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Wynyard Quarter
– Auckland
7 December 2021

The Great Travel Renaissance: Reimagining tourism through a digital lens

Digital is set to play a starring role in confronting and overcoming the extraordinary challenges tourism is facing. Join digital thought leaders combined with trailblazing tourism brands as we come together to harness a new era of marketing in order to embrace a bold new travel landscape.

Expect valuable insights and an engaging speaker lineup geared to help New Zealand tourism navigate enormous marketing change. Thought-provoking, candid and interactive, the inaugural Destination: Digital event is a must-do for savvy tourism marketing professionals looking to come together for an afternoon of cutting-edge, inspiring learning and connection.

2021 Speakers

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Anna Calver

GM Marketing and Communications, WellingtonNZ

Anna Calver is a natural born (brand) storyteller. As GM Marketing and Impact for WellingtonNZ, she leads a team that shares stories of New Zealand’s creative heart to turn people into raving fans for all things Wellington. She believes stories must inspire and digital storytellers need to Marie Kondo content so it cuts through the clutter, creates meaning and drives action.

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Stephen England-Hall

Chief Executive, RealNZ

The words ‘digital transformation’ are all senior tourism executive Stephen needs to start fizzing with ideas. From his recent position as CE of Tourism New Zealand to a background growing trailblazing agency start-ups internationally, Stephen is a visionary digital thought-leader excited about the future of technology and tourism.

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Shaun Fitzgibbon

Partner, TRA

Shaun is a partner at TRA and passionate about using insight to enable business growth. Shaun thrives on understanding human behaviour and is not shy in admitting he loves using data and machines to help solve real human problems. Shaun comes from a background in marketing, commercial strategy, and insights – all of which he brings together to help TRA’s clients deliver amazing experiences to their customers.

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Networking

Make valuable connections with tourism marketing peers and help to galvanise New Zealand’s tourism marketing community. Share in conversations with panelists and key note speakers, strengthening and broadening networks.
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Key Note Speakers

Digital transformation is the most urgent challenge facing tourism marketers in 2022. Our diverse speakers aim to inspire and empower, sharing practical takeaways that will help attendees navigate the future of tourism.
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Expert Panels

Our panelists share real-life stories and experiences of digital transformation, helping attendees to learn from their journeys. From operators to airlines, our panelists come from diverse and varied tourism backgrounds.
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