This podcast episode focuses on the technology needs and options for convention hotels and venues. What are the key considerations when adopting technology in this segment? What are the use cases?
Katja Reisch from Accor, and Felix Undeutsch from hivr.ai join André Baljeu from techtalk.travel to discuss questions such as:
- How can convention hotels leverage technology to optimize operations, MICE & group sales, lead conversion, business intelligence, and revenue management? What are opportunities in terms of automation?
- What are current trends and developments in MICE distribution? What are the challenges for convention hotels, what are the opportunities?
- How to approach digitization in the meetings and events sector best?
Katja Reisch, Director Mice & Leisure Distribution Northern Europe at Accor
Katja Reisch has worked for Accor since 2008 in B2B distribution and agile project management for digital solutions. As Director MICE & Leisure Distribution Northern Europe, she is responsible for strategic planning, collaborating with international stakeholders, and amplifying the company’s digital B2B value chain services. Katja laid the foundation of her career by training as a hospitality manager, receiving European qualifications in hotel management. Katja completed a traineeship program in the UK before moving to operations and sales at Starwood Hotels Germany. She is passionate about developing young talent and start-up mentoring.
Connect with Katja on Linkedin.
Felix Undeutsch, Partner at hivr.ai
Connect with Felix on Linkedin.
Also, make sure to find these supporting content elements about MICE & Technology
- ARTICLE l Group Sales, Meetings & Events & Technology
- VIDEO l Technology in MICE & Convention Sales and Distribution with Alexandra Weber (Lindner Hotels & Resorts) and Felix Undeutsch (hivr.ai)
- INFOGRAPHIC l MICE Digitisation & Technology
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