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CON-X 2022 | Toni Nadal, speaker


Tourism and sport will have something in common in Mallorca next Tuesday, May 31. And is that Toni Nadal, will be present at CON-X 2022, a global conference that will bring together the 250 TOP Leaders of tourism who will discuss the future of the tourism sector, innovation, challenges through travel data, the evolution of the sector after recent events, among other topics.

Toni Nadal is a tennis coach and current director of the Rafa Nadal Academy. He will give a very special presentation with the title "Everything is coachable" that will help attendees to learn through his knowledge about the values of sport, how to work, motivation and enthusiasm, effort, resilience, commitment, character... Values inherent to the sports field, but which are also part of professional life, being applicable to technical profiles, middle management, managers or freelancers. Developing the mental strength to deal with crisis situations and reverse any problem is one of the keys to success.

CON-X, adapt, pivot and grow
Technology is boosting the value of tourism companies in a disruptive way. Thanks to it, small businesses can scale and compete like never before and even present alternatives for tourism suppliers to take control of their distribution networks.
In the last two years a lot has changed in the travel industry, and to find out where the industry is heading, TravelgateX is organizing CON-X 2022 for the second time to coincide with its tenth anniversary year. It will be a global B2B conference with more than 156 travel companies coming from 45 countries.

More than 250 C-Level participants will gather on May 31 at the Es Baluard museum in Palma to hear from the industry's TOP Leaders. Afterwards, the San Carlos castle will be the epicenter of networking and dinner for all guests.

On this occasion,-X 2022 is based on three pillars ADAPT. PIVOT. GROW in order to learn how companies in the sector have advanced after two years of crisis and change. High-level international speakers will discuss topics that concern the travel industry such as: the future of business, the metaverse, connections, creative ways to overcome the crisis, big data, trends and predictions, OTAS, wholesalers, hotels and other types of accommodation, quality, quantity, personalization of travel, consolidation of technology, prospects for the industry after the crisis, automatic learning, among others.


Success stories to inspire CON-X 2022 attendees
The TravelgateX team has chosen the most impressive stories related to technology and tourism to help spark creativity, inspiration, as well as provide useful and quality information for attendees. Some speakers and moderators already confirmed for this edition:

Lee Hayhurst, Editor in chief, Travolution

Toni Nadal, Head of Rafa Nadal Academy

Kate Irwin, Commercial Director EMEA, Skift

Bill O'Connor, CEO & Founder, Agents Of Innovation

Christian Kremers, Executive Vice President Europe, AMResorts

Jonathan Bedford, Chief Sales Officer (CSO), SiteMinder

June Zhu, Deputy General Manager Americas, Trip.com

Mirja Sickel, Executive VP Traveller Centric Platform, Amadeus

Gaurav Bhatnagar, Cofounder, tbo.com

Wouter Geerts, Research Director, Skift

Alen French, CEO, Thomas Cook

Bas Lemmens, HotelPlanner President of EMEA

Mario Gavira, VP of Growth, Kiwi.com

Susanna Sciacovelli, Chief Comm Office, Institutional Relations & CSR, Grupo Viajes El Corte Inglés

Fritz Oberhummer, Chief Product Officer, Supplier Solutions, HRS

 Who is behind CON-X

The TravelgateX team is fully organizing the conference, with the support of Meliá Hotels, which will host speakers and guests, as well as NXOdirect, Peakpoint Global, Fastly, Darina Holidays, FastPay Hotels, Roibos, Welcomebeds, Interrías, TBO.COM, Methabook, Priceline, Google Cloud, Worldline, PrimeTravel, Webbeds, Telefónica Altostratus, Xacobeo 21-22, Jacobs Media Group, Travolution, Smarttravel, Hosteltur