Challenges for the Travel Industry in 2015
Posted On March 4, 2015 By mhauk
Date(s) - 04/03/2015
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
About the seminar
Andrew Burnham of MHA Maclntyre Hudson and Chris Lee of Barclays would like to invite you to join us for our exclusive annual industry seminar on Wednesday 4th February 2015, combining our specialist expertise in the travel sector.
The seminar will aim to clarify areas of uncertainty relating to current and future issues for the industry, including a regulatory and licensing update along with a financial outlook, with the aim of helping you to manage and grow your travel business effectively.
We are pleased to be joined by a number of high profile speakers who will bring their insight and experience to the discussion.
These will include:
- David Moesli, Head of ATOL at CAA
- Christopher Jones, Managing Director at Altium Capital
- Andy Cooper, Industry Consultant
- Alan Bowen, Travel Consultant at MHA MacIntyre Hudson
- Lawrence Whitehead, Corporate Finance Partner at MHA MacIntyre Hudson
- Milon Veasey, Head of Mobile Solutions at Barclays
Andrew Burnham, Head of Travel (MHA MacIntyre Hudson) – Andrew has accumulated considerable experience over 20 years in dealing with the specialist requirements of the travel and tourism sector with VAT and Licensing expertise alongside core business advisory skills.
He heads up the MHA Travel Team nationally and has a growing portfolio of travel industry clients.
He regularly contributes articles to the travel trade press, is a presenter at travel conferences and an active participant at industry events. He also sits on the Tourism & Hospitality Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales.
Chris Lee, Head of Travel (Barclays) – Chris has spent the last 20 years in customer facing corporate management roles in Barclays in London. He formed and has headed the Barclays Travel Team in the UK for the last 10 years and has a specialist portfolio of large travel customers many of which are household names.
Chris has had many articles and quotations published in national and international newspapers and magazines including Time Magazine, Daily Telegraph, Financial Times, The Times, City AM, The Independent, Sunday Times, Daily Express, Sunday Telegraph, Travel Trade Gazette, and publications in over 15 countries worldwide. He is one of Travel Weekly’s resident columnists. He has also featured live in the Sky News TV studio, on ESPN television, been interviewed by BBC Radio, and has judged many travel awards.
He is an experienced presenter and on stage panel member, with appearances including the Travel Convention, World Travel Market, the Travel Insurance Convention, the Guild of Travel Management Companies Conference, & the Tourism Society Conference as well as being the host of the annual Barclays Travel Forum attended by around 300 senior travel industry figures. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Travel and Tourism and attends many of their events. Chris has a passion for travel and has visited more than 75 countries worldwide.
To register for the event please contact MHA MacIntyre Hudson on: 0207 429 4100