News, photos and tweets: Travolution Summit and Awards 2011

Travolution Summit 2011


Travolution held its annual one-day conference and awards at London’s iconic Roundhouse on October 11 2011, with journalists and delegates covering the event live using the #travosummit and #travoawards hashtags.


Catch up on the news, photos and Twitter highlights below.


What the speakers said


Kayak and Expedia insist they are ‘serious about Europe’
Christian Saller, managing director, Kayak Europe
John Veichmanis, senior director of ecommerce and sites, Expedia


Successful start-ups in a game of ‘asymmetric warfare’
Julie Meyer, founder, Ariadne Capital


‘No mobile strategy, no future,’ says Google’s Carrington
Ian Carrington, head of mobile, Google


Travel urged to adopt gaming tactics
Alex Bonte, chief executive, eRepublik


Lastminute ‘could have been Groupon’, but for innovation deficit
Lopo Champalimaud, chief executive, Wahanda


Onefinestay eyes expansion in the US
Greg Marsh, chief executive, Onefinestay


Consumers adopt airport codes for flight searches
Robin Goad, director of research, Experian Hitwise


Pundits wrong on economic gloom, says HSBC’s Turner
Dennis Turner, chief economist, HSBC


The Travolution Awards


Best of online travel honoured at Travolution Awards 2011
See the full list of winners and watch the judges deliberate


#travosummit and #travoawards tweets





Video








In pictures


Travolution Awards 2011 slideshow


Laurie Kirschner of Linkedin speaks in the social media session. Picture by Steve Dunlop
Laurie Kirschner of Linkedin speaks in the social media session. Picture by Steve Dunlop



The Summit stage


Bobby Healey, Car Trawler. Picture by Steve Dunlop
Bobby Healey, Car Trawler. Picture by Steve Dunlop


Ian Carrington, Google; Steve Jarrett, Meplease; Simon Ferguson, Travelport. Picture by Steve Dunlop
Ian Carrington, Google; Steve Jarrett, Meplease; Simon Ferguson, Travelport. Picture by Steve Dunlop



Teletext Holidays’ ‘App Store’, showcasing new iPhone and iPad apps




The cover of the new-look Travolution magazine greets delegates


 

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