• Hotel Linkage Summit

    Travel TechnologIES |REVENUE MANAGEMENT |DIRECT BOOKING

    Latest Travel Technologies, Revenue Management Trends And Direct Booking Strategies

     

  • BEST TRAVEL TECHNOLOGIES, REVENUE MANAGEMENT AND DIRECT BOOKING EVENT OF THE YEAR

    TRADITIONAL HOTEL LINKAGE SUMMIT WITH TRADITIONAL HOTEL LINKAGE QUALITY

    Hotel Linkage presents its popular 3rd Summit showcasing the leading global travel technologies, revenue management and direct booking event dedicated to the Turkish hospitality marketplace, creating an exciting environment for hotel executives to learn more and broaden your knowledge.

     

    This exciting summit allows hoteliers to be fully conversed with better solutions and knowledge which can be implemented to your hotel from day 1 all contributing to a growth in your direct bookings, ADR and RevPAR.

    Our event includes leading speakers from the hospitality industry, networking opportunity, in-depth presentations and technology workshops making the Hotel Linkage Summit a "must-go" event for every executive involved in the hospitality industry.

     

     

     

  • VENUE

    FAIRMONT QUASAR ISTANBUL

  • *MEET THE SPEAKERS

    Our global speakers are renowned leaders across in their own fields. Passing through years of valuable experience and knowledge we are confident they will provide inspiration for all hoteliers.

    Tarek Mourad

    General Manager

    Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

    Leema Rosali

    Co-Founder & Director

    Axis Rooms

    Hubert Drabik

    CEO

    Yield Planet

    Cem Kınay

    Founder and President

    The O Innovations 360

    Erhan Kaya

    Vice President

    Hotel Linkage

    Ullrich Kastner

    Managing Director & Founder

    myhotelshop GmbH

    Sascha Hausmann

    Founder and CEO

    Busy Rooms

    Juanjo Rodriguez

    Founder

    The Hotels Network

    Tekiner Kaya

    Assistant Professor / Hotel Owner

    Nevşehir Hacı Bektaş Veli University

    Zeynep Yıldırımer

    Director of Revenue

    Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts

    Volkan Kuş

    Genel Müdür

    Ramada Resort and Hotels

    Kostas Doukas

    CEO / Founder

    Book Online Now

    Mehmet Alpatlı

    Manager

    Istanbul Şehir University Incubacity

    Hamdullah Turgut

    Founder and CTO

    Hotech - Hotel Technology Ecosystem

    Ahmet Erdal

    Co-Founder & General Manager

    Kod Software Development

    Gürel Çetin

    Associate Professor

    Istanbul University

    Kemal Oral

    CEO and Founder

    Travel Apps

    Özkan Hacıoğlu​

    Co-founder & CEO

    Neredekal.com

  • *AGENDA 2017

    Thursday, 19th October

    1

    10:15 - 11:00PM

    Hotel Linkage Welcome

    Registration, Morning Coffe & Networking

     

    10:50am: Welcome speech from Mehmet Alpatlı - Manager, Istanbul Şehir University Incubacity

    2

    11 - 11:15AM

    Convert Smartly

    Erhan Kaya - VP, Marketing & BD, Hotel Linkage

    3

    11:15 - 11:30AM

    Revenue Management Through Service Delivery

     

    • How good and bad service can effect revenue management decisions
    • Integrating revenue management in to an organisation

    Tarek Mourad - General Manager, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

    4

    11:30 - 11:45AM

    How Can Revenue Management Systems Assist Revenue Management Decisions ​

    • Are revenue management systems enemy or friend of revenue managers

    Hubert Drabik - CEO, Yield Planet

    5

    11:45AM - 12:00PM

    Is Digital And Online Transformation A Dream For Turkish Resorts ​

    • How do wholesale segments impact the Turkish resort online distribution and revenue management

    Cem Kınay - Founder and President, The O Innovations 360

    6

    12 - 12:15PM

    How Rate Shopper Technology Can Help Hoteliers To Understand Market Dynamics And Competition

    • Benefits of rate shopper for pricing strategies

    Leema Rosali - Co-Founder & Director, Axis Rooms

    7

    12:15 - 12:30PM

    How To Use Metasearch Engines To Enhance Direct Bookings

    • Trivago, Kayak, Trip Advisor, Idealo and more...

    Ullrich Kastner - Managing Director & Founder, myhotelshop

    8

    12:30 - 12:45PM

    Booking direct, what's the route? Online or phones.​

    • Does the future sit in web or phone reservations.        

      What do customers booking method tell us

    Özkan Hacıoğlu - Co-founder & CEO, Neredekal.com

    9

    12:45 - 1PM

    Latest Trends In Travel Technologies ​

    • Technology trends in the travel industry, 2017 and beyond

    Sascha Hausmann - Founder and CEO, Busy Rooms

    10

    1- 1:30PM

    Coffee Break​ - Networking

    11

    1:30 - 2:00PM

    Panel: Property Management System and CRM In Hotel Industry

    • Customer Relationship Management (CRM) in Hotel Industry by Hamdullah Turgut

    • Future of PMS - A cloud-based hotel property management system (PMS software) by Kemal Oral

    • Advantages of Local PMS Software's against global PMS Software's by Ahmet Erdal

    Moderator:

    Gürel Çetin, Associate Professor, Istanbul University

    Panelists:

    Hamdullah Turgut - Founder & CTO, Hotech, Amonra

    Ahmet Erdal - Co-Founder & GM, Kod Software, Sedna

    Kemal Oral - CEO & Founder, Travel Apps, Elektra

    12

    2 - 2:15PM

    How Can a Price Comparison Widget Impact a Buyers Decision On Brand.com?

    • Is putting the right message in front of the right customer increase conversion on hotel’s website ?

    Juanjo Rodriguez - Founder, The Hotels Network

    13

    2:15 - 2:30PM

    What Do Small Hotels Do To Increase Online Sales Through Todays Technology.

     

    • What do small hotels do to increase online sales through todays technology.

    Tekiner Kaya - Assistant Professor & Hotel Owner, Fresco Cave Suites

    14

    2:30 - 2:45PM

    Difference Between Having And Not Having Hotel Revenue Management

    • Where can hotels start implementing revenue management if they don’t know anything about it. Is it education, staff or technology?

    Zeynep Yıldırımer - Director of Revenue, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts

    15

    2:45 - 3PM

    Occupancy v.s. Adr v.s. Revpar - Getting The Balance Right.

    • How much focus should be given to occupancy v.s. ADR v.s RevPar?

    Volkan Kuş - General Manager, Ramada Resort and Hotels

    16

    3 - 3:15PM

    What A Good Booking Engine Should Contain To Impact Increase In Direct Bookings

     

     

    Kostas Doukas - CEO, Founder, Book Online Now

    17

    3:15 - 4PM

    After Event Meetup

    Networking

     

     

    Kostas Doukas - CEO, Founder, Book Online Now

  • ACCOMODATION

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