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Let's do business as unusual again!

Save the date: May 28th and 29th

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Highlights of the Bavel Travel Summit 2023

The power of collaboration in action!

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!

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

Chairman at Voxel

Sofoklis Limniotis

Head of Digital Payments & E-Platforms at Hotelbeds

Alexandra Limerick

Senior Director Product at WEX

Mar Muñoz

Dirección General Online & Innovación at Avoris

Ester Abad

Digital Change Management & PMO | Digital Transformation at Meliá Hotels International

David Doctor

CEO at Outpayce from Amadeus

Ovidio Andrés

CEO at SMYHotels and Founder at Logitravel

Àngel Garrido

CEO at Voxel

Koert Grasveld

Vice President Payments at TerraPay

Rodrigo Vilariño

Country Manager Spain & Portugal at Worldpay from FIS

Lefteris Tsoukalas

General Manager at Mitsis Alila Resort & Spa

Ana Arjones

Director, Travel Industries at Mastercard

Marcus Riehl

Key Account Manager - Global Corporate Partnerships at Booking.com

Saulius Pačekajus

CEO & Partner at Hotelston

Fiorino Celucci

CFO at Easy Market

Jamie Buxton

Global Senior Director, Marketing at WEX

Ines Baiges

Responsable de Medios de Pago y Fraude at Avoristech

Pablo Soto

Innovation Director at Ávoris

Michel de Graaf Kooij

Online Distribution Director at Hyatt Inclusive Collection

Desislava Mladenova

Financial Controller at AMResorts Europe

Ayse Yasar

Business Development Manager at Prime Travel Service

Marc Cuéllar

Accounts Payable Executive at W2M WORLD2MEET

Javier Villanueva

General Director at Hoteles Silken

Spencer Hanlon

Global Head of Travel Payments & Head of Europe at Nium

Ricardo Carvalho

Sales Director HGBU Iberia at Oracle Hospitality

Sebastià Vidal

General Director for Tourism at CEI Europe

Andrew J. Richardson

Director of Product Management at Protel

Andrew Star

Product Manager at Mews

Joao Freitas

Director of Growth & Partnerships at Host Hotel Systems

Héctor Martín

Vicepresident of Global Sales at Voxel

David Cabreza

CCO at XanderPay

Juan Piña

Organization Director at Riu Hotels & Resorts

Patrick Phelps

Partners & Chains B2B Travel at Voxel

Alejandro Baraza

Legal & Compliance Manager at Voxel

Maud Christophe

Director of Growth at Voxel

Borja Risueño

Director of Sales at Voxel


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


10:00 – 12:00

May 31st


12:00 – 13:15

May 31st

Welcome Lunch

13:15 – 13:30

May 31st

Welcome: 365 Days of Innovation and Digitalization


13:30 – 14:00

May 31st

The Meaning of Money


14:00 – 14:30

May 31st

Innovation in Travel Payments - AI Transforming the Travel Industry


14.30 – 15.00

May 31st

Past, Present and Future of Electronic Payments in the Travel Industry

Terrapay, Worldpay from Fisglobal, XanderPay & Voxel

15.00 – 15:15

May 31st

The Holy Grail of Frictionless B2B Payments is Near


15:15 – 15:45

May 31st

Networking Coffee Break

15:45 – 16:00

May 31st

Upcoming ebilling Regulatory Trends


16:00 - 16.30

May 31st

The Big Opportunity: from Compliance Implications to Value-Added Services


16.30 – 17:00

May 31st

Case Study: Leaving the Billback Challenge Behind

Booking.com, Hotelston & Easy Market

17:00 - 17:15

May 31st

Case Study: Automated Payment Orchestration


17:15 - 17:30

May 31st

Changing the Name of the Game in Commission Payments

Outpayce from Amadeus

17:30 – 18:15

May 31st

Speed Networking

19:00 – 22:00

May 31st

Tapas Hunt

8:30 – 9:15

June 1st

Early Bird Running Session

09:30 – 11:00

June 1st

Inspirational Morning Activity

11:00 – 11:45

June 1st

Networking Coffee Break

11:45 – 12:45

June 1st

Break Out


Compliance Workshop - Implications for Hoteliers



Worldwide eInvoicing Challenges. The PMS Perspective

Mews, Oracle, Protel, QuoHotel & Host Hotel Systems



Travel Payments: why it's about so much more than Moving Money


Travel Companies

Digital Transformation: the Challenge of Exponential Growth

Prime Travel

Travel Companies

Compliance Workshop - Implications for Travel Companies


Travel Companies
12:45 - 13:30

June 1st

Speed Networking

13:30 - 14:45

June 1st

Networking Lunch

14:45 - 15:00

June 1st

Diversity and Inclusion + Women in Payments as drivers of thought leadership!


15:00 - 15:45

June 1st

Aligning Business and IT in a Travel Vertical Group

Avoris Tech

15:45 - 16:00

June 1st

Virtual Payments Breakthroughs - Straight-through Processing


16:00 - 16:30

June 1st

Hoteliers Back-Office Digitization Success Stories

Mitsis Hotels, Meliá Hotels International, Hyatt Inclusive Collection & AMR Resorts

16:30 - 17:00

June 1st

Networking Coffee Break

17:00 - 17:30

June 1st

Travel Tech: How the Race to Demonetize the Travel Industry is Fuelling innovative B2B2C Value Chains

Logitravel & Silken Hoteles

17:30 - 17:45

June 1st

B2B eInvoicing. A 15 Year Old Success Story

RIU Hotels & Resorts

17:45 - 18:00

June 1st

Conclusions and Wrap-up


18:00 - 19:30

June 1st

Free Time

19:30 - 20:00

June 1st

Sunset Walk by the Sea

20:00 - 20:30

June 1st

Welcome Drink at Pic Nic

20:30 – 00:00

June 1st

Voxel Awards Dinner.
Cocktails & Drinks


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: €2/hour
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What Our Attendees Say


Past editions

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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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