The Airline – Airport – Tourism Destination Authority Relationship: An Eternal Business Triangle?
Professor Andreas Papatheodorou has worked in higher education for over 15 years. He has lectured and published extensively in the areas of air transport and tourism and been actively involved in many related research and consulting projects. Professor Papatheodorou is a co-author (with M. Stabler and M.T. Sinclair) of 'Economics of Tourism' (Routledge, 2010), a member of the Executive Board of the International Association for Tourism Economics, Fellow of the Tourism Society, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Air Transport Studies, a Resource Editor of Annals of Tourism Research and a member of the UNWTO Panel of Experts.
In this lecture, Professor Papatheodorou will highlight the complex relationship that exists among airlines, airports and tourism destination authorities in the European competitive aviation marketplace. He will discuss the business objectives of each part, identify areas of potential conflict and risk and suggest a win-win-win roadmap in the negotiation process.