Discussion group: “2019 Apps for Hotel and Tourism”
Date: 24 of april
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The event is held within the 2019 first semester “Hospitality Experts Roundtable Conference Cycle.”
The Conference aims to enlighten tourist services providers on the world of apps for the sector; how the participatory economies phenomenon are impacting tourism; useful hotel applications, and today’s customer profile within a generations environment (Baby Boomers, Millennials).
The speaker is Iván Restrepo, former Executive of international hotel chains, holding management, sales, and marketing positions: Hilton International, Intercontinental, Melia, Hesperia, Carnival, Conrad, Radisson, Wyndham Hotels, Karisma, and Karina Park Venezuela.
Our guest also has entrepreneurship experience: Alliance Gourmet, in Colombia and Puerto Rico; professor of Tourism and Hospitality, at the Externado de Colombia, Jorge Tadeo Lozano, and the School of Administration and Marketing EAM.
Additionally, he performs as a guest lecturer in Latin America, the United States, the Caribbean, and Europe. He is a columnist of the newspaper La Crónica of Quindío and writes about hospitality and tourism. He currently acts as a Hospitality and Tourism consultant and advisor.