We’re turning up the volume for part two of Profitroom On Tour South Africa!
We'll be embracing how the power of hospitality technology can future-proof the success of your business. With a focus on educating and networking with key hoteliers in the industry. As always, our aim is to inspire and share our knowledge and welcome hearty debate on the latest technology topics along the way.
We'll be in Nelspruit on Friday 25 August.
The fourth stop on our August tour, where we will cover what's next for travel technology trends in South Africa. Can’t make Nelspruit? We will be in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Hoedspruit, and Durban too!
|8.30am||Arrival over tea and coffee.|
|9am||Welcome and introductions with Michael Puffett.|
|9.15am||Icebreaker session with Aneli Gerber and Michael Puffett.|
|9.30am||An introduction to Profitroom with Samantha Williams.|
|10am||Under the Spotlight: Aneli Gerber takes us through a live case study with a Profitroom hotel partner.|
|10.30am||Turn Lookers into Bookers with Leigh Myles and Michael Puffett: How hotels can convert more web traffic.|
|11am||Refreshments break and networking.|
|11.15am||How to acquire more customers online with the perfect direct booking strategy - Aneli Gerber.|
|11.45am||A live Profitroom demo with Leigh Myles.|
|12.15pm||A realtime survey of the industry.|
|12.30||Event ends with a light lunch.|
Samantha Williams is an award winning revenue specialist and currently holds the senior management position of Commercial Director at Profitroom. Before joining Profitroom she worked as a senior revenue and product manager working with a mixed portfolio of over 75 hotels and prior to this held sales and marketing manager positions for leisure resorts and hotels in the UK. Highly respected and with a strong background in hospitality, revenue management and leadership she has worked across numerous hotel marketing and management disciplines and is able to relate to the challenges that hoteliers face.
She is passionate about helping hoteliers maximise and grow their revenue and is an advocate for personalised, automated processes and integrated systems that help to make the sales process easy for employees and more engaging for guests. At Profitroom Samantha leads on the strategic and operational activities to deliver transformative, tangible results for leisure hotels and resorts in the Africa, Europe and beyond.
For over 20 years, Michael has been developing and training leaders and entrepreneurs around the world. Having resided in the UK for 16 years and presented leadership training in over 25 countries, he has a wealth of international experience and practical know-how.
Working with government departments, businesses, corporates, NPO's as well as sports teams to build leaders, strengthen companies, envision, and inspire.
Michael is an adventurer at heart, together with a small overland team he has driven in a 4x4 from London, UK to Cape Town in South Africa, climbed Kilimanjaro, and visited 66 countries.