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eTravel Stage Day 3

eTravel World

March 6, 2020

10:30 - 17:00

Hall 6.1, eTravel Stage

Product news on route planning and cloud-based geolocalisation. In addition, podcasts b2b and b2c. Detailed descriptions of all individual events will soon be available here.

Product news on route planning and cloud-based geolocalisation. In addition, podcasts b2b and b2c


  • The Check-in process. Past, present and future.
  • The Guest experience. How a good first impression really counts.
  • The Mobile Check-in. How to meet the most different needs, everywhere, following a smooth and compliant practice. 

David Senar Julia, Senior Consultant, PassportScan

  • Manage trip details / routes in the cloud
  • Have your own navigation app to protect your precious data
  • Provide your customers with customised trip information on their smartphones
  • Decrease your costs to prepare and manage trip guidebooks
  • Why protecing your data will protect your business

Jochen Schneider, CEO, Schneider Geo GmbH

  • Decentralized tools for end travellers and travel businesses
  • Fixing travel distribution with aggregated direct bookings

Maksim Izmaylov, CEO & Founder, Winding Tree

  • Developed to address the needs of Travel Agents.
  • Providing travel agent with everything they need to go online within a short period of time.
  • Covering the full range of travel products including flights, hotels, car rentals, tours & activities and airport transfers.
  • Travel Agents will make a total profit from each transaction.
  • Saas model with no hidden costs

Sean Leong, Business Development Manager, GoQuo

  • Increase of incentives for visitor´s tax honesty (Convenient payment via app, linking with benefits, consideration of discounts, annual spa tickets, groups)
  • Simplified processing for hosts (simple processing of the registration form - directly by the guest)
  • Local tax management for the municipality (Daily guest recording, automatic provision of visitor´s tax data, simplified controls)
  • Additional low-cost, low-scatter loss sales channel for the regional economy

Björn Leif Faltis, Projectmanagement, Guide 2 GmbH
Thomas Holst , Geschäftsentwicklung / CBDO, Guide2 GmbH

13:00 - 14:00

  • Every day 3 start-ups tell about themselves
  • strengths, weaknesses, personal learnings and challenges
  • On Stage: Mamis Travel Guide, Tutaka GmbH and Zelt zu Hause

Moderated by:
Michael Buller, Chairman, VIR - Association of Internet Travel Marketing

Alexandra Herget, Co-Founder, TUTAKA GmbH
Nina Heyder, Founder, ZeltzuHause
Laetitia Hörnler, CEO, mamis travelguide



  • Introduction keynote from Spotify
  • What are the advantages of podcasts?
  • Earned, paid, owned. How do I find out if podcasts are worthwhile in my marketing mix?
  • Experience: How do you ensure sufficient information and entertainment value

Moderated by:
Daniel Sprügel, Founder, Maniac Studios

Panel guests:
Teresa Baumgarten, Marketing Manager ITB Berlin, ITB Berlin
Jens Behler , Head of Department Digital Communication, Deutscher Olympischer Sportbund
Adrian Klie, Podcaster, Welttournee - der Reisepodcast
Christoph Streicher, Podcaster, Welttournee - der Reisepodcast

Speakers & Panel guests:
Katia Yakovleva, Head of DE Strategic Accounts, Spotify

  • What is a brand SERP (Search Engine Result Pages)? (Hint: it is what appears when someone Googles your brand name?)
  • Why your brand SERP is essential to your bottom line
  • What is your Digital Ecosystem? (Hint: it is vast .... and vital)
  • How your digital ecosystem affects your core business
  • How to use Brand SERPs to optimise your Digital Ecosystem
  • How this will boost your digital strategy and improve your bottom line

Jason Barnard, Founder, Kalicube

  • Power of Big Data: unlocking potential of a Destination through a holistic analysis of Data Insights.
  • AI and Digital Advertising: reaching a right person, with a right message, in a right moment of time.
  • Interplay of Big Data and Digital Advertising: converting incremental visitors to a Destination and maximizing revenues.

Ivan Kusalic, Chief Technology Officer, travel audience, an Amadeus Company
Donovan White, Director of Tourism, Jamaica Tourist Board

  • The ITB Virtual Reality Lab in Hall 10.2 is the platform for providers and users of virtual (VR) and augmented reality (AR) applications in the tourism and marketing sector.
  • As the grand finale of eTravel World, suppliers on the eTravel Stage will report on their products in a user-oriented way
  • Q&A and exchange of experience with interested trade visitors


Jan Dolezal, CEO, SmartGuide
Josh Ellison, Co-founder, Jump To
Michael Lehnert, Director Sales and Marketing, SENSAPE
Laura Olin, COO & Partner, ZOAN
Marco Rossi, Business Development Manager, Aeronike