LONDON—Feb. 5, 2020— Dr. Ravi Mehrotra, president, founder and chief scientist of hospitality and revenue management software pioneer IDeaS is set to take part in the renowned Under the Spotlight session on February 11, 2020 at Opportunity2020, hosted by Revenue by Design, Ltd.

A favourite at the “Opportunity” conferences, Under the Spotlight brings two industry leaders on stage to discuss, debate and share their insights into the continuing evolution of revenue management.

· Unique opportunity to witness software pioneer: This is a unique opportunity to witness revenue management pioneer, Dr. Mehrotra, and hear his thoughts as he is interviewed by colleague and fellow revenue management thought leader, Klaus Kohlmayr, chief evangelist at IDeaS.

· Exploring the critical role of revenue management: Dr. Mehrotra will be questioned on the critical role of revenue management in optimising hotel performance and how innovation in technology, data science and artificial intelligence is shaping the future of the discipline. This unmissable discussion will provide candid insight from an industry legend into the opportunities and challenges ahead for the hotel revenue management community in times of immense industry transformation.

· Creator of Revenue Science: IDeaS, which surpassed 4,000 hotels in EMEA alone last year, also celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2019. The company is widely regarded as the creator of Revenue Science, within lodging and other industries. IDeaS is also the worldwide leader for demand-based, dynamic pricing technology used by airport car parks, counting several of the world’s busiest airports among its clients.

Dr. Ravi Mehrotra, president, founder and chief scientist, IDeaS, said: “I am thrilled to join Opportunity 2020 in this exciting forum. Revenue management continues to inform and transform the way hotels do business. 2020 will be an exciting year, not only for our company, but for the industry in general. I couldn’t be more pleased to share my thoughts and insight as we push ahead into the Soaring 20’s!”