WASHINGTON—Greg Marsh, cofounder of luxury vacation home company onefinestay, will deliver the keynote address at the fourth-annual Revenue Strategy Summit (RSS) on July 7 at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel here. RSS is cohosted by Duetto, Kalibri Labs and Silver Hospitality Group.
The conference will be a gathering of thought leaders and practitioners who will examine the forces reshaping the hospitality industry and how marketing and technology must evolve to meet new demands, according to organizers of the event.
RSS promotes education, networking and high-level information exchange among hotel senior executives from brands, ownership groups, management companies and industry leaders who are responsible for increasing revenue and optimizing demand.
“We are delighted to be joined by Greg Marsh, a true hospitality innovator,” said Patrick Bosworth, CEO and cofounder, Duetto. “RSS is the only industry conference that focuses exclusively on disruption and the forces propelling it forward. Greg is one of the leading thinkers and practitioners in the space, bringing together technological innovation and the highest standards of personalized service to found the leading brand in the luxury segment of the serviced-homes market. We look forward to his comments to conclude a day filled with inspired debate, discussion and networking.”
Among this year’s panel discussions and presentations include “Loyalty, Direct Booking, Airbnb and the Battle for Today’s Consumer”; “New Players, New Models: Disruptive Technologies”; “Demystifying the Digital Marketplace for Hotels”; and “Revenue Strategy: In Pursuit of Optimal Profit Contribution.”
“As the pace of change continues to escalate in the digital marketplace, it’s become even more critical to find new methods and techniques to measure and overcome rising distribution costs,” said Cindy Estis Green, CEO and cofounder, Kalibri Labs LLC. “Attendees at RSS 2016 will get a glimpse into the future of the distribution landscape while getting insight into how new business models may change the way business is done. Disruption is all around, but the opportunities they present for consumer acquisition make it an exciting time for hoteliers.”
“RSS is a pioneering and invaluable event, because it focuses on the intersection of technology and innovation. All hotel professionals who are interested in practical solutions to the most important challenges facing hoteliers, now and in the future, should attend the event,” added Stacy Silver, president, Silver Hospitality Group.
An extensive interview with Cindy Estis Green will appear in the June 7 issue of Hotel Business.