Speakers and moderators

Ed Salvato

LGBTQ Tourism & Hospitality Marketing Expert, Ed Salvato Consulting

Ed Salvato (pronouns he/him) offers LGBTQ marketing consulting and inclusive hospitality training to the travel, tourism and hospitality industries around the globe. Ed founded and runs the LGBTQ Travel Pavilion at the NY Times Travel Show, which grew over 500% from 2018 to 2019. He’s co-author of the Handbook of LGBT Tourism & Hospitality Marketing: A Guide for Business Practice by Columbia University Press. A renowned LGBTQ travel expert, Ed was editor in chief of OUT & ABOUT, Out Traveler and ManAboutWorld gay travel magazines and he’s currently an adjunct instructor in marketing at NYU’s Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality. Reach him via his website EdSalvato.com

Why attend

  • Over 650 attendees from the global youth and student travel industry
  • 200+ pre-selected buyers
  • Pre-scheduled business appointments
  • 92% senior management attende
  • Industry educational session