Direct Booking Summit 2017 - Agenda and Speakers Announced!

The Direct Booking Summit is back.

DBS 2016 launched a movement, and now we're picking up where we left off. On 27th & 28th September in New York and 18th & 19th October in Barcelona, we'll be bringing the world's hoteliers together to talk tactics, challenges, and everything in between.

Some agenda highlights for you:

  • Content marketing, and how to nail it
  • Direct Booking strategies - unleashed
  • The Priceline/Expedia duopoly and what we can do about it
  • Driving direct with data
  • Humanizing the online experience
  • Cracking the code of buyer behaviour

Check out the full agendas for Americas and Europe here. Make sure you grab your tickets soon - they're selling out fast!

Confirmed Speakers

DBS Americas

Dan Towvim - Senior Director E-Commerce, Sonesta Hotels

Cindy Estis Green - CEO and co-founder, Kalibri Labs LLC

Jose Canelos - Senior Manager Digital Product Development, Leading Hotels of the World

Donald Pinkney and Amanda Gregory-Jones - Dir. Sales and Marketing and Marketing Coordinator, Pacific Gateway Hotel

Daniel Melnyk - Managing Director, Anticipate Hospitality

Pamela Barnhill - President & COO, InnSuites Hospitality Trust

Scott Khile - Group Dir. Sales & Marketing, Grace Bay Resorts

MarcAnthony Crimi - General Manager, Walker Hotel Greenwich Village

Curtis Bova - Interim General Manager and DOSM, Cheyenne Mountain Resort

Daniel Tennant - General Manager, Hotel on Rivington

Derek Brewster - Dir. Revenue Management, Lotte New York Palace

Josh Runes - Dir. Digital Marketing & Social Media, Modus Hotels

Liz Lancaster McIntyre - Marketing Manager, The Inn at Ole Miss

Emily Patrician - General Manager, Mere Hotel

Monique Strouvens - VP Sales and Marketing, Group Germain Hotels

Irene Pallais - Area Director of Internet Marketing, New Orleans Hotel Collection

DBS Europe

Riko van Santen - Senior Business Development & Digital Commerce Executive, Kempinski Hotels

David Wright - VP Global Distribution, Meliã Hotels International

Jan Sammeck - Dir. Ecommerce, Deutsche Hospitality

Olivia Byrne - Company Director, Eccleston Square Hotel

Pablo Delgado - CEO, Mirai

Simon Moore - Managing Director, Innovationbubble

Tim Fairhurst - Head of Strategy and Policy, ETOA

Dori Stein - CEO, Fornova

Shay Raz - VP Business Development and Revenue Management, Leonardo Hotels

Arlette Gilbert - Commercial Director, Bilderberg

Tobias Warnecke - Economic Advisor, German Hotel Association

Brian Gore - Director of Brand and Marketing, The Set Hotels

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