January 9, 2024

DotDash Meredith
225 Liberty St
New York City

Skift Megatrends

At the beginning of each year, Skift launches its annual Megatrends, forecasting the top trends that will define the travel industry for the year ahead.

This January 9, we will kick off our Megatrends in New York City, with presentations and discussions with Skift editors, researchers, and special travel industry guests on stage from 2pm to 5pm ET, followed by a networking reception.

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Agenda

Evening Reception to Follow

Tuesday, January 9th

2:10 PM

Megatrends Themes Overview

2:20 PM

Wooing a Growing Middle-Class

Lisa Checchio

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Chief Marketing Officer

Moderator

Sean O’Neill, Senior Hospitality Editor, Skift
2:50 PM

Beyond Points: How Experiences Are Reshaping Brand Loyalty

3:10 PM
3:15 PM

A New Era for Experience

Ben Drew

Viator, A Tripadvisor Company
President

Moderator

Seth Borko, Head of Research, Skift
3:40 PM

Puerto Rico Reimagines Meetings for the Next Generation

3:50 PM

Emerging Voices in Travel

Katalina Mayorga

El Camino Travel
CEO

Moderator

Sean O’Neill, Senior Hospitality Editor, Skift
4:15 PM
4:20 PM

Staying Ahead of Extreme Wellness

Chris Norton

Equinox Hotels
CEO

Moderator

Sarah Kopit, Editor-in-Chief, Skift
4:50 PM
5:00 PM

Reception & Networking

7:00 PM

Event Ends