Increase (direct) bookings by creating a relationship
Michael Ros started his first company when he was just 18 years old. He is a digital native, serial entrepreneur, and self-professed optimist. Michael is the CEO and co-founder of Bidroom, the world's first membership-based travel community and booking platform. The company is a manifestation of Michael's passions for technology, travel, and hospitality, and a result of years of pushing boundaries and striving for innovation. He has been a keynote speaker in more than 50 conferences globally, is a startup advisor, and a hospitality expert.
“Like Phoenix from the ashes” – the hotel industry after COVID
More than 30 years experience in the hotel and rent a car industry in commercial areas. Worked in international environments like London, Dubai, Brussels, Barcelona and various cities in Germany. Employers include NH hotels, Jumeirah hotels, Europcar, Pierre & Vacances Spain.
Areas of expertise: Revenue Management, Capacity Management, Training, Training Development, Pricing, Yield Management, Strategic Development, Rent-a-car, Pre-Openings, Take-Overs, SOP development, Guidelines & Handbook development, Leisure Sales, Business Planning, Budgeting, Forecasting, System Development & Implementation
Technologies in the service of tourism recovery
Paula joined Dingus 3 years ago as Bussiness Development Manager and is in charge of Product, Sales and Customer Support. She have a deep knowledge of vacational tourim after more than 15 years experience in different companies of tourism, and specialized in hotel Distribution; She has held different positions as a contractor, connectivities, yield and account manager. She holds a degree in Tourism and MBA.
The impact of review answers on your revenue
After spending years Fashion for stock listed companies, Isabelle decided to pursue her entrepreneurial dream and joined a friend to launch Hotelspeaker. She’s a true believer that in a world where screen time has gone up drastically every chance to interact in a personalized way with your audience should be seized. Hotelspeaker was launched to help hotels generate additional reservations through perfect and empathic review answers. Belgian, happily married and proud mum of Jan and Anna, she currently lives in Barcelona.
Why hotels only optimize the space where there is a bed?
Pablo Torres has worked in the hospitality industry for 20 years, evenly split between Hotel Revenue & Operations in Europe, and Consulting & Training globally. Working for TSA/FPG, Pablo has implemented solutions to improve revenue optimization in over 150 locations, having trained and coached more than 2,000 professionals in 20+ countries.
Why hotels must evolve?
A woman in technical computer engineering, Cristina has worked in the IT department in both multinationals and public administration. Having inherited the entrepreneurial gene, she was pulled to join the family business. She also considers herself a learning addict, having completed training in Business Administration and Management studies, specifically in family businesses. She began her work in the world of tourism by designing, building, and managing the Desitges Hotel, its name translating to: "What do you wish?" This is also a philosophy, born as the sum of her history, the great power of family businesses, technology as a service and tourism, and that luxury of making others happy, that gives back such huge gratitude for your work.
Jaime Chicheri is the author of the first 2 books written in Spanish on Revenue Management, Marketing and Hotel Distribution (LibroRevenueManagement.com). He is a founding partner of the business school, eRevenue Masters, and the digital marketing agency, World Marketing Surfers.
Jaime is the creative mind behind Outstanding Hoteliers, as well as the founding partner of Bi4Hoteliers, a Business Intelligence software.
His most recent community-based projects were designed to provide trainings on Revenue Management, Marketing and Hotel Distribution for everyone at every level.
Hotel Marketing School, a membership site, takes on a learn at your own pace approach and is popularly called the “Netflixs for the Hotel Professional”.
RevenueKnowmads, is an intense, and at times, unconventional, Revenue Manager entrepreneurial program which takes those looking for their “Plan B” through the process, step-by-step.