Free tickets!

Do you want to attract more direct bookings and rely less on OTAs (Online Travel Agents)?

Do you want to see presentations from tourism industry professionals?

Do you want to meet marketing experts and join communities of like-minded businesses?

Then get your free ticket to the #bookdirect Symposium in Athens on Wednesday 19 Feb, 2020

Venue: The Arion Hotel, Athens (Monastiraki) Time: 10:30am

The #bookdirect Symposium is a meeting of small-medium businesses in travel and tourism who want to achieve more direct bookings, and rely less on OTAs (Online Travel Agents).

OTAs are charging commissions and controlling customer channels like never before. It’s important for small/medium operators to understand industry changes and adapt so they can maintain profitability

  • Hear the #bookdirect Symposium keynote speech about the future of tourism marketing, OTAs, Technological trends and pricing.
  • Learn from headline presenter Mark Simpson ( how to market your tourism company in this day and age, using tactics to beat the OTAs and boost your online exposure.
  • Meet the owners and managers of tour, activity, hospitality and transportation companies, and make great connections for cross-promotional campaigns.

There are a limited number of free tickets available to tourism and hospitality companies that are local to Athens. The free tickets will allow entry to the keynote presentations from 1030 until 1230 on 19 Feb 2020. The event will continue into the afternoon, and a limited number of afternoon tickets can be purchased on the day for €250.

As spaces are limited, anyone requesting a free ticket needs to apply and be registered in advance.

Apply for your FREE ticket now!

Please fill out the below form. Each individual attendee must fill out a separate form.