Hotel + Accommodation Industry Summit Philippines 2024

February 21, 2024 | Edsa Shangri-La Manila, Philippines


About the Event

The Hotel + Accommodation Industry Summit is a unique and dynamic platform that brings together leaders, innovators, and experts from the hospitality and accommodation sector. This summit aims to foster meaningful discussions, exchange insights, and explore on the current hotel landscape, investments, market status, performance, current challenges and the essential facets necessary for the industry’s growth in the Philippines. With a focus on collaboration, innovation, and best practices, this event promises to be a catalyst for transformative ideas and valuable networking opportunities.

Delegate Breakdown
C-level Attendees
Hotel Operators
Property Companies
Solutions Provider
C-level Executives
Speakers & Panelists
Calling for Speakers
CXOs from Property Owners, Hotel Operators, and Designers this is your time to share your insights!
Running Agenda
07:00 – 09:00
09:10 – 09:20 AM (Session 1)
The Secret Life of Lobbies - Increasing Guest Engagement and Revenue
Kirk Ellis, Director of Hospitality at Gensler
09:25 - 09:55 AM (Session 2)
(Fireside Chat) Revolutionizing Hospitality through Pioneering Sustainable Design Solutions for Eco-friendly Hotels


Arch. Cathy S. Saldaña, Managing Director & CEO at PDP Architects | Projects Design

Plus Architecture Management Corp.


Norman Agleron, Partner at HBA Philippines

John Pauline, Design Principal at JERDE

Conrad Onglao, Principal Architect, C.T.Onglao, Architects

10:00 - 10:10 AM (Session 3)
Energy Efficiency - Hotel Obligations under RA 11285 and Innovative Finance through the ESCO Business Model
Alexander Ablaza, President at Philippine Energy Efficiency Alliance (PE2) and CEO,
10:15 - 10:45 AM (Session 4)
Topic to Follow
York Liu, Vice President (Access PE), Huawei Enterprise Optical Network Domain
10:45 - 11:05 AM
Networking Session
11.05 - 11.35 AM (Session 5)
Hotel's of the Future
Madhu Menon, Hotel Segment Leader, East Asia, Schneider Electric
11.40 - 12.25 (Session 6)
(Fireside Chat)
Decarbonization for Hotels in Action - How Can Hotels Reduce their Carbon Footprint and Move Towards NetZero Targets?


Matthias Gelber, Founder, ESG Innovation hub


AJ Dela Fuente, Director - Human Resources and Training, Maleki GmbH at Robinsons

Hotels and Resorts

Susan Santos de Cardenas, President & CEO, Society for Sustainable Tourism

Carlos P. Mendoza, Director of Engineering, The Linden Suites

Colin Steley, CSO of

Brandon Wu, Vice President & CTO, Enterprise Business Group, Huawei Asia Pacific

12.25 - 12.45 PM (Session 7)
Optimising Hospitality: Balancing Energy Efficiency, Profitability, and Guest Satisfaction
Sai Ranganathan, CEO & Co-Founder, SensorFlow
12.45 - 1:45 PM
Lunch Break
13:45 – 13:55 PM
Raffle Giveaway

Sponsored by Lighthouse and Anya Hospitality Group (AHG)
13:55 – 14:10 PM (Session 8)
Online Payments: Better, Faster and Safer
Mike Emaas, Associate Sales Director, AsiaPay Philippines
14:15 - 14:45 PM (Session 9)

(Panel Discussion)

Elevating Opportunities: Pioneering the Future of Philippine Hotel and Accommodation Industry in the Next Decade

Chris Legaspi, Vice President - Commercial at Archipelago International

Juan Roca, Group Managing Director at AHG Hotels and Resorts
Maria Loleth So, Head of Distribution and Revenue Management of Megaworld Hotels & Resorts & President of Head of Distribution and Revenue Management
Ramzy Fenianos, Chief Development Officer, APAC, Radisson Hotel Group
Hanky Lee, Innkeeper, The Henry Hotels and Resorts
Rennan Reyes, General Manager at Ascott Bonifacio Global City and Citadines Bay City Manila
14:45 - 15:15 PM
Networking Session
15:15 - 15:55 PM (Session 10)
(Panel Discussion)
Navigating the Future of Hospitality: Unveiling Current Performance and Dynamic Trends in the Property, Lodging, and Hotel Industry
Loven Ramos, Director of Sales and Marketing, The Ascott Limited Philippines

Garry Garcia, Regional Director - Operations & Business Development at Swiss-Belhotel International
Alfred M. Reyes, VP Operations & General Manager at bai Hotel Cebu
Florent Humeau, CEO at Red Planet Hotels
Celeste Romualdo, General Manager at The Linden Suites
Eugene T. Yap, President, Hotel Restaurant Association of the Philippines (HRAP)
16:00 - 16:40 PM (Session 11)
(Panel Discussion)
Charting a Profitable Course: Hotel Property Investment in the Philippines - Seizing Future Prospects Amidst Challenges
Alfred Lay, Head of Hotels, Tourism & Leisure at Leechiu Property Consultants, Inc.

Sunish Sadasivan, VP, Revenue Management and ECommerce at Chroma Hospitality Inc.
Jeremiah Pampolina, Chief Compliance Officer and VP Investors Relations & Corporate Planning at Sta. Lucia Land Inc.
Katrina Tordilla, Senior Manager for Business Development & Asset Management at Ascott International Management, Philippines
Bong Bengzon, Executive Director, Philippine Hotel Owners Association (PHOA)
Event Partners & Sponsors

Your Benefits of Attending

Access to all event programs & networking sessions

Receive the full event documentations and the delegate list

Receive the presentation Copies of the speakers

Five Star Food, Drinks and amenities

Receive your Delegate Certificate

Access to LuckyDraws (MacBook/iPhone/iPod ...)

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Conference Delegate Ticket
US$298.0 per person
  • One (1) participant pass to all-day event session
  • Business Matching Networking opportunities
  • Buffet lunch, tea breaks, and refreshments
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Solution Provider Pass
US$798.0 per person
  • One (1) participant pass to all-day event session
  • Business Matching Networking opportunities
  • Business lunch, tea breaks, and refreshments
  • Logo Showcasing & thanked as "Event Support“
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  • Solo Speaking Slot
  • Titled Panel Session
  • Exhibition Booth
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  • Leads Generation
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Contact Person

Troy K. Tao | VP- Business Growth


Speaking Slot & Partnership

Arlene | Conference Director


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