Hotel Digital Lab

Speakers

Gregor Halek

Director of Sales and Business Development, Central and Eastern Europe Availpro

Agenda 10.00

Gregor Halek

Gregor has started his career in the hotel tech industry as a key account manager for RateTiger in London. Then he relocated to Krakow to serve as a Senior Customer Support Manager. After a total of 4 years, Gregor was offered to join Availpro to develop the Eastern European business based from Prague. Today, he is responsible for a growing team and portfolio across Eastern Europe, including the Baltics.

Andris Malahovskis

Head of Sales, Baltics Availpro

Agenda 10.00

Andris Malahovskis

Based in Riga, Andris Malahovskis is responsible for growing Availpro’s business in Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania. His key focus is to help hotels in those regions increase their online distribution and to grow their revenue.

Santa Graikste

CEO Association of Hotels and Restaurants of Latvia

Agenda 10.10

Santa Graikste

Vasily Tsypun

Sales Manager, HoistGroup, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania Hoist Group

Agenda 10.30

Vasily Tsypun

Professional in sales of hotel and IT business. 7 years in Hoist Group in sales of IT and PMS solutions for all type of hotels. Baltics is my home region and specific of each country is very clear for me.

Stefan Schlachter

Sales Manager Eastern Europe, IDeaS Revenue Solutions IDeaS

Agenda 10.50

Stefan Schlachter

Having held highly-esteemed senior positions within tour and travel organisations across Europe, Stefan Schlachter boasts an extensive background in the travel and hospitality trade. Currently the head of sales activities at IDeaS Revenue Solutions for Eastern Europe, Stefan advises and collaborates with hotels on revenue management strategy, organisation and solutions for long-term, sustainable revenue success.

Didzis Grāvītis

CEO & Founder Centurion Hospitality

Agenda 11.30

Didzis Grāvītis

Didzis has been involved in tourism and hospitality for more than 12 years, gaining vast travel experience and having worked at Radisson BLU and The Leading Hotels of the World five star hotels. He started his career as a night auditor and finished as a hotel manager. For the last 2 years Didzis works in the field of staff education, successfully training tourism and hospitality specialists, developing training programmes and leading the implementation of customer service standards for hotels, restaurants, bars, cafes and spa centres.

Francis Louis Passerini

Managing Director, South Europe, Middle East, Africa FASTBOOKING

Agenda 11.50

Francis Louis Passerini

After holding positions as Marketing Director for Hotel Plaza and Director of Sales and Marketing for Laguna Palace Hotel, both synonymous with the best in Venetian hotels, Francis-Louis Passerini started his own Internet service company in 2002. In this role, he quickly partnered with FASTBOOKING by becoming the company’s sales representative in Italy before advancing to the role of Director of FASTBOOKING’s Italian subsidiary in 2005.
In May 2014, Francis began directing the region of Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa. He is based in Venice.
Francis is a graduate of the University of Bologne.

Eddy Mimoun

Founder Hotel Direct Booster

Agenda 12.10

Eddy Mimoun

Eddy Mimoun started his career in hospitality as an independent hotelier specialized in revenue management for luxury hotels. In parallel, he founded of the Luxury Revenue Management Club. As in charge of digital distribution, he realized that, on own hotel websites, only 2% of the visitors actually make a booking.This is what drove him to create Hotel Direct Booster, a conversational platform to convert visitors into buyers, based on the DNA of hotels such as the service and humans. With real reservation agents available 24/7 in 6 languages, it pushes those 98% hesitating visitors to book direct through chat messaging.

Venue

Aldara alus darbnīca

Tvaika iela 44, Rīga LV 1005, Latvija

Tel: +371 20294924 Official site: Official site  |  How to get there?

Contact

Raphaelle Boissicat

Global Director, Digital Marketing & Communications
Availpro

raphaelle.boissicat@availpro.com
+33634920507