Softscribe Inc. Identifies Top 12 Quotes From Industry Leaders at Hotel Data Conference 2018
August 23, 2018 10:33am
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BENTONVILLE, AR – August 23, 2018 – Softscribe Inc., a leading hotel tech PR firm, attended the 10th annual Hotel Data Conference (HDC) this month in Nashville, TN with top industry leaders and technology providers. Smith Travel Research (STR) hosted 675 attendees, with 71 on the waitlist, at the Omni Nashville for a 3-day deep dive into data, performance, and trends for the global hospitality industry.
Softscribe Inc. CEO, Julie Keyser Squires, attended on behalf of the company’s PR clients.
Top Quotes from Hotel Industry Leaders
A series of panels, breakout tracks and plenary sessions featured leaders from the global hotel industry. Speakers shared insights about trends, market changes, and actionable scenarios. Here are Softscribe Inc.’s top quotes from conference leaders.
“It is a growing, morphing space. There will be fallouts, consolidations and consistencies. Look for a partner.” - Jon Wohlfert, Co-CEO and Founding Partner, RESIDE Worldwide
“Embrace it.” - Andrew Kitchell, CEO, Lyric
“The customers have spoken. Figure out how to make it fit your business.” - Steve Caron, VP, Head of Vacation Rentals, Choice Hotels International
“Be aggressive. Continue to move forward. We’ve never had this demand from all directions.” - Jim Chu, Global Head of Development & Owner Relations, Hyatt Hotels Corp.
“We should not refer to each other as competitors. Help each other. Take care of each other.” - Rob Palleschi, CEO, G6 Hospitality
“This is a sustainable industry, a growing industry. More and more people are traveling.” - Mitch Patel, President & CEO, Founder of Vision Hospitality Group, Inc.
“The conference is terrific this year. My single biggest concern – and I’m surprised what it is – is the possibility of tariffs. A trade war could be a problem for our industry.” - Randy Smith, Chairman and Co-Founder, Smith Travel Research
The 2019 Hotel Data Conference will be held August 14 to 16, 2019, at the new JW Marriott Nashville. Watch for details at www.hoteldataconference.com.
Tech Companies, do you want to increase sales and influence? Call or email Michael Squires, President of Softscribe Inc., at 404-256-5512 or mbs(at)softscribeinc.com to set up a discovery meeting and brainstorm a few PR and marketing ideas.
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