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JW Marriott at L.A. Live
900 West Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90015 USA

Media Partner




2013 Attending Journalists


Aram Gesar
Editor in Chief
AirGuide & AirGuide Business

JoAnn DeLuna
Associate Editor - Payment & Expense
Business Travel News

Tim Hines
Founder
Business Traveler Social

Wendy Perrin
Director of Consumer News & Digital Community
Conde Nast Traveler

Charlie Leocha
Correspondent
Consumer Traveler

Jake Steinman
Editor in Chief
The Destination Marketer

Javier Gonzalez-Soria
Editor
GENTEVIAJERA / TRAVELTHINK

Jason Freed
News Editor
Hotel News Now

Juliana Shallcross
Managing Editor
HotelChatter.com

Linda Laine
Journalist, Technologies
L'Echo Touristique

Michael Seemuth
Freelance Writer
Monetate

Artur Andrade
Editor in Chief
PANROTAS

Dennis Schaal
News Editor
Skift

Kevin May
Co-Founder and Editor
Tnooz

Nick Vivion
Reporter
Tnooz

Adrien Glover
Deputy Digital Editor
Travel + Leisure

Rich Beattie
Executive Digital Editor
Travel + Leisure / American Express Publishing

Michele McDonald
Editor
Travel Technology Update

Koji Tsurumoto
Editor in Chief & CEO
Travel Voice Ltd.

Kate Rice
Distribution Editor
Travel Weekly

Charles Kao
TV Correspondent
TravelMole Ltd.

Walter Schut
Senior Editor
Travmagazine/ANVR

Veronica Stoddart
Editor in Chief for Travel
USA Today

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Press Passes

The PhoCusWright Conference features senior executives and key influencers from numerous sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry and provides an excellent opportunity for members of the print and online media.

The PhoCusWright Conference offers members of the media:

  • The ability to conduct interviews with industry leaders and analysts in a relaxed environment.
  • All-inclusive passes for admittance to scheduled conference programs, luncheons and cocktail receptions.
  • Speaker and sponsor/exhibitor information.

Complimentary press passes are available to professional members of the media who are "working press" on assignment covering the event or the companies presenting. To qualify for a pass, you must be employed by or freelance for the editorial side of a travel, business, financial or general news/lifestyle print or online publication (excludes company and member newsletters), or produce news segments for a broadcast network. Your role or title at the print or online publication or broadcast network cannot be in a sales, promotional or executive capacity (i.e. publisher, CEO, public relations titles do not qualify for complimentary press passes). Consultants, book writers and others who are not working press do not qualify for press passes. To qualify for a press pass, you must earn your living as a journalist.

You will be asked to submit recent, relevant bylined articles or describe your qualifications. Your attendance at past PhoCusWright Conferences on a press pass does not automatically qualify you for a press pass for this year's conference. The pass is valid for all conference sessions, meals and materials.

PhoCusWright reserves the right to qualify journalists upon receipt of the application. Questions should be directed to events13@phocuswright.com or +1 860 350-4084 x500. Your request for a press pass acknowledges that we may share your contact information with conference attendees (we will not divulge your email address without permission, however).

Members of the press are not permitted to sell or promote any company or product at any time during the three-day event.

Click the graphic below to submit your application: