Scott Gillespie will deliver the closing keynote presentation at The Beat Live on Sept. 12 in Nashville, as chosen by readers of The Beat. Consultant Gillespie plans to explore whether Managed Travel 2.0 is a trendy topic or strategic shift.
This year's The Beat LiveKeynote Vote also featured a promise by Jim Davidson of Farelogix to "dazzle" on the "TMC ecosystem, airline merchandising and customer expectation" and a pitch by Holly Hegeman of PlaneBusiness about the "wonderfully eternally dysfunctional airline industry." Travel & Transport's Michelle Holmes offerd a discussion of T&T's trial and error with gamification, Mr. Arlo's Chuck Jensen planned to highlight mobile and Alan Tyson of Databasics is asking whether Gen Y represents "the end of managed travel."
These participants will discuss their topics during a panel discussion moderated by Tony D'Astolfo of GroundLink at The Beat Live, coming up Sept. 10-12 in Nashville. Great work, and thanks to all!