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André Baljeu

Founder & Managing Director at techtalk.travel

André BaljeuAndré’s experience derives from a career spanning over 25 years across the globe, with senior IT and operational positions with leading hotel chains and technology providers. André creates relevant content for the travel industry by speaking to movers and shakers about all that is happening in this dynamic vertical.
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Robotics in Hospitality l HN World Panel TECHNOLOGY live

Join this HN World Panel Technology LIVE Session hosted in partnership with techtalk.travelMax Starkov, Hospitality & Online Travel Tech Consultant & Strategist; Kathryn Murphy, Owner, The Murphy Gallery & Hotel Dublin; and Micah Estis Green, Founder, President and CEO of Maidbot will join host and moderator André Baljeu, Founder at techtalk.

March Hotelier PULSE Session with Steffi Breitsprecher, Director of Revenue at MEININGER Hotels

We catch up with ‘Revenue Superstar’, Steffi Breitsprecher, Director of Revenue & Distribution at MEININGER Hotels and Member of Revenue Management Advisory Board at HSMA Deutschland. Find out how her role in revenue management has adapted to the reactive and ever-changing landscape of the current crisis.

Are robots coming to a hotel near you?

I personally think robots is a far stretch for hotels. I do however think that automation and self service will make its move into Hotels at a faster pace than previously, for 2 reasons: First, it's what guest want.

Hotel Technology During Crises, Does it innovate?

Post-crises, only those hoteliers will succeed who a) understand that we are dealing with exceedingly tech-savvy customers who are even more tech-demanding compared to just a year ago - the pandemic has accelerated digital transformation by as much as 7 years (McKinsey), and b) invest in technology to ensure contactless guest experience and improve operational efficiencies via automation, AI, IoT and robotization to lower labor costs, now consuming as much as 87% of RevPAR (CBRE).
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