Monday, 13 March 2017

EyeforTravel hosts table at the European Group Travel Awards before European Flagship

Top speakers to be at the EyeforTravel Summit in May joined the table at the European Group Travel Awards last week

On the 9th March, an evening of entertainment and celebration took place at HotelPlanner’s annual European Group Travel Awards. The awards saw 25 award categories recognise the operators that service and deliver the most outstanding group travel services and experiences.

EyeforTravel sponsored and hosted a table at the event in recognition that the group travel industry is a $45 billion a year market.

EyeforTravel’s guests were a diverse representation from the travel industry, spanning from traditional hotels and resorts, multi-modal metasearch companies, a vacation rental firm, a data management platform, start-ups with huge recent success to the largest global airline trade association. 

Attendees at the EyeforTravel table included:

  • Daniel Wishnia – Digital Marketing Consultant – GCH Hotels
  • Andrei Grintchenko – Head of Business Intelligence Projects – IATA
  • Roman Sucharzewski – EU Director of Hotel Distribution & Marketing – Diamond Resorts International
  • Marc Hoffman – CEO – CheckMyBus
  • Yann Raoul – CEO – Gopili
  • Zdenek Komenda - Chief Business Development Officer -
  • Jasmin Arbesser – Brand Manager –
  • Florent Coudyser – Industry Director – Relay42
  • Leo Langford – Conference Director – EyeforTravel 

·    The evening boasted a night of gratitude towards industry excellence as well as entertainment, good food, drink and laughter.

The industry professionals listed above as well as 350 more travel elites and decision makers will be in attendance at the EyeforTravel Summit (London, May 3-4th 2017).

The two-day event is the European travel market’s premier opportunity to meet, network and be part of ground-breaking discussions on how the industry is changing forever in digital, data, marketing, RM and distribution. It is also the summit that will host the sealing of the deals that will change company structures and the industry as we know it.

Just a sample of the EyeforTravel Summit’s 70 speakers include:

  • Glenn D. Fogel – CEO - Priceline Group
  • Roland Sch├╝tz - EVP and Head of Information Management & CIO Group Airlines - Deutsche Lufthansa
  • Lennert De Jong – CCO - Citizen M Hotels
  • Alessandra di Lorenzo - CCO – Partnerships and Advertising -
  • Dan Christian – CDO - The Travel Corporation
  • John Whitley - Senior Director Ancillary Sales, International - Hertz
  • Brenda van Leeuwen – CEO -
  • Tero Valkiala - Head of Digital – Finnair
  • Jonathan Liu - VP Pricing and Revenue Management – Accor
Full speaker line-up, agenda and a live attendee list of the event, simply follow this link: