The Direct Booking Summit brings hoteliers to Dallas
 
The Direct Booking Summit brings hoteliers to Dallas
05 SEPTEMBER 2018 8:39 AM

This year’s agenda addresses the hottest topics in distribution, marketing and revenue. 

2016 marked the beginning of our industry changing Direct Booking Movement. As the movement flourished, the Summit grew with it. On October 3-4, it will once again bring the hotelier community together to discuss the current challenges and find workable solutions.

Triptease has packed the two-day event with multiple workshops, panel discussions and keynote speeches. Topped up with one of their legendary parties, the Summit is bound to become the biggest hospitality event of the year!

This year’s agenda addresses the hottest topics in distribution, marketing and revenue.

You can expect to learn how to:

• Manage OTA contracts
• Take CRM to the next level
• Boost website conversions
• Promote collaboration between teams to drive revenue
• Optimize every acquisition channel
• Develop competitive set analysis
• Unlock the potential of every acquisition channel

…and so much more! See the full agenda here.

The Summit continues to attract more and more decision-making hoteliers from around the world. The industry leaders are joining us in Dallas to share their exclusive insights behind closed doors.

We are proud to present the speakers:

  • Adrian Hands, Senior Director Key Accounts EMEA, Tripadvisor
  • Alasdair Snow, Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer, Triptease
  • Alan Gonzalez, Group Director of e-Commerce & Distribution, Warwick Hotels and Resorts
  • Amber Mayer, Vice President of Product, NAVIS
  • Andrei Faji, Director of Marketing and Customer Experience, Wayblazer
  • Ben Weiss, Digital Lead for Travel & Hospitality, Stackla
  • Bernard Tan, VP Revenue and Distribution Management, VRI Americas
  • Bill Ramsey, Senior Director Mobile & Emerging Channels, Choice Hotels International
  • Bob Kippola, Vice President - Sales, Brewer Digital Marketing
  • Brad Brewer, CEO & Founder, Brewer Digital Marketing
  • Calvin Anderson, Chief of Revenue Optimization, RLH Corporation
  • Charlie Osmond, Chief Tease, Triptease
  • Christopher Biondo, Director of Distribution & Product Development, Standard International
  • Dan Towvim, Senior Director eCommerce, Sonesta Hotels
  • Gary Hawkins, Vice President of Revenue Strategy, Sydell Group
  • Gil Harel, Head of Strategic Partnerships Hotels & Content, Skyscanner
  • Heather Strout, Director of Revenue Management, Kennebunkport Resort Collection
  • James Gancos, CEO & Founder, Guestbook Rewards Inc.
  • Jay Hubbs, Senior Vice President of eCommerce & Digital Marketing, Remington Hotels
  • Jeff David, Managing Director, The Watergate Hotel
  • Jim Rozell, Founder & CEO, Hotel Compete
  • Johnathan Capps, VP of Revenue Management, Charlestowne Hotels
  • Justyn Horner, Senior Product Manager, Fortune 250 Hotel
  • Kelsey Miller, Corporate Director of Digital Marketing, Woodside Hotels
  • Lana Nasyrov, Director of Revenue Management, The Hotel at The University of Maryland
  • Loren Gray, Founder and CEO, Hospitality Digital Marketing
  • Marissa Brady, Director Hotel Direct Digital Marketing, The Leading Hotels of the World
  • Melinda Berman, Manager eCommerce, Four Seasons
  • Melissa Conn, Corporate Director of eCommerce & Public Relations, Paramount Hospitality Management
  • Nicholas Ward, President & Co-founder, Koddi
  • Paolo Torchio, VP Digital & eCommerce, Two Roads Hospitality
  • Philipp Stelzer, Head of Sales, HQ Plus
  • RJ Frielander, Founder & CEO, ReviewPro
  • Ryan MacDonald, Director of Revenue Management & eCommerce, Palm Holdings
  • Sanovnik Destang, Executive Director, Bay Gardens Resorts
  • Terence Sham, Head of Revenue, Ace Hotel Group
  • Trey Yost, VP Sales Americas, SiteMinder
  • Cady Wolf, VP Strategic Accounts, Sojern

Together, the guests and the speakers will ask the burning questions and find workable solutions. The participants will take home exclusive insights and actionable tips.

The number of seats is limited, and the tickets are selling out fast! Book yours now.

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