hotels International
Ameya Karvir
Director, Analytics
Lavanya Sareen
Director Corporate Strategy and Business Development
United Airlines
Jeremie Catez
Director of Revenue
Novotel North America - Accor
John Peters
President, Travel Media Group
USA Today

Who Attends This Event?

Here's a glimpse of 2014 attendees:

  • Senior Business Aanalyst, American Airlines
  • Director - Innovation & Big Data Analytics, Carlson Wagonlit Travel
  • Vice President - Marketing & Internet North America, Club Med
  • Director - Analytics & Search Optimization, Fairmont Raffles Hotels International
  • Analyst, Google
  • Vice President Analytics, Hyatt
  • Strategic Insights & Planning Director, IHG
  • Vice President - Customer Intelligence Solutions, Marriott International
  • Vice President - Marketing, Starwood Vacation Ownership
  • President, USA Today
  • Director, Wyndham Hotel Group

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What Will You Learn About At This Conference?

Here is a sample of topics covered at the 2014 conference:

  • See why real-time data should be at the core of your business strategy
  • Understand how to use analytics to drive growth
  • Learn to analyze all the data at your disposal to improve your organization’s functions
  • Leverage multi channel analytics: source, gather and analyze the right data to sell more travel products
  • Know how to use data analytics to get the best return on your marketing spend 
  • Find out how to use data to create excellent customer experiences and differentiate youself from competitors
  • Ensure you know how to bring scientific data best practices to your travel business
  • Explore how the industry leaders in revenue management are using analytics
  • Utilize analytics in action in the travel supply chain – use fact not feeling to improve your distribution strategy
  • ...and much more.

The best conference I have ever attended...!

Jennifer Yacenda, Associate Director, Channel & Digital Analytics, Starwood Hotels

Who Speaks At This Event?

At the 2014 conference, we lined up senior travel industry data experts to discuss the challenges and opportunities in this space. Here's a sample of who shared their insights:

  • Brian Dicker, VP Revenue Analysis & Decision Technology, Avis
  • Michael S. Stromer, VP Customer Connections & Marketing - Digital, Loyalty & Corporate Responsibility - JetBlue Airways
  • Jonathan Isernhagen, Director Marketing Analysis, Travelocity International
  • Lavanya Sareen, Director Corporate Strategy & Business Development, United Airlines
  • Kurien Jacobs, Chief Revenue Officer, Highgate Hotels
  • Barbara Pezzi, Director Analytics & Search Optimisation, Fairmont Raffles
  • Jerome Hiquet, VP Marketing, Club Med North America
  • Catalin Ciobanu, Director Innovation & Big Data Analytics, Carlson Wagonlit Travel
  • David Schmitt, Director Interactive Marketing, Operations & Analytics, IHG
  • Ameya Karvir, Director Analytics, Expedia
  • Jeremie Catez, Director Revenue & e-commerce, Novotel Times Square
  • Toma Bedolla, CEO, TravelShark
  • Bill Beckler, CEO, Alltherooms.com

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Feel free to get in touch with me if you have any questions, I hope to see you in New York, 28-29 January 2015!

Kind regards,

Julia Heighton
Julia Heighton
Global Conference Director
UK: +44 (0)207 375 7229
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Twitter: @juliaheighton1