CBS travel journalist Peter Greenberg is to speak at the 2018 Advantage Travel Partnership conference in Miami.

He will present a “good, bad & the ugly” front-line report on what is happening on the global stage of travel & tourism and then continue as a panel guest in the session entitled: “Big Change, Little Me”.

The session will focus on the constantly evolving political and economic story and the changing consumer need with Advantage chairman Steven Esom joining Greenberg on stage.

A panel discussion will also feature Jo Kolatsis, partner, head of aviation and travel at Hill Dickinson LLP.

Peter Greenberg is known in the States as “The Travel Detective”, is travel editor for CBS News and has been keynote speaker at the World Travel and Tourism Council, the Global Business Travel Association and Virtuoso summits. He is also one of the chief moderators at the World Economic Forum and the Global Tourism Economic Forum.

“We are delighted that Peter Greenberg will be part of our consumer and economic trends panel,” said Julia Lo Bue-Said, managing director, Advantage Travel Partnership. “His knowledge and expertise from his experience on the front line of travel certifies his ability to report on trends and analysis on what’s happening in the industry from a global perspective.”

The Advantage Conference 2018, themed ‘The Next Chapter… Miami Advice’ takes place from May 10-13. American TV star Jerry Springer will also speak at three-day event.

Leisure and business travel programmes will run alongside plenary sessions, keynote speakers, workshops and networking opportunities.