Israel’s leading travel tech event, Travel Tech Israel 2018 organized by Innovel took place on June 12th, at Habima Theater in Israel. This is the third consecutive year that the event takes place and it’s safe to say that all the major tourism-related companies in Israel as well as some of the top names globally attending this important event.
TRAVEL TECH ISRAEL VIP EVENING
Prior to the main event, a Networking Cocktail was held at the Be All workspace in central Tel Aviv, where Rom Hendler, Founder CEO at Innovel introduced the event’s speakers.
The conference, sponsored by Amadeus, hosted technology executives from Israel and abroad, including companies such as Accor, Expedia, Booking.com, Room Mate, Agoda, Lufthansa Systems, Skyscanner, Dan Hotels, KIWI, CTrip , HostelWorld, Highgate Hotels.
During the event, participants discussed the new trends affecting the world of tourism and hotels. An expert panel discussed how countries and cities can become attractive to travelers prior to choosing a vacation destination.
Another panel focused on hotel innovation. This panel reviewed the technologies that are easy to implement and will enable significant improvements in service, marketing, distribution and more. Ronen Nissenbaum, CEO of Dan Hotels, shared with the start-ups in the audience that in order to integrate a start-up into a hotel chain, they should first offer it to a number of hotels, start small and build up from there.
TRAVEL TECH STARTUP PITCHES
The event also held a startup pitch for some of Israel’s top travel and hospitality tech ventures which included:
- Bravo AI
- Room checking
- Data crushers
- Ads hotel
- We trip
- Smart tag
You can read more about the participating startups – These Are The Participating Startups at Travel Tech Israel 2018