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The HSMAI Day in Paris

October 1, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Welcome to The HSMAI Day in Paris

Join our event and get new insights and ideas on how you can improve your results

Tuesday October 1st from 1 pm-4 pm

followed by drinks and networking

@ CitizenM Gare de Lyon

Address: 8 rue Van Gogh

It is free to attend if you are working directly in the Hotel & Travel industry!
A limited number of seats is available on a first-come-first-served basis

Press here to sign up!


The educational programme:

Time topic
13:00-14:00 Registration and networking


By Ingunn Hofseth, President & CEO, HSMAI Region Europe


Arthur Waller, founder of PriceMatch, will be the moderator for the day (He will be speaking French)

Arthur is a startup enthusiast and occasionally also an investor and mentor. He founded PriceMatch with some friends (mostly economists and software developers). PriceMatch focused on industrializing and democratizing revenue management. They build algorithms predicting future demand and giving price recommendations to hotels.

PriceMatch has been acquired by Booking.com in May 2015, and integrated within its new B2B software suite for hotels, called BookingSuite.


Revenue Management is relevant for all types of properties, from 5 star properties to budget brands to hostels. How does Accor manage Revenue Management for a budget brand in comparison to a luxury hotel? (The presentation will be done in English)

By Cynthia Paynter, Vice President Pricing and Revenue Management at Accor

Cynthia has 20+ years multi-disciplined hospitality and revenue management technology, sales, project management, and training expertise in providing effective business solutions through innovation, culture, analytics, and business process re-engineering to improve performance and profits

Included questions

14:55-15:05 Coffee break and networking

Why automating the revenue strategy is the only way forward to deliver more topline? (The presentation will be done in French)

By Benedicte Ollagnon, Regional Director of Sales at Duetto

After having spent many years in the hospitality industry in sales and account management roles, Benedicte joined HRS as a partner director then moved to a global partnership role with American Express GBT. Benedicte has now joined Duetto as a regional director of sales for France.

Included questions


How to take control of your distribution using Google (The presentation will be done in French)

By Aude Naveilhan, Country Manager France at Mirai

Mirai is the hotelier’s partner in the common objective of maximising the potential of direct sales, commercial independence, reduction of distribution costs and access without intermediaries to the highest number of potential clients, always within the general framework that these actions contribute to increase the hotel’s profits.

Included questions

16:15 Drinks and networking

Press here to sign up! A limited number of seats is available on a first-come-first-served basis


October 1, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


HSMAI Region Europe
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citizenM Gare de Lyon
8 rue Van Gogh
Paris, 75012 France
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