Views
1 year ago

IFTM Daily 2019 Day 2 Edition

  • Text
  • Iftm
  • Resa
  • Tourism
  • Tourisme
  • Destination
  • Destinations
  • October
  • Touristes
  • Voyage
  • Marketing
  • Www.cleverdis.com

EDITORIAL © Maya

EDITORIAL © Maya Angelse Richard Barnes Editor-in-chief Placing technology and creativity under the spotlight With attendance at IFTM Top Resa on the rise, and increasingly qualified visitors, the show organisers are providing new services to allow travel professionals to take full advantage of the opportunities available. Today sees the conclusion to the 24-hour Hackathon which started yesterday afternoon – with this year’s theme being “Hotel distribution, Act II: play your part in developing THE business hotel marketplace.” The web development hackathon sees project leaders designing an innovative solution for the business travel sector of the future, based on CDS Group technology. Teams of engineers, developers, and salespeople, are putting their ingenuity and creativity to work to develop applications, and websites. The final this afternoon will round off the first day of the International Business Travel Days in the Agora hall, in the heart of the Tech Zone. It’s all part of the ongoing efforts of IFTM Top Resa’s senior management to put new ideas, technology and creativity under the spotlight. IFTM Top Resa met la technologie et la créativité à l'honneur Avec une participation à IFTM Top Resa toujours croissante et des visiteurs de plus en plus qualifiés, les organisateurs du salon proposent cette année de nouveaux services permettant aux professionnels du voyage de tirer pleinement parti des opportunités offertes. Aujourd’hui marque la conclusion du Hackathon de 24 heures qui a débuté hier aprèsmidi sur le thème “Distribution hôtelière, Acte II: contribuez au développement de LA place de marché de l’hôtellerie professionnelle”. Ce hackathon de développement Web permet aux chefs de projets de concevoir une solution innovante pour le secteur des voyages d’affaires du futur, basée sur la technologie du groupe CDS. Des équipes d'ingénieurs, de développeurs et de commerciaux mettent ainsi leur ingéniosité et leur créativité au service du développement d'applications et de sites Web. La finale de cet aprèsmidi clôturera le premier jour des Journées Internationales du Voyage d’Affaires (JIVA) à l’Agora, au cœur de la Tech Zone. Tout cela fait partie des efforts continus de la direction d'IFTM Top Resa pour mettre à l’honneur les nouvelles idées, technologies et la créativité. As we enter the second day of this year’s IFTM Top Resa, it’s nice to see so many familiar faces, and also some “celebrities” here at the show. One such case will be this afternoon at 4:30pm, when Stéphane Bern, an emblematic figure of the French audiovisual scene, will be present at the stand of Plus Belle l’Europe (stand 1-U73, TO village). His visit will be a highlight of the day as this highly successful tour operator launches a number of original and unusual Alors que commence la deuxième journée d’IFTM Top Resa, il est agréable de voir autant de visages familiers et de “célébrités” sur le salon. Ainsi cet après-midi à 16h30, Stéphane Bern, figure emblématique de la scène audiovisuelle française, sera présent sur le stand de Plus Belle l’Europe (stand 1-U73, village des T.O.). Sa visite sera un moment fort de la journée alors que ce voyagiste lance un certain nombre d’activités originales et inhabituelles Frédéric Lorin Tourism Division Director, Reed Expositions France Directeur de la division tourisme, Reed Expositions France Morning Briefing by Frédéric Lorin activities for partners and visitors. And who better than Stéphane to talk about history and heritage tourism ideas? I have also been very pleasantly surprised with the excellent reaction to the new Coach Operator Village, which has been established in partnership with the FNTV. It gives travel professionals the chance to see what’s on offer in France today and in the near future, with a very broad range of transportation options Le briefing matinal de Frédéric Lorin pour ses partenaires et les visiteurs. Et qui de mieux que Stéphane pour parler de tourisme historique et patrimonial ? J'ai également été très agréablement surpris par l'excellent accueil réservé au nouveau Village des Autocaristes, créé en partenariat avec la FNTV. Il donne aux professionnels du voyage l’occasion de voir ce qui est proposé en France aujourd’hui et dans un avenir proche, avec une très large gamme d’options de transport IFTM Daily is a CLEVERDIS Publication - 65 avenue Jules Cantini - Tour Méditerranée – 13006 Marseille, France • Tel: + 33 442 77 46 00 • SARL capitalised at e155,750 • VAT FR 95413604471 • RCS Marseille 413 604 471 • info@cleverdis.com • www.cleverdis.com • info@iftmdaily.com • www.iftmdaily.com • Publisher: Gérard Lefebvre • Managing Director: Jean-François Pieri • Publishing Director: Jean-Guy Bienfait • Editor-in-chief: Richard Barnes • Head of Editorial team: John Falchetto • Editorial team: Luc Citrinot • Art Director: Hélène Beunat • Distribution Manager: Jasdeep Singh • With the participation of: Bettina Badon, Siyu Geng, Benjamin Klene, Luciana Lodolo, Dominic Streuber • To contact them : first name.last name@iftmdaily.com • Cover: © Cleverdis • Printing: Imprimerie Frazier, Paris, France. IFTM Top Resa is a Reed Expositions France registered trademark. © CLEVERDIS 2019 - Registration of Copyright October 2019 - Information presented in this publication is purely indicative in order to illustrate subjects contained therein. No guarantee can be given as to the accuracy of data or content at time of printing and thus the latter should not be used for professional or commercial ends. While all efforts have been made as to accuracy and pertinence of content and data contained in this publication, CLEVERDIS may in no case be held responsible for the consequences, whatever their nature may be, that may result from the interpretation of this data or content, or any eventual errors therein. Any reproduction of the content of this publication, even partial, by any means whatsoever, is strictly prohibited without the prior autorisation of the publisher. Any copy, whether by photography, photography film, magnetic tape, disc or other means constitutes a forgery, liable to punishment under French law according to the legislation of 11 th March 1957 covering copyright. All brands cited in this publication are registered trade marks and/or belong to companies which are their respective proprietors. The publishers and editorial staff decline all responsibility as to opinions formulated in this publication by those interviewed or cited therein. Their opinions are entirely their own, and are included with the understanding that they contain, to our knowledge, no malicious intent. The inclusion of all texts, photographs and other documents supplied by those included in this publication imply the acceptance by their authors of their free publication therein. Documents and photographs will not be returned. It should be understood that this publication contains forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements. Risks, uncertainties and assumptions include assumptions relating to the timing of the recorded date. If any of these risks or uncertainties materialises or any of these assumptions proves incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations outlined in these statements. Cleverdis assumes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements during the period of publication. Photo Credits and Copyright: All Rights Reserved. IFTM Daily • Wednesday 2 October 2019