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Arival features amazing speakers and insightful, actionable education designed for operators of sightseeing tours, activities, attractions and events serving travelers
“when they get there.”

The Theater

General session for all attendees featuring essential industry insights and trends, inspiring keynotes, strategic round-table debates and the latest in-destination innovations. View Sessions


Tour and activity companies meet the most important distribution partners and best technology and marketing experts. Vendors meet hundreds of tour and activity companies. It’s that simple. (But we have a secret sauce to make sure you will meet the folks you need to most!)


Hands-on workshops led by experienced industry experts on a range of essential topics to advance your in-destination business, including marketing, technology, and business best practices. View Sessions

Join Industry Leaders

The most important and influential companies in the In-Destination industry will be at Arival. Join Fareharbor, Checkfront, Tiqets, Expedia, Google, GetYourGuide, Grayline Worldwide, and more.

Demonstration Labs

Practical demos and walkthroughs of essential technology systems, marketing tools and distribution companies to help you identify the right systems and partners for your business.


Seriously. We are planning some amazing parties and activities showcasing what this industry is all about. You’ll have to come check it out for yourself.

Arival Launch Partners


Arival 2017 Speakers

Rob Torres

Managing Director Travel, Google

Jen O'Twomney

Vice President, Expedia Local Expert

Michal Alter

Co-Founder & CEO,

Mike Bainter

Director, Supplier Partnerships, Groupon Things To Do

Mike Gallagher

Co-Chairman & Co-Founder CityPass

Eric Gnock Fah

President & COO, Klook

Simone Gozzi

CEO, City Wonders

Jason Hackett

Founder, Brier Katama

Emmanuel Issaurat

Chief Alliance Officer, Veltra

Stephen Joyce

CEO, Rezgo

David King

North America Regional Sales Director, Viator

Alex Kremer

Co-Founder & Head of Product, Redeam

Cathy Ritter

Director, Colorado Tourism Office

Joey Robinson

Senior Vice President, Big Bus

Douglas Quinby

Co-Founder, Arival and Senior VP Research, Phocuswright

Martha Sheridan

President & CEO, Go Providence

Ashley Steyaert

Conservationist, One Ocean Diving

Martin Stoll

CEO, Sparkloft Media

Max Valverde

COO, Fareharbor

Aashi Vel

Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Traveling Spoon

Emma Radin

Director of Partnerships & Business Development, Airbnb Trips

Meka White

Vice President Sales and Marketing, Legends/One World Observatory

Shane Whaley

Regional Director Americas, GetYourGuide

Kelsey Tonner

Founder, Be a Better Guide

Joost Timmer

Managing Director, iVenture Card International

Leith Stevens

Co-Founder & VP Business Development, Redeam

Danny Schaefer

Founder & CEO, My 420 Tours

Valyn Perini

Vice President Strategic Partnerships, Nor1

Laura Rich

Co-Founder, Street Fight

Greg Loewen

CEO, Digonex

Grant Jurgeneit

Co-Founder & Vice President Business Development, Checkfront

Carrie Koenig

Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing, Miles Partnership

Bruce Rosard

Co-Founder & Managing Director, Arival

Randy Josselyn

Principal Wildlife and Conservation, Gateway Ticketing Systems

Luuc Elzinga

CEO, Tiqets

Ben Drew

VP Business Development, TripAdvisor Attractions

Tony Carne

General Manager, Urban Adventures

Emily Bernard

Co-Founder and Chief Brand Officer, PlacePass

Luciano Bullorsky

President, ToursByLocals

Alex Bainbridge

Founder & CEO, Uptaste

Neal Belovay

Co-Founder & CEO, PicThrive

Oliver Morgan

Founder & CEO, Ventrata

Will Plummer

Co-Founder & CEO, Trust My Travel Limited

Stefano Zeni

Head of Commercial Management & Sourcing Development, GTA

Andrew Shotland

CEO, LocalSEOGuide

Carl Shepherd

Co-Founder and Former Chief Strategy Officer, HomeAway, Board Member and Investor

Brad Weber

President & CEO, Gray Line Worldwide

Umesh Majithia

Commercial Director, Golden Tours Gray Line London

Beth Stehley

VP Sales & Convention Services, Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau