Dubai to host Middle East hotel marketing conference
Rushika Bhatia

Dubai to host Middle East hotel marketing conference

“The hotel industry in the Middle East is gearing up for an exciting event. The interest from hotel marketers to participate in the Middle East’s largest hotel marketing conference has been beyond expectation.  Marketing has evolved in the past few years and marketers have started to acknowledge the power of online media. Social media, search engine optimisation, search engine marketing and other online tools have begun to provide top-line growth and strengthen customer relations,” said Brad Hariharan, Project Director, Expotrade Middle East, the organiser of the conference.

The hotel marketing conference will take place on the 17th & 18th of October in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Speakers confirmed for the conference include some of the most famous hotel marketing experts from all over the world including:

Daniel Edward Craig – Author, Hotel Consultant & Keynote Speakers at TripAdvisor’s Master Class Series.

Apo Dermitas, R&D Intelligent Hospitality, former Chief Sales & Marketing Officer at Jumeirah Group.

Josiah Mackenzie, Hotel Marketing Strategist & Publisher. Leading expert on travel technology. Josiah Mackenzie has appeared in Washington Post, MSNBC and Entrepreneur magazine.

Guillame Thevenot, Founder & Editor,  Guillame was also responsible for driving and developing TripAdvisor’s strategic relationship with the EMEA hotel trade.

Joyce Mouawad, Corporate Director of Sales & Marketing, Le Royal Hotel Management Company SA. Joyce has been working in the hotel industry for 14 years.

R J Friedlander, CEO, ReviewPro. More than 1500 hotels in 35 countries use ReviewPro solution.  R J is also an advisor in several other internet technology companies.

Gavin Landry, Principal, Landry Hospitality Consulting Services. Gavin is a regular contributing columnist to and is currently an Adjunct Professor at New York University teaching a graduate course in Tourism Policy Analysis at the Preston Robert Tisch Center for Tourism, Hospitality and Sports Management.

The Middle East Hotel Marketing Conference is a must attend for middle to senior level management involved in revenue generation, promotion, sales and marketing activities of hotels.

For more information on the conference, visit or contact Expotrade Middle East on +971 (0)4-4542135.