HDE Programme 4th October 2017

 

9.00 – 9.10 Welcome and opening remarks

Andrew Sangster, Editorial Director, Hotel Analyst

 

9.10 – 9.30 The Digital Distribution Courtroom

Cases are brought and judgement is pronounced on who is winning the digital distribution race
Session 1 – Presentation

 

9.30 – 9.50 The data evidence – who are the winners and the losers?

Session 2 – Presentation

9.50 – 10.50 Spotlight sessions – Big brand distribution strategy.

Where are we now? Big brand views on distribution

9.50 – 10.00 Technology investment

Session 3 – Presentation

10.00 – 10.10 Book direct

Session 4 – Presentation

10.10 – 10.20 Loyalty

Session 5 – Presentation

 

10.20 – 10.50 Global brands discuss their views on distribution:

Session 6 – Panel discussion

 

10.50 – 11.20 COFFEE BREAK

 

11.20 – 11.40 Distribution and the sharing economy: an investment perspective

Session 7 – Presentation

Tim Ramskill, Managing Director, Pan European Travel & Leisure Equity Research Credit Suisse

 

11.40 – 12.50 Regulatory restriction or ongoing disruptive growth What is the right balance?

11.40 – 11.50 Industry body viewpoint:

Session 8 – Presentation

11.50 – 12.00 Disruptor viewpoint:

Session 9 – Presentation

12.00 – 12.10 Parliamentary viewpoint:

Session 10 – Presentation

12.10 – 12.20 Local government viewpoint:

Session 11 – Presentation

12.20 – 12.50 Regulatory debate:

Session 12 – Panel discussion

 

12.50 – 2.00 LUNCH BREAK

 

2.00 – 2.20 Maximising total revenue – best practice on revenue management

Session 13 – Presentation

 

2.20 – 2.50 – Hoteliers discuss Trevpar:

Session 14 – Panel discussion

 

2.50 – 3.10 Hotelier Question Time Hoteliers ask the questions of solution providers and solution providers attempt to answer:

Session 15 – Question time

 

3.10 – 3.30 Artificial intelligence:

Session 16 – Presentation

 

3.30 – 4.00

Session 17 – Panel discussion

 

4.00 – 4.30 COFFEE BREAK

 

4.30 – 4.50 Hotelier Question Time.

Hoteliers ask the questions to a panel of industry experts:

Session 18 – Question time

4.50 – 5.20 Hotel owners speak out

Session 19 – Panel discussion

 

 

See the Programme from 2016

See the Programme from 2015