We are delighted to be able to present this incredible panel for our next luncheon program. Given the "new reality of uncertainty", each of these highly sought after experts will present views from their perspectives on three important components: Economics, Revenue Management & Distribution.
Bringing together the panel for an insightful and probative Q&A session, based on their remarks, is DONNA QUADRI-FELITTI, a professor at the NYU Tisch Center and an HSMAI Greater New York Chapter leader. When you register, be sure to ask your question of these leading minds in their field about how this will impact your business!
Regional, senior management and ownership are encouraged to join revenue directors and sales and marketing professionals for this extremely informative program which will highlight:
The New Economic Landscape: A headliner at the NYU Hospitality Investment conference each year, Bernard Baumohl, Chief Global Economist for the Economic Outlook Group, has been far ahead of the curve in assessing the direction of the U.S. and world economy. An award-winning journalist, he covered the news from New York, Washington, London, and Jerusalem, was TIME magazine's senior economics reporter for two decades and served as an economist at the European American Bank with responsibilities to monitor the global economy and develop forecasts. Mr. Baumohl is a dynamic and entertaining speaker and a frequent guest on television and radio. He is also an economics commentator on Public Television's Nightly Business Report. www.economicoutlookgroup.com
Demand Management - Beyond Revenue Management:Dr. Bill Carroll, Senior Lecturer, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, teaches courses in economics, yield management, pricing and marketing distribution. He is also CEO of Marketing Economics, a consulting firm specializing in travel industry pricing, distribution, yield management and strategic planning. Dr. Carroll holds a Ph.D. in economics, is an author and a recognized expert in travel technology. He just returned from a speaking engagement at the prestigious America's Lodging Investment Summit.
Paradigms are Still Shifting - Distribution Today: Respected travel industry guru Philip Wolf,President & CEO of PhoCusWright Inc., is an expert in travel distribution strategy, technology and innovation, which has made him a sought-after speaker around the world. After two decades of analyzing, scrutinizing and opining on strategic change and market trends, he is now a recognized industry authority. He is quoted frequently in consumer and trade media including CNN, Business Week, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times and was named to Travel Weekly's "Club 33: The Most Influential People in the Travel Industry." He is a magna cum laude graduate of Duke University and holds an MBA from Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management. www.phocuswright.com
When: Thurs, Feb12, 2009; 11:30 am Registration; Noon - 2pm Program
Where: Park Central Hotel, 870 Seventh Avenue at 56th Street