Dealing with Disruption in Travel, Tourism & Leisure

On the agenda

Within travel, tourism, and leisure, dealing with the unexpected has always been the norm. However, this is an era of unprecedented disruption and transformation. Agile startups and new technologies are changing customer expectations, disrupting industries, and challenging incumbents.

Join a group of carefully selected senior executives to explore strategies for surviving and thriving in this increasingly competitive marketplace. Discover methods – that work on a global scale – for enabling digital transformation within travel, tourism and leisure. Gain best practices for dealing with disruption, by harnessing – instead of playing catch-up – with innovative technology.

Confirmed guests

Marriott, Accor Hotels, Kayak, Go Ape, National Trust & National Express.

Who will be attending

CIOs, CTOs, CDOs, Directors and Heads of IT, Transformation, Digital, Data, Infrastructure.

Keynote speaker – Tamara Lohan MBE

One half of the Mr and Mrs Smith team, Tamara Lohan has taken a business idea and turned it into one of the UK’s most successful ‘aspirational but still accessible’ accommodation brands, earning her an MBE for services to the British travel industry.

As CTO of the company, Tamara leads the development team who power the cutting-edge technology behind the website and the booking engine.

Chief Gin Officer Experience

You will be mixing business with pleasure – the serious business of gin tasting together with the pleasure of connecting with senior peers, colleagues and friends. Alongside a 4-course gourmet dinner, there will be premium gin tasting experience, themed ‘A Botanical Tour Around The World Of Gin’. Explore the different botanicals used in gins by deconstructing some of the most famous gins and their recipes.


Speciality Gin

Main Course

Speciality Gin

Cheese Course

Speciality Gin


Speciality Gin


The event takes place at the unique 5-star Sanderson London. Prepare to enter one of London’s most magical boutique venues, with decor that fuses surrealism with state-of-the-art luxury.



In partnership with:

Guest Gin Speakers

Joel Harrison and Neil Ridley

from World’s Best Spirits

Venue Location

Sanderson Hotel

50 Berners St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 3NG

“Thank you, it was a fabulous event!”

WPP | London 

“A really great evening!”

Warner Brothers | London 

“It was one of those rare events that was both useful and enjoyable”

Microsoft | New York

“Thank you for a very enjoyable evening”

Canal+ | Paris