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Think Tank in UK Looks to the Future of Business Travel in 2020

Rohit Talwar
CEO of Fast Future

Sandy welcomes Rohit Talwar to BusinessTravelRADIO.

Join Sandy to look into the crystal ball and learn from one of today’s leading futurists, Rohit Talwar who runs a think tank in the UK where he and his colleagues study trends and futures in tourism and other industries.
Fast Future has posed and projected a number of scenarios regarding events and meetings in 2020 and is running a study on the future of convention centers for the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). The first part of this study is a survey on what attendees will expect from live meetings, conventions and exhibitions in 2020.  Rohit will talk about what keeps him up at night at the think tank. Fast Future also welcomes your responses. If you are interested in the survey go to to weigh in on this worthwhile study.

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SEGMENT 1  Approx 12 min
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Mobile Phone Technology for Conference Attendees is Hot!

Andy Uhlig
Director Business Development for
 ITI Marketing

Andy Uhlig joins Sandy from the main exhibit hall of the National Tour Association’s annual conference in Reno, Nevada.  This year, Sandy attended and participated in this world-class yearly event that draws travel industry specialists from all over the globe. Andy’s particular product served as the glue that held the NTA conference together with his mobile phone technology working as a meeting tracker and daily planner for many of the attendees. The service is deep in features and there is no doubt that our smart phones are as relevant as our computers.  Welcome to 2010! Join Sandy to learn more.
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SEGMENT 2  Approx 12 min
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Find Out the Facts About Reservation Systems

Tanni Kuo
Vice President and Founder, Info Tree Inc.

With deep roots in software and travel, this 10 year-old company offers tour operators of every size and niche the opportunity to book tours and track and maintain their own booking engines. Flexible and adaptable, Info Tree Inc software serves over 150 companies and continues to offer many new customizable features. Tanni will talk about her ability to offer a simple in-house reservations system as well as the expanded capability of putting your travel products and services on the Internet for “real time” reservations. If you are considering such an implementation, you will enjoy meeting Tanni Kuo.  Archives will be up directly after the program at

SEGMENT 3  Approx 12 min
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'Surety' The Impact of Safety, Security, Economics and Health on the Business of Travel

Dr. Peter Tarlow
President and Founder of Tourism and More

Dr. Tarlow is a long time contributor to TravelTalkMEDIA’s programming and is an expert specializing in the impact of crime and terrorism on the tourism industry, event risk management, and encouraging economic development through tourism. Dr. Tarlow has traveled the world to speak and educate tourism and security professionals, including local and regional police forces.  Dr Tarlow’s book, Event Risk Management and Safety is important reading for all tourism destinations and venues.  Dr. Tarlow talks to Sandy about ‘surety’: the combined concept of safety, security, economics, and health.  He will also talk about the relationship between hospitals and hospitality.  You might be amazed! Just a reminder that Dr Tarlow will be returning to Las Vegas in 2010 to offer a world-class conference on tourism safety and security. Archives will be up directly after the program at

SEGMENT 4  Approx 10 min
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Hosted by Sandy Dhuyvetter

Executive Producer & Host
BusinessTravelRADIO & TravelTalkRADIO

Thank you for joining us.The TravelTalkMEDIA team.

Sandy Dhuyvetter this week in Reno
at the National Tour Association Conference.
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November 21, 2009
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November 14, 2009
Meet Sandy's Guests

Chris Lopinto
Co-founder of Expert Travel Services

This week's Special Guest
Ralph A. Kaiser
President, CEO and Chairman of the Board for Universal Air Travel Plan UATP

Manny C. Menendez III
Entrepreneur Extraordinaire


November 07, 2009

Meet Sandy's Guests

Richard Crum
President of Assn of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE)

Lisa Morris
President of Road Concierge

Jeffrey C. Bauer, Ph.D.
Partner - Management Consulting
Futures Practice, ACS Healthcare Solutions

October 31, 2009

Meet Sandy's Guests

  Mona Naffa
Founder, Society
of Tourism
International-Middle East

Amie Gorrell
PR Director, Gaylord Resorts
and Convention Hotels

Steven Hayes
The Corporate Council on Africa

October 24, 2009


Meet Sandy's Guests

Kevin Maguire
Chairman of the
National Business Travel Association
Andy MenkesFounder and President of Partnership Travel Consulting

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