E-Tourism Presenter Spotlight: Tony Cheng-Tripfilms

Tony traveling to the top of the world

Tony traveling to the top of the world

What makes e-Tourism Summit unique is the research that we do to identify the most relevant content and your ability to meet 26 experts all in an intimate setting. Today we present the first in bi-weekly series in which we profile different E Tourism presenters.

 ET Presenter Spotlight: Tony Cheng:

Session: DIY (Do It Yourself) Video Editing Workshop

Tuesday, October 13. 9:00 am

Tony  and fellow co-founder Jim Donnelly started IgoUgo in April 2000 built it into a leading online travel community and won the 2004 Webby Award for the top travel site. In 2005, IgoUgo was acquired by Sabre Holdings, and is now a division of Travelocity.  So what does a serial entrepreneur do for an encore?  Cheng co-founded Tripfilms (www.tripfilms.com) to bring videos to online travel planners. Tripfilms has more than 5,000 online videos from around the world submitted by users, professionals, and tourism companies. After Graduating from Cornell in Chemical Engineering, Cheng received an MBA from Harvard Business School.. He holds 3 U.S. Patents, 2 for petrochemicals processing and 1 for online profile matching. In his spare time, he enjoys playing sports, starting new ventures, and traveling the world. You can view his travel videos by searching “TF_Tony” at Tripfilms.   During the E-Tourism Summit workshop, Tony will discuss unique ways destinations and travel companies can attract high quality user generated video by setting parameters.For updated information go to www.etourismsummit.com


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