Kevin May | Editor -In-Chief
Travel Technology

Kevin May, Editor -In-Chief, Travel Technology

Kevin May in the editor in chief of PhocusWire, the news arm of leading online travel research and events brand, Phocuswright. He has covered technology, distribution and the digital economy in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry since 2005, in roles prior to PhocusWire as editor of both Travolution and Tnooz.

He began his career as a reporter at the Police Gazette in London, before moving to local newspapers as deputy editor of the Essex Enquirer and then the web editor of business title, Media Week (UK).

Kevin holds a degree in criminology and is also the author of a forthcoming biography about British electronic band, Depeche Mode. 


Aviation Festival - Day 2 @ 17:00

Dragons Den

We have partnered with some of the best airline innovation hubs and accelerators from around the world to solve the everyday problems that the aviation industry faces.Some of the very best organisations that have emerged from our research will give a 3-minute pitch on stage to you the audience and to or carefully selected judging panel of some of the industry’s most informed executives.Join us to see how we as an industry can innovate through collaborating with start-ups to meet the needs of our passengers

Aviation Festival - Day 3 @ 08:15

Air New Zealand and JetBlue Tech Ventures special announcement

Leveraging the Travel Tech startup ecosystem to prepare the travel industry for the future. Learn how an emerging international aviation collaboration program taps into the fast growing startup community to define the future of air travel.

Aviation Festival - Day 3 @ 12:10

How can Airlines drive ancillary revenues with new strategies and customer insights?

Topics discussed include:
  • Making sure you have the right partners: expanding out of traditional revenue generators and benefiting from the trend of experience first growth
  • How can all airlines benefit from technologies such as AI and personalisationto increase their ancillarygrowth
  • Maximising your customer engagement & building the trust of your customersin order toown the trip
  • Driving conversion: understanding your customers behaviour and increasing revenue with personalisation
last published: 13/Aug/18 14:05 GMT

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Conference 5-7 September • Exhibition & Seminars 6-7 September


The Aviation Festival is two events: a world-class international conference featuring leading airline speakers from around the world; and a technology exhibition showcasing the latest innovations global leaders to the start-ups.

To visit the exhibition is free. There is, naturally, a registration fee to attend the conference.


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