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A Phocuswright Online Event

10 December 2020


Program

All times are BRT/São Paulo time.

This online program will be conducted in English.

15:00-15:10  Opening

Speaker: Pete Comeau, Managing Director, Phocuswright Inc.

15:10-15:30  Research Spotlight: World Overview

Hear insights from Phocuswright's global research on the state of travel around the world.

Speaker: Charuta Fadnis, Senior Vice President, Research and Product Strategy, Phocuswright Inc.

15:30-15:50  Latin America's Accommodations Sector

A discussion with key players in the region's leisure, corporate and alternative accommodations space exploring strategies for the upcoming years.

Panelists:
Eduardo Giestas, CEO, Atlantica Hotels International
Gonzalo del Peón, Group President, AMResorts
Alexandre Frankel, Founder, Vitacon, and Founder & CEO, Housi.com

Moderator: Tricia Neves Levy, Market Specialist, Latin America, Phocuswright Inc. and Managing Partner, Mapie

15:50-16:05  Latin America Travel Market Overview

Get to know the highlights of the Latin American travel market from 2020 to 2024 from new Phocuswright research.

Speaker: Carolina Sass de Haro, Market Specialist, Latin America, Phocuswright Inc. and Managing Partner, Mapie

16:05-16:30  Networking Break

Sponsored by Pmweb

16:30-17:15  Travel Startups in Latin America

Explore the innovation scene in the region and hear what opportunities and obstacles this panel of entrepreneurs has encountered.

Moderator: Tárik Potthoff, CEO, Pmweb

Panelists:
Sidnei Pfau, Chief Operating Officer, Smart Tour
Andrés Sarrazola, CEO, Ayenda Hotels
Kyle Wiggins, Co-Founder and CEO, Keteka

17:15-17:35  Executive Interview: Despegar

Presented by Elo

Hear what challenges the leading OTA in Latin America faced during this turbulent year as well as future strategies for its growing presence in the region.

Damian Scokin, CEO, Despegar

Interviewer:
Carolina Sass de Haro, Market Specialist, Latin America, Phocuswright Inc. and Managing Partner, Mapie

17:35-17:55  Highlights From The Phocuswright Conference

Get a glimpse into the biggest takeaways from Phocuswright's global conference – and how they relate to the Latin American travel market.

Speakers:
Pete Comeau, Managing Director, Phocuswright Inc.
Carolina Sass de Haro, Market Specialist, Latin America, Phocuswright Inc. and Managing Partner, Mapie

17:55-18:00  Closing Remarks

Speaker: Pete Comeau, Managing Director, Phocuswright Inc.


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