HITEC E20X Recap: Where Is Hotel Technology Going?

July 5, 2017 SnapShot Team

The annual Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC), hosted by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP), took place last week in Toronto. We enjoyed catching up with all the tech exhibitors, particularly the newcomers who were exhibiting and pitching at Entrepreneur 20X (E20X). It’s where the best of the best and the newest of the new meet up to show off their tech innovations.

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Weekly Reads 30.06.17

July 4, 2017 Marina Mitrashov

We have great reads for you this week on burning issues in the hospitality industry. Our co-founder and CCO, David Turnbull, wrote an article about the new way technology in hospitality should be viewed and used.

OTAs took a hit in France, after both Expedia and sister OTA Hotels.com were ordered to cease demanding hotel rate-parity guarantees.

STR’s Hotel performance report is in, and Belgium is leading with the third straight month of double-digit RevPAR growth. We wrap up our reads with a look at TripAdvisor's strategy to increase non-hotel revenue.

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Weekly Reads 23.06.2017

June 29, 2017 Marina Mitrashov

This week, we focus on digital presence for hotels and what you need to know to stay up-to-date. Emarketer’s latest forecast shows that digital travel sales are expected to reach $189.6 billion in 2017, of which 40% is slated to be purchased on mobile.

We also look at how and why travelers increasingly turn to trains when planning a vacation. Google is testing Price-First ad formats- how will the changes affect your conversion rate? Finally, your employees are the face of your business, so how can you invest in them wisely to boost revenue?

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