HITEC Dubai 2018 opens floor to hospitality stakeholders

HITEC Dubai 2018

The Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DCTCM) officially inaugurated HITEC Dubai 2018, the Middle East’s largest hospitality technology exhibition and conference.

Co-produced by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) and Naseba, this year’s expo takes place at the Madinat Jumeirah Dubai from December 5-6, showcasing a wide range of innovative solutions from the world’s leading hospitality technology providers.

Travel technology has grown rapidly over the last decade leading to drastic transformation and disruption in all aspects of the industry. HITEC Dubai demonstrates this success with a window to the latest trends shaping the hospitality industry.

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On the event, CEO, HFTP, Frank Wolfe CAE said: “This year we have over 70 main stand holders and expect over 3,000 visitors, 2,000 business meetings and 300 intensive one-on-one sessions at the expo. The growth and scale of HITEC Dubai is testament to the buoyant hospitality industry in the Middle East.”

“Our core aim is to gather hospitality and technology leaders to share their success stories and tackle common challenges,” he added.

HFTP’s expanding Entrepreneur20X (E20X) competition will mark its debut in Dubai during the event, presenting a unique opportunity for start-ups to showcase their breakthrough business concepts to the industry.

Taking centre-stage at the show will be a Promobot, an intelligent humanoid robot, as well as ground-breaking regional and international case studies, thought provoking panel discussions and technology demonstrations from the world’s top service providers and revolutionary thinkers.