The upcoming Uzakrota Summit in Dublin is set to delve into the future of European tourism groups and the exciting prospects that lie ahead for the industry. With an impressive lineup of experts and industry leaders, the conference promises to shed light on the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities within the tourism sector. Let’s take a closer look at some of the captivating panel discussions and moderators that will shape the discourse at this prestigious event.
Scheduled to take place on 22nd May 2023 at the iconic Croke Park, the Uzakrota Summit European event in Dublin has generated considerable excitement among industry insiders. The conference is proud to announce its main sponsors, Turkish Airlines and Failte Ireland, which further highlights the significance and impact of the event.
Where are the largest tourism groups in Europe headed?
Moderated by Joebert Opulencia from USA Orientours, this panel brings together esteemed industry professionals including Rene Frey from Rough Guide, Eda Sirkecibaba from Ejder Turizm, Mary McKenna from Tour America, Orhan Sancar from TURSAB, and Amit Taneja from Cleartrip. The discussion will revolve around the future direction of major European tourism groups, providing valuable insights into their strategies, innovations, and aspirations.
Opening New Markets with Digital Partnerships
Moderated by Sabin Tarsoaga from Tale Travel, this panel will explore the potential of digital partnerships in expanding into new markets. Joining the discussion will be Javier García Carabias from Go Global Travel, George Dumitru from wbe.travel, James Lemon from Stripe, Luca Fenzo from Albatravel, and Lukas Zirker from Midnightdeal. The panelists will share their experiences and insights on leveraging digital platforms to unlock new opportunities for growth and global reach.
Unleashing the Power of Online Travel Distribution
This panel, moderated by an industry expert, aims to dive deep into the realm of online travel distribution. With participants such as travel technology companies and distribution technology companies, the discussion will shed light on the latest trends, challenges, and innovations that are shaping the online travel distribution landscape.
Shaping the Future of the Outgoing Travel Market
Under the guidance of moderator Cihan Saray from Wtatil.com, this panel will explore the future of outgoing travel. Industry leaders including Andy Fairburn from Nordic Tourism Collective, Baris Ozturk from Travelzone, Eray Mert from SunExpress, Alessandro Bottaro from Costa Cruise, and Calgay Cagman from Fly Express will share their insights on emerging trends, customer preferences, and strategies for success in the outgoing travel market.
Managing the Future of the MICE Industry
Moderated by Joseph Blakeley from Hotel Planner, this panel will delve into the future of the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions) industry. Experts such as Iya Magen from Talma Travel, Eleni Skarveli from GNTO, Abbie Michaelson from MeetingPackage, Eilidh Bennett from Storied Collection, and Mark Nunan from Hubli by Meetingbooker will discuss the challenges and opportunities within this dynamic sector.
Managing the Future of Tours and Activities
Moderated by Calgay Cagman from Fly Express, this panel will explore the future of tours and activities. Esteemed panelists including Ibrahim Yuksel from Tourmania, Rory King from Rory’s Travel Club, Fatih Senel from Happy Tours, and Tom Cassidy from Liverpool FC will share their expertise, insights, and innovations in the ever-evolving landscape of tours and activities.
What Comes Next for Travel Booking as the World Reconnects
Moderated by Joshua Ryan-Saha from Traveltech for Scotland, this panel will focus on the future of travel booking in a post-pandemic world. Panelists including Meredith Thomas from Nezasa, Gary Farrington from Expedia, Raymond Habets from Mozio, Edmundas Balčikonis from Tripadd and Rob Golledge from Amadeus