Simon is widely considered a thought leader of the vacation and on-line travel industry.

Simon Lehmann – CEO & Speaker

Simon Lehmann is a man who believes in sharing his knowhow and experience through Speaking and Moderation Sessions.

He will inform and inspire you about:

  • All topics that are related to the vacation rental industry and hospitality
  • Consumer behaviour in the online travel industry
  • Technology trends, data, supply, demand, in the global vacation rental industry
  • Travel technology.

Simon Lehmann is frequently invited as a speaker and moderator for online travel events worldwide. He possesses a niche yet comprehensive understanding of the complex operating environment of the global vacation rental, private accommodation, and alternative lodging industries. He thrives on sharing his insights as an industry veteran with a constant eye of the future, more specifically digital transformation and online travel.

Simon also does Conference and Panel Moderating.

In October of 2018, Lehmann stole the show at the Vacation Rental Management Association (VRMA) National Conference in Las Vegas, where he discussed the direction of the market and led an animated panel discussion with industry leaders Graham Donoghue, Leslie Preston, Eric Breon and John Banzcak. His talks have gained wide attention in the ever-changing travel and property market that has seen massive changes since 2011 when Airbnb started to expand operations globally. Now, this decade-old business has matured and inspired various founders to improve their services.

Simon Lehmann is one of very few world-class vacation rental industry professionals. Simon is a thought leader and speaker at various international conferences. Additionally, he has served as a President of PhocusWright, the US research and Conference Company that manages global travel events in the United States and Europe.

Below you can find some of his recent talks at VRMA International (Las Vegas, USA), World Tourism Forum (Lucerne, Switzerland), NOAH Conference (Berlin, Germany), and Vacation Rental World Summit (Lake Como, Italy).

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