2020 Hunter Hotel Investment Conference CANCELED
Hunter Hotel Investment Conference | April 13, 2020
The 2020 Hunter Hotel Investment Conference (the 32rd Annual) is canceled. The conference, initially scheduled to take place on March 18th – 20th, 2020, was postponed due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and the concern over the safety & health of attendees. After much deliberation, The Hunter Conference Team has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 conference. We consider the hotel community our extended family. Through continually following the published guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and our local health officials we sim...
HFTP and HSMAI Announce New Date for HITEC and ROC San Antonio
HITEC | March 18, 2020
The annual HFTP hospitality technology exhibition and tradeshow HITEC has been rescheduled for October 26-29, 2020, remains in the same location at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas USA; HSMAI ROC to bring revenue leaders together October 26-27 at Convention Center. AUSTIN, TEXAS, USA (March 18, 2020) — In light of the worldwide uncertainty stemming from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the North American Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®) has been rescheduled to October 26-29, 2020. In addition, the co-located HSMAI ROC Americas will take place October 26-27. Produced b...
Knowland Insights: Coronavirus Pandemic – Hotel Group Impact and Actions
Knowland | March 12, 2020
Large losses of business, mitigation in the short term and positioning for an eventual rebound Washington, DC (March 12, 2020) Knowland, the leader in revenue-generating hospitality meetings data and analytics, is tracking the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on group business for the hotel industry. Today, Knowland announced estimated group cancellation rates across a 90 - 120 day booking window for the US/North America, Asia Pacific and Europe regions. As expected, Asia Pacific has the highest cancellation rate with 90%, while U.S./North America hotels report a 40% cancellation rate for events and meetings. The U.S./North America ...
Events Canceled Due to Coronavirus? Here’s How to Replace Lost Business
Daniel Craig | March 4, 2020
By Daniel E. Craig, Founder, Reknown This week, the travel industry is reeling after the cancellation of ITB Berlin and various other events due to COVID-19. Whether this is just a blip on the radar or the start of a prolonged downturn, we don’t have the luxury of waiting to find out. We need to regroup and re-strategize now. For tech vendors and travel suppliers, tradeshows provide a rare opportunity to meet in person with hundreds of clients, prospects and industry partners, launch products, hold demos, give presentations and build relationships. After a successful event, attendees come home with a long list of leads, renewals an...
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