Europe’s largest forum for the travel, hospitality and passenger transport executive using digital & data to:
Create new digital products:
That allow travel suppliers to create a digital experience so good that it doesn’t just sell direct, it drives lifelong loyalty
Negotiate partnerships that give you customer insight:
Know at the right time, with the right message what product your customers want. Fueled by API technologies, data and insight is flowing between travel companies. This takes your customer insight to a whole new profitable level and crucially these profits stay within the industry
Exploit new platforms:
Conversational commerce backed by AI allows direct sales, better service and cuts costs. Whether via web, brand app or through messenger apps (900 million FB messenger users compares favourably with 100 million Uber users) the industry is uniting chat, service and commerce.
Drive data enabled personalization:
Personalisation of product, message, payment and the very relationship you have with your customer is being revolutionised through analytics, data partnerships and machine learning. The result is higher conversion rates, customer loyalty and profitability
Glenn D. Fogel CEO
Roland Schütz CIO Group Airlines & EVP and Head of Information Management
Arnaud Masson Chief Operating Officer
Lennert de JongCCO
Citizen M Hotels participation
Guy Stephenson CCO
Rod Cuthbert CEO
Founder & Former Chairman & CEO
Brenda van LeeuwenCEO
Alessandra di LorenzoCCO - Partnerships and Advertising
Susanna ManderVP Marketing and Brand Development
Four Cutting Edge Travel Conferences Under One Summit
Exclusive Insights from the Biggest Travel Brands
Why attend this summit?
With Google making US$75 billion (in 2015) and travel suppliers reporting upto 34% in commissions, is the era of cheap effective online communication and sales with the traveller dead? EyeforTravel research shows that these conditions have kick started a firestorm of disruption and innovation!
This event will put the roadmap in your hands for where to invest in data and digital but it’s also about investing time and emotion in business relationships that sell your product, enhance your brand and keep your customer loyal.
EyeforTravel Europe has been doing this for 20 years - It’s the perfect platform for you to gain first-rate insight and close business relationships to help you not just survive, but thrive in a changing travel landscape.
"It was my first time to TDS and I have to say it really exceeded my expectations in terms of quality and variety of presentations, networking options... 2 days well spent!"- Linda Steingrimsdottir, Online Distribution Manager, Icelandair
Who attends EyeforTravel Europe? Here's a quick glance of our 2016 attendees
Here's what is new for the 2017 summit
- Perfect central London location - well connected and in the heart of London's business district
- Our biggest C-suite yet - get top-level insight from the people running the industry
- Unmissable day 1 after party - the perfect chance to network and seal the deal
- Less Powerpoint, more insightful debate and networking - this is the summit where you will close business
- Start-Up & Innovation in Travel Awards to celebrate the hottest developments in travel
"Every year I attend the massive fairs, like WTM and ITB, where networking is only possible if you make an appointment... TDS is much smaller but very specific, perfect for networking with the right people (more decision makers, not so many sales persons."- Federico Giusiano, Content Solutions, ArrivalGuides
Here's Why EyeforTravel Europe 2017 is a Must-Attend!
"The Travel Distribution Summit by EyeforTravel, was a valuable conference with some very interesting presentations and good networking opportunities... I would recommend it to anyone in the travel industry looking to learn more about what the future holds."- Fergal Byrne, Head of Online, The Doyle Collection
Celebrating 20 years of travel insights!
EyeforTravel’s European flagship summit has been running since 1997 – we’ve come a long way since then and seen the rise and fall of many trends. We’re doing a few things to celebrate our 20th anniversary to make it memorable.
Brand New Central London Venue
We’re taking the summit to the heart of the city. The 2017 summit will take place on Bishopsgate, a 2-minute walk from Liverpool Street tube.
The friendliest conference you’ve been to
EyeforTravel has had the long-standing reputation of being a friendly, approachable conference where you’re guaranteed to make new contacts. We have a few special surprises for 2017.
An exclusive EyeforTravel Jack-the-Ripper pub crawl
An exclusive EyeforTravel pub crawl to get to know your fellow attendees outside the conference rooms while exploring some of the best pubs East London has to offer.