First Hospitality Technology Expo Unveils Panel Sessions
Monday January 21st, 2013 - 9:50AM V
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LONDON—The opening and closing panel sessions of the first Hospitality Technology Expo, which will take place in Earl’s Court here on February 5-6, have been unveiled.
The opening panel session, regarding securing guest information in a world with no boundaries, on Tuesday, February 5, will feature panelists discussing payments and transactions and how hotels continue to struggle to stay secure.
The closing session will feature the following panel: Marketing or IT Department—who’s driving who in the social media and mobile demands? This panel will look at the blurring line between who looks at social media and mobile demands, how this function helps hotels and whose responsibility it is to drive forward revenue.
The event will also feature more than 35 keynote speeches, industry panel debates, practical case studies and buyer-only master classes and interactive events.
Tags: • Hospitality • Trade Shows •
When you hear all the lodging industry projections for the months and years to come, much of the robust growth is forecast to be the result of the expected influx of travelers from China. In what could only be seen as good news for the industry, that expectation moved a little closer to reality when President Obama signed a visa waiver extension for Chinese travelers earlier this month.