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Hotel Management Summit to Drive Hospitality Profitability

travelindex-hotels-travel-directory-1692Bangkok (Thailand) – May 12, 2015 – The Hotel Management Thailand Summit (HMT Summit), a HMA Series Summit organised by global hospitality conference powerhouse Questex Hospitality Group, will return to Bangkok on 21st May. Top hoteliers in Thailand are expected to congregate at the Banyan Tree Bangkok to discuss top-level hotel management strategies at the second edition of the summit.

At the time when Thai hoteliers are recovering from the 2014 turmoil, HMT Summit will help hoteliers innovate in order to boost their bottom lines. Topics for keynote addresses and panel discussions include: ‘Boosting Profit Margin through Revenue Generation and Operational Control, ‘Boosting Productivity and Efficiency through Technology Automation’, ‘Mastering Price Optimization to Increase Yield and Profitability’, ‘Beyond Rooms – Maximizing Function Space Revenue for Your Hotel’ and ‘Hot Debate: Sacrificing Occupancy for Higher Average Daily Rate is the Way to a Healthier Margin’.

Heavyweight speakers from the region’s hospitality ‘A List’ include Kevin Wallace, Managing Director Australasia, Plateno Hotels Group;Bruno Huber, Vice President Operations Asia, Moevenpick Hotels and Resorts; Symon Bridle, Chief Operating Officer, Rosewood Hotel Group; David Topolewski, CEO and Founder, Qooco; Wayne Buckingham, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, Operations, FRHI Hotels & Resorts; Peter Kaelli, CEO, The Unique Collection of Hotels & Resorts; David Shackleton, Chief Operating Officer, Dusit International; Lily Udomkunnatum, Managing Director, Burasari Group; Jonathan Wigley, CEO, Absolute Hotel Services; Anthony McDonald, CEO, Bespoke Hospitality Management Asia; Lothar R. Pehl, Senior Vice President Operations and Global Initiatives, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Asia Pacific; and Leanne Harwood, Vice President, Operations, IHG South East Asia.

“2015 is an exciting and upbeat year for Thai hoteliers financially,” commented Ben Isenberg, Questex Hospitality Group Vice President Global Strategy. “Yet, in a competitive market it is essential for them to continually innovate in order to out-perform their peers. The Hotel Management Thailand Summit is the perfect platform for hoteliers to meet new contacts, conceive new ideas, and solidify their successes.”

More than 150 hoteliers are expected at the Hotel Management Thailand Summit. For more information, please visit the event website at

About Hotel Management Thailand Summit
Hotel Management Thailand Summit is a one stop strategy platform for hotel owners, general managers, as well as CxOs, property sales & marketing, IT, finance and HR heads in hospitality. The Summit is a closed-door peer-review occasion that addresses all key operational, management and financial challenges that directly impact corporate and property P&L in the current turbulent economy.

About Questex Hospitality + Travel
Questex Hospitality + Travel, the largest multimedia organization in the world dedicated to travel and lodging, drives revenue, productivity and value-creation for these related industries through strategic investment and deal-making forums, powerful lead-generation tools, interactive online business solutions, world-class events and industry-leading publications.

Questex Hospitality + Travel also provides business development, marketing and training services to national tourism organizations, destination marketing associations, hotel, gaming, resort and cruise companies, online travel agencies and travel advisors worldwide. Questex Hospitality + Travel is a division of Questex Media Group LLC, headquartered in Newton, Mass., with offices throughout the world.

For further information, please contact:
Daniel Chan
Content Manager – Asia
Questex Hospitality Group
Tel: +852 2589 1306

Laurel Tsui
Event Marketing and Client Service Executive
Questex Hospitality Group
Tel: +852 2589 1321