Discussion group: “2019 Apps for Hotel and Tourism”

Date: 24 of april

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Place: F-204

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.