22 September 2009
DataArt Hosts Travel Executive Panel On Mobile Technologies
DataArt hosted an executive panel on emerging mobile technology strategies for the travel industry on October 15 in central London. The panel was the first in a planned series of such events to be hosted by DataArt, and featured candid discussion between leading travel and mobile industry leaders, including:
- Graham Leslie, president, IXeo and VisitAfrica.com, and former CEO of Serena Hotels and SVP of Kempinski Hotels.
- Jerome Touze, co-Founder and co-CEO, WAYN - Where Are You Now? Ltd
- Lynda Bott, director, Hyatt.com
The evening’s session was moderated by Graham McKenzie from TravelMole, who lead the discussion around how mobile technologies are reshaping the way consumers plan, book and consume travel services. The discussion further explored how the increasing consumer demand for such mobile applications is causing travel companies to revolutionize existing global IT operations strategies to make their services more mobile-friendly.