TL TALKS GLOBAL: Creating vs. Predicting the Future

Create rather than predict the future.

• Ellen Asmodeo-Giglio: EVP & Chief Revenue Officer of AFAR Media (USA)
• MPS Puri: Founder of The P Factor (Switzerland)
• Javier Arredondo : President of Travesías Media & co-founder of Travesías Journeys (Mexico)


Ellen Asmodeo-Giglio



EVP, Chief Revenue Officer of AFAR Media, one of the most important travel and tourism publishing platforms launched in 2009. Ellen is well respected for her creativity, charisma and incredible achievements at AFAR, Travel + Leisure and beyond.

MPS Puri

Founder of The P Factor, is a legend in the world of tourism and guru of food & beverage. Spanning five decades, he started innovative projects such as the Doc Cheng´s restaurant, considered one of the 10 best in the world in 1997, recipient of the Lifetime Achievement award at the World Gourmet Summit in 2002 and enjoyed leadership roles at
GHM Hotels, Peninsula Hotels, Raffles Hotel, The Fullerton Hotel, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, Ritz-Carlton, Hyatt Hotels amongst others. He currently serves on the board of The Dorchester Collection and advises luxury brands throughout the industry.

Javier Arredondo

With 20 years of experience in the media and tourism industry, is the founder and president of Travesías Media, a communication platform created in 2001 and one of the most important in Mexico. He is also co-founder of Travesías Journeys, and is a strategic partner for Virtuoso and ILTM, helping the growth of the luxury tourism segment in Latin America.

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