AUTHOR | KEYNOTE SPEAKER | MENTALIST
TRAVEL AND HOSPITALITY KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Leading, travel and hospitality keynote speaker, Duncan Stevens, has been the speaker of choice for global companies for over 10 years as they look to become more persuasive and more effective through how they act and what they say to give them the edge during times of change.
As a professional speaker, Duncan has worked with some of the world’s most iconic brands, companies and leadership teams both inside and outside the travel and hospitality sphere including Coca Cola, Nike, Ernst and Young, Deloitte, Procter and Gamble and Ford, to name just a few alongside Fortune 500 companies.
Duncan shares his Effective Influence Model with CEOs, company executives, senior leadership teams and sales teams from the UK to America and from Asia to Europe to move their business forward to give them edge.
Duncan is the founder and CEO of the Influence Association, author of the best-selling book Effective Influence, entrepreneur and mentalist. He is widely regarded as one of the worlds leading authorities on influence and effectiveness and has established himself as a highly sought after, likeable professional speaker in the travel and hospitality industry.
AN INSIGHT INTO THE TRAVEL AND HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY:
The travel and hospitality industry is a global industry that includes tourism, transportation, lodging, as well as food service. Businesses in the sector have been growing at a considerable rate due to factors such as increasing per capita disposable income and globalization. Despite the slowdown caused by the 2020 global pandemic, the growth of the U.S., Chinese and European markets has propelled the growth of the industry. The travel and hospitality industry biggest players include IHG (Intercontinental Hotels Group), Marriott International Inc., and Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.
As an overview, the travel and hospitality market is segmented into hotels, airlines, restaurants, and bars. Additionally, this sector includes tour operators that rent cars, etc. railways; cruise lines, car rentals companies, and more.
Some of the most well-known travel and hospitality conferences include the Hospitality Design Expo, IH&RA World Education Conference & Expo, the Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific and the ASTA Annual Convention & International Travel Goods Show. Attending any of these, delegates will have the chance to network and generate new business opportunities, share experiences with peers from various backgrounds and keep up to date with the latest technologies, regulations and standards within this sector. It is also a great opportunity to attend a talk by one of the many travels and hospitality keynote speakers.
A travel and hospitality keynote speaker such as Duncan can play a vital role in travel events because they have extensive knowledge in their area of expertise which entertains, educates and inspires the delegates. Keynote speakers like Duncan can offer expert commentary on industry topics, answer questions that may be difficult to address otherwise or share unique experiences that will provide you with new perspectives.