Join Europe’s most established conference for senior travel executives

Powerful keynotes along with dedicated tracks guarantee you will walk away with new insights & ideas

The 2017 Keynotes include:

  • The State of Travel with Priceline.com CEO
  • Creating a Digital Experience That Enhances Your Physical Travel Product
  • Debate: Who Is Best Placed to Own the Customer?
  • Bridge Technology with the Human Touch to Inspire Direct Bookings

Four Cutting Edge Travel Conferences Under One Summit

Distribution and Partnerships
The earthquakes in distribution that are changing the game and the partnerships that will guarantee loyalty

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Marketing and Personalisation
Engage and track - master localisation and personalisation to really get to know your customer


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Travel
Technology
The tech tools that will see you engage with your customer and drive revenues through conversational commerce

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RM and
Data
Smart investment in RM technology, going beyond RevPAR and getting your data and commercial teams talking to make actionable analytics More Info

Our Expert 2017 Speaker Line-up:

  • Hugo Burge
    Hugo Burge CEO
    Momondo Group
  • Susanna Mander
    Susanna Mander Global Head of Brand Marketing
    (Melià Hotels & Resorts - Innside by melià)
  • Roland Schütz
    Roland Schütz CIO Group Airlines & EVP and Head of Information Management
    Deutsche Lufthansa
  • Glenn D. Fogel
    Glenn D. Fogel CEO
    Priceline Group
  • Gerrit Goedkoop
    Gerrit GoedkoopCOO
    eDreams ODIGEO
  • Richard Singer
    Richard Singer President
    Travelzoo
  • Jose Murta
    Jose MurtaGlobal Head of Hospitality
    Trivago
  • Fernando Vives
    Fernando VivesCCO
    NH Hotels
  • Alessandra di Lorenzo
    Alessandra di LorenzoCCO - Partnerships and Advertising
    Lastminute.com
  • Lennert de Jong
    Lennert de JongCCO
    Citizen M Hotels participation
  • Dirk Tietz
    Dirk TietzCTO
    DER
  • Brenda van Leeuwen
    Brenda van LeeuwenCEO
    Eurail.com
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  • Bokun

    "We started big business partnerships with two individual organizations as a direct consequence of sponsoring the EyeforTravel Summit in London this year!"

    - Hjalti Baldursson, CEO, Bokun

Here's a quick sample of who is attending in 2017

Job Title Company
CEO The Priceline Group
CEO Momondo
CIO TUI Group
COO OdigeO Group
CCO NH HG
CEO Eurail Group
CIO Lufthansa
Chief Commercial Officer BMI
Director, Client Solutions EMEA Lonely Planet
Chief Executive Officer Staycity Serviced Apartments
Director of Distribution Strategy Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide
Marketing and Customer Experience Director TUI Group
Head of ECommerce Gatwick Airport
Head of Sales & Marketing Amadeus
Commercial Director Eurostar International Limited
Head of Product Hostelworld Group
Director, Globalization Starwood Hotels
Head of Digital Heathrow Airport
Chief Executive Officer HotelPlanner
Director of Revenue Management EMEA Wyndham Worldwide
Chief Commercial Officer Gatwick Airport
Head of Commercial Products Gatwick Airport
eCommerce and Loyalty Manager Aegean Airlines
Head of Business Strategy Amadeus
VP Brand and Guest Journey Scandic
VP Pricing & RM - UK & Ireland Accor Hotels
VP Revenue Management IHG
Chief Commercial Officer - Advertising and Partnerships, lastminute.com
VP Marketing & Brand Development Melia Hotels International
Head of European Marketing and Localisation Viator
Global Head of Hospitality Trivago
Group Complementary Director Thomas Cook
Head of Revenue Management & Pricing Development Brussels Airlines
Director Revenue Management and Pricing Vueling Airlines, S.A.
SVP MARKETING INNOVATION LAB ACCOR SA
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  • Icelandair

    "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

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

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What this event will help you with

Driving direct
distribution
Explore the strategies driving direct sales and the technologies that can make your brand more visible to travellers
Building new
partnerships
Discover how to build partnerships that drive revenue AND customer loyalty through the latest personalization tools and techniques
Marketing
Strategy
Learn how to implement the latest strategies in mobile, content, storytelling, loyalty and much more
Data & Revenue Management
Strategies
Find out the latest in the world of RM & Analytics, including case studies on how companies have changed their RM strategies to keep up with the competition
Understanding upcoming technology platforms
Find out what technology you should be investing in and what the top players in the industry are doing

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
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  • ArrivalGuides

    "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

Exclusive Insights from the Biggest Travel Brands

  • priceline
    accor
    Lufthansa
    Carlson-Wagonlit
  • tui
    NH-Hotels
    Gatwick Airport
    melia
  • edreams-odigeo
    wyndham-hotel-group
    heathrow-airport
    trivago
  • TripAdvisor
    travel-zoo
    IATA
    skyscanner
  • ihg
    Citizen-M-Hotels
    Icelandair
    EuRail
  • Google
    hostelworld
    momondo
    Lastminute
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75% of our attendees are travel suppliers

2016 Company Types

2015 Attendees

2016 Job Titles

2015 Job Titles
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Agenda at a Glance

Day 1

Keynote Sessions
Conference Opener: The State of Travel with Priceline CEO Glenn Fogel
A Digital Experience That Enhances Your Physical Travel Product
Debate: Who Is Best Placed to Own the Customer?
Bridge Technology with the Human Touch to Inspire Direct Bookings
Distribution & Partnerships
Marketing
Technology
Driving Direct Distribution: Should It Be Your Number One Focus?
Implement Meaningful Content Marketing and Storytelling Strategies
Using Conversational Commerce and AI to Engage, Sell and Drive Loyalty
The Price of Distribution and Loyalty - an Exploration into How Loyalty Is Changing in Travel
Mobile Engagement and Marketing in a Multichannel World
Data-Driven Product Development Case Studies
Panel Discussion: The Business Models Causing Earthquakes in Distribution
Case Study: Create Localised and Personalised Content Marketing That Drives Loyalty
API Technology - How Are API Partnerships Going to Change Our Businesses Forever?
New Revenue Opportunities in a Data- and Digital-Driven World
How to Create a Localisation Strategy that Sells your Product
Why Metasearch Continues to Redefine the Distribution Landscape
How Brands Join Forces to Win
Loyalty in the Customer Journey - Four Loyalty Case Studies from Four Top Experts
Focus on Asia
Day 1 Wrap Up - Going Direct, Human-Tech Engagement and Conversational Commerce
The Jack the Ripper Pub Crawl

Day 2

Keynote Sessions
Why Provide Service for Every Step of the Trip?
Panel: Creating the Connected Traveller Experience for an Unbeatable Product
Start-up Awards Pitches and Results
Commercial Partnerships that Thrive in a Digital and Data Driven World
Leveraging Technology and Data to Create an Unforgettable Customer Experience
Distribution & Partnerships
Data & Revenue Management
Which Way Now? Google, Partnerships or Going Direct?
Case Studies: How Has Data Changed Revenue Management and Can it Keep Up with Innovation?
Partnerships: Enhance Physical Trips with Digital Tools
Panel Discussion: Making the Smart Investment in RM Technology
Case Study: Create Customer Experiences to Drive Direct Bookings
Total Revenue Management - Beyond RevPAR
The Evolution of C2C and the Ramifications for Distribution
 
Keynote Sessions
Machine Vs. Man: Is the Data Future in Tech or People?

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See what attendees say about attending EyeforTravel Europe

EyeforTravel Europe is where the European online travel industry meets to learn, partner and do business. Click on the video to see what our delegates have to say.

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  • The Doyle Collection

    "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

Brand New Central London Venue
Brand New Central London Venue
Brand New Central London Venue
Find out more about the 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

Brand New Central London Venue
Brand New Central London Venue

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.

If you’re interested in participating in the conference, please get in touch:

Amber Geggus

Amber Geggus

Business Development
Executive
EyeForTravel
+1800 814 3459 x7501 (US)
+44 (0) 207 375 7501 (Global)
amber@eyefortravel.com

Leo Langford

Leo Langford

Global Conference
Producer
EyeforTravel
+1800 814 3459 x7158 (US)
+44 (0) 207 375 7158 (Global)
leo@eyefortravel.com

Tim Gunstone

Tim Gunstone

Managing
Director
EyeforTravel
+44 (0) 207 375 7557 (Global)
+1800 814 3459 x7557 (US)
tim@eyefortravel.com

Shreya Ganapathy

Shreya Ganapathy

Head of Sales
and Partnerships
EyeForTravel
+1800 814 3459 x7150 (US)
+44 (0) 207 375 7150 (Global)
shreya@eyefortravel.com

2017 Sponsor & Exhibitors

Sponsors

  • Amadeus
  • App Annie
  • bokun
  • cartrawler
  • Couchbase
  • Fornova
  • GTA
  • HotelPlanner.com
  • ixonos
  • Jumio
  • intent media
  • Fornova
  • travelaer

Exhibitors

  • CodeGen
  • hotel-tech-platform-windsurfer
  • LOLA
  • Omniscien
  • SparkCentral
  • Waynaut
  • Worldline

Supported by

  • BHA
  • Presswire
  • EPS
  • Hotel
  • HotelMarketing
  • HotelSpeak
  • tnooz
  • Travel-Massive
  • TTI