HFTP and Naseba announced the dates for HITEC Dubai 2019
announced the dates for HITEC Dubai 2019, the Middle East's largest hospitality technology show for hotels
Frank I. Wolfe, CAE, CEO for HFTP®, stated, "The United Arab Emirates is the regional hub for hospitality, tourism, and shopping and is the world's biggest growing market outside of China since 2008 in terms of new hotel openings, spearheaded by Dubai. We are delighted to bring HITEC back to Dubai that has been named as the fourth most visited city in the world. It is also one of the most lucrative markets for hospitality technology providers in view of the unprecedented development for Expo 2020 that is expected to attract an estimated 25 million guests. The hospitality market in the emirate is forecasted to reach USD 7.6 Billion by 2022."
HITEC will give Middle East buyers – currently worth over USD 75 billion – access to top solution providers exhibiting the latest in hospitality technology at the show. In addition, an intensive education program is planned by the expert HITEC Dubai 2019 Advisory Council and a summit with one-to-one business meetings.
The council's role will be to provide strategic support and advise the organisers of HITEC. The council also designs an educational program and agenda addressing the most relevant challenges and needs in the Middle East and keeping with the emerging technology trends.
HITEC Dubai's Advisory Council Chairperson Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India for Swiss-Belhotel International, said, "Advancements in technology have led to drastic disruption and transformation in the hospitality sector globally as well as regionally which has boosted competitiveness and efficiency while creating new opportunities. HITEC offers the perfect platform to know about the latest technology developments and innovations transforming our industry in a rapidly changing digital world. Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, VR (Virtual Reality), 3D printing, Blockchain and other innovations are all continuously giving greater choice and convenience in every aspect of travel."
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