E20X Europe 2019 Award Winner Tackles Genuine Industry Problem and Solves It

AN INTERVIEW WITH HANNU VAHOKOSKI, HOTELWAY CEO Meet Sam. Sam is a bright, AI-based chat bot designed by Finnish hospitality startup company Hotelway. Hotelway provides professional management of customer engagement for hotels….

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Mallorca, Spain Was Exemplary Host for International Conference, HITEC Europe 2019

AN INTERVIEW WITH THE HITEC® EUROPE ADVISORY COUNCIL CHAIR Hundreds of hospitality professionals from all across Europe and beyond convened in the beautiful Spanish island city of Palma, Mallorca, Spain…

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Personalizing the Guest Experience While Protecting their Privacy — A HITEC Europe Preview

As competition intensifies and technology evolves, the hospitality industry must rise to meet the latest expectations of all traveling demographics — and that now includes a customized guest experience. The…

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HFTP Members Convene for Educational Evening at the Rosewood Hotel in London

Written by: Carl Weldon It was a pleasure to host the more than 30 HFTP members and delegates who attended the HFTP Members’ Interest meeting at the superb Rosewood Hotel…

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Destination Unknowable — The Next Five Years of Business and Technology Disruptions

A highlight to HITEC® Europe‘s 2019 education program is the forward-looking keynote presentation by award-winning futurist Rohit Talwar. Talwar is an entrepreneur and specialist advisor on business transformation, disruptive strategies and…

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Why Hospitality Tech Startups Should Join a Pitch Competition like HFTP’s Entrepreneur 20X in 2019

You have brainstormed a brilliant idea to solve an existing problem in today’s complex hospitality industry. You’ve put in the work to turn that idea into a startup business. That…

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Destination HITEC: All about Mallorca, the Picture-Perfect Locale of HITEC Europe 2019

Azure waters. Limestone mountains. Historic villages. These are just a few choice phrases to describe the location of HITEC® Europe 2019 — where business and leisure will collide in the best possible…

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HFTP Members Meet at Rosewood London for Professional Dialogue and Education

Written By: Carl Weldon Arriving at the Rosewood Hotel London is always a pleasure — especially when greeted by the “hotel dog” Pearl, who even has her own social media presence…

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How to Make Hotel Technology Profitable

Written By: Fee Naaijkens Hotel tech professionals from all over the world gathered at HITEC Amsterdam last week. After dozens of informative sessions, inspiring keynote speeches and one thrilling hotel…

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The Times They Are A-Changin’

Written By: Fee Naaijkens HITEC Amsterdam kicks off tomorrow on 28 March with its pre-conference events, and I am thrilled to be attending the event as a guest blogger this year….

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