Join the people creating and redefining the future of travelDo you remember the last time you booked a plane ticket with a travel agent? We didn't think so. In a world of rapid technological innovation, business in the travel and hospitality sector is accelerating at rapid speed. Technology is an integral part of today's travel experience, from booking to electronic boarding passes, digital concierge services to interactive city guides at a destination, virtual reality tours to drone photography new technology is continuing to reshape the way we move around, stay and play.Brands are constantly looking to deliver a great digital experience to customers across all digital platforms. After all, in the age of omnichannel marketing, smart content usage will separate the front runners from those lagging behind in the race to engage potential consumers. Who should attend?Startups: If you are developing products or services that have the potential to transform the travel industry this is an opportunity you can’t afford to miss! Gain access to industry experts including airlines, hotel operators, cruise ship lines, banks, card networks, and more.Travel Industry Leaders: If you are an executive in hospitality, tourism, travel, travel tech etc this is your opportunity to connect with a vibrant network of travel technology startups, find the next product that could differentiate you from the competition and provide the perfect setting for you to connect with other industry leaders in the travel sector.FormatWe kick the weekend off with the first Miami Travel Hackathon. Hackathon participants have 24 hours to tackle complex challenges presented by travel industry leaders. On Monday we will start the day with presentations from our hackers before diving into informative talks from industry experts, presentations from pre-selected travel startups and one-on-one meetings with leaders in the travel sector. The 4 teams (hackathon + pre selected) with the most innovative products/ services win the chance to present on the main stage of 2 major travel industry events.