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Pioneering ‘FTE Wearable Technology Forum’ to take place at Future Travel Experience Global 2014

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Pioneering ‘FTE Wearable Technology Forum’ to take place at Future Travel Experience Global 2014

The FTE Wearable Technology Forum will take place at FTE Global 2014, which will be held at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas from 24-26 September 2014.

We are delighted to announce that Future Travel Experience Global 2014, which will take place in Las Vegas from 24-26 September 2014, will host the FTE Wearable Technology Forum. This unique forum will provide a platform for the industry to jointly explore where wearable technology is going next and how airlines, airports, service providers, concessionaires, immigration and security agencies, plus other travel industry stakeholders can take advantage of these new technologies to improve future business performance and passenger experiences.

In recent months, interest around utilising wearable technology in a travel context has exploded. First Virgin Atlantic launched a groundbreaking trial using Google Glass and Sony Smartwatches to deliver a high-tech, personalised passenger experience in the Upper Class Wing at London Heathrow Airport, and since then we have heard publicly that London City Airport is exploring how it can leverage Google Glass from an airport operations perspective. We’ve also had further announcements from the likes of Iberia, Vueling and airberlin that their passengers will be able to download boarding passes directly to their wearable devices.

However, we are only scratching the surface of what is possible through wearable technology across the travel continuum and this forum will provide an invaluable platform for first-movers to share what they are doing, and the lessons they have learned along the way. Through cutting-edge presentations from leaders in the field and an interactive Q&A debate, it will provide an unrivalled environment for our speakers and audience to explore what’s next for wearable technology and what opportunities it presents for the travel sector.

» More information on FTE Global 2014

FTE Europe 2016 will take place at RAI Amsterdam

FTE Europe 2016 will take place at RAI Amsterdam from 25-26 April 2016.

Prepare for the passenger experience of 2025 at FTE Europe 2016, 25-26 April, Amsterdam

Future Travel Experience Europe 2016 (25-26 April, RAI Amsterdam) will be the region’s most forward-thinking passenger experience event this year, thanks to the ‘Passenger Experience 2025’ theme, inspirational keynote addresses by Philips Head of Design Pierre-Yves Panis and SkyTeam CEO Perry Cantarutti, two unique conference agendas, an Air France-KLM Innovation Symposium, the Co-creation Forum Europe, the FTE Bag Drop Symposium, an end-to-end exhibition and a social agenda based around the world famous King’s Day celebrations.

Senior figures from the likes of Google, IATA, easyJet, CitizenM, Vueling, daa, Air France-KLM, Schiphol Group, Ryanair, Gatwick Airport, Finavia, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand and Swedavia will address delegates in the ‘On the Ground’ conference, providing an unmatched learning environment. Each of these leading industry experts will share their passenger experience visions and outline how they are planning to leverage new and emerging technologies, ranging from artificial intelligence and robotics, to biometric technology and mobile-enabled digital personalisation, to improve the passenger experience and enhance operational efficiency.

» View the full FTE Europe ‘On the Ground’ conference agenda

» Register to attend FTE Europe 2016


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