Google, Amadeus, Horizon Studios, SNCF Technologies to present at HEDNA's Spring Conference in Prague, Czech Republic

31 May 2011
Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association (HEDNA)

HEDNA, the Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association, will hold its Spring Meeting on 28-30 June 2011 at the Prague Marriott Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic. Innovation and knowledge are the key aspects of this meeting.

Two keynote speakers - Janice Diner of Horizon Studios and Marcos Isaac of Amadeus - are recognized innovators and brand builders. Satyan Joshi of Google will share his thoughts on mobile and its impact on travel marketing. Pierre Matuchet of SNCF Technologies will look at how hotels can learn from other travel verticals.

The Spring Conference features a special "Meet the Innovators" session that will introduce the hottest innovators and their products for the travel industry.

There will be three Knowledge Workshop tracks at the Spring Conference. The Tech Track offers lively discussions on SEO best practices, a Point/CounterPoint session on using direct connections versus technology intermediaries, and a look at the online strategies for leisure businesses. The Marketing Track features a look at how private sales sites are changing the landscape and how social media is altering communications with customers. The Payment Track will look at the customer-based strategies that are rapidly evolving. The Spring Conference will also feature the ever-popular sessions with GDS companies.

Get involved with HEDNA by attending the Association's committee meetings - Leisure Wholesale, Payment Technologies and Standards. HEDNA committees are dedicated to developing solutions t0 move the industry forward.

Join HEDNA in Prague and help the Association celebrate its 20th Anniversary.

For more information, visit the microsite for the Spring Conference in Prague at http://www.wix.com/hedna2011/hedna# or visit HEDNA's homepage at http://www.hedna.org.

About HEDNA

HEDNA (Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association) is a not-for-profit trade association whose worldwide membership includes executives and managers from the most influential companies in the hospitality industry. Founded in 1991, HEDNA's mission is to be the leading global forum for advancing hospitality distribution through collaboration and knowledge sharing. Its vision calls for HEDNA to be known for creating an environment that fosters strategic collaboration toward business development in the global hospitality industry. To learn more visit hedna.org

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Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association (HEDNA)

750 National Press Building 529 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20045
United States
Phone: 1 202 204 8400
Fax: 1 202 591 2445
www.hedna.org

Reed Hitchcock

HEDNA Executive Director
Phone: +1 202-204-8400
rhitchcock@kellencompany.com