The place to meet for the hospitality industry

The hospitality and lodging sector is well represented at The Phocuswright Conference. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from and meet with numerous executives, innovators and investors who directly interface with the hotel industry.

This event is ideal for forward-thinking general managers, leaders in revenue and yield management, e-commerce, marketing, sales and asset management who want to maximize yields and improve guest experiences.
Hoteliers, Distributors, Partners and Competitors:

All in one place. This is where the most successful and influential companies and leaders in the lodging sector interact to create new partnerships, exchange ideas and understand what competitors are doing.

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The following sessions are specifically geared toward the lodging industry: 

  • Hospitality Marketing Innovation ThinkTank:
    Phocuswright and HSMAI host the second ThinkTank on marketing innovation featuring top hospitality companies at the 2019 Phocuswright Conference. The ThinkTank includes research presented by HSMAI president and CEO Bob Gilbert as well as a panel with C-level hospitality executives, who will share their perspectives on hospitality marketing innovation. Learn more here.
  • Executive Roundtable: Hotel Strategies 2020 - Taking Control
    Lisa Checchio, Chief Marketing Officer, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
    Alexander Pyhan, VP, Distribution, Marriott International

    Hotels are ramping up their tech to improve targeting, reward customers, make smarter distribution choices and offer a differentiated guest experience. How are they doing? Hear from some the industry’s key players in hotel marketing as they discuss their strategies, successes and challenges.
  • Executive Interview: American Express Global Business Traveler
    Greg O'Hara, Executive Chairman, Amex GBT; Founder & Senior Managing Director, Certares - Session description coming soon.
  • Keynote: OYO Hotels & Homes
    Ritesh Agarwal, Founder & CEO, OYO Hotels & Homes - Session description coming soon.
  • Keynote + Executive Interivew: Kara Swisher
    Kara Swisher, Editor at Large of Recode; Host, Recode Decode Podcast; Executive Producer, Code Conference - Session description coming soon.
  • Innovation Summit and Launch
    Phocuswright is travel's stage for innovation. The demonstrating companies represent the most innovative in two categories: Innovation Summit (young companies) and Launch (established companies). The program is packed with market-changing innovations presented in a fast-paced, no-holds-barred environment.
  • Breakout sessions that advance the industry
    This is where the industry transforms theory into practice. During breakouts, attendees receive educational content from industry leaders in an intimate, interactive environment to discover, learn and hone skills.
  • Plus, it's a benefit to the hotel sector to hear from Booking Holdings' Glenn Fogel, TripAdvisor's Stephen Kaufer and much more. There are numerous companies and attendees presenting the latest tech innovations and more that the hotel sector must keep top of mind.

See the full program here.

In addition to the unprecedented networking opportunities, hospitality and lodging executives should expect:

  • Like-minded hotel industry influencers and impactful leaders
  • Potential investors and partners 
  • The latest innovations impacting the traveler lifecycle
  • Research presentations and sessions geared towards the evolving accommodations market
  • The leading intermediaries and business partners distributing lodging products
  • Valuable sessions on how the broader digital travel market impacts lodging

Lodging/related sector attending companies:

Hotels & Resorts
  • Amarante Hospitalidade
  • Balmoral Resort
  • Club Quarters
  • Hilton Grand Vacations
  • Hilton
  • HotelGG China
  • IHG
  • Kiwi Collection
  • Monreale Hotels
  • Outrigger Hospitality Group
  • OYO
  • Playa Hotels & Resorts
  • Radisson Hotel Group
  • RedDoorz
  • Rydges Auckland
  • The Set Hotels
  • Transamerica Hospitality Group
  • Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
See the all attending companies here.
Private Accommodation
  • Airbnb
  • AllTheRooms
  • Awaze
  • Inter Chalet GmbH
  • Interhome AG
  • OYO Vacation Homes
  • RCI
  • Endless Vacation Rentals
  • Vrbo
  • Evolve Vacation Rental
  • TurnKey Vacation Rentals
  • Vtrips
  • RedAwning
  • Futurestay
  • Transparent
  • AirDNA
In addition to your industry peers, the most influential companies directly impacting your distribution are fully engaged at the Phocuswright Conference. Partners from travel agencies, OTAs, TMCs, metasearch, search and GDSs are joined by technology disruptors, innovators and upstarts focused on enhancing the guest experience and maximizing profitability.

Hotels & accommodations related research:

Our research is the foundation that drives the program content. This list of reports related to the lodging and accommodations segment was curated by our team of analysts.

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