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The travel industry is facing massive disruption. Strategies that bring together data, innovation, people and partnerships are vital to propel your organization to the next level of success. The best leaders, innovators and disruptors will descend on London to discuss the key trends of 2016 including:

  • Engaging with Consumers on Mobile:

    In-Destination Reach utilising emerging technology 

  • Channel Management:

    The most cost effective Distribution & Marketing channels to drive sales

  • Direct v Indirect Distribution:

    How to effectively manage OTA partnerships and drive direct sales

  • Emerging Ancillary Revenue Streams:

    Explore profit maximising opportunities and partnerships

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Top 2016 Speakers Included:

Barry Goldstein


Barry Goldstein
Chief Digital & Distribution Officer
Wyndham
Hugo Burge


Hugo Burge
Chief Executive Officer
Momondo
Andrea Bertoli


Andrea Bertoli
Deputy CEO
lastminute.com
Dirk Tietz


Dirk Tietz
Chief Transformation Officer
DER Touristik
David Garcia


David Garcia
Chief Commercial Officer
Vueling
James McClure


James McClure
General Manager UK & Ireland
AirBnb

We are currently pulling together the agenda and speaker list for 2017. If you would like to be part of the research or join the speaking list, please put forward your suggestions to gavin@eyefortravel.com 

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Experts Who Attended TDS EU '16 Include:

  • airbnb
  • alitalia
  • Bmi_Regional
  • Booking
  • Brussels-Airlines
  • Carlson-Rezidor
  • Celebrity cruises
  • DER
  • eDreams ODIGEO
  • Enterprise
  • Facebook
  • FINNAIR
  • hertz
  • HomeAway
  • Hotels Combined
  • ihg
  • KLM
  • lastminute
  • London City Airport
  • momondo
  • norwegian
  • Google
  • blablacar
  • blacklane
  • center-parcs
  • Choice-hotel
  • Citizen-M-Hotels
  • Roomorama
  • sas
  • Scandic
  • secret_escapes
  • shangri
  • Spotted-by-Locals
  • Thomas Cook Airlines
  • transavia
  • Travel Republic
  • travel zoo
  • Tripadvisor
  • trivago
  • tui
  • viator
  • Vueling
  • Windstar
  • Wyndham
  • jumeirah
  • Kuwait-Airways
  • air-france-klm
  • skyscanner
  • the-walt-disney-company
  • valamar
  • Virgin-Atlantic-Airways
  • EasyJet

New for the 2016 summit:

  • Perfect central London location - admire stunning views of the Shard and Tower Bridge
  • C-suite interview series - Ask the questions you need answered
  • Unmissable day 1 after party - exciting venue to be announced
  • Less Powerpoint, more insightful debate and networking
  • Start-Up & Innovation in Travel Awards to celebrate the hottest developments in travel

Who is already attending TDS EU '16?

Job Title Company
PR & Marketing Account ExecutiveA Marr + Associates
DirectorAC Consulting
Global RM & Pricing – Data & RMAccor Hotels
Head of Risk and ComplianceAddison Lee
General Manager UKAirbnb
Founder - Head of MarketingAirPortr
Head of eBusinessAlitalia
Group Purchasing DirectorAll Leisure Holidays
DirectorAlvarez & Marsal
Head of Marketing CommunicationsAmadeus
Strategy Senior ManagerAmadeus
Senior Manager, Innovation and VenturesAmadeus IT Group
Head of Amadeus VenturesAmadeus IT Group
Chief Operating OfficerArrivalGuides
Chief Commercial OfficerATCORE Technology
Operations ManagerAthens Walking Tours
Chief Executive OfficerAthens Walking Tours
Hospitality ManagerATT SA
VP MobileAviasales
Chief Executive OfficerAVUXI
Founder, Chief Executive OfficerAvvio
Director of Sales & MarketingB&B Hotels GmbH
eCommerce ManagerB&B Hotels GmbH
Digital Marketing ManagerBA Holidays
Writer/ResearcherBaillie Gifford & Co
Chief Executive Officerbd4travel
Research AnalystBDO LLP
UK Marketing ManagerBlaBlaCar
Chief Technology OfficerBlacklane
Marketing DirectorBMI
Solution ConsultantBoldChat from LogMeIn
Enterprise Sales RepresentativeBoldChat from LogMeIn
Manager New Business EMEABoldChat from LogMeIn
Director HotelsBooking.com
Business Development DirectorBraathens IT
VP Online Retail and Distribution at Brussels AirlinesBrussels Airlines
Head of Key AccountsCA Customer Alliance GmbH
VP Digital MarketingCarlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Global Product Director Hotel ContentCarlson Wagonlit
Senior Business Development ManagerCartrawler
Partner Team ManagerCartrawler
Integration ManagerCartrawler
Chief Technology OfficerCartrawler
New Business DirectorCDNetworks
Chief Executive OfficerCedar Communications
Account ManagerCheapflights
Managing DirectorCheapflights
Senior Director European Sales & DistributionChoice Hotels Europe
Commercial DirectorCitizenM
DirectorCity Nites Ltd
Deputy Head of Risk ManagementCivil Aviation Authority
Chief Executive OfficerCloud 9 Escapes
Client Account ManagerCodegen
Head of Travel ProductsCollinson Latitude
VP/GM AutomotiveComtrade
Project ManagerConnecting Travel
Vice President Ecommerce & WebContiki
General ManagerCordial Canarias Hotels & Resort
General ManagerCordial Canarias Hotels & Resort
DirectorCPF Consulting
Chief Executive OfficerCruiseo
Chief Information OfficerDanCenter
Web DeveloperDanCenter
Marketing DenmarkDanCenter
Marketing GermanyDanCenter
Country Manager GermanyDanCenter
Sales & Marketing ManagerDanCenter
Senior Account ManagerDataArt
Chief Executive OfficerDaytrip Europe
US General ManagerDayuse
Chief Technology OfficerDER Touristik
Digital Officer (PAX)DFDS
Vice President - EMEA & APACDigital Alchemy
Client Services DirectorDigital Dialog
Managing DirectorDigital Trip
Founder & Chief Managing OfficerDistribusion Technologies GmbH
Head of MarketingDistribusion Technologies GmbH
DirectorDKCG
PartnerDunleavy White
SBT Relationship ManagereasyJet
Head of DistributioneasyJet
Head of Data ScienceeasyJet
Yield Strategy ManagereasyJet
StudentEcole Hôtelière De Lausanne
Group Market DirectoreDreams Odigeo
Marketing ManagerEnterprise Holdings
Global Promotions Marketing DirectorEnterprise Holdings
Online Marketing Director EMEAEnterprise Rent A Car
Global Leisure Business Promotions Manager - EMEAEnterprise Rent A Car
Senior Business Development DirectorEPAM Systems
Director, Account ManagementEPAM Systems
Head of Sales DevelopmentERV - European Travel Insurance Group
Head of International eCommerceERV Global
Key Account Management –eCommerceERV Global
Chairmanetoa
Business DevelopmentFailte Ireland
Business Development ManagerFáilte Ireland
Managing DirectorFinding Friday
Vice President TravelFINN.no
VP Business HospitalityForNova
Marketing ManagerForNova
EVP Business DevelopmentForNova
Chief Executive OfficerForNova
Marketing AssistantForNova
Marketing & SEO ConsultantFreelance
Sustainable Tourism MarketingFreelance
Freelance Travel Journalist
Account ManagerFrosch Travel
Managing DirectorGail Kenny Executive Recruitment
Director of Digital Promotion and eCommerceGCH Hotel Group
Customer Relationship ManagementGE.S.A.C. Spa - Naples International Airport
Customer Relationship ManagementGE.S.A.C. Spa - Naples International Airport
Senior PartnerGenesys
Managing DirectorGinger Juice
VP Business DevelopmentGogobot
DirectorGolfbreaks.com
PA to Sales DirectorGoogle
Head of Premier Accounts, SalesGoogle
Sales DirectorGoogle
Vice President Sales & MarketingGothia Towers
VP Revenue ManagementGothia Towers
Chief Executive OfficerGothia Towers AB
Commercial DirectorGroup Promotions
Senior Manager, Sales Strategy and Global PartnershipsGTA
Chief Operating OfficerGTH Solutions Sp. z o.o. (YieldPlanet)
ChairmanGulliver Group
Chief Executive OfficerGulliver Group
Chairman of the BoardHalalBooking
Head of Revenue ManagementHalldis Italia Srl
Head of CommercialHaven Holidays
Commercial DirectorHeathrow Express
OwnerHedge Fund Professional
SVP International Sales, Marketing and Revenue ManagementHertz
Director, Ancillary SalesHertz
Managing DirectorHetras Deutschland GmbH
Managing DirectorHetras Deutschland GmbH
Marketing DirectorHitit Computer Services
Chief Strategies OfficerHititcs
Hotels ManagerHMH
DirectorHolidaysplease
ManagerHome from Home
DirectorHome from Home
Vice President & Managing Director EMEAHomeAway
VP TravelHookLogic
Senior Director, PartnershipsHopper
General ManagerHotel Icon
Reporter, EuropeHotel News Now
DirectorHotel Performance Consultants
Assistant Revenue & Front Office ManagerHotel Storchen
Founder & Chief Executive OfficerHotelcloud
Chief Operating OfficerHotelcloud
Head of GrowthHotelcloud
Chief Executive OfficerHoteljoy
Chief Executive OfficerHotelPlanner
International Contracting AgentHotelPlanner
Contracting AgentHotelPlanner
Founder and Chief Executive OfficerHotelsandstyle.com
Senior Lecturer Marketing & Sales Head of FacultyHotelschool the Hague
Business Development Manager NordicsHotelsCombined
Property Relationship ManagersHotelsCombined
Property Relationship ManagerHotelsCombined
Country ManagerHotelsCombined
Revenue ManagerHotelsolutions s.r.l
Resident ManagerHotelsolutions s.r.l
Chief Executive OfficerHotelsolutions s.r.l
Revenue ManagerHotelsolutions s.r.l
ConsultantIndependent
Portfolio ChairmanIndependent Investor
Research ManagerInsete
Product ManagerIntent Media
Managing Director - EMEAIntent Media
Director, Business DevelopmentIntent Media
Commercial ManagerInterhome
VP Revenue ManagementInterstate Hotels Europe
Revenue & Distribution AnalystInterstate Hotels Europe
Account Director / Senior CopywriterInterweave
ChairmanJacobs Media Group
IT DirectorJAC Travel
ConnectivityJet2.com
Product Manager - Mobile PlatformsJetradar
Managing DirectorJFA Systems
Online Marketing and eCommerce ManagerJurys Inn
VP Revenue StrategyJuyo Analytics
Chief Executive OfficerJuyo Analytics
FounderKings Park Capital
Head of Business TransformationKuoni
Chief Commercial OfficerKuwait Airways
Trading Director UK & Ireland - Travellastminute.com
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Information Officerlastminute.com
Marketing ConsultantLaura Price Marketing
Program Manager and LecturerLes Roches / Laureate Universities
UK Commercial DirectorLive Intent
Investment AnalystLondon Business Angels
Director Business InnovationLufthansa Innovation Hub GmbH with Mission Control
Travel Category ManagerMail Brands
Creative DirectorMake Amsterdam
Credit ManagerMandarin Oriental Hyde Park
Leader Business DevelopmentMasterCard
Project ManagerMCI Suisse SA
Account DirectorMCI Suisse SA
Partner Sales ManagerMediahawk
Head Social MediaMelia Hotels International
General Manager and Head (Europe), Digital Business & Consulting GroupMindtree
General Manager – Travel Industry SpecialistMindtree
Europe Head – Travel & Hospitality Industry GroupMindtree
Senior Director – Travel & Hospitality BusinessMindtree
Head of Marketing, EuropeMindtree
Investment ManagerMobeus Equity Partners
Chief Executive OfficerMomondo
Head of Meta SalesMomondo Group
Group Head of AnalyticsMomondo Group
Business Development ManagerMonetate
Solutions ConsultantMonetate
Director of Business Development & eCommerceNational Express
Head of TravelNews UK
Director Business DevelopmentNexus World Services
SVP PricingNH Hotel Group
Chief Executive OfficerNIDA Rooms
Distribution managerNordic Choice Hotels
Director of Commercial DistributionNordic Choice Hotels
VP Digital Sales and Guest ExperienceNordic Choice Hotels
Sales DirectorNorwegian Air Shuttle ASA
Marketing ExecutiveNovasol
European Business Development DirectorOasis Collections
Senior Sales Consultant HGBU Hotel PreSalesOracle Deutschland
Manager Hotel Online DistributionOracle Deutschland
Senior Sales Consultant - Hotel DistributionOracle Deutschland
Chief Commercial OfficerOTA Insight
Business Development ManagerOTT (Online Travel Training)
Head of Business DevelopmentOTT (Online Travel Training)
PartnerPACE
Chief Executive OfficerPACE
Director of AnalyticsPandox
Director of DistributionPandox
Project ManagerPestana Management
OwnerPieter Dorhout Consulting
Commercial DirectorPortman Travel
Director CommercialPorto Palácio Hotel – Exploração Hoteleira SA
PartnerPROfounders Capital
Manager, eCommerce SalesQatar Airways
Business DevelopmentRadtac
Product ManagerRakuten
Chief Executive Officer & Co-founderRateMate
General PartnerRecapex
Group Marketing ManagerRedefine BDL Management
Head of OnlineReed & Mackay
Head Of MarketingReed Exhibitions
Divisional DirectorReed Exhibitions
Business Development ManagerReed Exhibitions
Business Development ManagerReed Travel Exhibitions
Client Success ManagerRelay42
Client DirectorRelay42
Regional DirectorRentalcars Connect
Regional DirectorRentalcars Connect
Head of Brand and CommunicationsRentalcars.com
Chief Marketing OfficerRentalcars.com
Vice President Global SalesReviewPro
Chief Executive OfficerRichard Carrick Consulting
Chief Executive OfficerRide25.com
FounderRoomlr
Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founderroomorama.com
Associate DirectorRSM Corporate Finance
Account DirectorSABRE
Managing Director Tour OperatingSaga Holidays
Enterprise Sale ManagerSale Cycle
Remarketing ConsultantSaleCycle
Relationship ManagerSantander
Relationship ManagerSantander UK
Area Distribution ManagerSavoy Le Grand Hotel
Account DirectorSDL
Managing Director UKSecret Escapes
Chief Executive OfficerSecret Escapes
Business Development ManagerSesame Technology
Group Revenue ManagerSeymour Hotels of Jersey
Group Marketing ManagerSeymour Hotels of Jersey
eCommerce Marketing ManagerShire Hotel and Spas
Group Revenue ManagerShire Hotels
DirectorSI Risk
Innovation ManagerSita
Business Development ManagerSJ AB (Swedish railways)
Key Distribution PartnershipsSkypicker.com
Vice President Business DevelopmentSkypicker.com
EMEA AdvertisingSkyscanner
Business DevelopmentSkyscanner
Global Director - Hotels & Car HireSkyscanner
Chief Executive OfficerSmart Calendaring Technologies
Senior Rail Business ConsultantSNCF / Rail Solutions
Business Development ManagerSojern
Account ManagerSojern
Director of Accounts, EMEA & APACSojern
3rd Party And Distribution ManagerSOK
Director Revenue Management & DistributionSOK
Co-founderSpotted by Locals
Sales ExecutiveSriLankan Airlines
Business Development ExecutiveStackla PTY
Business Development ManagerStackla PTY
Business Development ExecutiveStackla PTY
Managing Director (EMEA) and CMOStackla PTY
Partnerships ManagerStagecoach Group
Assistant Sales ManagerStaroteis - Sociedade Hoteleira Unipessoal
Board AssessorStaroteis - Sociedade Hoteleira Unipessoal
Vice President Marketing Europe, Africa & Middle East (EAME)Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide
Leisure Sales ManagerStarwood Hotels and Resorts
Revenue ManagerStaycity
Chief Executive OfficerStaycity Serviced Apartments
Head of eCommerceStena Line Scandinavia AB
International Online Marketing ManagerStena Line Scandinavia AB
Head of ConnectivityStena Line Scandinavia AB
Marketing DirectorSunce Koncern d.d. (Bluesun Hotels & Resorts)
Director of MarketingSuperClubs Hotels & Resorts
Revenu ConsultantSwiss Hospitality Solutions
Revenue Consultant / PartnerSwiss Hospitality Solutions
Sales and Marketing DirectorTallink Hotels
Revenue and Finance DirectorTallink Hotels
Director of Content MarketingTechnology
FounderTemerity consulting
Marketing ManagerTerme Maribor d.o.o.
Revenue ManagerTerme Maribor d.o.o.
Sales DirectorThe Resourcing Hub
Director Revenue Optimisation - Revenue Management , Centre UK & IrelandThe Rezidor Hotel Group
Chief Operating OfficerThe Student Hotel
Vice President & Managing DirectorThe Walt Disney Company
International Business IntelligenceThe Walt Disney Company
General ManagerThon hotels
Director Of SalesThon hotels
Area Revenue ManagerThon hotels
Director, Travel & HospitalityThunderhead
Director, Global Sales Enablement, Tibco Mashery API ManagementTibco Software
Sales Director - EMEATibco Software
Director of International MarketingTibco Software
Director of Strategic Partnerships & InnovationsTibco Software
Director Travel SolutionsTibco Software
Director - Travel & Tourism SolutionsTietotalo Infocenter
Director of EcommerceTifco Hotel Group
EditorTnooz
Senior Associate DirectorTNS
Director, Business DevelopmentTranslations.com
VP - Strategic AccountsTranslations.com
Account ExecutiveTranslations.com
Strategic Account ExecutiveTransPerfect
Travel ConsultantTravel Counsellors
ReporterTravel Weekly
House ManagerTraveltech lab
Sales ManagerTravelzoo
President of EuropeTravelzoo
Business Development DirectorTriometric
Mobile Partnerships Director - EMEATripAdvisor
Senior Account Manager - South Europe, Middle East & AfricaTripAdvisor
Senior Director, CPC Sales EMEATripAdvisor
Global Director, industry relationsTripAdvisor
Co-FounderTripifini
Senior Project ManagerTripsByTips
Hotel Relations – Global PRTrivago
Global Hotel SalesTrivago
Marketing ExecutiveTrivago
Global Head of HospitalityTrivago
Co-founderTrusted Housesitters
Chief Executive OfficerTrusted Housesitters
System DevelopmentTSH Management B.V
Director of Mobile StrategyTUI
Head of Online Distribution & Channel ManagementTUI
Director of Sales & MarketingTUI
Head of eCommerce LonghaulTUI
Head of Digital AnalyticsTUI
Senior Press OfficerTUI
General ManagerUnion hotels (Union hoteli d.d.)
Managing DirectorUniworld
Revenue ManagerValamar Hotels & Resorts
Cluster Revenue ManagerValamar Riviera
Direct Marketing DirectorValamar Riviera
Senior Digital ConsultantVe Interactive
Marketing ManagerVe Interactive
Global Partnerships ManagerVe Interactive
Senior Digital ConsultantVe Interactive
Chief Executive OfficerVeeve
Director of Business Development EMEAViator
Regional Director, EMEAViator
Sales ManagerVibe Software
Revenue ManagerVila Galé Hotels
senior external affairs managerVirgin Atlantic
Project Manager - Distribution StrategyVirgin Atlantic Airways
Senior ManagerVirgin Holidays
Director of Sales, Travel and HospitalityVistatec
Chief Executive OfficerVivaster
PR & Marketing ManagerVivaster
Chief Commercial OfficerVueling Airlines
Visual Website OptimizerVWO
General Manager - EnterprisesVWO
Marketing ManagerWatergate Bay Hotel
Beach Retreats Business ManagerWatergate Bay Hotel
Operations DirectorWatergate Bay Hotel
Chief Executive OfficerWaynaut
Vice President Marketing and Bus. Dev.Waynaut
Digital Marketing DirectorWebreality
Marketing ManagerWEX
Chief Executive Officerwhym.global
Managing DirectorWorld Travellers (UK)
Business Development ManagerWorldPay
Business Development ManagerWorldPay
Business DevelopmentWorldPay
Director of PR & Communications EMEAWyndham Hotel Group
Chief Digital & Distribution OfficerWyndham Hotel Group
Director of Revenue Management EMEAWyndham Worldwide
Chief Executive OfficerXapiX.io
Industry PartnerYahoo
Project ManagerYandex
Digital & IT DirectorYotel
Digital Marketing ManagerYotel
Commercial Account ManagerZensend
Commercial DirectorZensend
Business Development DirectorZensend
Chief Executive OfficerZensend

2015 Attendees:

2015 Attendees

2015 Attendees

2015 Job Titles

2015 Job Titles

2015 saw over 450 senior online travel professionals attend the event from leading hotels, airlines, car hire, tour operators, online travel agents, cruise, GDS, social media sites etc. With more expected this year, why don't you have a look at who is already attending:

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Hear What Previous Delegates Had to Say:

  • Amathus Hotels

    "Very practical information and ideas that can be applied at your business straight after the event... I highly recommend this event for anyone in the tourism & hotel industry as it's a great place to network but also get some solid information and forecast in trends."

    - Angelina Koftoun, Digital Marketing Manager, Amathus Hotels
  • The Doyle Collection

    "The Travel Distribution Summit 2014 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
  • 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
  • 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

If you’re interested in participating in the conference, please get in touch with me directly.

Gavin Watson

Gavin Watson

GM/Director
EyeforTravel
+1800 814 3459 x7501 (US)
+44 (0) 207 375 7501 (Global)
Email: gavin@eyefortravel.com

2016 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Start-up & Innovation in Travel Awards: Headline Sponsor

  • HotelPlanner.com

Social Content Sponsor

  • Stackla

Sponsors

  • AnM
  • BoldChat
  • distribusion
  • Fornova
  • Google
  • IDeaS
  • Mindtree
  • monetate
  • tibco mashery

Exhibitors

  • Fonix
  • Translations.com
  • Vivaster
  • VWO
  • Waynaut

Media Partners

  • conecting-travel
  • ehotelier
  • GTP
  • hotel news resource
  • LCRAB
  • tecnohotel
  • tornos
  • travel-bulletin
  • travel weekly
  • travel news
  • travolution