The Agenda for BerlinPLUs 2018 will follow a similar format to past forums with a special focus on disruption in travel distribution

BerlinPLUs2018 Forum ~  AGENDA

SeminarisCampus Hotel 12th – 14th April 2018

 

Thursday 12th April 2018

Coffee experience with Coffee Circle Roastery 15h30

 

Arrival drinks & dinner Hotel Seminaris 19h00

 

Friday 13th April 2017

 

Welcome – 09h00

 

The Changing Hotel distribution landscape ~ “You gotta fight for your right to par(i)ty! About big and small meanies in online distribution.”

Markus Luthe Chief Executive of the German Hotel Association

   

State of Travel industry distribution – Don Birch

Reshaping of the Distribution equation

We are entering a period of major disruption

Changes in Loyalty (Chuck’s material)

 

Coffee 10h00 – 10h30

 

The Autonomous Revolution, opportunities in travel personalisation

Alex Bainbridge, Serial entreprenour

 

Some thoughts on Airline distribution

Max Reilly, Seabury Consulting

 

Disruption from China – how the Chinese internet giants are poised to disrupt global travel distribution 

Roy Graff, Managing Director, EMEA and CMO at Dragon Trail

 

NDC update – are we approaching a tipping point?

Stephane Pingaud, CoFounder flyiin.com

 

The BlockChain rocketship ~ Mars here we come

Max Izmaylov & Davide Montali, WindingTree

 

The BIG Debate

"This House believes that intermediaries deliver good value for travel suppliers"

For: Ed Nicol, CoronPacific

Against: Alex Bainbridge, Entrepreneur

 

Lunch 12h30 – 13h30

 

Show and Tell Sessions

Marc Hoffman, CheckMyBus

Bastian Boechenhueser, TravelCircus

Further Candidates to be advised

Includes Synergzer Business Model Generation & Value Proposition exercises

 

Tea 15h30 – 16h00

 

Group Tasks working session (1) ~ 90 mins

 

Drinks & Supper 19h15 ~

Restaurant Alter Krug Dahlem

Konigin Luise Strasse 52, Berlin 14195

+49 30832 7000

Dinner Sponsored by WindingTree

 

Saturday 14th April

 

Reconvene ~ 09H15

Group Tasks working session (2)

 

Morning Coffee 10h45 – 11h15

 

Group Tasks feedback 90 mins

BerlinPLUs 2018 learning points and The Wrap

 

13h00

Lunch Hotel Semaris & Close