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Services – Reset the Cooperation

 

KEY NOTE

Mr. Pawel Niewiadomski, Chairman ECTAA

Pawel Niewiadomski
Pawel Niewiadomski

Pawel Niewiadomski holds a diploma in Foreign Trade at University of Łódź, as well as a master’s degree in Tourism at Katowice School of Economics. Owner of a successful niche tour operator/travel agency and MICE organiser since 1992, he rapidly got involved in the Polish Chamber of Tourism (PIT). After having been Vice-President of this organisation from 2002 until 2012, he was elected President in 2012, managing to fully restructure PIT as a professional trade organisation. At national level, he is also involved in APJC since 2006. Joining ECTAA in 2004, Pawel Niewiadomski was elected President of the European association in 2018, bringing 28 years’ experience in the travel trade and executive of a trade organisation to the service of an industry facing major challenges in a changing economic and regulatory environment. 

Panelists

Mr. Benjamin Bouldin, VP Royal Caribbean International 

Mr. Carsten Østberg, Regional Managing Director – Europe, CIBTvisas

Mr. Anders Kjong, President Europe - WebBeds

Other panelists to be announced later

Benjamin Bouldin
Ben Bouldin

As Vice President of EMEA, Ben provides leadership to the Royal Caribbean International EMEA business. During his time at Royal Caribbean, Ben’s insight, innovation and leadership has been fundamental to the growth of the UK and Irish markets. Since the end of 2019, Ben has been building on his industry leading track-record while helping the team reach new heights across the whole of EMEA.  Ben has been an integral part of the business since first joining as Director of Sales in 2014 following 17 years at PepsiCo International. As well as being one of the cruise industry’s most dynamic leaders, Ben is dad to three cheeky young boys and a devoted Arsenal fan.

Carsten Østberg

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For the past 15 years, Carsten has been responsible for leading operations and business development within CIBTvisas and Comet Consular Services. Most recently, he became part of CIBTvisas in 2018 as the division leader of CIBTvisas in the Nordics and responsible for all aspects of CIBTvisas in the Nordics. He has over 15 years of experience in the business travel industry, including managing both operational and sales teams. Before becoming part of the consular industry, Carsten also worked in the logistics, retail and leisure travel industries and the Royal Danish Army. 

Carsten is an experienced leader who has worked in many different countries and cultures. He is focused on developing the pan-European market to its full potential so that our customers have access to the best services on the market.

Anders Kjong

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Anders Kjong, WebBeds President – Europe, has a strong background in senior management covering an array of technology businesses across a broad spectrum of industries. His vast experience includes being a Founder, Board member, CEO and various senior Digital roles. Anders has recently been elevated within WebBeds, the world’s second largest and fastest-growing bedbank, to be responsible for the commercial operation in Europe including the key sales and hotel contracting functions as well as strategy, business intelligence and commercial technology. Originally from Denmark, Anders is based in Palma de Mallorca.