The GTMC and Travelport solidify its longstanding partnership in the run up to GTMC’s annual Overseas Conference, and confirm Mike Croucher, chief architect of Travelport, as one of the keynote speakers.
Taking place in Noordwijk in The Netherlands, 30 June – 2 July 2019, the GTMC will host delegates and senior representatives from across its TMC members and Industry Partners to debate the future of the business travel sector under the theme ‘What’s next?’.
As a longstanding Industry Partner, Travelport will continue to engage in networking events, strategy groups and work closely with members for the betterment of the business travel sector. This further solidifies the partnership which aims to provide practical solutions to challenges and cross-industry issues.
Adrian Parkes, CEO, GTMC comments: “As a very important industry partner of the GTMC, we’re thrilled to cement our relationship further with Travelport and look forward to continuing our work together. As such a big player in the industry, it’s been invaluable to have Travelport support so many of our initiatives on such a regular basis. “We’re pleased to have Mike join the keynote speaker line up at our Overseas Conference this year. His wealth of knowledge in the industry makes him an exciting addition to the programme.”
Of this opportunity, Mike Croucher, Chief Architect, Travelport says: “Across industries we’re seeing the impact of ‘Business 4.0’ and feeling the effects of new technology and social change. This is especially true in travel as the digital era supports a new generation of constantly connected, experience seeking customers. We’ve all got to adapt to meet traveller needs and expectations and we’re looking forward to sharing our perspective on the innovations reshaping our industry with the expert GTMC audience. See you in Noordwijk!”
Representing a diverse range of travel management companies – from global companies to small independent specialists and top regional agencies – GTMC, originally founded in 1967, is the voice of business travel and acts to lobby those who have an impact on the business travel community, together with promoting the activities of its members as the best in quality and value to the business traveller.