Travel and Hospitality Keynote Speaker

Keynotes that spark a mindset & movement of everyday creativity, agility & resilience for every box on your org chart from innovation keynote speaker Josh Linkner.

Top Travel and Hospitality Keynote Speaker

Selecting the perfect keynote speaker for your upcoming travel and hospitality event is an important decision.

Entrepreneur, hyper-growth leader, venture investor, and bestselling author Josh Linkner will bring your event to life with his extensive experience and unique perspective in travel and hospitality.

Josh Linkner has served the travel and hospitality world for nearly 20 years, as the CEO of the world’s dominant digital promotions firm, a sought-after consultant, and top-rated keynote speaker. He has worked with some of the leading brands in the field including:  Hilton Hotels, United Airlines, Hertz, Intercontinental Group, Delta Airlines, Orbitz, Wyndham, Royal Caribbean, Travelocity, JetBlue, Marriott, American Airlines, and Hyatt.

With brutal competition, unlimited consumer choice, and commoditized offerings, the travel and hospitality industry needs to reinvent. In order to stay relevant and enjoy sustainable growth, innovative approaches to all aspects of the travel business must be adopted. Too many travel brands ended up as road kill like Pan Am. Looking for creative ways to get “heads in beds” or “butts in seats?”

Through a blend of inspiring stories and practical tools, Josh Linkner will deliver a powerful keynote to your hotel, airline, cruise ship, rental car, meeting and events, or destination resort company.


Josh Linkner has helped millions of people become everyday innovators at leading companies.

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Amazing, energizing, entertaining, humorous, and actionable learnings, things we can do right away. Josh created just the right finish and exclamation point in our program.”

Josh Linkner lays out a roadmap that guides individuals, teams, and companies to higher levels of creativity. It is a journey that leads to better ideas and breakthrough thinking.”


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5 Ways Josh Turns Your Event Up To “11”


Sparks a mindset & movement.

His authentic, relatable, research-backed content - with real-world case studies and a high-energy delivery - will inspire your audience to uncover and activate new opportunities every day.


Moves your team into action.

Your audience will not only be energized, motivated, and inspired, they’ll become better equipped with specific tools, frameworks, and techniques to drive meaningful results in the months and years ahead.


Handcrafted, not canned.

Josh takes the time to listen deeply before custom-building a keynote experience just for you. This ensures that every minute is on-point, relevant, and targeted to your unique challenges and opportunities.


Real and accessible.

Josh applies Find A Way™ principles in his everyday work as a leader, venture capitalist, musician, and author. Leaders inspired by his keynote often reach out to him for help finding a way in their everyday work.

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Impact - 11, Drama - 0.

Coming from a place of humility and service, Josh believes that a great keynote is about the audience, not the speaker. Meeting professionals often call Josh one of the best keynote speakers to work with.