Insight Summit Europe


The HTNG Insight Summit is where members meet to discuss current issues, learn about cutting-edge research findings, acquire practical tools to carry forward and benefit from unparalleled networking opportunities.  Presentations files are located at the bottom of this page.  You MUST be signed in to view the files and download them (HTNG Membership required).



Registration Fee:$150

Special Promotion:Hotelier members receive free registration!

Refund Policy:Members will be able to receive a 50% refund if cancelled by 20 March. After 20 March, the fee is nonrefundable, but we do accept substitutions.

Thank you for all that attended this event!



Sponsorship Opportunity

Technology providers, consider sponsoring the dinner event for valuable visibility of your products and services as well as exceptional networking with hoteliers.

If you are interested in this opportunity contact us to sign up or ask questions.


Hotel Information 

Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre
Piet Heinkade 11, 1019 BR
Amsterdam, Netherlands


HTNG does not solicit room bookings for our conferences, other than links through this website. If you are contacted by anyone soliciting a room booking, please report it contact us, as it is fraudulent.



The program will likely feature sessions on Big Data, Internet of Things, Security and other engaging topics. Times below are subject to change.

Tuesday, 5 April

13:00 - 13:30 

Welcome Remarks

13:30 - 14:30

Infrastructure Requirements of a Unified Digital Strategy for Hotels Across the Guest Journey

Bryan Steele - Head of IT, Royal Automobile Club

14:30 - 15:00

Coffee Break

15:00 - 16:00

Digital Strategies That Drive Reservations and Bookings

Elliott Pritchard - ​CMO​, Triptease

16:00 - 17:00

Leveraging Technology, Data and Analytics to Engage the Guest On the Way to the Hotel

Robert Magliozzi - ​Executive Vice President​, Cendyn

19:00 - 21:00

Dinner - 5&33

Martelaarsgracht, 5 - 1012 TN, Amsterdam

Wednesday, 6 April

08:30 - 09:00

Welcome Coffee

09:00 - 10:00

Digital Strategies and Trends for the Guest-Stay on Property

  •  Bas Blommaart - CTO, itesso
  • Tomeu Fiol - PMS & Guest Experience Manager, Melia Hotels International
  • Paul Squires - Hospitality Business Development Manager, Aruba Networks
  • Jeremy Ward - COO, iRiS Software Systems

10:00 - 11:00 

Digital Strategies and Trends for the Post-Stay

Maarten Plesman - VP EMEA, Revinate

11:00 - 11:30 

Coffee Break

11:30 - 12:30 

Facilitate group discussion on the following topics led by HTNG Co-Chairs

  • Driving a Unified Digital Strategy
  • Guest Journey and Technology
  • Systems Integration Needs

Stephen Barratt - Technology Projects Director, Mandrin Oriental Hotel Group

Marcos Pomar - IT Information Governance, Melia Hotels International

Bryan Steele - Head of IT, Royal Automobile Club

12:30 - 13:30 

Lunch - Silk Road Restaurant

13:30 - 14:30

Disruptive Technology - Personal, Connected, Invisible

Frank Jewett - VP Strategic Partnerships, UIEvolution, Inc.

14:30 - 15:30

Guest Room Technology Centerpiece: The Television

Juan Manuel Aguirre - Product Manager, Hoist Group

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:00

Closing Remarks

2016 - Insight Summit - Amsterdam

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