Travel and tourism maestro Philippe Bourguignon has dedicated over 40 years to the industry, working in senior roles across Europe Disney, Walt Disney Company and Club Med. Credited with his abilities to transform the global image of a brand, particularly in the travel sector, Philippe currently acts as the Vice Chairman of Revolution Places, and sits on numerous international boards as an authority on developing authentic experiences and future-proofed businesses. Having made influential contributions from the Middle East to the United States, Philippe is perfectly placed to offer implementable advice on a range of business topics as a speaker for corporate clients.
One of the most established brands in the world is Walt Disney, and Philippe has played an essential role in the European development of the multi media giant. For four years Philippe fronted the real estate of Disney in America, before returning to Paris to act as the CEO and Chairman of Euro Disney. Responsible for its continued success, he implemented innovative strategy, utilising his expertise in consumer travel experience. Revered for his influence on the international brand, Philippe later fronted Club Med, Miraval Arizona and Exclusive Resorts as the CEO of each, proving his insight is invaluable across continents and brands.
A Masters graduate from the Universite Aix-Marseille in economics, Philippe continued his education to achieve a qualification in business administration, giving him the academic foundations for an authoritative future career. Much of his early life was spent between France and Morocco, allowing Philippe to master four languages, and later contribute to businesses through his positions and speaking engagements internationally. Philippe notably spent his 14 professional years as the President of Asia & Pacific Region for AccorHotels, elevating the brand exposure of the luxury hotel business in each region he covered.
Currently continuing his influential career in the travel industry, Philippe is the Vice Chairman of Revolution Places, tasked with developing brands that reflect a healthier lifestyle and authentic experiences. As an undeniable leader in his field, Philippe has utilised his success to enable others, through his start up supporting venture ‘OneRagTime’ and as a board member on the Executive Committee of the World Trade and Tourism Council. With decades spent in the private sector, transforming the international image of brands, and supporting the future of the industry, Philippe Bourguignon is a valuable speaker for a range of demographics.
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