Abta was due to release the full programme for next month’s Travel Convention this week.

The conference, which takes place in Dubrovnik on October 20-22, will examine how technology is shaping travel under the theme Our World, Our Industry, Your Business. Journalist and presenter Daisy McAndrew will moderate.

The evolution of product design will be discussed at a session with Nick Longman of Tui Travel, Andy Washington of Expedia, James Berresford of Visit England and Jo Rzymowska from Royal Caribbean. The session will be overseen by Travel Weekly editor-in-chief Lucy Huxley.

YouTube UK managing director Kevin Mathers will provide an overview of the latest trends and discuss the company’s brand, mobile and content marketing strategy.

Other speakers will include scientist and TV presenter Baroness Greenfield, Tui Travel chief information officer Mittu Sridhara, Tim Williamson of Monarch Airlines and Mike Hoban of Thomas Cook.

❯ To register, go to thetravelconvention.com