Schedule 2019

The agenda of the interventions is being defined and could change

Crossing the edge

An event dedicated to pushing the gaze beyond the horizon, to cross the border to look at the future. A day dedicated to being inspired by what is pressing against the boundaries and that is about to happen.
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  • Vision Hall


  • Innovation Room


  • Examples of using AI to enhance the hotel guest experience, limitations, opportunities, trends
    Innovation in Hospitality
    Where
    Vision Hall

  • From «Buying economic quantities of goods and selling them on to consumers» to « Fulfilling consumers’ desires with a service they trust in the moment», introducing what we envision for the future of hospitality and how hoteliers are - or should be - keeping pace with technology innovations from an operational, content and distribution perspective, as well as exploring how consumer behaviour has been transformed through technology.
    Innovation in Hospitality
    Where
    Vision Hall

  • How do you extend a brand to a new luxurious experience that your guests will remember for the rest of their lives? How to transform a geothermal power station to Blue Lagoon Iceland, a world famous spa destination featuring hotels, restaurants, spa and skincare products? Partner, Chief Design Officer Sigurdur Thorsteinsson tells us the story of partnership between Design Group Italia and Blue Lagoon, that started in 1997 and is still on-going. Together, the companies have applied a human centered design approach to create the unique destination, from branding to PR, from interior design to custom made solutions, from customer experience to digital transformation.
    Innovation in Hospitality
    Where
    Vision Hall

  • In an attempt to build comfortable environments for people, architecture lifts up walls and ceilings and locks us out of our very own house: the universe. Surprisingly, CoeLux technology lets the sun and the sky in, acting even better than a real window.
    Innovation in Hospitality
    Where
    Vision Hall

  • Through photo illustration, let’s renew the true spirit of customer-centric
    Innovation in Hospitality
    Where
    Vision Hall

  • Explanation about Winnow technology used and CS or example of AI applied against doos waste
    Innovation in Hospitality
    Where
    Vision Hall

  • L'intervento di Giorgio Soffiato sarà focalizzato sull'analisi di strategie e tattiche di marketing digitale per strutture turistiche e, soprattutto, destinazioni e realtà che operano nel mondo Food & Wine. Forte dell'esperienza come coordinatore del modulo di digital marketing del master in cultura del Cibo e del Vino dell'Università Ca' Foscari, e della recente gestione di due portali di destinazione turistica, il relatore proporrà un modello pratico di ragionamento per impattare concretamente sui KPI di marketing per travel e food
    Innovation in Hospitality
    Where
    Vision Hall

  • Guest room access in hotels has undergone many significant changes in the past 50 years. From the move away from mechanical keys to smart & magnetic stripe keycards in the 1970’s & 80’s, to the RFID revolution in the early noughties, today, the mobile phone is now the key to our rooms - but what does the future hold for guest room access?
    Innovation in Hospitality
    Where
    Vision Hall

  • Technological developments are exploding spectacularly while trust levels in society are imploding. How do these two relate? Tech offers great opportunities for efficiency, personalisation and transparency. But on the other hand, it poses complex ethical challenges to trust and privacy. Research shows many new innovations will be ready before we, humans are ready to embrace them. And, how does this dynamic play out in our youngest generation, Gen Z?  How will people embrace future technologies?; How do trust and ethics influence to adoption of new tech?; What does Gen Z want and need when it comes to trust and tech?
    Innovation in Hospitality
    Where
    Vision Hall

  • New age travel brands and hotels have changed the way you stay. Experiences are key to what people are expecting from each journey, and they can extend from functional to unique to out of this world. In this session Mews will discuss the importance for this industry to be bold with TECH - see how hotels are experimenting with new solutions, and also what lessons we can learn from other industries. So come join us and see what works for you.
    Innovation in Hospitality
    Where
    Innovation Room

  • Customer expectations are changing, driven by the digitalization and automation of the world. Data is being generated at an ever increasing speed and technology is moving to the cloud. A new area of convergence is upon us. With traditional lines of demarcation getting blurred, the revenue management function is transforming. What does the role of the revenue strategist look like to remain effective in tomorrows converged environment?
    Innovation in Hospitality
    Where
    Innovation Room

  • Florian is taking a holistic view in analysing what the key factors are which drive the digital transformation for hotels. How the ever-changing guest-expectation, new regulations and sheer amount of new possibilities have an impact on how a hotel is run today. Highlighting the importance of structural change, how to align and interlink a hotels corporate and digital strategy successfully
    Innovation in Hospitality
    Where
    Innovation Room

  • How to Apply the Principles of Psychology and Behavioral Biology in the Digital Transformation Era in Order tu Build Growing Businesses. Recommended for Entrepreneurs, Brand Managers, Marketing Managers and Sales Managers
    Innovation in Hospitality
    Where
    Innovation Room

  • Discover how hotel marketers can leverage the latest technology to bring out their own creativity and personalize the website user experience to drive nore direct bookings
    Innovation in Hospitality
    Where
    Innovation Room

  • A predictive and selective allocation of the hospitality inventory brings more control of the online distribution. It’s the right approach to deal with unknow OTAs popping up on metasearch, to lower the commissions of resellers and to give priority to the best sales channels. Profiter startup brings efficiency to Crs and channel managers.
    Where
    Innovation Room