HN World Panel: Most Impactful Megatrend? — Photo by Hospitality Net

From 27 June until 30 June HITEC took place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. Everybody was really excited that the 50th edition of the show could be celebrated in person again. Hospitality Net was present too and we questioned industry experts on the show floor about some hot topics within the industry at the moment.

The second question was: Most Impactful Megatrend — What will be the one technology megatrend trend that will have the most impact on how hotels and hotel brands are operated in the next 5 years?

Listen to what the industry experts at HITEC Orlando had to say about this topic!

Scott Wilson
President of Sabre Hospitality Solutions

Sabre Hospitality Solutions enables hoteliers to enhance the guest experience, identify cost savings, and increase revenue. The cloud-based, SaaS solutions powered by the SynXis Enterprise Platform, used by more than 39,000 hotels, resorts and chains, provides unlimited scalability to manage all distribution, operations and retailing needs across every touch-point of the guest’s journey – more

Steven Moore
CEO of Actabl

With a comprehensive suite of industry-leading technology solutions designed to meet the evolving needs of the global hospitality industry, Actabl provides all the insight and intelligence today's hoteliers need to enhance operational efficiency, improve guest experience, and increase profitability at the individual, team, property, and enterprise levels – more

Parminder Batra
CEO at TraknProtect

TraknProtect revolutionizes hotel operations by providing a robust technical and flexible infrastructure that allows hoteliers to leverage various IoT solutions without implementing redundant, disparate technologies. Specifically, we help hotels track back-of-house inventory, room service trays and vendors on their property and additionally provide safety buttons to their housekeepers with just a single platform that has the capability to add to other solutions – more

Robert Stevenson

INTELITY is the global leader in contactless guest experience technology, uniting mobile, in-room, and operational tools into one fully-integrated hospitality platform. INTELITY has won numerous awards including becoming the “Official Guest Engagement and Staff Management Platform Provider” of the distinguished Forbes Travel Guide – more

Arden Agopyan
Managing Partner and Founder of HotelRunner

HotelRunner is a SaaS-enabled unified sales, operations, and distribution management platform and B2B network for accommodations, travel agencies, and payment providers. HotelRunner has thousands of accommodation and travel agency partners globally – more

Michael Toedt
Founder & CEO of dailypoint

dailypoint™ is the leading Data Management and CRM platform for demanding individual hotels and hotel groups. dailypoint™ collects data from all relevant sources such as PMS, POS, website, newsletter or WiFi and automatically creates a central and consolidated guest profile – more

Phelim Pekaar
CEO of P3 Hotel Software

P3 has 20 years' experience helping hotels to build brand loyalty, maximise efficiency and simplify the entire process of how they connect with their guests online. Our mission is to be part of the whole spectrum of the online guest journey, from looking to experiencing, in order to create more opportunities for hotels to grow independently – more

Michael Heinze
Chief Architect at Shiji

Shiji is a multi-national technology company that provides software solutions and services for enterprise companies in the hospitality, food service, retail and entertainment industries, ranging from hospitality technology platform, hotel management solutions, food and beverage and retail systems, payment gateways, data management, online distribution and more – more

Stephanie Smith
CEO and Digital Matriarch at Cogwheel Marketing

Helping hotel owners drive incremental revenue to their website through digital marketing – more

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