Caribbean Hotel Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) – Fajardo, Puerto Rico

  September 30, 2016 - October 2, 2016

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SiteMinder is a proud Gold Sponsor at CHIEF 2016. With 27+ countries represented, this is the flagship event for Caribbean hoteliers! We will be presenting one roundtable session and participating on two panels.

Check out our exciting schedule of conference events below:

Roundtable Topic: Caribbean Distribution 101: Cutting through the online distribution clutter
When: Saturday, 4:45-6:00 p.m.
Speaker: Alex Brown, Senior Sales Executive

Join our roundtable session to learn more about online distribution, specifically on the types of online travel agents such as leisure, 1st and 2nd tier, opaque, business and high-end. We’ll also examine wholesalers, GDS solutions and the different types of customers they bring and from where. Lastly, we’ll dive into channel management and how it affects ranking and your placement on the online travel agents.

Panel: Tech Tools to Stay Ahead of the Revenue Game

When: Saturday, 10:45-12:00 p.m.
Panelists: David Chestler, EVP Global Distribution Sales

The ever-evolving proliferation of sales channels partnered with developments in technology lead hoteliers to constantly have to adapt strategies and methodologies in revenue management. Here we are showcasing the hoteliers, technologies and trends that are leading the market. Learn from the mavericks that are ahead of the game

Panel: Get in the Driver’s Seat! Multi-tasking with Multi Channels
When: Sunday, 10:15-11:30 a.m.
Panelists: David Chestler, EVP Global Distribution Sales and Industry Personality and Stephanie Mack, Owner, boutique ROI and SiteMinder customer

Channel management is the way to go! Take control of your rates, optimize your bottom line and manage multiple storefronts. Effective channel management is essential in maneuvering today’s distribution super highway. Learn best practices from industry experts on how to maximize yields.