Pete Comeau

Managing Director
Phocuswright Inc.

2023 Phocuswright Europe speaker

Pete Comeau Managing Director
Mr. Comeau is responsible for overall strategic and operational leadership at Phocuswright. Pete oversees all aspects of Phocuswright's commercial activities including product, sales and service, and marketing. He also plays a key role in product development and business development strategy for Phocuswright research, events and media businesses globally. Pete is a frequent speaker at industry events and heads Phocuswright's coverage of startups and innovation.

Mr. Comeau's travel industry career spans over two decades. Previously, he managed strategic partnerships at Orbitz in Chicago, where he assisted in growing and managing accounts for the Orbitz Partner Network. Prior to Orbitz, Pete was the sales leader at Moguls Mountain Travel, a ski tour wholesaler in Boulder, CO. He helped design, implement and maintain four reservation systems during his tenure and managed and mentored a team of successful sales agents.

Based in the Denver, Colorado area, Pete holds an M.B.A. from Daniels College of Business and graduated magna cum laude from Bowdoin College with a degree in government and economics.


Tuesday, June 13, 2023
10:50 AM – 11:20 AM CET

Executive Panel: The Bridge Series - Products in the New World

Innovative products have come to the forefront in 2023 and are driving the industry forward. The most innovative and agile Titans and Trailblazers are developing products to address the shifting preferences of travelers, who now prioritize safety, convenience, and unique experiences and to empower B2B partners to service travelers in a hyper-personalized, contextual manner. Follow the product enhancement journey into the New World that is as efficient as it is experiential, from different perspectives and markets.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2023
2:00 PM – 2:10 PM CET

Welcome to Innovation: Launch

Innovation isn't just for startups - scaleups and established companies are also breaking new ground and developing new technologies. Launch demonstrators of all sizes use this spotlight to wow the audience and vie to win the People's Choice Award!But first, we’ll set the stage with a presentation on the state of travel startups, analyzing how funding is holding up in 2023 and highlighting regional and categorical trends.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2023
9:50 AM – 10:15 AM CET

Executive Panel: Dare to Compare

As the travel landscape keeps shifting, so do travelers' intentions. The art of turning leads into sales has become even more complex and competitive. Leaders from top intermediaries discuss how they help travelers navigate the maze of options.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2023
1:35 PM – 1:40 PM CET


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