TT15 - overview of ballroom at TRAVELtech 2015

Sydney, Sept 23, 2016:  Fantastic speakers and  a provocative program anchor the latest edition of TRAVELtech – Australia’s leading online travel marketing, distribution and technology event – which returns to Sydney on Tuesday, September 27.

There’s also excellent networking with 200+ delegates registered and plenty of time built into the day to make new contacts and catch up with old friends.

TRAVELtech is a fast-paced, issues-based event with loads of history (founded 1999) and a reputation for integrity and topicality. This year’s theme is Disruptive Influences – The Story Continues and confirmed speakers include:

Ben Angell, VP Marketing Asia Pacific, Norwegian Cruise Line
Jon Beros, General Manager,
Tony Carne, General Manager, Urban Adventures
Chad Carey, co-Founder, Chimu Adventures
Katherine Cole, Regional Director Marketing,
Gerry Comninos, CEO, RMS
Frederic Chanut, MD, In Marketing We Trust
Rod Cuthbert, CEO,
Randall Deer, Managing Director, Ignite Travel Group
Matt Evans, Analytics Lead Travel, Google Australia
Brett Jardine, Commercial Director, CLIA Australasia
Chris Hall, Managing Director, APT Group
Ross Honeywill, Executive Director, Centre for Social Economics
Peter Hopgood, General Manager, Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort
Kurt Knackstedt, CEO, Troovo
Michele Levine, CEO, Roy Morgan Research
Bruce Piper, Publisher, Travel Daily/Cruise Weekly
Nicola Beynon, Head of Campaigns, World Animal Protection
Chris Reed, Founder & CEO,
Alexander Robinson, CEO, Airly
Kelvin Ross, co-Founder, Dreamz AI
Dan Russell, General Manager,
Adam Schwab, Managing Director, Lux Group Limited
Alex Stewart, Chief Operating Officer, SiteMinder
Sean Sutherland, Head of Digital and E-Commerce, OTA Division at Flight Centre Travel Group
Justin Wastnage, co-Founder Cine Souk
Tim Welsh, Director of Social Media, Event Hospitality & Entertainment Limited
James Woodford, co-Founder, YouCamp

TRAVELtech program highlights this year include:

– Latest travel and web research from Google and Roy Morgan
– Insights into the growing and disruptive world of travel deals from industry leaders
– Focus on the booming cruise industry including online and tech perspective
– Insta-Gratification, sort the wheat from the chaff in this marketing super session
– Learn from Australian based tech and online companies who have made it internationally
– Discover how one Aussie travel website is now getting more than 10m unique visitors a month
– Case studies, including one on Aunt Betty, Flight Centre’s new ‘startup’ website
– Hear ‘giving back’ strategies progressive travel companies are employing to enrich the communities in which they operate
– Feel the energy from Australian travel startups as they compete in ‘Pitch It To Me’

TRAVELtech is being held at Sheraton on the Park in Sydney from 9am to 5pm on September 27. Tickets cost $549 + gst.

For details and bookings please visit

Further Information:
Martin Kelly
Director, TRAVELtech
612 9882 1575

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