Tim Hentschel

CEO
HotelPlanner.com

2021 Phocuswright Conference speaker

Tim Hentschel CEO
Tim Hentschel is the Co-Founder and CEO of HotelPlanner, a leading travel technology company that combines proprietary artificial intelligence capabilities and a 24/7 global gig-based reservations and customer service network. Tim oversees HotelPlanner's family of brands which include its flagship site HotelPlanner.com, its business-focused site Meetings.com, and now Reservations.com. Tim is a third-generation hotelier and a graduate of the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration with a degree in hotel management and concentration in micro-computing. In 2018, his alma mater awarded him their prestigious Innovator of the Year Award. Tim created the annual American Group Travel Awards which donates its proceeds to St. Jude's Hospital. Tim currently resides in Singapore overseeing Asia-Pac operations and has plans to return to the company's London office in 2022.

Sessions

Executive Roundtable: SPACs and the Future of Travel Investing

SPACs (special-purpose acquisition companies) boost new ideas and creative business models, inviting huge cash infusions without a traditional IPO. But are they worth the bet? Investors and SPAC-backed companies discuss the future of the "blank check" and travel in this panel.