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 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:
    Featuring top hospitality companies, the ThinkTank includes research presented by HSMAI as well as a panel discussion with C-level hospitality executives. Learn more here.
  • Keynote and Interview: Maud Bailly, Chief Digital Officer, AccorHotels
    Strong leadership and fresh ideas have energized Europe's largest hotel company as it bravely navigates the digital age. Find out how Accor's chief digital officer is nurturing talent and creating a culture that will redefine the chain's role in global hotel distribution for years to come.
  • Executive Interview: Kellyn Smith Kenny, Sr. VP and Chief Marketing Officer, Hilton Hotels
    Hospitality distribution, direct booking campaigns, loyalty programs and evolving the hotel guest experience are only a few items at the top of this new CMO's agenda. Listen in on fresh ideas and what's to come for the hospitality giant.
  • In a special presentation, STR and Phocuswright will present key hotel trends based on benchmarking data that brings to light their projections for the hotel industry. Hoteliers will be invited to participate based on limited availability. 
  • Executive Roundtable: Travel and the Future of Cities
    Travel’s disruptive new ideas carve new grooves in the urban landscape, while a global surge in guests flocking to hot spots sometimes erodes what they came to enjoy. Home sharing, ride hailing and travel itself have cities grappling with an unprecedented array of consequences and opportunities. Leaders from travel and advocates for better city living discuss the best path forward.
  • 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, Ctrip's Cindy Wang, 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.


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:

  • AccorHotels
  • Burba Hotel Network
  • Clicktripz
  • Cloudbeds
  • Club Quarters Hotels
  • DayBreakHotels SRL
  • Dayuse.com
  • Highgate Ventures
  • Hilton Grand Vacations
  • InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Inntopia


  • Inspirato
  • MGM Resorts International
  • Outrigger Hotels & Resorts
  • Playa Hotels & Resorts
  • Porta Hotels
  • Sage Hospitality 
  • STR
  • TravelClick, Inc.
  • TripAdvisor
  • Wyndham Hotels and Resorts
  • Wyndham Destinations
  • ...and more

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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