The Direct Booking Summit: Americas - Speakers Announced!

The Direct Booking Summit is bigger and better than ever before!

The Summit continues to attract more and more hoteliers from around the world. This October, the industry experts are joining us in Dallas to share their exclusive insights behind the closed doors. They will run multiple workshops, panel discussions and keynote speeches to shed light on the current challenges and propose actionable solutions.

These experienced hoteliers will answer the burning questions about metasearch engines, OTAs, acquisition channels, hotel technology, revenue, marketing and distribution. Take a look at the full agenda here!

We are proud to present our speakers:

Adrian Hands, Senior Director Key Accounts EMEA, Tripadvisor
Alasdair Snow, Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer, Triptease
Alan Gonzalez, Group Director of e-Commerce & Distribution, Warwick Hotels and Resorts
Amber Mayer, Vice President of Product, NAVIS
Andrei Faji, Director of Marketing and Customer Experience, Wayblazer
Ben Weiss, Digital Lead for Travel & Hospitality, Stackla
Bernard Tan, VP Revenue and Distribution Management, VRI Americas
Bill Ramsey, Senior Director Mobile & Emerging Channels, Choice Hotels International
Bob Kippola, Vice President - Sales, Brewer Digital Marketing
Brad Brewer, CEO & Founder, Brewer Digital Marketing
Calvin Anderson, Chief of Revenue Optimization, RLH Corporation
Charlie Osmond, Chief Tease, Triptease
Christopher Biondo, Director of Distribution & Product Development, Standard International
Dan Towvim, Senior Director eCommerce, Sonesta Hotels
Gil Harel, Head of Strategic Partnerships Hotels & Content, Skyscanner
Heather Strout, Director of Revenue Management, Kennebunkport Resort Collection
James Gancos, CEO & Founder, Guestbook Rewards Inc.
Jay Hubbs, Senior Vice President of eCommerce & Digital Marketing, Remington Hotels
Jeff David, Managing Director, The Watergate Hotel
Jim Rozell, Founder & CEO, Hotel Compete
Johnathan Capps, VP of Revenue Management, Charlestowne Hotels
Justyn Horner, Senior Product Manager, Fortune 250 Hotel
Lana Nasyrov, Director of Revenue Management, The Hotel at The University of Maryland
Loren Gray, Founder and CEO, Hospitality Digital Marketing
Marissa Brady, Director Hotel Direct Digital Marketing, The Leading Hotels of the World
Melinda Berman, Manager eCommerce, Four Seasons
Melissa Conn, Corporate Director of eCommerce & Public Relations, Paramount Hospitality Management
Nicholas Ward, President & Co-founder, Koddi
Paolo Torchio, VP Digital & eCommerce, Two Roads Hospitality
Philipp Stelzer, Head of Sales, HQ Plus
RJ Frielander, Founder & CEO, ReviewPro
Ryan MacDonald, Director of Revenue Management & eCommerce, Palm Holdings
Sanovnik Destang, Executive Director, Bay Gardens Resorts
Terence Sham, Head of Revenue, Ace Hotel Group
Trey Yost, VP Sales Americas, SiteMinder
Cady Wolf, VP Strategic Accounts, Sojern

Join these hospitality experts on 3-4 October in Dallas.
The number of seats is limited, and the tickets are selling out fast! Book yours now.

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