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Aussie AI expert headlines first MTA National Conference in 4 years

MTA – Mobile Travel Agents has announced futurist and social commentator Dr Joanne Orlando as the keynote speaker for the upcoming National Conference at Sheraton Fiji Golf & Beach Resort from 30 May – 2 June 2024 – the first company-wide gathering staged since 2020 and its first overseas destination.

MTA – Mobile Travel Agents has announced futurist and social commentator Dr Joanne Orlando as the keynote speaker for the upcoming National Conference at Sheraton Fiji Golf & Beach Resort from 30 May – 2 June 2024 – the first company-wide gathering staged since 2020 and its first overseas destination.

With the theme, ‘Celebrate the Journey’, the MTA National Conference 2024 will bring together more than 300 travel professionals from across Australia to explore the evolving travel industry landscape.

Sydney-based Dr Orlando is renowned for her research work into technology, particularly with artificial intelligence (AI).

During her MTA National Conference address, she will delve into the role of AI in the travel industry, exploring its current applications, weaknesses and opportunities for enhancement.

She will share insights on leveraging AI to empower travel advisors to enhance business efficiency and client satisfaction.

Additionally, Dr Orlando will highlight future AI trends in the travel sector and outline the trajectory for industry professionals.

Sheraton Fiji Golf & Beach Resort
Sheraton Fiji Golf & Beach Resort is the site for MTA’s first overseas National Conference.

MTA Founder & Managing Director Karen Merricks said Dr Orlando’s keynote address is anticipated to be one of the conference highlights, offering attendees invaluable strategies for boosting productivity, mental health, wellbeing and safety in an increasingly digital world.

 “Her expertise and insights into the intersection of technology and travel align perfectly with our theme of celebrating the journey and navigating industry changes,” she said.

“Dr Orlando’s engaging keynote promises to equip our attendees with practical tools to thrive in the digital era.”

For more information about MTA National Conference 2024, email conference@mtatravel.com.au

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