International Hotel Technology Forum

20th-22nd April 2016, Dusseldorf, Germany

Arena International is delighted to announce the launch of the International Hotel Technology Forum 2016. We’ll be gathering hundreds of hoteliers working in technology, marketing and sales to offer a holistic programme of debate and insight. Over the course of 2 days, 50 presenters will address the core challenges impacting hotel performance, customer satisfaction and business growth, key sessions include:

Identifying the Next Disruptive Technologies – Bridging the Divide Between Technology and Marketing

Meeting the Wifi Challenge – High-speed, Reliable and Low Cost

Future of Data Analytics in Hospitality

Next Generation Payment Systems

The Future of Digital Marketing and Sales

Managing Distribution Channels

The Future of Hotel Search – Debating the Relationship between Hotels and OTAs

Alongside a comprehensive learning programme, delegates and suppliers will have an opportunity to take part in a series of pre-scheduled business meetings where we match hoteliers with solution providers.


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Advisory Board 2016

Ted Horner Picture

Ted Horner

CEO, E Horner & Associates Pty Ltd

Advisory Board Chair

Steve Waldron

CIO, The Grange Hotels

Samir Abi Frem

Corporate Vice President – IT, Rotana Hotel Management Corporation

Countdown to IHTF - International Hotel Technology Forum 2016