Connect, Engage, Inspire

Tuesday, October 20
9AM Singapore Standard time


The latest travel trends from Asia Pacific 

Now more than ever, brands need to connect with travelers at the right time, whether they’re dreaming about, planning for, or booking their next trip. But when travel looks so different than it did a year ago, do you know who to reach out to, what to say, and how to say it in a way that resonates?  

Were moving our annual Insights Summits online to share the latest insights, data, and traveler behavior trends that will help you reach and convert travelers today 

During the virtual Insights Summit, you’ll learn how traveler sentiment and behaviors have evolved this year and explore what this could mean for the future of travel. You’ll also hear from your peers across the industry in a panel discussion on what steps theyre taking now and how theyre planning for 2021. 

You’ll learn: 

  • How traveler search and booking behaviors have changed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic  
  • Insights from travel advertising professionals into their current marketing campaigns and how their 2021 strategies are shaping up 
  • The range of offerings from Expedia Group Media Solutions that you can use to capture the attention and bookings of travelers today 

Date: Tuesday, October 20
Time:  9AM Singapore Standard time
Audience: Appropriate for all travel advertising professionals

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Andrew van der Feltz - Senior Director, Business Development, Expedia Group Media Solutions

Andrew van der Feltz is a senior director of business development for the Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific regions at Expedia Group Media Solutions. His team works closely with agencies, destination marketing organizations, hotel and airline partners on advertising opportunities and campaigns across the portfolio of Expedia Group brands.

Mark Shrives - Senior Director, Client Services, Marriott Digital Services

Based in Bangkok for 10+ years, and coming up on his 2nd year anniversary with Marriott, Mark currently leads the Marriott Digital Services organization for Asia Pacific (excluding Greater China). With a team of 24 digital consultants strategically located throughout the Continent from Mumbai to Sydney, they support the SEO, paid media, localized performance marketing and merchandising for 350+ hotels. 

Mark enjoys reading philosophy and running during his weekends, and now that business travel is a bit challenging, he spends the majority of his weekdays on Microsoft Teams keeping connected with everyone across Asia and all the way over to Headquarters in Maryland.

Rosie Douglas - General Manager, Partnerships and Events, Tourism Tropical North Queensland

Rosie has been working in the Tourism Industry in Cairns since the early 90’s where she has held sales and marketing and human resource roles within  several hotels, the Cairns Convention Centre and  major event organisations. She has been employed in management roles at Tourism Tropical North Queensland for the past 10 years, covering the development of the business, major and regional event portfolio and more recently the role expanded to include  the development of stakeholder and  industry partnership. 

Cathryn Carey – Head of Conversion and Global Operations, Tourism Tasmania

Cathryn (Cat) Carey is responsible for all of the Tourism Tasmania domestic conversion (distribution) program including working with all of our domestic access partners. Similarly, she heads up the Global team, managing the international marketing program and subsequent in market teams.

She has been with Tourism Tasmania for 4 years and has a 20 year career in the tourism industry, working primarily in the inbound market, across all sectors from the luxury high end market (A&K), Inbound Tour Operator (The AOT Group – both Eastern and Western Hemisphere) and Tour Operator (Britz Tours) working across all areas in product development, contracting, sales, reservations, groups and events.

Lisa Whitelaw - Senior Regional Manager, Business Development, Expedia Group Media Solutions

Lisa is based in Sydney and leads the Oceania Business Development team – helping travel and non-travel partners to achieve their objectives through our global reach and marketing solutions.

Celine Wickerhoff - Senior Regional Manager, Business Development, Expedia Group Media Solutions

Celine is a Senior Regional Manager for Business Development at Expedia Group Media Solutions where, together with her team across Asia-Pacific, she works with Expedia Group’s hotel partners to bring them additional visibility and room nights through profitable and efficient TravelAds campaigns. By using data and insights they identify opportunities for their independent and chain partners and to consult them on the best campaign set up and optimization.