UNWTO Insights Series with Expedia

Restarting Tourism? What we need to know…

Restarting Tourism? What we need to know…

Tuesday, 30 March 2021 (15.00 - 16.00 CEST)

UNWTO
Expedia Group Media Solutions

Presentations

Fondo
Sandra Carvao
Sandra Carvão
Chief, Tourism Market Intelligence and Competitiveness, UNWTO

Sandra Carvão is Chief of Tourism Market Intelligence and Competitiveness at the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) since June 2018. Before that, she was Chief of Communications and Publications for 8 years until May 2018 where she was responsible for UNWTO’s strategic positioning.

Prior to this post, Sandra was Deputy Chief at UNWTO’s Market Trends, Competitiveness and Trade in Tourism Services Department between 2007 and 2010. During this period, Sandra coordinated the Tourism Resilience Committee created by UNWTO to address the impacts of the global economic crisis 2008-2009 on tourism. Prior to joining UNWTO in 2003, Sandra held a position as market manager in the Portuguese National Tourist Office in Lisbon. Sandra has a degree in International Relations, Economics Branch, by the Instituto de Ciências Sociais e Políticas/Universidade Técnica de Lisboa and a postgraduade degree in Marketing by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

Fondo
Andrew van der Feltz

Andrew van der Feltz

Senior Director, Business Development, Expedia Group

Andrew van der Feltz is a senior director of business development for the Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific regions at Expedia Group Media Solutions. His team works closely with agencies, destination marketing organizations, hotel and airline partners on marketing opportunities and campaigns across the portfolio of Expedia Group brands. 

Prior to joining Expedia, Andrew was the director of business development and operations at the Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions (NBTC) since April 2011. Prior to this, he also worked at NBTC in the London office as country manager for the UK and Ireland. He started his career at NBTC as marketing manager, after his role as an international marketing manager at VisitScotland. 

Andrew studied Marketing and French in Scotland, continued his postdoc education at the Institute of Marketing in Edinburgh, and attended the Executive Educational Programme in General Management at the London Business School. 

Preliminary Programme

Tuesday, 30 March 2021 (15.00 – 16.00 CEST)
15.00 – 15.05

Welcome

15.05 – 15.40

Restarting Tourism? What we need to know…

Sandra Carvão, Chief, Tourism Market Intelligence and Competitiveness, UNWTO

Andrew van der Feltz, Senior Director, Business Development, Expedia Group

15.40 – 15.55

Q&A

15.55 – 16.00

Concluding remarks