Overview and Outlook for the Perth & Australian Aviation market
Industry Case Study
Perth Airport Host Keynote
Industry outlook: Big picture outlook for aviation, travel and tourism in Perth and beyond
Our experts, each with a unique 30,000 ft view of our industry, assert their views on the most important issues facing aviation and travel in Australia amidst a politically charged environment.
Our audience will also help us debate the most pressing issues facing our industry including:
Australia’s capacity growth is slowing, as fares rise; How is Perth performing?
The role of long haul LCCs in the Australian international market; (customer and environment)
Impact of Qantas' Perth-London service;
Visas, security & screening;
Driving value from the premium and corporate traveller.
Networking & Coffee Break
Driving inbound tourism: The development of aviation access in WA Australia's Minister for Tourism Paul Papalia, believes All Nippon Airways' new daily Tokyo Narita-Perth service, set to launch in Sep-2019, will add more than 76,000 new visitors into Perth over the next three years.
Western Australia is experiencing an upswing in growth from key markets in Asia but looks to expand its reach and capture a variety of important opportunities yet tapped into.
How are the key Asia routes and outbound markets performing?
Which Asian LCCs are poised to grow and target WA?
What are the key source markets for international growth?
Is Perth well positioned to attract key inbound markets?
Is building a successful hub viable for Perth?
What are the airlines doing to grow the Perth market? Is there room to upgrade their product for WA?
A review of the major markets connecting Perth to the world
Perth-London: Achievements in the initial year and how it has impacted the overall WA market;
Perth-Southeast Asia: Declining capacity in recent years but still has growth opportunities;
Perth-Middle East: Capacity declines and the impact on the European market;
Perth-China: Why is WA behind all of Australia's states in attracting Chinese carriers and tourists?
Welcome to lunch
CORPORATE TRAVEL COMMUNITY EDUCATION FORUMS
NDC + airline distribution buyer education forum: What do we want? The first ever “Corporate Travel Community Educational Forum” kicks off in Perth with a focus on air and particularly the impact of NDC. In this session we ask the custodians of key corporate travel programmes in Australia to bring their “burning” questions related to air and NDC. Hear how other buyers are feeling, learn from their programmes and voice your own opinion.
NDC + airline distribution education forum: The experts weigh in As airlines work on enhancing their retail offering and improving their merchandising capability via both direct and indirect channels, a resounding message from industry players is that the real impact to corporate programmes is yet to be understood. In response to concerns from corporate travel buyers, we bring together key industry experts to educate our audience on this important topic.
Is this increasingly fragmented and complex commercial and technological distribution landscape sustainable?
How are business models evolving in response?
What impact will direct channels have on corporate programmes?
What benefits do direct channels have for the corporate traveller?
ATPI - Doing Business in Africa
Welcome to lunch
Networking & Lunch Break Hosted by United Airlines
Network planning session: What will Western Australia's network look like in 2025?
What is the unique value proposition that Perth offers in order to compete with the east coast ports?
What is the demand outlook for travel to/from regional centres?
Is there scope for more intraregional connectivity at ports not served by point-to-point regional services?
How important is government funding to support regional development?
Regional development session
CORPORATE TRAVEL COMMUNITY EDUCATION FORUMS
The accommodation outlook and technology innovations buyer education forum: What do we want? In this session we ask the custodians of key corporate travel programmes in Australia to bring their “burning” questions related to their accommodation programmes. Hear how other buyers are feeling, learn from their programmes and voice your own opinion.
The accommodation outlook and technology innovations education forum: The experts weigh in In response to concerns from corporate travel buyers, we bring together key industry experts to educate our audience on:
Benchmarking Perth against the national average;
Reviewing the supply/demand balance - which side of the ledger are we at in 2019?
What's really happening locally with rates, occupancy rates, new properties and seasonality.
How can buyers create a high performing hotel program, and reduce spend?
What are the best practices for negotiating rates?
Payments and expense buyer education forum: What do we want?
In this session we ask the custodians of key corporate travel programmes in Australia to bring their “burning” questions related to payments and expense. Hear how other buyers are feeling, learn from their programmes and voice your own opinion.
Payments and expense education forum: The experts weigh in
In response to concerns from corporate travel buyers, we bring together key industry experts to educate our audience on
Virtual payments and the benefits for corporate programmes;
Maximising reporting capabilities;
New technologies available to improve payments and expense.
Coffee Break & Networking
Social impact in the travel and aviation industry - gender diversity, Indigenous affairs, environment and more
As customers, employees, suppliers and society at large begins to place increasing importance on corporate social responsibility, corporate leaders have started to implement practises which positively contribute to society.
The big challenge for executives is how to develop an approach that can truly deliver on these ambitions. Some innovative companies have managed to overcome this hurdle by partnering with other businesses with social responsibility at its core.
In this important discussion, we will hear from organisations who live and breathe social responsibility, empowering female leaders and those businesses who are drivers for change.
Closing Remarks from Chairperson and end of summit