7:45am - 8:30am - OPENING COFFEE & NETWORKING
8:30am - 8:40am - WELCOME & OPENING
Introducing the return of the 80 TWENTY Hotel Conference in Brisbane
8:45am - 9:15am - STATE OF THE NATION
Overview of hotel market performance in key Australian destinations.
Regional Manager Pacific - STR
9:20am - 9:50am - TOURISM INVESTMENT
The experts, insight to the future tourism landscape.
Director - National Hotel Valuations
9:50am - 10:20am - MORNING TEA & NETWORKING
10:20am - 10:50am - STAFF RESOURCE AVAILABILITY
Exploring the skills solutions to meet consumers’ expectations.
Business Manager Projects TAFE QLD Skillstech
10:55am - 11:25am - HOTEL 2030
Emerging hotel models to drive revenue evolving demand markets
Chief Operating Officer
11:30am - 12:00pm - LIFESTYLE & LUXURY
It is not all about the bling! Discussion & insight into the components required to become a top luxury and lifestyle hotel.
12:05pm - 12:30pm - CORPORATE & GOVERNMENT ROOM PROCUREMENT
Hearing from the holders of corporate and government room contracts
Director Sales ANZ
12:30pm - 1:30pm - LUNCH & NETWORKING
1:30pm - 1:55pm - MANAGEMENT RIGHTS
Focusing on the core activities to optimise performance
National Sales Manager
2:00pm - 2:30pm - DRIVING TOTAL REVENUE
Considering non-core hotel revenue to contribute to total revenue
2:35pm - 3:05pm - GUEST PATH TO BOOKING
Understanding the typical guest path to booking. A simple breakdown of what the research and stats are telling us?
3:05pm - 3:30pm - AFTERNOON TEA & NETWORKING
3:30pm - 4:00pm - META
What is meta and how to take advantage of it?
Hotel Marketing Consultant
4:05pm - 4:35pm - THE CONVERSION DISCUSSION
Getting consumers over the line
Founder & Director
4:40pm - 5:10pm - RATE PARITY
The elephant in a room or a storm in a teacup? Is this a real problem when everyone, hotels included, break parity with special offers. Can outcomes really occur?