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Published by Nicole Kow | Oct 14, 2020 | | 3 MIN READ

6 keynote speeches we're looking forward to at Arival 360

With Arival 360 coming up at the end of the month, we wanted to share some of the interesting keynote speeches that will be taking place over the course of two weeks. 

Ranging from big picture industry discussions about recovery to issues around diversity, this conference promises to tackle a range of questions and concerns faced by operators today.

 

1. The Way Forward with Douglas Quinby, CEO & Founder at Arival

In the first keynote, Douglas Quinby kicks off Arival 360 outlining the big themes in the industry and the key questions that will shape discussions throughout the conference.

When? Monday, October 26, 2020

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2. Planning Amid Uncertainty with Casey Clark, CEO at Cultivate Advisors

Many in tours, activities and attractions face big questions: how to plan and build for the future amid so much uncertainty? In this keynote, Casey Clark focuses on how operators can approach planning across all facets of the business and forge their way forward.

When? Monday, October 26, 2020

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3. On Diversity: Serving the Black Traveler with Cheraé Robinson, Founder & CEO of Tastemakers Africa

From the Americas and Africa to Europe and the world, there is a large, diverse yet distinct segment of global travelers whose travel aspirations and ambitions have been changing and growing rapidly. This talk explores the evolution of this important customer segment, and how to reach and serve them following a tumultuous 2020.

When? Friday, October 30, 2020

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4. Tech Talk: The Self-Guided Traveler with Daphne Tseverni, co-founder & CFO at Clio Muse Tours

Will smartphones and apps replace tour guides? Or can they amplify a tour and attraction operator’s product portfolio? This talk explores the self-guided tour customer, and the opportunity for operators to serve them.

When? Monday, November 2, 2020

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5. Marketing without Money with Peter Ross, co-founder of 829 Studios 

If our industry ever needed a hack to bring in customers on the cheap, that time is now. This short talk tackles key strategies for digital marketing on a shoestring – or no-string – budget.

When? Tuesday, November 3, 2020

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6. The Future of Experiences: Empowering Guides and Engaging Guests with co-founder & CEO of TripSchool, Mitch Bach

To kickstart this Boot Camp day, TripSchool is hosting a series of expert discussions about how companies are empowering their guides to create exceptional experiences, as well as creative pivots to new possibilities they've explored during the Covid-19 pandemic. The rest of the Boot Camp will offer practical and creative ideas for rethinking and refreshing your tour experiences.

When? Thursday, November 5, 2020

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Plus a few OTA sessions to look out for...

7. Ask Me Anything: Viator with president Ben Drew

After spinning off from TripAdvisor, the industry’s oldest OTA rolled out new pricing and commission policies, new product quality standards and more. Tune in for a candid interview with Viator president Ben Drew as we delve into the reasons for the changes, what’s next from Viator, the outlook for 2021, and what this means for you. Bring your questions – nothing’s off the table.

When? Tuesday, October 27, 2020

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8. Ask Me Anything: GetYourGuide with co-founder & CEO Johannes Reck

The Berlin-based OTA with a $600 million war chest hasn’t slowed down during the pandemic. The company has continued building its own branded experiences, while its CEO has taken the fight to Google over the search engine’s response to the battered travel industry. In this interview, we go deep on the company’s vision for Originals, dealing with Google, what’s next in distribution post-Covid, and what all of this means for operators.

When? Thursday, October 29, 2020 

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9. Workshop: Make Your Viator Listing Excellent with David King, Senior Director, Global Sales and Account Management at Viator

Viator launched new quality standards for its product listings this past summer. In this workshop, key Viator team members review live listings and provide actionable feedback to help you improve your listing quality and get more bookings.

When? Friday, October 30, 2020

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Nicole Kow
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Having graduated from the UK, Nicole travelled around Europe before joining TrekkSoft's marketing team. She is now based in KL and regularly blogs about her travels at Next Train Out.

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