Over 80 leading figures in the e-travel industry are to speak at E-commerce for Travel Europe 2001, Europe`s largest new markets travel event.
Top industry names addressing the conference include Simon Breakwell, Expedia`s European managing director; Ryanair`s CFO Howard Millar; and Dinesh Dhamija, president and CEO, ebookers.com.
The European travel industry`s premier online travel conference takes place from 2- 4 April at the Palais des Congrès, Paris and is organised by EyeforTravel, the leading e-travel information network.
Over 350 high profile delegates have already signed up, representing some of Europe`s most prominent airlines, hotel chains, travel agencies, tour operators and online travel suppliers.
Like all EyeforTravel conferences, the Paris event has a multi-track structure. In addition to attending keynote speeches, delegates can listen to focussed industry case studies and participate in interactive debates organised in a streaming structure divided into marketing, technology and business. Delegates can also take part in a series of interactive workshops, focusing on breakthrough solutions including `M-Travel` hosted by Siemens Mobile Travel Solutions and `Website Management` with Planetware.
EyeforTravel`s mission is to drive debate on e-commerce developments in the travel industry through high-profile conferences, a new networking meetings concept and the most comprehensive website on the subject (www.eyefortravel.com
In keeping with its mission, the company is running a dedicated exhibition alongside the main conference to enable delegates to network with other travel technology specialists in an informal environment. Companies including Siemens Mobile Travel Solutions, Gradient, Equant, Geoworks and iFAO will be there to advise on strategy and discuss partnerships.
Said EyeforTravel`s events director Simon Carkeek: “EyeforTravel`s conference is the meeting place for the online travel industry. If you`re involved in e-travel, you can`t afford to miss it.
“We don`t just organise conferences. We give industry decision makers the answers they need to gain a competitive edge.”