Europe’s Biggest Travel Companies Meet to Discuss E-commerce in Paris

Senior decision makers from Europe’s leading travel companies will meet at the E-commerce for Travel Europe 2001 conference and exhibition, to be held from the 2-4 April at the Palais des Congrès in Paris.
Keynotes for the event include Howard Millar, CFO, Ryanair, representing the airline that used the web to save US$30 million in one quarter. Pat Gaffey, E-commerce Director, British Airways , Europe’s biggest airline. Simon Breakwell, MD Europe, Expedia, the most popular UK Travel web site and Jeff Lavender VP Europe Travelocity , the online agency that in 1999 made $808,000,000 worth of Internet travel sales.
Other global travel companies represented include, amongst others, Lufthansa, Virgin, Priceline, Getthere, Travelprice, Freeserve, Sabre and Kuoni. All will be there to talk about the way the web is rocking their industry and to do business.
Three vertical tracks will cover key issues affecting the online travel industry, focusing on marketing and content, e-business strategies and the technology behind the decisions. M-commerce in the industry will also be significantly represented in a unique horizontal stream flowing across all three tracks.
Already registrations for the conference are coming in rapidly, and the organizers, EyeforTravel, are expecting a sell-out event.
This established e-commerce event is going into its fifth year in Europe and is expected to exceed all previous attendance rates.
Check out the full event programme and speaker line-up on the conference web-site at