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Wouter Geerts
Categories: Con-X2023

CON-X 2023: Wouter Geerts explores the future of travel, AI and creativity in the industry

6/15/23 3:37 PM

 

  • Dr. Wouter Geerts, Head of Research at SKIFT, highlights the potential of AI in revolutionizing hotel check-ins and travel planning, emphasizing its transformative power in the industry.
  • Geert emphasizes the importance of creativity in the travel industry and the need for new strategies to attract visitors, especially as pent-up demand wanes and consumer behavior shifts.
  • The changing nature of work and global travel flows, particularly in Asia, are influencing travel patterns, while investments in the industry and the availability of capital are creating opportunities for businesses to offer unique experiences.

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round table
Categories: Con-X2023

Key Takeaways from the CON-X 2023 Investors Roundtable: navigating the evolving landscape of business advisory

6/9/23 12:00 AM

The CON-X 2023 Investor Roundtable in Mallorca brought together experts from the investment and advisory industry to discuss the current landscape and future trends. Moderated by Alex Gisbert of Fastpay Hotels, participants Henry James Wells, Partner and Head of Consumer finnCap Group; Morgann Lesne of Cambon Partners, Jan Frederik Valentin, Founding Partner ECP Investor; shed light on the role of advisors, the challenges of M&A transactions, the importance of selectivity and the factors that attract or repel investors. This article provides a summary of the main ideas shared during the roundtable.

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Pedro Camara en Phocus
Categories: News, Corporate

TravelgateX CEO participates in a prestigious panel discussion at Phocuswright Europe 2023

5/29/23 4:03 PM

Phocuswright Europe 2023 is just around the corner, and it is poised to be an event that will shape the future of the hospitality industry. Against the vibrant backdrop of Barcelona, this gathering will bring together industry experts, thought leaders, and innovators to explore the latest trends and insights driving the evolution of travel and hospitality.

One of the highly anticipated highlights of the event is the panel discussion on "Lodging Transformed." Speakers including Pedro Camara, Founder and CEO of TravelgateX, Vanessa de Souza Lage, Founder and CEO of Sustonica, Sebastien Leitner, Vice President of Partnerships at Cloudbeds, Giancarlo Carniani, Managing Director of ToFlorence Hotels, and a market analyst from Italy Phocuswright will share their valuable perspectives on the ongoing changes in the industry and their impact on the lodging sector.

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CONX2023
Categories: Con-X2023

Uncut, now it’s personal: Latest Trends in Tourism Technology at Con-X 2023

5/12/23 4:37 PM

PRESS RELEASE.- International tourism experts discuss AI's role in efficiency and personalization of the sector

TravelgateX's successful CON-X 2023 conference attracted over 350 executives from the tourism, technology, and media industries. "Uncut, now it's personal" focused on artificial intelligence (AI) as the key tool for industry professionals to improve their work processes' efficiency while providing greater personalization for travelers.

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CEO
Categories: Con-X2023

SPONSOR CON-X 2023: Interview Felix Shpilman, CEO Emerging Travel Group

5/5/23 3:18 PM

In this interview, Felix Shpilman, CEO of Emerging Travel Group, shares his insights on decision-making and the main trends in tourism distribution today. Shpilman emphasizes the importance of experimentation and learning from mistakes, as well as the potential of Bedbanks 2.0 in the accommodations sector. He also shares anecdotes of the company's daring decisions, including the expansion into air and transfer services. Looking ahead, ETG has big ambitions for global expansion and is continuously growing its commercial team. Shpilman invites CON-X participants to connect with his team to access a wide range of accommodation inventory and the latest solutions in product and technology.

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