News, photos and tweets: Travolution Summit and Awards 2011

By Travolution
By Travolution
October 12, 2011 01:00 AM GMT

Travolution Summit 2011

Travolution held its annual one-day conference and awards at London's iconic Roundhouse on October 11 2011, with journalists and delegates covering the event live using the #travosummit and #travoawards hashtags.

Catch up on the news, photos and Twitter highlights below.

What the speakers said

Kayak and Expedia insist they are 'serious about Europe'
Christian Saller, managing director, Kayak Europe
John Veichmanis, senior director of ecommerce and sites, Expedia

Successful start-ups in a game of 'asymmetric warfare'
Julie Meyer, founder, Ariadne Capital

'No mobile strategy, no future,' says Google's Carrington
Ian Carrington, head of mobile, Google

Travel urged to adopt gaming tactics
Alex Bonte, chief executive, eRepublik

Lastminute 'could have been Groupon', but for innovation deficit
Lopo Champalimaud, chief executive, Wahanda

Onefinestay eyes expansion in the US
Greg Marsh, chief executive, Onefinestay

Consumers adopt airport codes for flight searches
Robin Goad, director of research, Experian Hitwise

Pundits wrong on economic gloom, says HSBC's Turner
Dennis Turner, chief economist, HSBC

The Travolution Awards

- Best of online travel honoured at Travolution Awards 2011
- See the full list of winners and watch the judges deliberate

#travosummit and #travoawards tweets

Video

In pictures

- Travolution Awards 2011 slideshow

Laurie Kirschner of Linkedin speaks in the social media session. Picture by Steve Dunlop
Laurie Kirschner of Linkedin speaks in the social media session. Picture by Steve Dunlop


The Summit stage

Bobby Healey, Car Trawler. Picture by Steve Dunlop
Bobby Healey, Car Trawler. Picture by Steve Dunlop

Ian Carrington, Google; Steve Jarrett, Meplease; Simon Ferguson, Travelport. Picture by Steve Dunlop
Ian Carrington, Google; Steve Jarrett, Meplease; Simon Ferguson, Travelport. Picture by Steve Dunlop


Teletext Holidays' 'App Store', showcasing new iPhone and iPad apps


The cover of the new-look Travolution magazine greets delegates

 

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