Presentations from Illuminate 2018.
Highlighting the latest trends from across the travel and technology industry, Illuminate 2018, provided a comprehensive overview of what’s ahead for the corporate travel sector.
The event proved to be a valuable event for education, information and networking with more than 400 people registered for the day and a total of 19 speakers on stage through the various sessions.
The audience consisted of travel and procurement professionals from large corporates, academic, government, entertainment and sports clients through to a diverse range of smaller Australian business representatives.
Guests walked away from the event having heard the latest trends in automation and artificial intelligence in travel technologies, safety and security measures to new distribution capability.
One of the highlights of the event was the launch of the revolutionary online booking tool, Savi, which is an exclusive product to the corporate customers of the Flight Centre Travel Group.
James Kavanagh, General Manager of Flight Centre Travel Group’s corporate division walked guests through the unique modules of the product, specifically designed for the needs of travellers, travel bookers and decision makers.
Drawing on the very latest in artificial intelligence Savi provides a highly customised and personalised experience for your travellers,” James said during the product launch session. “Meanwhile the Savi Select module has been designed to create efficiencies and streamline the booking process for your bookers and travellers.
Guests also heard views from a client and supplier panel. Illuminate’s client panel this year focused on issues around travel policies, approval processes and strategies that had strengthened each customer’s travel program. Meanwhile the supplier panel talked to distribution channels and personalisation of the travel experience.
Hosted at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground, Illuminate 2018 set a new standard for corporate travel events in Australia, with almost 30 supplier booths set up in the exhibition hall.
For all the latest please view the presentations from the day: