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Video Interviews from WTM London 4

Click below to view BTN’s video interviews brought to you from the WTM (World Travel Market) in London’s ExCeL, from new airports being opened to marketing strategies for 2007. Fred Dixon, Vice President, Tourism Development, NYC & Company, on the new NYC Open Book campaign.

Daniella Wichelhausen, Vice president of Marketing, Kempinski Hotels, on 2007 hotel openinings in China and Eastern Europe.

Basil Smith, Director of Tourism, Jamaica Tourist Board, on maintaining high occupancy levels in Jamaica following the anticipated arrival of new room inventory in 2007.

Noel Massoud, GM, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi on strategies for marketing the property in 2007.

Lee Shave, Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Gulf Air.


Luis Namnum, Executive Vice President Sales & Marketing, Occidental Hotels, on the expansion of the Royal Hideaway brand.

Miodrag Popovic, Director, National Tourism Organisation, Serbia, on the growth of UK tourism and a new focus on wintersports and spa.

William ‘Skip’ Barnette, President & CEO, Caribbean Star on the carrier’s new joint business initiative with LIAT.

Mark Darby, CEO, LIAT, on implications of the formation of a new carrier for the Caribbean aviation industry.