Smart Traveller Asia

December 23, 2015 by  
Filed under Events, News, North Asia

HONG KONG, 23 December 2015: With just a few weeks to go to Smart Traveller Asia 201,  the organisers have released details of speakers that will be taking the podium in Hong Kong, 26 to 27 January.

The list includes speakers from  Shangri-La, Hotel Quickly, Cordis Hotels, Kayak.com, Zuji and Japan Airlines.

They will be speaking at Smart Traveller Asia to start the year off discussing the shifting mobile travel landscape and what end users really want from travel brands.

inside no 6Smart Traveller host, EyeforTravel, has brought together some of the brightest minds in the business of travel to give an update on the changes that mobile, online marketing, social media and data analytics has brought to the travel industry in Asia .

Insights from iResearch shows China’s online travel gross merchandise value is estimated to reach USD55 billion in 2015, USD65 billion in 2016 and USD75 billion in 2017. They attribute the growth in online travel to increasing volume of flights, hotels and packages, booked online.

To shed light on how mobile is driving  numbers for travel brands, EyeforTravel managing director, Tim Gunstone, said: “For travel brands in 2016, the channels for online marketing are becoming increasingly diverse. There will be challenges and opportunities at the many touch-points and it is essential that travel brands use the power of personalisation, mobile and social media in order to stay ahead of their competition and enhance the smart traveller experience.”

Sessions will be led by executives from Shangri-La, Kayak, Booking.com, Rakuten, Kempinski Hotels, Skyscanner, Hotel Quickly, Wego, and Japan Airlines.

For the complete conference programme and speaker line-up, visit: http://events.eyefortravel.com/mobile-smart-traveller-asia/.

Register by 8 January via the secure link below to take advantage of last discounts: http://events.eyefortravel.com/mobile-smart-traveller-asia/registration.php.

(PRNewswire, source EyeforTravel)

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