The future of hotel operations through the inevitable combination of hospitality and technology were the focus of the first Croatian hotel-tech gathering held in Zadar where the IT company Rentlio brought together leaders and professionals from the fields of hotel management, tourism and technology.
With this event, the goal is to push the topic of technology in the hotel industry to the fore, since it faces two pressing challenges - the lack of manpower and the necessary need for digitization.
At the first Rediscover, several interesting lectures were held, including one by Georg Bauser, one of the first employees and former director of international development of the American Airbnb. As part of panel discussion on digitization of the hotel industry Marko Šagi from SAOP, Ljudevit Habjanec from Monri Payments and Jozo Kosir from A'mare Hotel participated.
Digital habits and expectations and experiences imbued with technology are a necessity in the hotel industry and tourism in order to keep up with increasingly demanding guests. All this is not helped at all by the current technological solutions, which in terms of appearance and functionality are reminiscent of the past.