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Future Travel Virtual Summit

5 Travel Topics—Thinking About Tomorrow

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Day 1: How to Travel Safely Now

Monday, October 26th, 
1–2PM ET
Expert advice on navigating the latest logistics and protocols—whether you’re traveling on land, air or sea—and how to stay healthy and protected while on the road. Plus: the panelists answer all your questions.


  • Craig Cohen, Burgess Yachts Partner
  • Dr. Scott Weisenberg, NYU Langone Infectious Disease Expert
  • John Gobbels, Medjet COO
  • Vincent Frascogna, Etihad Airways Vice President, Americas



Day 2: Privilege of Privacy

Tuesday, October 27th,  11AM–12PM ET
Why "going private" means more than booking a hotel villa and the benefits of gathering multiple generations in a single place. Plus: some of our favorite residences and villas—where to escape now.


  • Ben Trodd, Four Seasons Senior Vice President, Sales & Hotel Marketing
  • Brett Armitage, One&Only CCO
  • Christine Gaudenzi, Family Coppola Hideaways Director of Marketing 
  • Craig Cohen, Burgess Yachts Partner
  • Fabrice Moizan, Eden Rock St. Barths-Oetker Collection GM

Moderated by: Christina Ohly Evans, US Correspondent, Financial Times/How to Spend It

*Attendees of this panel will be entered for 3x chances to win a three-night getaway to One&Only Mandarina in Mexico! Terms apply.



Day 3: The Future of Wellness

Wednesday, October 28th, 11AM–12PM ET
The new power of travel—virtual or real—to unlock spaces for rebalancing, resetting, renewing and finding your center in this unprecedented time of change.


  • Dr. Cindy Geyer, Canyon Ranch Medical Director
  • Dietmar Müller-Elmau, Schloss Elmau Founder and CEO 
  • Rocco Bova, Chablé Yucatán GM
  • Simon Marxer, Miraval Director of Spa and Wellbeing



Day 4: The Future of Food + Wine Travel

Thursday, October 29th, 

Hear from the industry insiders reinventing how we wine and dine in this new normal, and learn about the culinary trends that are pushing sustainability, agro-tourism and culture into the foreground. Bring your own wine, cocktail or mocktail.


  • Adam Sachs, three-time James Beard Journalism Award winner
  • David Joo, Peninsula Executive Sous Chef
  • Howie Kahn, WSJ Contributing Editor
  • TBD, Visit Sweden

Moderated by: Jennifer Baum, Bullfrog + Baum



Day 5: Where to Go in 2021

Friday, October 30th,

While the future remains impossible to predict, there are intelligent ways of getting back into voyager mode—whether virtually or in reality. Indagare CEO Melissa Biggs Bradley, recently returned from Kenya, speaks with a panel of experts on the destinations that are on our list for 2021.


  • Josh Udashkin, RIMOWA Managing Director, North America
  • Julien Surget, Amangiri + Camp Sarika GM
  • Matt Biden, The Royal Portfolio South Africa Managing Director
  • Sarah Ranfone, Tierra Hotels Marketing Director
  • Thomas Lennartz, Quark Expeditions VP of Sales

Moderated by: Melissa Biggs Bradley, Indagare Founder and CEO

*First 100 attendees of this panel will receive a complimentary RIMOWA Leather Luggage Tag in black. Terms apply.




P.S. All attendees will be automatically entered for a chance to win a three-night, luxe getaway for two to One&Only Mandarina, valued at $4,000. Terms apply. 

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