|Washington, DC – January
2018 / Newsmaker Alert / The upcoming HEDNA (Hotel Electronic
Distribution Network Association) Global
Distribution Conference has become the go-to place for hotel industry
payment insights, education and best practices. The nearly sold-out event
will deliver the most comprehensive information, resources, and dialogue
to help hoteliers gain control of the complexities associated with regulations,
virtual payments, data security, GDPR and guest demands when it comes to
The conference, which has
attracted top delegates from hotel chains, multi-properties, independents,
management companies, technology suppliers, payment companies and many
others, takes place from January 29th – 31st, 2018 at the Sheraton Austin.
This year, the payment tracks take center stage to address important topics
including how to implement a ‘guest centric’ payment strategy, how to right
size a hotel’s third-party costs from a payment perspective, virtual payment
trends, compliance, B2B payments, as well as solutions for upcoming issues
such as General
Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The elite group of speakers and
presenters is comprised of payment experts and influencers from Braintree
– A PayPal Company, Ingenico, Edgar, Dunn & Company, Worldpay, Elavon,
Hilton, JP Morgan, WEX, Onyx CenterSource, and Voxel Group. For a full
list of topics and presenters, visit AustinHEDNA.com/agenda.
The Hotel Analytics Working Group will also share the wealth of data received from the 1,000+ HEDNA members and non-member participants in a recent survey. The analysis and White Paper provide recommendations and guidelines to educate hotels globally on how best to use their data to optimize both profit potential and long-term asset value.
Other highlights of the event include the highly anticipated Innov8 session and a “Hackathon” produced in partnership with TNOOZ focusing on artificial intelligence and emerging technologies in hospitality.
For more information and to register or sponsor, please visit AustinHEDNA.com.
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