HFTP Names 2024 HITEC Dubai Advisory Council

HFTP Names 2024 HITEC Dubai Advisory Council

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFT) announced its 2024 Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC) Dubai 2024 Advisory Council.

The HITEC Dubai 2024 event is co-located with The Hotel Show Dubai and will be held June 4-6, 202,4 at the Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, UAE. 2024 marks the fourth year that HFTP is co-producing HITEC with dmg. 

Members of the HITEC Advisory Council are selected annually for their experience as they set that year’s education offerings and procure speakers with applicable industry expertise. 2023 keynote speeches and panels offered insight on cutting-edge hospitality developments including contact-free technological integration, corporate sustainability efforts, and data management/analytics solutions.

The HITEC Dubai 2024 Advisory Council is as follows:

  • Carson Booth, CHTP │ Chief Operating Officer, EMEA │ HFTP
  • Atul Gupta | Senior Director, IT – Hotel Technology Strategy & Services Global Hotel Systems (EMEA, APAC, LATAMC) | Wyndham Hotels and Resorts
  • Mahmoud Kamal | Chief Technology Officer | Habtoor Hospitality
  • Raed Kuhail │ Executive Director, Digital and Technology│ Miral
  • Sanjay Nadkarni, PhD │ Head of Innovation and Strategy │ Arabian Falcon Holding LLC
  • Lijeesh Rajan │ Corporate Director of IT Strategy and Services │ Rotana Hotel
  • Tariq Valani | Senior Vice President, Global Support Services – Middle East, Africa, India & Turkey | ACCOR (also a member of both the 2023-24 HFTP Global Board of Directors and the 2024 HITEC North America Advisory Council)
  • Stacy Samuel Vanchippara │ Corporate Director of Technology│ Ishraq Hospitality