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Arival Bangkok 2019 sessions
Preserving Cultures, Sustaining Locals and Making Profits.
Most online travel startups dream of big funding rounds, big profits and even bigger exits. This startup thinks about preserving Thailand’s diverse culture and supporting local communities. Achi Thamparipattra, CEO and Chief of Fun of HiveSters, sold us on her vision. In this talk, you’ll find out why.
How to Use Data to Improve Your Tours with GetYourGuide’s Abhinav Kumar.
Most tour and activity operators start with passion and follow their instinct and expertise to design great guest experiences.
Tomorrow’s operators will use data analysis and careful customer observations to design experiences of the future. In this talk, GetYourGuide’s lead for Southeast Asia walks us through their data-driven journey to custom design a tour product with a partner in Bali, and provides insights on how every experience creator can use science as well as art to serve their guests.
Ask Me Anything: AirAsia COO Aaron Sarma
Asia’s iconic low-cost carrier has been methodically, if not so quietly, plotting to win big in tours, activities and attractions. In this interview, we sit down with AirAsia.com COO Aaron Sarma to discuss the carrier’s plans for the Best Part of Travel.
Round Table: OTAs & What’s Next in Distribution.
Distribution dynamics in tours, activities and attractions are rapidly changing. Online travel agencies (OTAs) are growing fast, raising lots of capital, acquiring reservation systems and driving all sorts of innovations. This poses many important questions to operators of all sizes and segments.
This roundtable of OTA leaders and operators will debate them all—and answer tough audience questions.
Ask Me Anything: Klook with Wilfred Fan.
Klook has in just a few short years grown to become a leading online travel agency (OTA) for tours and activities across Asia. Now, with a $500 million war chest, they have big plans for global expansion. In this in-depth interview, get the inside scoop on one of the most talked-about companies in online travel. Learn where Klook is headed, and what it means for your tour, activity or attraction business.
This is Asia’s Arival – Douglas Quinby, CEO Arival
Douglas Quinby delivers an overview of the key trends and issues shaping The Best Part of Travel in Asia and what’s ahead for creators and sellers of tours, activities, and attractions.