May 16, 2012

A powerful international speaking lineup has been confirmed for No Vacancy Southeast Asia in Bangkok on June 26 – a conference which addresses the rapidly changing online business environment confronting regional hoteliers and online travel agents.

It examines key industry issues such as travel distribution, the internet and mass tourism while presenting the very latest in industry research. It is packed with panels, case studies, issues and debate. Key sessions include:

  • Managing user reviews
  • Hotel website design
  • Digital marketing and online distribution
  • SEA online consumer trends
  • Latest hotel and aviation research
  • The opportunity and threat of mass tourism
  • Latest booking trends
  • Online Travel Agents case study and panel
  • Revenue management

The program is shaping up really well with some great speakers from Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Hong Kong, United States and Australia already confirmed and there are more on the way. Confirmed speakers include:

  • Bill Barnett, Managing Director, C9 Hotelworks
  • Bill Black, President, SilverNeedle Hospitality
  • Scott Blume, Group CEO, PT Raja Kumar International
  • Ben Emery, Director of Revenue Strategy, Southeast Asia, Marriott International
  • Mark Flower, Director of Commercial – Southeast Asia, IHG
  • Timothy Hansing, CEO, Red Planet Hotels
  • Craig Hewett, Co-Founder, Wego.com
  • Sonia Kapoor, Director, Nielsen
  • Markus Keller, Regional Director of Sales & Distribution – Asia Pacific, Accor
  • John Koldowski, Special Advisor – Strategic Intelligence Centre, PATA
  • Dan Lynn, CEO, AirAsia Expedia
  • David Perry, General Manager, Gran Melia Jakarta
  • Robert Rosenstein, President, Agoda
  • Jagdish Sandhu, Director, Revenue Management & Distribution, Banyan Tree
  • Sen Sun-Moon, Director, Horwath HTL
  • Jessica Tham, Corporate Director – Yield Management, Berjaya Hotels & Resorts
  • Jerome Wise, Vice President – Global Internet Marketing Services, TravelClick
  • Michelle Wohl, Vice President Marketing, Reinvate

No Vacancy Southeast Asia is being held at the Banyan Tree Bangkok on June 26. Tickets cost from AUD$399. Please visit www.traveltrends.biz for program and booking details.

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