Hotel Management Asia Summit returns to Hong Kong after Sabbatical Year

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HONG KONG, August 24, 2016 — The Hotel Management Asia Summit, which is produced by international conference powerhouse Questex Hospitality Group, is set to welcome hotel executives from both corporate level and property level on 8 Sep 2016 at The Mira, Hong Kong.

HMA provides a one-stop strategic platform for senior hoteliers, including CEOs, COOs, CFOs, VPs, GMs, Financial Controllers, and executive committee members will gather to strategize and have well-rounded tactical discussions on topics that range from anticipating game-changing travel trends for a successful future, short to medium term success strategies amidst turbulent economy, managing performance expectations in adjustment periods to leveraging pricing best practices for maximum yields.

The “Hotel Leaders Panel” is set to feature leading hotel executives from worldwide brands. Panelists will discuss on the topic of market reality: market outlook and expectations for the next three to five years; innovations and best practices to gain market shares; targeted segments and geographic for financial growth; and, revenue generation best practices to increase in-house spend. The panel will be moderated by Chairman Angelini Hospitality Giovanni Angelini and the panelists will include Managing Director Asia Pacific Dream Hotel Group Kevin Wallace; Vice President North Asia ONYX Hospitality Group Tommy Lai; and, Regional Vice President Asia Pacific Meliá Hotels International Bernardo Cabot Estarellas.

Other notable speakers include Nikhil Nath, founder and Chief Executive, Knowcross;  Tim Nauss, Chief Financial Officer, Studio City Macau; Kenneth R. Rehmann, Chief Financial Officer, Asia Pacific, Marriott International;  Martin Lew, Principal Greater China, The CFO Centre Hong Kong; Darren Wong, Group Financial Controller, Marco Polo Hotel Group;  Cesar Bacani, Editor-in-Chief, CFO Innovation Asia; Kamesh Shukla, Sr. Vice President (Sales, Asia Pacific & Africa), RateGain Technologies Ltd; Lawrence Ng, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Greater China, Marriott International Inc.; Richard Boyer, Vice President of Revenue Strategy, Greater China, Marriott International Inc; Wilfred Fan, Vice President and Managing Director (North Asia), Agoda.com;  Lily Shen, Greenland International Hotels Group Associate Director of Revenue Management; Jurgen Ortelee, IDeaS Revenue Solutions Director of Enterprise Sales; Heinz Egil, Managing Director, Zuppa F&B Concept Designs & Solutions.

The HMA Summit will also co-locate with Hotel Tech Conference at the same venue where expert speakers from hotels and service providers will share their in-the-field experience and best practices.