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Independent Hotel Show Summit

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On Wednesday 20 January 2021, the Independent Hotel Show Summit welcomed leaders and innovators to set the industry's agenda for the coming year and reveal the changes we should be striving towards to ensure its growth and survival. From pressing issues facing the sector, to inspiring new trends, the event captured many useful takeaways for a positive 2021 and beyond. If you missed the live event, you can catch-up on the insights below.

Dutch Hotel Market: An Overview

Speaker: Martijn Langstraat, Senior Director of Sales, Benelux, Amadeus Hospitality

Join business intelligence specialists, Amadeus, for a deep dive into the industry as we explore the data to help you plan for the future and maximise your revenue in 2021. Fill in the form here to view the full report.

 

 

Chris Sanderson

Lessons from Around the World: Trends Rising

Speaker: Chris Sanderson, Co-Founder, The Future Laboratory

As we enter the inter-pandemic period and green shoots of recovery emerge in some global markets, businesses face a choice: digitise and democratise or remain bound to the way things were. Join The Future Laboratory to examine the trends powering the luxury and hospitality markets, from the rise of solitary escapes to privacy-first technology. Fill in the form here to view the video.

What’s New Amsterdam?

Speaker: Vincent van Dijk, Trend Forecaster and Partner, HBMEO Concepts

Join trend forecaster, Vincent van Dijk, for a tour around Amsterdam as he explores the newest and most unique hospitality trends and experiences the great city has to offer. From the latest tech innovations and the contactless era to increased flexibility, improved guest loyalty and the rise of the sustainable hotel.

Q&A with Industry Leaders

Host: Mieke Berkers, Independent Hotel Show Amsterdam

Speakers: Ruben de Vries, Yotel Amsterdam; Jesse van Loon, CitizenM; Pascal Lesimanuaja, Hotel Jakarta

 

 

Recovery Plans: Looking to The Future

Host: Sander Allegro, Owner, Allegro INNovations Hospitality Consultancy

Speakers: Floris Kemper, General Manager of Château St Gerlach; Larissa Esser, Senior Advisor, Hera HRI B.V; Annemoon Geurts, Owner, Kazerne; Marco Lemmers, CEO, Conscious Hotels

After what has been an extremely challenging time for us all, join sector pioneers as we discuss the road to recovery and planning effectively for the future. Expect real talk on rates and capacity expectations, staff and their mental health, new concepts, and growth areas as well as the changed traveller and some much-needed positivity! Read the panel discussion here.

 Speakers

Mieke Berkers, Event Manger, Independent Hotel Show Amsterdam

Martijn Langstraat, Senior Director of Sales, Benelux, Amadeus Hospitality

Chris Sanderson, Co-Founder, The Future Laboratory

Vincent van Dijk, Trend Forecaster and Partner, HBMEO Concepts

Sander Allegro, Owner, Allegro INNovations Hospitality Consultancy

Larissa Esser, Senior Advisor, Hera HRI B.V.

Annemoon Geurts, Owner, Kazerne

Floris Kemper, General Manager, Château St Gerlach

Marco Lemmers, CEO, Conscious Hotels


About Gira

Since 1905, Radevormwald-based family company Gira Giersiepen GmbH & Co. KG has been shaping the electronics sector with smart solutions for intelligent building control. Each innovative product they create is designed with people and their needs in mind – and people are at the heart of their product development process.
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