Industry Insider: David Young, Chief Sustainability Officer and Director of ESG, Accor

We spoke exclusively to David Young, Chief Sustainability Officer and Director of ESG, Accor about sustainability in the industry and driving impactful change.


Top 5 Trends in Hotels and Accommodation You Need to Know in 2023

We’ve had a busy 12 months speaking to hundreds of leaders in the hotel and accommodation industry, we’ve narrowed down our top five trends that you need to be across this year. Check it out!


Sustainability & Energy Efficiency

Owners are demanding optimal performance from their assets. Energy costs are on the rise and sustainability has become an operational mandate. Uncover new strategies and meet the minds behind the hottest fixes.


The Direct Booking Battle

The dependency on OTAs remains one of the most talked-to issues today. Sharpen your toolkit and expand your arsenal with sessions and vendors dedicated to helping you take back more control of your distribution mix. Improve your digital competency!


Time to Refresh & Refurb

New hotels coming to market and the surge of Airbnb is forcing operators of all sizes to deliver a modern and relevant experience to guests which is seeing a surge in refurb projects. Meet the suppliers who can assist.


Record Development Pipeline

With a projected 45,000 new rooms in the development pipeline, inbound tourism numbers on the increase and ADR strong in most markets, it’s a good time to be in the accommodation sector. Watch them grow!


Where & When

ICC Sydney Exhibition Centre
Darling Harbour, Sydney

Wednesday 18 September 2024
Thursday 19 September 2024
Open 10am – 5pm daily



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