Online Travel Talks
Vodcasts with CEO Julia Feuell and OTT supplier partners.
We discuss how destinations are opening up for tourism, the latest travel industry trends, innovations which have impacted in adjusting to the 'new normal'. We trust you'll enjoy them as much as we do!
All vodcasts are no more than 20 minutes.
Travel bubbling nicely to the Cook Islands
Julia Feuell, CEO of OTT talks to Crystal Kranz, Marketing and Trade Manager from Cook Islands Tourism. The Cook Islands are one of the very few countries to be Covid free during the entire pandemic and to have all of their population vaccinated. Find out more about this safe and exciting destination to visit and how it is opening up for tourism.
OTT talks to Samoa about their proactivity in the pandemic
Julia Feuell, MD of OTT talks to Seb Serrasin, who represents the Samoa Tourism Authority in the UK and finds out what its been like in Samoa in the pandemic. Find out how locals have had fun sampling their own tourism hospitality and how Samoa has been using this time to really look after their island - running an ecological forestation programme as well as other initiatives.
How Germany is opening up for tourism in Summer 2021
Julia Feuell, CEO of OTT talks to Albert Jennings, CEO of Get It Across (GIA) in Cologne, Germany. Albert explains how the country is getting ready to welcome tourists from Canada and the UK as Europe prepares to add these countries to the new vaccination travel app. This App is enabling free movement of travel in Europe for vaccinated travellers. Albert also talks about the new bankruptcy law, which is helping to protect travellers in these uncertain times. Finally Albert talks about the effect of the devastating floods and exactly which areas were affected.
Get ready for the luxury experience of Global Travel Week
Julia Feuell, CEO of OTT, talks to Micaela Giacobbe, Managing Director of Connections about Global Travel Week, which is run by Jacobs Media Group. This experiential event will take place from 27th to 30th September 2021 in London, and OTT is one of the sponsor partners. Luxury buyers are encouraged to register as soon as possible and will be treated to a calendar full of relevant meetings, whilst being pampered in luxury in one of London's finest hotels. Listen to what Global Travel Week has planned!
Intrepid Jo Reeve talks about National Travel Agents Day
Julia Feuell, MD of OTT talks to Jo Reeve, Head of Business Development and International Partnerships, about why Intrepid Travel were keen to launch National Travel Agents Day in 2020 and what their plans are for this year's celebrations. Find out more about what's going on and how you can join in on Friday 23rd July 2021.
What skills are needed post-Covid? OTT joined an Education Conference
Listen to Julia Feuell, MD and Founder of OTT and Pauline Park, Director and Founder of The Travel Training Academy. Julia and Pauline were talking at a virtual Education Conference for Travel Lecturers around the country. Pauline interviews Julia to discuss how training requirements might change as the 'new normal' emerges. Pauline and Julia also talk about the future of travel and what students starting out need to consider.
"Be prepared for huge demand" - How the USA is opening up after Covid
Julia Feuell, MD of OTT talks to Nicole Mahoney, CEO of Break the Ice Media, about the trends happening in New York State and other states now that Covid restrictions have lifted. The surge in tourism is from leisure travellers and capacity is already under pressure due to skill shortages. Although tourism suffered job losses, lifestyle changes and early retirement is now hampering recruitment. A very interesting short talk to both update you and uplift you.