AMADEUS ONLINE CONNECT 2016

VANCOUVER, CANADA

AUGUST 22 – 24, 2016

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AMADEUS ONLINE CONNECT / Join us

The game is changing. Savvy travelers are expecting more, better and faster results from their online shopping experiences. In the face of these increasing demands, travel technology options are evolving to improve customer experiences, create more automated processes and streamline business operations.

In order to remain competitive, it’s crucial for online travel businesses to adapt to the newest technology trends and alternative information channels that are reshaping the online marketplace. To that end, Amadeus Online Connect 2016 is bringing together leading innovators in the online and search space with Amadeus executives and experts.

During this premier event, we’ll cover the shifting landscape of the online travel industry, focusing on ways to help your business grow. We’ll share fresh, exciting ideas, and show you how to best utilize the powerful tools and advanced features at your disposal in a fun, casual environment.

Hotel, meals and activities will be complimentary during the event days (August 22 – 24). Guests are responsible for any other expenses. We kindly ask that you RSVP by Friday, July 1.

AMADEUS ONLINE CONNECT / Why attend

During Amadeus Online Connect 2016, you’ll discover how travel industry trends are impacting the online travel segment. You’ll hear about innovative research and development solutions that address your most critical issues. And best of all, you’ll enjoy collaborating with Amadeus executives and industry experts amid the multicultural treasures and scenic beauty of this British Columbia region. Together, let’s shape the future of travel!


The perfect setting to learn from peers and take full advantage of Amadeus’ consultancy mentality.

– PETER HARDERS, VICE PRESIDENT,
STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS, LBF TRAVEL, INC.


It is a rare opportunity to get a group of just OTA-execs together in a small setting and I find it extremely valuable.

– JEFF KLEE, CEO,
AMERICAN TRAVEL ASSOCIATES

AMADEUS ONLINE CONNECT / Agenda

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

6 p.m.

Arrivals and Amadeus hospitality desk open

Welcome cocktails & dinner at Reflections Restaurant and Lounge

8 a.m. – 9 a.m.

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

5 p.m.

Breakfast

Business sessions at hotel

Lunch at hotel

Guest speaker and continued business sessions at hotel

Departure for off-site group activity & dinner

Departures




NOTE: Event schedule is subject to change. Final program details will be communicated a few weeks prior to the event.

AMADEUS ONLINE CONNECT / Attendee information

Getting there

If you are traveling by plane, it is about a 25-minute drive from the Vancouver International Airport to Rosewood Hotel Georgia.

If you are driving from Seattle, Washington, it is about three hours’ drive time from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport via I-5 North.

AMADEUS ONLINE CONNECT / Attendee information

Rosewood Hotel Georgia

Legacy mingles with luxury at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia, nestled in the heart of Vancouver. The hotel is a meticulously restored historic landmark, and combines the grandeur of its Roaring Twenties origin with contemporary elegance. Over past decades, this Forbes five-star hotel has been a favored refuge for Hollywood celebrities and royalty alike. With an unrivaled blend of heritage, grace and style, Rosewood Hotel Georgia evokes the golden age of hotel travel.

Hotel amenities

Guests enjoy an array of dining venues and cozy lounges to savor pre- or post-dinner cocktails. The hotel also offers an indoor saltwater lap pool, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and soothing treatments at Sense, A Rosewood Spa®.

As an Amadeus Online Connect attendee, guests receive a 10 percent discount on spa treatments. Please note that spa treatment costs are not covered by Amadeus.

HOTEL INFORMATION

801 West Georgia St.
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6C 1P7
Front Desk: +1-604-682-5566
Spa: +1-604-673-7045

http://www.rosewoodhotels.com/en/hotel-georgia-vancouver

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Should guests wish to extend their stay, a preferred rate of CAD$419 per night will be available three nights prior to and post event. Please note that additional nights outside of the event are not covered by Amadeus.

AMADEUS ONLINE CONNECT / Attendee information

Visa information

If you are a U.S. or non-Canadian citizen, a passport is required to visit Canada. Most international visitors do not require a visa to enter Canada. Please visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website to determine your visa requirements.

VIP activity

Enjoy a “sky-high” adventure and unforgettable British Columbia experience.

Dress code

Please plan for a mix of business casual and general casual attire. August evenings in Vancouver can be cool, so a sweatshirt or jacket is recommended.

AMADEUS ONLINE CONNECT / Explore Vancouver

Considered the jewel of British Columbia, Vancouver is a scintillating city that offers abundant urban and outdoor pursuits. From Chinatown to Punjabi Market, the cultural mosaic of Vancouver’s urban center offers a treasure trove of art, dining and shopping experiences. Surrounding the city are 1,000 acres of West Coast rainforest and snow-kissed mountain peaks that descend to meet miles of sandy beachfront and the sparkling English Bay. To obtain a Visitor Guide, go to Tourism Vancouver.

Weather

You can expect temperature highs to be in the low 70s, and lows in the mid-50s.

Currency

The local currency is the Canadian dollar (CAD). The exchange rate against the U.S. dollar fluctuates daily. For current exchange rate, click here.

AMADEUS ONLINE CONNECT / Hosts

Scott Gutz

SCOTT GUTZ

President,
Chief Executive Officer
Amadeus North America

Stephane Durand

STÉPHANE DURAND

Chief Commercial Officer
Amadeus North America

Scott Alvis

SCOTT ALVIS

Chief Marketing Officer
Amadeus North America

Rudy Daniello

RUDY DANIELLO

Vice President,
Distribution Product Management,
Amadeus IT Group

Alix Arguelles

ALIX ARGÜELLES

Vice President,
Online Travel Group
Amadeus North America

Sebastien Gibergues

SEBASTIEN GIBERGUES

Account Management,
Leisure and Online Travel
Amadeus IT Group

KERRI ZEIL

Head of Amadeus
for Startups
Amadeus North America

Nicki Gaynor

NICKI GAYNOR

Global Account Manager
Amadeus North America

Jessica Labaire

JESSICA LABAIRE

Marketing
Online Travel Group
Amadeus North America


ADDITIONAL SPEAKER TO BE ANNOUNCED

AMADEUS ONLINE CONNECT / Download

Business session presentations will be available for download after the event concludes.

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AMADEUS ONLINE CONNECT / Contact us

Jessica Labaire
312-873-1130
Jessica.Labaire@amadeus.com

Alix Argüelles
305-499-6092
aarguelles@amadeus.com