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The 2nd Conference & Expo prepares industry for the challenges of today and tomorrow through AI, digital, tourism insights and Thailand 4.0

June 24, 2017 Headline News No Comments Email Email

The 2nd Conference & Expo, on 28 June at The Landmark Bangkok Hotel(BTS Nana) organized by Travel Media Applications in co-operation with PATA Thailand Chapter, presents an  inspiring roster of speakers who will address the many challenges faced by the travel industry in Thailand in the digital age of tourism. The Expo is the top annual meeting point for experts from the eTourism, mTourism, travel technology, digital travel marketing and distribution channels with decision makers, entrepreneurs, professionals from the travel & hospitality industry of Thailand, ASEAN countries as well as ROW, where delegates can exchange knowledge and experiences, to learn and do business.

Presentations and keynote addresses will include “The big challenges of today and tomorrow” by the CEO of PATA,Dr. Mario Hardy,Thailand 4.0 and Insights on the Digitization of the Thai Tourism Industry”, a fresh report byRoland Berger, andTravel innovations in China that spread worldwide” by Ctrip. Speakers will also address:

  • How you can be part of the revolution that Artificial Intelligence brings by Zumata
  • How the power of Technology helps people go places by Expedia
  • Digital Payments and Cryptocurrencies by expert Per Lind
  • The Next Steps towards Digitization of your Business by Professor Dr. Marianna Sigala
  • Very practical insights that you can use the next day from TripAdvisor
  • New business models to work with OTAs by Traveliko and with Business Travellers by BudgetBusinessTravel
  • Insights on how a tourism authority can leverage a destination and the travel businesses using social media byMekong Tourism and Bangkok River Partners
  • How travel & hospitality companies prepare themselves for the millennials, and how they adopt to the technologies by a very vibrant panel of special guests
  • Also, discover digital projects of excellence at the Digital Innovation Awards (evening program)

The conference will feature a wide range of exceptional solution providers at the Expo, including PayPal, Andovar,Ematic Solutions, Andaman SEO, Sure2Trips, Zumata. The event offers insight and best practice exchange, knowledge and lead-sharing, as well as open discussions on how travel stakeholders can take advantage of innovation to secure the future of their fast-changing industry.

The event location, the Landmark Bangkok Hotel guarantees an excellent hospitality experience with a great meeting setup, coffee and lunch breaks and a relaxing atmosphere including evening drinks.

The 2nd Conference & Expo is sponsored by Khiri Travel, Hype Global, BMAsia, and Vivaldi Integrated Public Relations.

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