Global Hotel Summit 2022

The Global Hotel Summit brings together CEOs and experts from across the industry to unpack the state of the market, insights into consumer thinking, plus tangible tips your business can actually use. It is the place to kickstart 2022 with confidence.

The Global Hotel Summit is delivered in partnership with the Independent Hotel Show and HRC.

January 18, 2022
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Ronda Annesley, Event Manager – HRC, will kick off the 2022 Global Hotel Summit, introduce our panellists and set the scene for the day’s discussion.

State of the global hotel market

Alex Robinson, Senior Manager, Industry Partners – STR will give an update on the state of the hotel market right now. Compare open rates to this time last year, uncover some stats on how quickly the market bounces back and share insights into forward booking numbers and what they mean for your hotel.

Consumer survey

What are consumers’ expectations for travel in 2022? Planday CEO Christian Brøndum will release the results of a brand new survey of 2,000 hotel consumers to reveal how many are planning a hotel stay, where people want to travel and the experiences they expect when they get there.

Let’s get digital

Christian Brøndum, CEO – Planday, & Matt Welle, CEO – Mews, will discuss the business impact of going digital in your hotel. How can it help you adapt to factors like a staff shortage? How has digital changed the guest experience? And what’s one step you can take today to set you up for success?

Panel of experts unpack what this means for you

What does the state of the market, the insights into consumer planning and innovations in tech mean in practice? Get tangible tips from hotel leaders, including Jason Adams, Managing Director – Rockliffe Hall, Rob Paterson, a hotel leader with 25+ years’ experience including as CEO of Best Western Great Britain and James McComas, General Manager at Champneys Eastwell Manor.

Audience Q+A

This is your chance to ask the questions you want answered in a live and interactive audience Q+A.

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