Carolyn Corda, Adara CMO, shines a light on the importance for travel marketers to harness data insights in order to deliver more personalised targeting and stay ahead of the curve amid the fluid Covid-19 situation
Qatar Airway's vice president for South-east Asia, Jared Lee, lays out the roadmap for airlines to restart operations in a sustainable manner, including putting in place safety protocols, optimising fleets by switching to smaller jets, and offering flexible booking policies
Tim Hentschel, CEO and co-founder of HotelPlanner, explains why the hospitality industry's recovery from Covid-19 will come in unpredictable waves, and how companies can leverage online touchpoints to keep their brand top of mind
Singapore-based proptech startup SensorFlow co-founder and CEO, Sai Ranganathan, stresses the need for hoteliers to embrace smart solutions so as to optimise operational efficiency, cut costs, and rebuild consumer confidence in the post-pandemic travel landscape
Angel Llull Mancas, Booking.com's vice president and managing director Asia-Pacific, discusses why stakeholders need to have a unified approach to help support Asia-Pacific travel sector's walk towards recovery
Sarah Samuel, Head of Airport IT, Amadeus Asia Pacific, shares why airport operators need to invest in a touch-free future to cater to evolving passenger demands and drive non-aeronautical revenues.
Krishnan Menon, Wunderman Thompson's chief client officer, Asia Pacific, shares how Covid-19 can present growth opportunities for the aviation sector, urging airlines to evolve business models, revamp their fleet, and adopt hybrid models to build towards a more resilient tomorrow.
Todd Handcock, president Asia Pacific at Collinson, examines why it is crucial for travel providers to keep the conversation going with customers amid the coronavirus crisis, and how brands can continue to inspire travel and build consumer confidence to drive post-pandemic recovery.
Brent Thomas, director of public policy for Asia Pacific, Airbnb, urges governments to relook regulations on short-term rentals – a sector which he claims can help to hasten tourism recovery by attracting price-sensitive tourists in the post-Covid world.
Deep Bhong, director of Travind Institute in India, believes that the travel and tourism faternity needs to embrace competitors, training opportunities and responsible practices, among other things, to rise above the current crisis.