BTO – Buy Tourism Online 2012

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Aurkene Alzua

Executive Director CICtourGUNE In 1999 Aurkene received her Ph.D. in ‘Outdoor Recreation and International Tourism’ at Purdue University (Indiana, United States), writing her thesis on the application of psychosocial models in the tourism, cultural and environmental sectors. Currently she is … Continue reading


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Rodolfo Baggio

Master in Tourism Bocconi University President Technical and Scientific Committee of BTO Educational Rodolfo was born in Naples and holds a degree in Physics from the University of Milan, Italy. He has worked for leading information technology firms for over … Continue reading


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Gina Baillie

General Manager EyeforTravel Founded by Tim Gunstone in 1997, EyeforTravel Ltd is an industry leader specializing in business intelligence for the online travel industry. As General Manager at EyeforTravel, Gina is responsible for ensuring EyeforTravel’s news, conferences and reports are … Continue reading


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Nicola Bellini

Professor Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna di Pisa Born in Parma, he obtained his degree in Political Science, with honors, in 1979 from the Università di Pisa and two years later obtained his M.A. at the School of Advanced International Studies at … Continue reading


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Sergio Cagol

Business and Innovation Trento RISE Having obtained his degree in Electronic Engineering and his Master’s in Information Technology at the Politecnico di Milano, he began working for Sodalia, then for Exper Automation and for Informatica Trentina. In 2009, Sergio began … Continue reading


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Flavia Maria Coccia

Coordinator for the Missione per il Rilancio dell’Immagine dell’Italia Facility Since 2005 Flavia designs and coordinates the research activities within the Istituto IS.NA.R.T. Since May 2012, she is the coordinator for the Missione per il Rilancio dell’Immagine dell’Italia [Mission for … Continue reading


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Seth DeHart

Managing Director, Eastern United States & EMEA Revinate Graduated with a degree in Science from the University of New Hampshire in 2004, Seth worked for various leading agencies in the field of technology in Boston before joining the consulting firm, … Continue reading


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Silvia Desideri

Director of Business & Marketing Accor Hospitality Italia Before working for Accor, Silvia worked for Europcar; thanks to her consolidated experience, in the last twelve years it has been at the top of auto rental agencies. Since 2007 she has … Continue reading


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Chris Emmins

Strategy Director Developer and founder of industry leader in Reputation, Reassurance and Resolutions of business services. An online resource that allows the public to quickly and easily verify the reputation of a company or a website. He has … Continue reading


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Monica Fabris

President Episteme Having obtained her degree in Philosophy at the Università Statale di Milano, in ‘96 she pursued a Research Doctorate in Moral Philosophy at the University of Vienna and in ‘98 a specialization in Psychology at the Università di … Continue reading


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Yahya Fetchati

Chief Operating Officer Bookassist Having obtained his degree at the Sorbonne (Université Paris-Sorbonne), Yahya covered the position of Director of the Hotel Partner Marketing department for and European General Director for In 2007, he began working as the … Continue reading


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Roberto Frua

Sales Manager Kayak Europe He worked for TripAdvisor from 2008 to August 2012; before this important position, which lasted 4 years, Roberto worked as the key account manager for Germany, Switzerland, and Austria for Delius Klasing Verlag GmbH, a publishing … Continue reading


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Daniel Holl

Global Hotel Relations Trivago GmbH Daniel has been working for a German based youth travel operator before joining Trivago in 2009. As head of Global Hotel Relations and together with his international team operating in Greece, Italy, France, UK, US, … Continue reading


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Paolo Iabichino aka Iabicus

Creative Director OgilvyOne and OgilvyAction Italy A professor in various Italian universities, Paolo has worked in the advertising sector since 1990; he went from traditional advertising to relational communications, experiencing here the right dimension of writing more attentive to its … Continue reading


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Mario Jobbe

Co-Founder and COO of Circos Brand Karma Mario graduated in Computer Science and Economics from Northwestern University, where he carried out research into the Intelligent Information Laboratory (InfoLab) developing technology to enhance classroom presentations: the PocketClassmate. He is now waiting … Continue reading


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Florence Kaci

Director, Sales, EMEA and European Market Specialist PhoCusWright Since April 2010 Florence has been working in the London office of PhoCusWright, with the objective of spreading awareness of the company’s products and services, and creating partnerships in Europe, the Middle … Continue reading


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Travis Katz

Founder & CEO Gogobot Katz holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania and is an avid traveler, having visited over 50 countries worldwide. He has worked for MySpace, launching the social network site in 30 different … Continue reading


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Fabio Lazzerini

Managing Director Amadeus Italia S.p.A A graduate of Bocconi University in Milan with a degree in Business Administration with a specialization in marketing, Fabio has worked for Digital Equipment Italia, Autodesk (as general director of Italy, Greece, Cypress), and for … Continue reading


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Walter Lo Faro

Senior Director Market Management Expedia, Southern Europe Walter has twenty years of experience in the tourism industry. In his current role as Senior Director for Southern Europe at Expedia he is responsible for the teams that manage Italy, Spain and … Continue reading


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Joanna Matloka

New Media Strategist 77Agency With a degree in International Business & Modern Languages, Joanna has additionally acquired a Master’s in Tourism Management and Marketing at the University of Bournemouth. She concentrated her studies on online marketing in the tourism field; … Continue reading


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Filippo Marchesi

Sales Engineer AirPlus International Having obtained his degree in Internet Science at the Università di Bologna, he was the co-manager of Ellequadro Documenti – Arte Contemporanea from 1999 to 2001. In 2006 he joined AirPlus. Airplus is an international company … Continue reading


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Umberto Sassatelli Salvadori

Administrative Director Viaggi Salvadori Having obtained his Master’s degree at Alma Graduate School, Umberto has always worked in the tourism sector. He is currently the Vice-president of Travel Specialist Italy and works with his family’s company, Viaggi Salvadori, in which … Continue reading


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Wilma Vanni

Italy Sales Manager ReviewPro Wilma began her career as a consultant for the company Ayala Viaggi. She has practically always worked in the tourism area of the marketing sector for companies such as Nefer Travel, Sunset Travel, Travelbag, ATPI and … Continue reading


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Dario Vergassola

Comico and singer-songwriter Born in La Spezia, Dario entered the entertainment world with the show Professione Comico directed by Giorgio Gaber, in which he obtained both the audience prize and that of the critics. His popularity developed over the years … Continue reading