Sales, Marketing and Pricing Strategies
|On September 22-23 hundreds of top sales, marketing,
technology, pricing and revenue management executives from all sectors
of the travel industry will gather in Chicago for EyeforTravel’s annual
Travel Distribution Summit.
For a full agenda go to http://www.eyefortravel.com/usa2004/4
This year’s event sees a particularly strong focus on the hospitality industry. Of the 60 leading travel suppliers and intermediaries speaking representatives from hotels and resorts include:
Later in the day sees Jens Thraenhart of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and Michael Wylie, of Wyndom International look at how hotels can protect their brand and trademarks on line.
How smaller independent hotels can continue to sell online in the face of the growing distribution power of the online agencies is examined by William Koo, Aston Hotels, Sharon H. McAuliffe, Castle Resorts & Hotels and Patricia Brusha, Newcastle Hotels.
Ashwin Kamlani, from the Sol Group Corporation will then look at the potential of online distribution for Conference and meetings.
On the second day of the event, Mike Kistner from Best Western and Mike Keppler from Marriott will join speakers from KLM, Cendant Car Rental and Sabre to look at the role of web services in Travel Distribution.
In the afternoon product pricing takes center stage and top travel suppliers will look at how pricing drivers are changing and how you need to react. Top pricing experts from Kimpton, Priceline, Mandarin Hotels, Hilton, Harrah’s Entertainment, Vail Resorts and The Venetian Casino Resort will explain the drivers behind their pricing strategies.
Said Tim Gunstone, Event Director, “Following the enormous success of our Travel Distribution Summit last year, we have once again attracted speakers from some of America’s most profitable travel companies to share their expert analyses of current distribution best practice. Uniquely, this event sees speakers from across the travel distribution chain. Not only hotels and airlines, but also leading online and offline intermediaries including, Expedia, Sabre, Cendant TDS, Priceline, Hotwire, Hotels.com, Travelocity Business and Business Travel International.
As a special incentive, all attendees to the event will also receive the audio and slides from the European Travel Distribution Summit. This highly valuable research will be available on a CD.
To see a full agenda and list of speakers for the event, please go to the event website at http://www.eyefortravel.com/usa2004/4
By reserving their place early attendees will save. The current price is US$995 but there are only a few seats left at this price. At current booking rates the price will increase to US$1295 in the next few weeks. So please do reserve your place early.
You can do so by sending an email with your full contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org , by registering online at https://secure.firstconf.com/travel/usa2004/secure.html or by calling Tim Gunstone direct on +44 (0) 207 375 7557 (UK hours only so either leave a message with your full contact details or call in your morning.) or if you are in the USA or Canada call EyeforTravel toll free on 1 800 814 3459, ext.237
This is a no risk reservation.
Please note that before September 1st this is a no obligation reservation. If you cancel before the end of August there is no cancellation fee. (Credit card refunds are subject to a 10% charge)
If you have any questions please do call Tim Gunstone call direct on +44 (0) 207 375 7557.
|Also See:||Leading Hotel Chains and Online Intermediaries to Debate Revenue Management and Pricing Strategies / June 2004|
|Hilton, Kimpton, Sol Melia, Best Western, Hotwire, Priceline and WorldRes to Discuss Revenue Optimization Strategies in the Hospitality Sector / May 2004|
|Hospitality Heavyweights Debate Groundbreaking Sales and Marketing Strategies / January 2004|
|Best Western, Intercontinental, Cendant, Outrigger, Carlson Hospitality, Travelweb, Travelocity, Hotwire, Orbitz and WorldRes to debate Hospitality Distribution on the Web / July 2003|