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Top travel industry CEOs set to take the Skift Global Forum stage next month including speakers from Booking Holdings, Uber, VisitBritain, Expedia and so many more.

Our tenth and largest Skift Global Forum is just around the corner, and it promises to feature a lineup of can’t-miss visionary travel industry speakers who are shaping the way we experience and navigate the world.

Some of those top travel executives include:

Glenn Fogel: Staying Ahead of Consumers

Glenn Fogel, the CEO and President of Booking Holdings, will take the stage to share his perspective on the future of online travel booking and accommodation services. With a portfolio of brands that includes, Priceline, and Kayak, Fogel has overseen a vast evolution of online travel booking experiences for millions of travelers worldwide. Learn from his expertise on the latest trends in travel technology, digital transformation, and the art of staying ahead of consumers in a rapidly changing landscape.

Patricia Yates: Elevating Tourism with VisitBritain 

Tourism plays a vital role in shaping economies and fostering cultural exchange, and a new era is coming. Patricia Yates, the CEO of VisitBritain, is a true advocate for enhancing the travel experience in the United Kingdom. Joined by Intrepid CEO, James Thornton, attendees can expect to gain insights into the strategies behind successful destination marketing, sustainable tourism practices, and the power of collaboration between the public and private sectors to create memorable travel moments.

Peter Kern: Enhancing the Travel Experience

Peter Kern, the Vice Chairman and CEO of Expedia Group, is a key player in the digital realm of the travel industry. Expedia’s suite of brands spans the entire travel ecosystem, from booking flights and hotels to planning activities and experiences. Kern’s talk will delve into the intersection of technology, personalization, and traveler empowerment, offering attendees a glimpse into how Expedia Group is reshaping travel through innovative solutions and cutting-edge strategies.

Dara Khosrowshahi: Fireside Chat with Uber’s CEO

Closing out this year’s Forum is Dara Khosrowshahi, the CEO of Uber. As the leader of one of the world’s leading ride-hailing and food delivery platforms, Khosrowshahi has been at the forefront of transforming urban transportation and enhancing the convenience of our daily lives. Join his session to gain insights into the evolution of mobility solutions, the role of technology in reshaping cities, and the ever-expanding possibilities of a connected world.

These are just some of 35+ speakers who will take the stage at this year’s Forum. So many exclusive interviews and sessions await at the leading travel industry conference of the year. Make sure to be a part of it.

Skift Global Forum 2024 Early-Bird Registration

Skift will return to New York on September 17-19, 2024.

Full-price tickets are $3,495 (Solo) and $3,145 (Group). 

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