About the programme Key topics

Brandability

Resorts

Co-living

Investments

Transactions

Futurist's Views on Hotels

Design Impact

Masterclasses

Valuation Challenges

Virtual Reality/Meta

Travel

Financing

Asset Management

Development

Trends and Economic Overview of the Region

HR

PROGRAMME DETAILS Event Programme

10:45 - 12:45

New Hotel Tours & Exclusive Insights

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13:00 - 13:05

Opening Remarks

speaker-1

James Chappell

13:05 - 13:20

Hotel Stats by STR and the Path to Recovery

speaker-1

Thomas Emanuel

13:20 - 14:05

Operational Challenges and Winning Strategies in Uncertainties

speaker-1

Pankaj Birla

speaker-2

Kevin Edwards

speaker-3

Peter Kerek

speaker-4

Jean-Paul Herzog

speaker-5

István Nagy-Szász

speaker-6

Scott Antel

14:05 - 14:35

Putting Technologies and Big Data into Action to Help Stakeholders Focus on Not the If but the When Rebounds, also Driven by Mega Events, will Lead to City-Wide Sellouts

speaker-1

László Puczkó

speaker-2

Gábor Ganczer

speaker-3

Ádám Czelleng

speaker-4

István Nagy-Szász

14:55 - 15:25

Keynote Speaker - Mary Gostelow is unique in her awareness, vertically and horizontally, of what is happening in the world of travel and hospitality

speaker-1

Mary Gostelow

speaker-2

Stephan Interthal

15:25 - 16:05

ESG - No Longer an Option and How to Turn it into Profits

speaker-1

Ufi Ibrahim

speaker-2

Theodor Kubak

speaker-3

Jan Peter Bergkvist

speaker-4

Attila Radvánszki

speaker-5

Márton Horváth

speaker-6

Dániel Racsek

16:05 - 16:45

Resorts - Unexpected Winners and Investor Attention

speaker-1

Philip Bacon

speaker-2

Branimir Blajić

speaker-3

Róbert Vécsey

speaker-4

Valeri Chekheria

speaker-5

Maria Ashton

17:05 - 17:10

Signings and Deal Announcements

17:10 - 17:50

Hotel Financing - The Banker's Side of the Coin

speaker-1

Peter Szenkurök

speaker-2

Heribert Gangl

speaker-3

Csanád Csűrös

speaker-4

Péter Számely

17:50 - 18:35

Brand Panel - Did they Outperform and How will they Adopt to the New Era?

speaker-1

Blake Anderson-Buntz

speaker-2

Miguel Martins

speaker-3

David Jenkins

speaker-4

Silvija Lovreta

speaker-5

Christian Michel

speaker-6

Christophe Piffaretti

18:35-22:35

Grand Networking Reception

Regional Food, Fine Wines and Local Culture

8:30 - 8:45

Welcome Back and Sponsor Gifts

speaker-1

James Chappell

8:45 - 9:00

CEE Macro Environment and HTL Stock Performance - The Story of Paradox

speaker-1

Sándor Jobbágy

9:00 - 9:45

Future of Hotels - Digitalisation & Adjacent Spaces to Maximize Revenues

speaker-1

Macy Marvel

speaker-2

Klaus Ek

speaker-3

Martin Reichenbach

speaker-4

Lukas Willhöft

speaker-5

Valeri Chekheria

speaker-6

Liliane Otsuka

9:45 - 10:15

Keynote Speaker - John Fareed will have a Fireside Chat with Ruslan Husry who will be revealing the HR Group’s success story on getting 100+ hotels in 60 cities and 6 countries in 10+ years

speaker-1

John S. Fareed

speaker-2

Ruslan Husry

10:35 - 11:15

Investors' Sentiment - Where to Put Money and Why

speaker-1

Andrew Sangster

speaker-2

Hussain Al Alawi

speaker-3

Daniel Folian

speaker-4

Barbara Koncz

speaker-5

Mihai Tuca

11:15 - 11:30

Understanding the Changes - a Deep Dive into the Hotel P&L by HotStats

speaker-1

Michael Grove

11:30 - 12:10

Assets - How to Maximize Owners Returns hence Asset Values

speaker-1

Paulina Mazurkiewicz-Kurek

speaker-2

Arik Ramot

speaker-3

Ilan Rudich

speaker-4

Kemmi Aida

speaker-5

Jerome Briet

12:10 - 12:50

Developers Turning to Hotels - The Rationale to Create Upsides and Exits

speaker-1

Noah Steinberg

speaker-2

Przemysław Wieczorek

speaker-3

Krisztián Hornok

speaker-4

Tibor Massányi

speaker-5

Marius Gomola

speaker-6

Sameer Hamdan

12:50 - 13:10

Future of Travel - World Premiere

speaker-1

Andrew Wrobel

13:10 - 15:30

Networking Lunch

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