Lorraine Sileo

Senior Vice President, Research and Business Operations
Phocuswright Inc.

Lorraine Sileo Senior Vice President, Research and Business Operations
Lorraine Sileo launched the research division of Phocuswright Inc. in 1998. Phocuswright's global marketplace intelligence is the industry standard for segmentation, sizing, forecasting, trends, analysis and consumer travel planning behavior. She is quoted frequently in consumer and trade media and has authored numerous publications (including Phocuswright's U.S. Online Travel Overview reports). Lorraine has testified at hearings held by the National Commission to Ensure Consumer Information and Choice in the Airline Industry, charged by Congress to examine the impact of online distribution on the travel industry. She was previously an adjunct professor at New York University's Graduate Center for Hospitality, Tourism and Sports Management. She has analyzed the business and consumer electronics marketplace for various publications and media companies for over 20 years.

Sessions

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 2:00 PM – 2:15 PM

Center Stage Opening

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 2:15 PM – 2:35 PM

Executive Interview: eDreams ODIGEO

The largest European-based OTA knows what it takes to compete against the big guys while maintaining local leadership. Hear from the CEO how diversifying into new markets, products and technologies will play into its long-term success.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 3:10 PM – 3:30 PM

Executive Interview: Costa Crociere

How can an entrenched cruise brand like Costa Crociere keep digital transformation at the forefront? Its tech leader explains how risk taking and learning are vital to market leadership.

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Thursday, May 16, 2019 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM

Executive Interview: Founders Factory

The co-founder of one of Europe's most iconic brands, lastminute.com, is back to share his perspective on the state of travel, the pace of innovation, prospects, surprises, and what's next.

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