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Nytec Presents the World's Largest Deployed IoT-based Guest Experience Platform at HITEC Dubai 2018

naseba Communications Fz.L.L.C 6 December 2018
The goal for Nytec was to enhance the overall Carnival cruise experience and profitability by developing a portfolio of attractive and desirable accessories that will hold the cruise Medallion, while serving as a form of personal expression for each passenger both on ship and post cruise.When looked at in numbers, it is absolutely remarkable. Vincent said, "It was an extensive platform where we touched every part of the customer journey and operations making it a frictionless experience for guests. We installed over 7000 sensors on the ship, designed and engineered the hotel room door access with Assa Abloy, and the Medallion a wearable that enables secure transitions and personalized experiences for each guest. Added to that were 700,000 feet of cables, 1000 readers and 3000 touch displays."Talking about basic improvements, Vincent said, "A great example of how we transformed not only the guest experience, but operations too are photos. Before we got involved, Carnival printed every picture on the ship. Now it's tied to each guest, visible on 82" touch displays, and the guest can access and purchase these well beyond the vacation. This transformed not only how guest access their photos but the operations too. There is no more printing required so there is no need to have paper or colour printers and ink on the ship which has reduced considerable weight."Endorsed by Dubai Tourism and co-produced by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) and Naseba, HITEC Dubai brought together top industry experts to present ground-breaking regional and international case studies, thought provoking panel discussions and game-changing technology demonstrations. The two-day expo was held at the Madinat Jumeirah Dubai from 5-6 December with an aim to facilitate knowledge sharing, networking and deal flow amongst hoteliers and hospitality technology providers.For more information or to register for HITEC Dubai 2018 visit www.hitec-dubai.com/Call Amir Abdin on +971 44 55 7920 or Rouf Hyder Beigh +971 44 55 79 32About HFTPHospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) is a global non-profit hospitality association, headquartered in Austin, Texas, USA, that uniquely understands the industry's problems. HFTP has members and stakeholders across the globe. HFTP assists its members in finding solutions to industry problems more efficiently than any organization via its expert networks, research, conferences such as HITEC and certification programs. HFTP also owns the world's only hospitality specific search engine, PineappleSearch.com. HFTP is recognized as the spokes group for the finance and technology segment of the hospitality industry.About NASEBANaseba offers global business facilitation services. The company creates growth opportunities by bringing together people, partners and ideas. It helps clients raise capital, enter new markets, secure partners, close sales and educate workforces. Naseba's goal is to create opportunity and add economic value at every stage of its client's journey. It does this through three key areas: investor services, commercial services and leadership services. Since inception in 2002, Naseba has facilitated deals totalling billions of dollars for its clients. The company has connected over 100,000 global executives through more than 1,000 proprietary business platforms and is an expert in growth markets.

HITEC Dubai 2018 Connects World's Leading Hospitality Technology Providers with Hoteliers from the Middle East

naseba Communications Fz.L.L.C 6 December 2018
Frank Wolfe CAE, CEO of HFTP, said, "The continued growth of HITEC Dubai is testament to the massive opportunity that exists for hospitality technology providers in the Middle East. Our core aim is to gather hospitality and technology leaders to share their success stories and tackle common challenges."This year's edition showcased the latest trends and innovations emerging at the local, regional and global level. For the first time in Dubai, HFTP's expanding Entrepreneur20X (E20X) competition was introduced to give a unique opportunity for startups to present their breakthrough business concepts to the industry. Taking centre-stage at the show was Promobot, an intelligent humanoid robot. The show conference featured many extraordinary presentations such as Expo 2020 Hotel of the Future by Emaar and the World's Largest IoT Deployment in Hospitality by Nytec.HITEC Dubai's Advisory Council Chairperson Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India for Swiss-Belhotel International, said, "HITEC Dubai was a great success. The expo brought together hospitality and technology professionals to discuss the potential of emerging technologies in the Middle East geared at enhancing guest experiences and operational efficiency. It was very interesting to see and explore the latest innovations shaping our industry and opening new opportunities for growth."For more information or to register for HITEC Dubai 2018 visit www.hitec-dubai.comCall Amir Abdin on +971 44 55 7920 or Rouf Hyder Beigh +971 44 55 79 32About HFTPHospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) is a global non-profit hospitality association, headquartered in Austin, Texas, USA, that uniquely understands the industry's problems. HFTP has members and stakeholders across the globe. HFTP assists its members in finding solutions to industry problems more efficiently than any organization via its expert networks, research, conferences such as HITEC and certification programs. HFTP also owns the world's only hospitality specific search engine, PineappleSearch.com. HFTP is recognized as the spokes group for the finance and technology segment of the hospitality industry.About NasebaNaseba offers global business facilitation services. The company creates growth opportunities by bringing together people, partners and ideas. It helps clients raise capital, enter new markets, secure partners, close sales and educate workforces. Naseba's goal is to create opportunity and add economic value at every stage of its client's journey. It does this through three key areas: investor services, commercial services and leadership services. Since inception in 2002, Naseba has facilitated deals totalling billions of dollars for its clients. The company has connected over 100,000 global executives through more than 1,000 proprietary business platforms and is an expert in growth markets.About Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism)With the ultimate vision of positioning Dubai as the world's leading tourism destination and commercial hub, Dubai Tourism's mission is to increase the awareness of Dubai among global audiences and to attract tourists and inward investment into the emirate. Dubai Tourism is the principal authority for the planning, supervision, development and marketing of Dubai's tourism sector. It markets and promotes the Emirate's commerce sector, and is responsible for the licensing and classification of all tourism services, including hotels, tour operators and travel agents. Brands and departments within the Dubai Tourism portfolio include Dubai Business Events, Dubai Calendar, and Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment.

Robots and Humans to Work Together at HITEC Dubai 2018

naseba Communications Fz.L.L.C 28 November 2018
For the first time, a robot will initiate the proceedings at HITEC Dubai 2018, the Middle Easts largest hospitality technology exhibition and conference taking place at the Madinat Jumeirah Dubai on 5th and 6th December 2018. Taking centre-stage at the show will be a Promobot, an intelligent humanoid robot.Frank Wolfe CAE, CEO of HFTP, said, Hospitality robots are clearly at a tipping point. They're now cost-effective to build, are attaining cultural acceptance, and use sophisticated technology to safely live and work among us. We are delighted to have a robot leading the conference at HITEC Dubai.Mr. Amro Kamel, the group owner stated, We took the lead in understanding the need of introducing the essence of Robotic Technology in the region. Today we are the largest distributor of PROMOBOT, TECHMETICS, LEA and are delighted to showcase our latest products at the HITEC Dubai.A report released by McKinsey & Company recently suggested that by 2030, as many as 800 million workers globally could be replaced by robots. Even if automation adoption is slower than anticipated, as many as 400 million people could still be affected. However, according to World Economic Forum (WEF), robots in workplace could create double the jobs they destroy. It said about 133 million jobs could be created worldwide with the help of rapid technological advances in the workplace over the next decade, compared with 75 million that could be displaced.HITEC Dubai's Advisory Council Chairperson Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India for Swiss-Belhotel International, said, Over the last decade technology has led to drastic transformation in the hospitality sector globally as well as regionally which has boosted competitiveness and efficiency in our industry while creating new opportunities. Theres no denying that robots are becoming common helpers in hospitality, showing up in hotels and restaurants around the world from Japans all-robot hotel to other parts of the globe. It a growing trend and extremely useful in certain areas and we are excited to see the new developments in the field at HITEC.HITEC Dubai will be inaugurated by Dubai Tourism and will give Middle East buyers, currently worth over USD 75 billion, access to the worlds leading technology solution providers and experts in the hospitality sector. The two-day trade show is co-produced by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) and Naseba.About HFTPHospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) is a global non-profit hospitality association, headquartered in Austin, Texas, USA, that uniquely understands the industrys problems. HFTP has members and stakeholders across the globe. HFTP assists its members in finding solutions to industry problems more efficiently than any organization via its expert networks, research, conferences such as HITEC and certification programs. HFTP also owns the worlds only hospitality specific search engine, PineappleSearch.com. HFTP is recognized as the spokes group for the finance and technology segment of the hospitality industry.About NASEBANaseba offers global business facilitation services. The company creates growth opportunities by bringing together people, partners and ideas. It helps clients raise capital, enter new markets, secure partners, close sales and educate workforces. Nasebas goal is to create opportunity and add economic value at every stage of its clients journey. It does this through three key areas: investor services, commercial services and leadership services. Since inception in 2002, Naseba has facilitated deals totalling billions of dollars for its clients. The company has connected over 100,000 global executives through more than 1,000 proprietary business platforms and is an expert in growth markets.About Dubais Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism)With the ultimate vision of positioning Dubai as the worlds leading tourism destination and commercial hub, Dubai Tourisms mission is to increase the awareness of Dubai among global audiences and to attract tourists and inward investment into the emirate. Dubai Tourism is the principal authority for the planning, supervision, development and marketing of Dubai's tourism sector. It markets and promotes the Emirates commerce sector, and is responsible for the licensing and classification of all tourism services, including hotels, tour operators and travel agents. Brands and departments within the Dubai Tourism portfolio include Dubai Business Events, Dubai Calendar, and Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment.

Middle East smart hotel awards presented to exceptional hoteliers at 20th edition hotel technology summit

naseba Communications Fz.L.L.C 12 December 2016
Hoteliers from the Middle East participated and won across a variety of award categories at the smart hotel awards ceremony. It took place on the second day of 20th edition hotel technology summit at Park Hyatt Hotel in Dubai in November, organised by business facilitation company Naseba, in partnership with Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals (HFTP) - the leading global hospitality association and organiser of HITEC, the world's largest hospitality technology show.Over 150 hospitality professionals gathered to support and applaud for various smart hotel awards this year, where exceptional hotels were recognised for their achievements across four categories such as best in-room automation system, best use of cloud service, best booking experience and best smart hotel.Ameen Al Darawsheh, Director of Sales and Marketing at The Torch Doha took the award for best smart hotel, beating the competition from a shortlist of eight hotels, in the most popular category for 2016. The iconic hotel in Doha boasts 51 floors with rooms and suites featuring a custom in-room iPad based solution, mood lighting system in 12 different colors and interactive LED TVs."We are delighted and truly honored about getting such great recognition and winning at the most popular category this year. Management sees this as achieving another milestone to keep up with our high standards. We look forward to a new year of great achievements." said Sherif Sabry, General Manager at The Torch Doha.Best in-room automation system was awarded to Emirates Palace Hotel situated in the heart of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE. Meanwhile, the award for the best use of cloud service was taken away by TIME Oak Hotel & Suites for its first-class hospitality services using cloud computing for business and leisure guests. Corp Executive Hotel won the best booking experience award for its highly curated and frictionless online booking experience for travelers.Runner ups include XVA Art Hotel (best use of cloud service), The Torch Doha (best in-room automation system), Royal Rose Hotel (best booking experience), Abidos Hotel Apartments Al Barsha (best smart hotel) and Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl - Doha (best smart hotel).The awards were judged by an esteemed panel of industry leaders and experts, including Frank Wolfe, Chief Executive Officer, HFTP; Matthew Stephens, Vice President, eHotelier; Denis Sorin, President of Hotel Operations, Dur Hospitality; and Henri Roelings, Founder & CEO, Hsyndicate.org & HospitalityNET.After the awards ceremony, Frank Wolfe announced that the first edition of HITEC Dubai will be hosted in 2017. "HFTP is pleased to continue its successful alliance with Naseba, and we are confident that combining the experience and resources from two global organisations will result in a highly effective event that will be of tremendous value to industry professionals located in the Middle East as well as the hospitality technology industry at large. "said Wolfe.The 20th Hotel Technology Summit was sponsored by Ateco, Nawatt, Xn protel systems, Akamai Technologies, Idiso, Al Maria, MCOM, Network International, Pagero and Infor.

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