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Blockchain: The Next Technology Disruption In The Travel Industry

Category
Future, Marketing

Date
March 7, 2018

Time
17:00 - 17:45

Location
Convention Hall 7.1b, Auditorium London

Blockchain technology has the potential to revolutionize companies and the entire economy. Over a billion dollars have already been invested in blockchain research & development. Despite the hype surrounding blockchain, only few people have a detailed understanding of its main principles. How exactly does blockchain work, and what effects will it have on global travel industry structures? What have tourism industry pioneers been experiencing with blockchain, and which steps should companies now take?

Introductory presentation & Moderation:

Norm Rose, President, Travel Tech Consulting, Inc

Panel guests:

Maksim Izmaylov, Founder & CEO, Winding Tree

Frank Rosenberger, Member of the Executive Board – IT and New Markets, TUI Group

Decius Valmorbida, Senior Vice President Travel Channels, Amadeus IT Group