GUANGZHOU, China – TravelDaily ( www.traveldaily.cn ), China’s leading online publisher and event organizer with emphasis on distribution, marketing, and technology in the travel and tourism industries, announced today it will partner with PhoCusWright to host the 2010 China Travel Distribution Summit in Beijing from September 15 to 16, 2010.
The China Travel Distribution Summit 2010 will bring together some of the world’s and China’s most influential travel industry leaders and executives to discuss core issues affecting travel.
“Despite a global downturn that has been impacting the world economy since late 2008, China remains the hotspot of the world’s travel market by achieving 11 percent growth in the number of domestic travelers for 2009,” said Eva He, event director for TravelDaily. “China’s domestic air traffic also grew by more than 20 percent on a year-to-year basis.”
In two days of keynote speeches and panel discussions, industry leaders will explore how travel organizations can partner to improve market share and collaborate to revitalize the travel and tourism sectors.
“Participants in our summit seek solutions that can help transform, drive efficiency, and improve bottom-line performance for China’s travel industry,” said TravelDaily’s He. “By working together with PhoCusWright, the world’s leading research authority for the travel industry, we are confident we can create a truly interactive and inspiring event for travel decision-makers.”
China, Consumer, and Content are the main themes of the 2010 China Travel Distribution Summit. TravelDaily conferences are regarded as the most prestigious industry events by Chinese travel professionals and global travel companies interested in investing in China.
DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS FOR THIS CONFERENCE INCLUDE:
Guangfu Cui, CEO, eLong Inc.
Glenn Fogel, Executive Vice President, Priceline.com
Cyril Ranque, Vice President, Partner Services Group, Asia Pacific, Expedia
Chong Phit Lian, CEO, Jetstar Asia Airways
Gregg Brockway, CEO, TripIt
Yen Lee, President, Uptake
Brett Henry, Vice-President, Marketing, Abacus International
Gregor Lochite, Vice President of Greater China, American Express Business Travel
Ram Badrinathan, General Manager, Asia-Pacific, PhoCusWright Inc.
Fritz Demopoulos, CEO, Qunar
Sandeep Bahl, General Manager China & Hong Kong, Delta Air Lines
Zheng Song, COO, Cloudw Wander(China) Limited Company
Phanindra Sama, CEO, redBus.in,
Morton Huang, CEO, Yiqifei.com
Hao Wu, General Manager, Daodao.com
David Chambat, Vice President, Asia-pacific, Tvtrip.com
Qinghua Hong, Founder, Lvmama.com
Liz Perkins, Regional Director, Hotel Marketing, Distribution & Relationship Marketing, Greater China, InterContinental Hotels Group
Nancy Chen, Vice President Marketing, BTG-JIANGUO Hotels & Resorts
Yang Yu, National Sales Director – Travel Insurance, Mondial Assistance China
Christine Zhang, Managing Director, HRS Asia Pacific
Fajin Hu, Senior Manager of E-commerce, Air China
Lifan Yang, Sales and Marketing Director, Spring Airlines
Mei Zhang, Founder, WildChina
The 2010 China Travel Distribution Summit will be held at the Beijing GeHua New Century Hotel, September 15-16, 2010. The conference is now open for registration and the super early bird rate will be valid through July15. For more information, please visit the event website: http://www.traveldaily.cn/go/27.html
TravelDaily ( www.traveldaily.cn ) is China’s leading online publisher and event organizer focusing on distribution, marketing, and technology developments in the travel and tourism industries.
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