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May 28 – 29
Sitges (Barcelona)

Bavel Travel Summit:

Many thanks for doing business as unusual!

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Highlights of the Bavel Travel Summit 2024

Who's Speaking?

We’ve invited top industry leaders to join our Summit and share their insights.
Discover the Summit speakers. Stay tuned for updates.

Who’s Speaking?

We’ve invited top industry leaders to join our Summit and share their insights. Discover the Summit speakers. Stay tuned for updates.

Xavier Ginesta

Founder at Voxel

Marta Varela

Revenue, Distribution & Data Advisor at Port Aventura & Revenue Consultant at Brown Hotels

David Doctor

CEO at Outpayce from Amadeus

Alex Mifsud

CEO and Co-founder at Weavr

Àngel Garrido

CEO at Voxel

Mar Muñoz

CEO at IT Travel Services

Héctor Martín

Vicepresident of Global Sales at Voxel

Mireia Guix

Lecturer in Tourism and Hospitality at The University of Queensland

Rubén Sánchez

Founder & CEO of BEONx

Maria Sellar

General Manager Travel Solutions at Terrapay

Daniel Ascolies

CIO at Grupo Juliá

Angel Muñoz

CEO at IAG7 Viajes

Andrés Martín-Asuero

Founder at Instituto Esmindfulness

Verónica de Íscar

Chief B2B Sales Officer at Civitatis

Ricardo Fernández

Group CEO at Destinia

Cristina Machado

Cluster Director of Revenue Management at Almanac Hotels

Ousman Umar

CEO & Co-founder at NASCO Feeding Minds

Luana Lo Piccolo

AI & Tech Law Legal and Policy Architect

Yago Casasnovas

Head of Payments, Fraud Prevention and Distribution at Air Europa

Damian Alonso

Head of Commercial and Partnerships at Outpayce from Amadeus

Gian Franco Mercado

Co-founder at Hospitalidad Emprendedora

Tiago Coimbra

Account Director Travel at Modulr

Jesus Ferreiro

Product Manager at Outpayce from Amadeus

Jose Manuel Lastra

General Director at Viajes Triana and VP at Confederación Española de Agencias de Viajes (CEAV)

Karine Picard

Product Manager at Accor

Coco He

Global General Manager at Sunrate

Alfredo Stefani

Director of Partnerships at Voxel

Jaime de la Calzada

Director Sales Distribution, CRM & Web at Amadeus Hospitality

Severin Gerstenkorn

Strategy Manager at Pliant

Carlos Fernández

CEO at Quadrant TravelTech

Mike Carlo

CEO at XanderPay

Steffan Lush

Senior Manager - Customer Success at BCD Travel

Aurélien Rodríguez

Global Sales Director at Hotel Corporate System (HCorpo)

Ana Arjones

Director, Market Development - Global Partnerships & Segments, Travel at Mastercard

Alejandro Baraza

Legal & Compliance Manager at Voxel

Borja Risueño

Director of Sales at Voxel

Antonio Morales

Director of Sales at Voxel

Maud Christophe

Director of Growth at Voxel

Sofoklis Limniotis

Director Pay Out at HBX Group

Vivian Dixon

Global Director, Cross-Border Solutions at Visa

Do you dare do Business as unusual?

Do you dare do Business as unusual?


Icon Languages¡Novedad! Este año todas las sesiones tienen traducción simultánea al castellano.
New! This year all sessions have simultaneous translation into Spanish

Icon Languages¡Novedad! Este año todas las sesiones tienen traducción simultánea al castellano. New! This year all sessions have simultaneous translation into Spanish


Agenda 2024

09:00 – 10:00


10:00 – 10:05


10:05 – 10:35

"With" money vs "For" money. Towards a purpose economy


10:35 – 10:55

Voxel + Amadeus. The dawn of a new era

Voxel & Outpayce

10:55 – 11:10

Breaking barriers: inclusion and diversity in travel industry leadership


11:10 – 11:35

Networking Coffee Break

11:35 – 12:00

Unlocking revenue management: insights across diverse business domains

Almanac Hotels, Brown Hotels, Port Aventura, BEONx & Amadeus

12:00 – 12:20

Unleashing the power of instant payment networks in B2B payments

Visa, Air Europa, Quadrant TravelTech & Voxel

12:20 – 12:35

Demystifying compliance: 2024 overview


12:35 – 13:05

Networking break - Speed dating

13:05 – 14:20

Cocktail lunch

14:20 – 14:45

Navigating cross-border payment challenges

Modulr, Pliant, Sunrate, Xanderpay & Voxel

14:45 – 15:10

Setting new horizons in Billback technology

BCD Travel, Accor, Outpayce, HCorpo & Voxel

15:10 – 15:25

Exploring the AI landscape: applications in the travel industry


15:25 – 15:35

Exploring the AI landscape: applications in the hospitality industry

Hospitalidad Emprendedora

15:35 – 16:00

Hotel payment innovation in action

Mastercard, Hotelbeds & Voxel

16:00 – 16:15

Revolutionizing commission payments: a new paradigm

Outpayce & Voxel

16:15 – 17:00

Speed networking - Coffee break

17:00 – 17:30

Tech challenges in daily operations: enhancing extra service offerings in tourism

Grupo Julià, IAG7, Civitatis, IT Travel Services, Viajes Triana Confederación & Española de Agencias de Viajes (CEAV)

17:30 – 17:45

Strategies for deploying embedded finance into digital businesses


17:45 – 18:00

Managing for a future: From sustaining wanderlust to achieving net zero

The University of Queensland

18:00 – 18:15

Conclusions and wrap-up


18:15 – 19:00

Free time

19:00 – 23:00

Tapas hunt

10:00 – 10:15

Meeting point

10:45 – 11:00

Welcome coffee

11:00 – 13:00

Empowerment session I

13:00 – 14:00


14:00 – 14:45

Transformational Talks:

Happiness 2.0. Changing our relationship with money

Tech for Humanity: Leading with Ethics to Shape a Brighter Future

A life changing story

15:00 – 16:00

Workshops & networking time:

Unveiling the power of Billback for travel sellers and suppliers

Mastering e-invoicing regulations: a discovery journey

Unlocking seamless transactions: Straight-Through Processing (STP) exploration

16:15 – 17:00

Transformational Talks:

Felicidad 2.0. Cambiando nuestra relación con el dinero

Train an excellent mind; The Neuroscience of Psychedelics and Meditation

A life changing story

17:10 – 18:10

Empowerment session II

18:15 – 18:30

Voxel Awards

18:30 – 22:00

BBQ, cocktails & drinks

The Summit’s cornerstones

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Technological innovation and trends that are changing the rules of the game in the travel sector.

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The future is filled with challenges and we can achieve more together. Discover the power of collaboration!

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Networking sessions like you have never seen before. And what is better than a view of the Mediterranean Sea?

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Business as unusual: Inspirational activities that feed the body, mind and soul!


Melià Sitges

C/ Joan Salvat Papasseit, 38
Sitges - Barcelona

Car Park

Guests staying overnight
at Meliá Sitges:
€22/day (24 hours)

Non-staying guests
at Meliá Sitges:

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Take advantage of the special Summiteers deal when booking your accommodation in the Meliá Sitges****

Be part of the movement!

Voxel’s purpose is to promote professional and personal development within the company and impact society in a positive way. That’s why we’re donating to NASCO Feeding Minds, in order to contribute to changing the nature of humanitarian aid by feeding minds through digital education for people in Ghana.

At the Summit, you will hear about the project first-hand from its CEO and Co-founder: Ousman Umar is a Bavel Travel Summit speaker!

Would your company like to contribute to this social initiative?

NASCO Feeding Minds


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What Our Attendees Say

Some of our past attendees

Past editions

Summit 2023

The 9th edition of the Bavel Travel Summit took place in May 2023 in Sitges (Barcelona). More than 220 professionals from the travel industry participated in the event. We listened to 35 top keynote speakers and enjoyed networking, fun-working and inspirational activities. We took collaboration to the next level.

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Summit 2022

The 7th edition of the Bavel Travel Summit took place in June 2022 in Barcelona. More than 160 professionals gathered at the event where 18 top leaders, participating in 13 lectures and panels, analyzed the most recent and significant trends in the sector.

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Summit 2019

The 6th edition of the Bavel Travel Summit took place in May 2019 in Barcelona, and brought together more than 150 professional from across the travel industry with a mixed program of events including networking or “funworking”, talks and roundtable discussions on innovation in B2B payments and technology trends in the sector.

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Summit 2018

The 5th edition of the Bavel Travel Summit was held in Barcelona on May 22nd, 23rd and 24th. Voxel Group has brought together leaders from the travel industry at a unique event about innovation in electronic transactions and technology trends in the sector

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Summit 2016

The 4th edition of the Bavel Summit took place in October 2016, and brought together more than 100 like-minded, top industry players. The event included professional sessions and panels, but there was also plenty of time dedicated to funworking, with inspirational and networking activities in different locations around Barcelona city.

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Summit 2015

Have a look at the highlights of the 3rd edition of the Bavel Summit, that took place in October 2015.

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