Founder & CEO, Blastness
Andrea Delfini, born in 1970, graduated in Applied Informatics from the University of Pisa. Since 1995, he has been working as an entrepreneur in the field of Internet and multimedia productions and communication integrated by innovative technologies. Since the end of the 1990s, he approached the hotel and tourism sector, to which he then decided to devote himself.
In 2004, he founded Blastness, of which he is President, with the mission of working alongside independent hotels as a technological and consulting partner for the development of their business in the digital sphere. In 2012, he founded NERO HOTELS, a marketing and positioning brand for independent luxury hotels.
Today, Blastness is a leading company in Italy in the supply of technological systems and services aimed at the development of electronic room distribution, has been the first operator for 5-star hotels in Italy for over 10 consecutive years, and since 2017 has been one of the companies to be selected in Google's Strategic Partner programme at EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) level.
In 2019, Fox Technologies was created, an innovative startup of the Blastness Group engaged in the development of business intelligence and artificial intelligence platforms for the hotel industry: automated reporting systems, revenue management and bid management.