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Andrew van der Feltz
Senior Director, EMEA & APAC
As senior director for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region at Expedia Group Media Solutions, Andrew van der Feltz drives business development and sales for the growing display advertising space. His team works closely with agencies, destination marketing organizations, hotel and airline partners in the region. Prior to joining Expedia, Andy was the Director of Business Development & Operations at the Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions (NBTC) since April 2011. Prior to this, he also worked at NBTC in the London office as country manager for the UK and Ireland. He started his career at NBTC as marketing manager, after his role as an international marketing manager at VisitScotland. Andy studied Marketing and French in Scotland, continued his postdoc education at the Institute of Marketing in Edinburgh, and attended the Executive Educational Programme in General Management at the London Business School.

Bleisure remains a hot topic for the travel industry. Regular blog readers will have seen our recent study, Bleisure Travel Trends, which examines the behavior of bleisure travelers from around the globe. For now, we are going to look specifically at Indian bleisure travelers, a group that is ...

Bleisure is Booming for Indian Business Travelers

The German National Tourist Board works internationally to promote Germany, communicating the country's diverse appeal to a worldwide market. Our latest campaign is supporting them in this mission, using a fun, concierge-style service to better engage with travelers in key markets across Europe. ...

Expedia launches Travel Match campaign with the German National Tourist Board

Last week we attended Phocuswright Europe in Amsterdam, a yearly gathering of decision makers from across the travel, tourism and hospitality sectors. This year more than 40 speakers from Europe’s leading travel and tech companies presented insights to a crowd of over 600 attendees across the ...

Phocuswright Europe: Three Things we Learned in Amsterdam Last Week

“Business or pleasure?” It’s a question travelers are frequently asked when sharing travel plans. However, our latest research reveals that the line between the two is becoming increasingly blurred as more and more business travelers extend trips to make the most of their time away from home. While ...

All Work and No Play… New Study Charts the Rise of the Bleisure Traveler

Earlier this week, the team attended the annual Arabian Travel Market (ATM) event in Dubai, where we met with partners and leading voices from the global travel industry. During ATM, we hosted an Insights Summit for the first time in the Middle East, with marketers from across the region joining us ...

Our Key Takeaways and Insights for Marketers from the Arabian Travel Market

Every March, travel and tourism brands from across the globe descend on Berlin, Germany for ITB, the world’s leading travel trade show. Our team was there this year, taking more than one million combined steps across the huge conference venue to meet with our global marketing partners and enjoy the ...

What You May Have Missed at ITB Berlin 2018

Earlier this week at ITB in Berlin, Europe’s largest travel trade show, we had the pleasure of presenting our annual Partner Awards to this year’s winners from the EMEA region. The awards celebrate the very best creativity and achievement in travel marketing from the last 12 months, honoring some ...

2018 EMEA Partner Campaign Awards Announced at ITB

Did you know that German travelers take an average of nearly 36 vacation days a year and that they prioritize experiences as their number one travel consideration? With that much time and valuing of experiences, it’s no wonder German travelers research their destinations beforehand, consulting ...

How to Inspire and Convert Experience-Driven German Travelers

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