CHIEF SPEAKERS

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keynote Doug Lansky Travel Journalist, Author and Editor
keynote Ashwin Kamlani Executive Vice-President, Hospitality, Kognitiv Corporation
speaker Bram van Berkel Director of Field Marketing, Digital Media International Division, TravelClick, an Amadeus company
speaker Carmen Portela Co-Founder, Local Guest
speaker Chris Sheppardson Founder of EP and Chess Partnership
speaker David Eskander Regional Vice President of Hotel Development, WorldHotels
speaker David Rietveld General Manager, Delfins Beach Resort Bonaire
speaker Gabriella Ribeiro Truman Chief Exploration Officer, Explorateur Journeys and Owner, TruMarketing
speaker Jason Neff Culinary Programs Associate American Culinary Federation
speaker Jeroen Hanlo Vice President Food & Beverage Operations, Karisma Resorts
speaker Hon. Joseph Boschulte Commissioner, USVI Dept. of Tourism
speaker Karen Whitt Vice-President, Marketing and Brand Development, Hartling Group
speaker Lourdes Hainlin Vice President Partner Services, Forbes Travel Guide
speaker Maggie Fiorentino Product Manager, Lodging, National Restaurant Association and American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute
speaker Mark Robert Swainbank Owner, Zimbali Retreats, Negril Jamaica
speaker Patricia Affonso-Dass Group General Manager, Ocean Hotels, Barbados & President, Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association
speaker Paul Collymore General Manager, The Landings Resort & Spa
speaker Richard Williams Chief Executive Officer, Richard Williams & Associates representing Belle Mont Farm at Kittitian Hill
speaker Sanovnik Destang Executive Vice President, Bay Gardens Hotels
speaker Sheba Wilson Group Director of Human Resources, Grace Bay Resorts
speaker Vicente (Vince) Avalos Director, AVENDRA