Travel 2.0 at the New York Travel Festival

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*** PLEASE NOTE THAT RSVP'S ARE CLOSED HERE BECAUSE TICKETS TO THE NY TRAVEL FESTIVAL ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND. PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS ***

Our next event will take place at the New York Travel Festival on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Bohemian National Hall, a beautiful venue in Manhattan's Upper East Side.

"Travel 2.0 @ #NYTF" is a full-day event packed with informative presentations and panel discussions exploring what’s next in the travel industry.

The event offers a unique opportunity for travel startups to showcase what they are working on to a mix of top-notch industry, media and tech-savvy consumers.

As with all Travel 2.0 events, networking and brainstorming will be encouraged!

NY Travel Festival homepage: http://nytravfest.com

Travel 2.0 @ #NYTF page with full details: http://nytravfest.com/travel-2-0-at-nytf/

Tickets: (*** required for entrance ***)

Consumer Weekend Ticket: $45 ($30 with Travel 2.0 discount code: '20WKND')
Industry Weekend Ticket: $100 ($80 with Travel 2.0 discount code: '20NYTF')

*** Buy a ticket here: http://bitly.com/NYTF2014 ***

(A consumer ticket is sufficient for access to Travel 2.0)

Venue:

Bohemian National Hall
321 E 73rd St. New York, NY 10021
Library - 3rd floor

Schedule:

9:30 - 11:00
Exhibitor Time and Networking
Interact with the exhibiting travel startups demonstrating their products at tables around the room.

11:00 - 11:15
Introduction To Travel 2.0 @ #NYTF
Mike Coletta (Organizer, Travel 2.0 / Founder, Fantrotter)

11:15 - 12:10
Google Travel Presentations

• Ting Ting Yan - Account Planner, Google: Digital trends in travel; building brand through the travel research journey
• Sarah Robinson - Account Manager, Travel, Google: The growth of mobile in travel; measuring and capturing demand

12:15 - 1:00
Panel: Innovation In Travel - Focus On Mobile and Social

Moderator:
Valyn Perini - Senior VP, Kalibri Labs

Panelists:
• Brian Batts - Sr. VP, Travel, Hooklogic
• Evan Konwiser - Entrepreneur and consultant
• Alex Kremer - SVP, Partnerships, Nor1

1:00 - 1:45
Lunch / Exhibitor Time
Grab lunch and interact with the exhibiting travel startups demonstrating their products at tables around the room.

1:45 - 2:30
Panel: Investment and Fundraising In Travel

Moderator:
Susan Black - Founding Partner, Black & Wright

Panelists:
• Dave Ambrose - Managing Director, Steadfast Venture Capital
• Patrick McGinnis - Managing Partner, Dirigo Advisors
• Diego Saez-Gil - Founder, WeHostels

2:30 - 3:30
Startup Presentations
Eight 5 minute presentations by:

Alternative Escapes (http://www.alternative-escapes.co.uk/)
Fantrotter (http://www.fantrotter.com/)
Hitlist (http://www.hitlistapp.com/)
Localsherpa (http://www.localsherpa.co/)
Tripwing (http://tripwing.com/)
Explora Phones (https://www.exploraphones.com/)
OutTrippin (http://www.outtrippin.com/)
TBD

3:30 - 4:00
Break / Exhibitor Time and Networking
Interact with the exhibiting travel startups demonstrating their products at tables around the room.

4:00 - 4:45
Panel: Big Data In Travel

Moderator:
Gene Quinn - CEO, Tnooz

Panelists:
• Larry Smith - Partner, Thematics
• M.E. LaPenna - NAM Sales Manager, OAG
• Alex Shchedrin - VP Travel & Hospitality, DataArt
• Tom Copeman - Founder & CEO, Nara

4:50 - 5:30
Panel: The Sharing Economy and Travel

Moderator:
Gillian Morris - Co-Founder and CEO, Hitlist

Panelists:
• Henry Imber - General Manager, OneFineStay
• Samantha Shankman - Reporter, Skift
• Nick Vivion - Reporter, Tnooz

5:30 - 6:00
Exhibitor Time and Networking
Interact with the exhibiting travel startups demonstrating their products at tables around the room.

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Exhibiting Travel Startups:

Alternative Escapes (http://www.alternative-escapes.co.uk/) – High quality villa and townhouse holiday rentals on luxury resorts offering superb activities and facilities.

Fantrotter (http://www.fantrotter.com/) – Stubhub meets Kayak meets TripAdvisor for fans.

Hitlist (http://www.hitlistapp.com/) - Stop searching for airfare. Let us know what you’re interested in & we’ll bring the best options to you.

Localsherpa (http://www.localsherpa.co/) - Localsherpa connects travelers with locals to meet, share and show off their city.

Tripwing (http://tripwing.com/) - Book from thousands of trips from over 30 tour companies.

Explora Phones (https://www.exploraphones.com/) – One flat daily rate for full wireless connectivity while travelling.

OutTrippin (http://www.outtrippin.com/) – OutTrippin helps you have a better vacation with expert travel advice, on tap.

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