The luxury travel industry moves at an incredible pace with new and exclusive properties in unfamiliar destinations and exciting, out-of-the ordinary experiences being launched regularly. With such rapid growth comes the desire for education and an understanding of the key trends and challenges in the industry.
Participants are invited to hear key industry figures debate and discuss a choice of two issues at the heart of our industry - CSR or Social Media.
Monday 1st October - 16.00 - 17.00
The three most misused words in travel - Ecotourism, Volunteerism and Sustainability
Moderated by Peter Greenberg, Travel Editor, CBS
Sarah Dayboll, Director, Environmental Affairs, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Zachary Rabinor, President & CEO, Journey Mexico
Ken Budd, American Association of Retired Persons
Location: Riviera 3, Fairmont Mayakoba
Social Media - Is it more than just participating in Facebook & Twitter?
Moderated by Mario Jobbe, Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer, Brand Karma
Erina Pindar, Travel Advisor, SmartFlyer
Kittisak Pattamasaevi, Trisara Hotel
Wendy Perrin, Director of Consumer News and Digital Community, Condé Nast Traveler
Location: Palma Real, Rosewood Mayakoba