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What's Hot at HITEC This Year

By Pierre Boettner - founder and CEO, hospitality pulse

The hospitality industry is constantly on the cusp of progressive, guest-centric reform -- but we're seeing this push for technological change influencing this more than ever before. With the widespread emergence of intelligent solutions, mobile technology and more, hoteliers and guests alike have an exciting hospitality experience in store as we move into the future.

HITEC Amsterdam 2018: Why I Will Definitely Be Back

By Sherif Mamdouh - External Communications Manager at EHL

While I prepared for the conference, I read up on the latest technological innovations, and on startups trying to overthrow OTAs. I read about revenue management and machine learning. Stepping off the plane in Amsterdam, I was confident I had done my homework and was ready to keep up with all the technical conversations I was going to have.

WTTC Global Summit in Buenos Aires to focus on leadership, biometrics, crisis management and sustainable growth

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)'s 2018 Global Summit will take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 18-19 April. Industry leaders from public and private sector will discuss the theme of 'Our People, Our World, Our Future', debating how the sector is placed to create sustainable jobs in a future of transformational technology, increasing environmental pressures, and in a world where security concerns are paramount.

Food for thought: What is Booking Doing? A report on Design in Tech. the ITB Keynotes & more

By Martin Soler - Partner at Soler & Associates

What is Booking doing?It seems Booking knows that the OTA model will eventually be disrupted by someone or something. And it's not going to happen this year or next, but considering the fact that two large players are entering the market (Airbnb and Google's Hotel service) it seems only wise that for Booking to be testing a lot of new things.

IHIF 2018 - Global CEOs Panel: Growing Brands to Capture Market Share

By Stuart Pallister - Associate Director, Lausanne Hospitality Research Center

Five CEOs, some 90 brands with more on the way, and an estimated combined worth of hundreds of billions of dollars. Five leading hoteliers from Accor, IHG, Hilton, Wyndham and Choice, were on stage together in Berlin for a panel discussion entitled 'Evolution of the Brands' at the recent International Hotel Investment Forum.