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Attract China Presenting at NAJ Summit East in NYC

April 25, 2013

Attract China will be presenting at the NAJ Summit East, May 1st, on Chinese travelers. The summit will take place at the Holiday Inn Midtown, New York, NY.

Ten years ago, North American Journeys introduced the NAJ Summit, providing suppliers and destinations for the first time an efficient way to network and offer their products to tour operators. Michael P. DiCarlo, SVP of Attract China, will be at the summit giving the presentation. For more info please visit, or see the the below schedule:

MAY 1, 2013


1:00-1:45 pm: Opening Remarks.  Key International Trends and the State of the Receptive Operator Market in 2013: Presenter: Jake Steinman, President, North American Journeys

1:45-2:35 pm:  Receptive Panel:  How Will the “Sequester” Affect The Summer Tourism Market? Panelists:  Laura Mandala, Mandala Research; other panelists tba.

2:35-3:00 pm: The Future of Pow Wow. Presenter:  Malcolm Smith, General Manager,International Pow Wow, US Travel.

3:00-3:30 pm: Coffee Break

3:30-3:50 pm: How to Crack the Chinese F.I.T. Market.  Presenter:  Mike DeCarlo, VP, Attract China

3:50-4:20 pm: Emerging Market Trends and Directions.  India: Pallan Katgara, Managing Director, Tour
USA Canada; China: Jennifer Tsou,  President, Apple Tours (I)

4:20-5:00 pm: Trends and Directions.  Europe and Latin America:  Peter Dorner, President, New World Travel (I);  Veronique Hubert, V.P. TeamAmerica;   Gerrit DeVoss, Product Manager,Bonotel; Eric Thomas, Managing Director, Accommodations Plus Receptive Tours