Bloomberg Television Features HFTP's GUESTROOM 2010

  • Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP)
  • 11.16.07
Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals’ (HFTP®) GUESTROOM 2010 was recently featured on Bloomberg Television, a 24-hour news channel that provides business and financial information and reaches millions of businesses and consumers throughout the world.

During the 14-minute segment, Frank Wolfe, CEO, HFTP, was interviewed Monday, November 12 by Bloomberg TV’s In Focus host, Brian Sullivan. 

The interview highlighted the significance of GUESTROOM 2010 on the hospitality industry. It also discussed how technologies in the exhibit are currently being implemented in hotels around the world. Also interviewed during the segment were Wyndham Hotel Groups CEO Steve Rudnitsky and InterContinental Hotels Group President Stevan Porter, who discussed other global forces impact on the hotel industry.

“Interviews such as the Bloomberg TV interview allow those outside the hospitality industry to experience the importance of GUESTROOM 2010,” said Frank Wolfe, CAE, CEO of HFTP. “Opportunities like this open up dialogue among the public on the benefits of hotel technology. These opportunities also allow HFTP to help build our brand as being the resource for hospitality technology information.”

The 2007 version of GUESTROOM 2010 at IH/M&RS featured nearly 50 of the latest and near-future technologies. The room included nontraditional types of technology such as lighting, fabrics and furniture, as well as traditional technology like next-generation televisions, phones and robots. It also included a wide selection of green technologies.

GUESTROOM 2010’s popularity includes invitations to exhibit around the world and publications mentioning the article, prompting professionals in various industries to talk about new and upcoming technologies in the hospitality industry. The exhibit has been on display at the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®) and IH/M&RS since 2006. After many requests to show GUESTROOM 2010, HFTP created a portable presentation detailing the room’s technologies that can easily travel to the global hospitality community. The portable presentation has been shown in North America, Europe and Asia.

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