The 6th Uzakrota Travel Summit, one of 2019’s most important tourism sector events, take place at the Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus in Istanbul on 13 December. This year’s event is expected to be the biggest ever, as key professionals from tourism and media sectors, business representatives and IT professionals gather to discuss the latest topics and trends.
Sponsoring this year’s event at the Hilton Bosphorus Convention Centre are SKYhub, Emirates Airline, Atlasglobal, and IRC International Residency and Citizenship, to name a few. The 2019 edition will see more than 4,000 local and international travel professionals.
The 2019 Uzakrota Travel Summit will feature more than 150 speakers at 6 venues throughout 63 sessions addressing such topics and trends as; “The Role of the Internet in the Destination Marketing”, “The Power of Emerging Markets and Online Platforms”, “The Present and Future of Online Platforms”, “Effect of Payment Platforms on End-Users”, “Future Travel Groups and Marketing Strategies“ and “How Google Affects Tourism and the Travel Industry? Why will SEO be More Important in 2020?”
The list of confirmed speakers for this year’s event is already long, but it includes; Luis Cabrera -CEO- Lonely Planet, Firuz Bağlıkaya -Chairman- Association of Turkish Travel Agencies, Mete Vardar -CEO- Jolly Tour, Wolf Paunic -CEO- Trafalgar Travel, Robert Andrzejczyk -President- Polish Tourism Organization, Kristjan Staničić -President- Croatian National Tourism Board, Ali Onaran -CEO- Prontotour, Kaan Karayal -CEO- Tatilsepeti.com, Mehmet Erdoğdu -CEO- Golden Bay Tour , Velit Gazel -CEO- Gazella Turizm, Oktay Temeller -Director- Setur Tourism, Zekeriya Şen -General Manager- Fest Travel, Mert Dorman – President of Corporate Marketing and Distribution Channels-Turkish Airlines, just to name a few.
In addition, the Uzakrota team will organize a boutique event on 27 September in London as a preview to the main event in Istanbul. 250 professionals are to gather to bring together the industry representatives. Speakers at this event will include Mehmet Erdoğdu – Golden Bay Tour | Chief Executive Officer, Andy Owen Jones – bd4travel | Chief Executive Officer, and Dündar Özdemir – Wirecard UK | Chief Executive Officer, among the several others. Readers can pre-register for this event here.
Early registration for the main event and information about speakers and the program for The 2019 Uzakrota Travel Summit can be found on the website here.