The fast-approaching HITEC Dubai 2018 – the Middle East’s largest hospitality technology exhibition and conference – will be inaugurated on December 5 by Dubai Tourism, granting Middle Eastern buyers access to leading technology solution providers and experts in the hospitality sector.
Dubai Tourism is the destination partner of the B2B event, which will entail regional and international case studies, thought provoking panel discussions and technology demonstrations from over 70 solution and service providers.
The two-day event, taking place at Madinat Jumeirah Dubai, is co-produced by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) and Naseba.
CEO, Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DCTCM), Issam Kazim declared: “Dubai is a global hub of innovation with the ongoing development of technology at the centre of our strategy. Disruptive technologies are creating new opportunities for our industry while reengineering the marketplace, and Dubai is at the forefront of capitalising on these emerging technologies to optimise travellers’ journey. We will continue our focus on harnessing the power of data to redefine the customer journey, whilst strengthening developments of advanced technology solutions, as we invest in entrepreneurship and environmental sustainability that sets a new benchmark for global travel. As such, we are delighted to support HITEC Dubai as the tourism sector continues to lead the way when it comes to evolving technology.”
Meanwhile, CEO, HFTP, Frank Wolfe CAE declared: “It’s an honour to receive DTCM’s endorsement to HITEC Dubai for the second consecutive year and have their CEO, Issam Kazim, lead the show’s official opening ceremony. DTCM’s support reemphasises the government’s commitment to transform the hospitality industry through proactive adoption of innovative and intuitive technology, and further position the UAE as a regional driver of innovation.”