The program of the 19th PANROTAS Forum is available

Registration for the most relevant tourist event in Brazil is open

We are just 40 days away from the 19th edition of the PANROTAS Forum, which will take place on June 21st and 22nd. And now, with the program of the event available, we can have a look at the important topics of the Tourism industry to be discussed and the big meetings that will take place on the FecomercioSP stage.

Speakers include Damián Scokin, CEO of Despegar; Andy Finkelstein, SVP Global Agency Sales & Corporate Solutions la Saber; Leonel Andrade, CEO of CVC Corp; Marcelo Cohen, CEO at BeFly; Frank Medina, VP NCL; Adrian Ursilli of the MSC; Sean Treacy, VP Royal Caribbean; Dario Rustico, of Costa Cruises; Jerome Cadier, CEO of Latam Airlines Brazil; and Paulo Kakinoff, President of Gol Linhas Aéreas.

Outside of Tourism, we will have rich experiences such as the specialist in creativity and innovation, Cristina Naumovs, CEO IO Diversidade, Luiz Gustavo, CEO of Instituto Locomotiva, Ricardo Meirelles, journalist William Waack, presence in the forum since the first edition , among others.

In the panels, we will have debates about hospitality, entertainment and Tourism and mobility, with names like Pablo Morbis, from Grupo Cataratas, André Sena, from Accor, Fábio Mader, from GJP, Karen Schmidt, from BWH Hotel Group, Marcelo Marinho, from ICH, Rodolfo Delphorno, from Omnibees, Fabrício Amaral, from Fornatur; among others.

The event will highlight Fortaleza, Mato Grosso do Sul and Argentina destinations, as well as CNC projects and proposals for candidates in the 2022 elections and Sebrae’s success stories.

“It will be a PANROTAS Forum in the middle of the year, because the pandemic pushed the year 2020 until November last year. We are very pleased with the membership of the partners and the first registrations and the themes that will be on the stage of the event. For 2023, we will return in March, and the announcement will be made during this year’s forum “, explains José Guilherme Alcorta, CEO of PANROTAS.

The figures for the 2021 edition show the relevance of the PANROTAS Forum for Brazilian Tourism. Of the more than 1,100 participants, 65% hold a leadership position. Professionals from 514 participating companies in all segments represented all links in the industry.

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Check out the PANROTAS 2022 Forum program below.

Tuesday, June 21

  • OPENING: Welcome from the Host Destination: Fortaleza (09:00 – 09:15)
  • DESPEGAR’S VISION FOR TOURISM IN LATIN AMERICA: Talk show with Despegar CEO Damián Scokin and PANROTAS CEO José Guilherme Alcorta.
  • GREAT LATIN AMERICAN PLAYERS: With GOL Linhas Aéreas President Paulo Kakinoff.
  • HEALTHY WORLD FOR TOURISM: Sebrae turns 50 and asks: Are you doing your part? The company’s energy efficiency case.
  • ARGENTINA – SUCCESS IN PROMOTING A DESTINATION: The destination always present in the desire to travel of Brazilians shows all the news, with Ricardo Sosa, from Inprotur.
  • ARE WE READY FOR THE NEW GOVERNMENT?: Alexandre Sampaio, from CNC and FBHA, and Artur Andrade, editor-in-chief of PANROTAS, present the document with “Tourism proposals for candidates for government”.
  • THE NEW ROLE OF THE CAR IN PEOPLE’S LIFE AND JOURNEY: Here we will have the participation of some important players in the sector: Jamyl Jarrus Jr, from Movida, Paulo Henrique Pires, from Localiza, Oskar Kedor from Mobility, and Roger Armellini, from Toyota.
  • LUNCH: Moment of interaction and networking
  • ESG PRIORITY AND IMPACT ON HOTELS, FINANCES AND CUSTOMERS: Marina Cançado, head of XP Investimentos, brings an updated overview of the subject.
  • TRANSFORMATION INTO HOTEL SALES. IS THE PRICE WHAT MATTERS? DIRECT OR INDIRECT SALES? WHAT ARE THE CHALLENGES FOR BETTER PROFITABILITY?: On stage, Andre Sena, from Accor, Fabio Mader, from GJP, Karen Schmidt, from BWH Hotel Group, Marcelo Marinho, from Intercity, and Rodolfo Delphorno, from Omnibees.
  • WORLD POLITICAL-ECONOMIC SCENARIO AND IMPACTS IN BRAZIL: Journalist William Waack provides an updated summary of the social, political and economic landscape.
  • THE RIGHT PRODUCT FOR THE RIGHT CUSTOMER. HOW DOES THIS MATCH TECHNOLOGY ACCELERATE?: Andy Finkelstein, SVP Global Agency Sales & Corporate Solutions at Saber, tells us about the great fronts of technology.
  • COFFEE BREAK: Moment of interaction and networking
  • GREAT LATIN AMERICAN PLAYERS: A meeting between BeFly CEO Marcelo Cohen and publicist Walter Longo about management ecosystem, metavers and more.
  • INCLUSION IN ORGANIZATIONS – FACTS OR PROJECT?: Luiz Gustavo, CEO of IO, and Renato Meirelles, of Instituto Locomotiva, talk about inclusion in companies and how organizations can be anti-racist.

Wednesday, June 22

  • OPENING (09:00 – 09:15)
  • SCREEN LIMITS: The state of Mato Grosso do Sul presents an artistic and cultural moment.
  • HOW TO JOB IN A CONSTANTLY CHALLENGING MARKET?: The consultant in innovation and creativity, Cristina Naumovs, in her extended career in various sectors, along with her passion for travel, will guide us through this topic that affects everyone. How to be updated?
  • LATIN AMERICA CRUISE INDUSTRY TRENDS AND CHALLENGES: Adrian Ursilli, from MSC Cruises, Dario Rustico, from Costa Cruises, Frank Medina, from NCL, Sean Treacy, from Royal Caribbean, and Tiago Vasconcelos, from Pier 1, will be part of this panel.
  • THE FUTURE OF THE JOURNEY IS EXPERIENCES: Douglas Quinby, co-founder and CEO of Arival, shows us how this third part of a journey, experience, is so fundamental. Exclusive data will be presented.
  • SMART DESTINATIONS – A CASE FOCUSED ON THE EXPERIENCE AXIS: Sebrae brings a case selected from 30 experience projects that have recently been validated by them.
  • ATTRACTIONS AND PARKS AS REGIONAL TOURISM DRIVERS: A panel on how attractions should be positioned and how to provide services that are compatible with travelers’ expectations. The expert in equipment and destination management, CEO of Grupo Cataratas, Pablo Morbis, participates as mediator, with the participation of Alexandre Zubaran, from Enjoy Hotels, Paulo Schneider, from Aviva, and Fabricio Amaral, from Goiás Turismo and president of Fornatur .
  • LUNCH: Moment of interaction and networking
  • GREAT LATIN AMERICAN PLAYERS: Jerome Cadier, CEO of Latam Airlines Brazil.
  • COFFEE BREAK BROTHERHOOD AND CLOSURE: Moment of interaction and networking

The PANROTAS Forum takes place on June 21 and 22 at the Centro Fecomercio de Eventos in São Paulo, and is sponsored by Aerolineas Argentinas, Ancoradouro, AquaRio, Visit Argentina, Aviva, BWH Hotel Group, Coris, CVC Corp, Delta Air Lines, Easy Magazin de turism, Elo, Enjoy Hoteis & Resorts, FecomercioSP, Fortaleza, GTA Assist, Gol Air France KLM, Iberostar, Latam, Localiza, Movida, Mato Grosso do Sul, Mondiale Operadora, Movida, R1 Audiovisual, Saber, Sheraton WTC Hotel, Tes Scenography, Viagens Promo, Villa Blue Tree, Visit São Paulo 42 Labs and support from Shift and Tour House.

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