HYB 2023 - The Hotel Yearbook is back!
After 2 years of COVID-related absence, The HOTEL yearbook TECHNOLOGY Edition is set to make a comeback in 2023. HYB's newly formed advisory board is currently in the process of building a unique lineup of industry executives, academics, and other domain experts who will be supporting HYB's initiative.
First published in 2007, The Hotel Yearbook (HYB) is a family of publications that call upon a wide-ranging group of senior executives, analysts, consultants, and opinion leaders worldwide to give their expert view on "What lies ahead for the global hotel industry?" In The Hotel Yearbook TECHNOLOGY Edition, forward-looking contributors share the key trends and developments that they believe will shape the immediate future of applied technologies in the global hotel business. Learn more at www.hotel-yearbook.com.
HYB Technology 2023 - Annual Theme
"The New Hospitality Tech Stack"
A new and emerging tech stack for hotels is transforming the hospitality industry by allowing hotels to be far more agile in their technology choices and at the same time offer more personalized, efficient, and convenient experiences to guests. Cloud computing, IoT devices, and AI-powered systems are being used to manage reservations, track guest preferences and behavior, automate various functions, and offer 24/7 support. The adoption of the latest technology is critical for hotels to stay competitive in a rapidly changing industry, with the added benefit of increasing revenue and profitability by optimizing pricing, inventory, and marketing strategies.
HYB 2023 - Key Dates
The Hotel Yearbook TECHNOLOGY Edition will officially by launched in conjunction with HITEC Toronto (June 26 - 29 2023)
EDITORIAL DEADLINE: JUNE 9th, 2023
PUBLICATION DATE: JUNE 25th, 2023
HYB 2023 - Editorial Segments
Irreversible changes in the hospitality tech stack
The Generative AI revolution
IT's role to play in sustainability goals
Evolving "digital" Consumer Behavior
Evolving Cloud Infrastructure
Integrating new tech in legacy systems
Growing threats in cybersecurity
Advancements and opportunities in AI
Advancements in robotics
Advancements in data sovereignty
Advancements in Metaverse and WEB3
Back of House
Property Management (PMS)
Point of Sale (POS)
Finance & Accounting (ERP)
Access & Security
Data privacy & cybersecurity
Distribution & Revenue
Web Booking Engines
Central Reservation Systems
Digital Marketing - Advertising
Digital Marketing - SEO
Chatbots & Guest Messaging
Mobile Key & Keyless Entry
HYB 2023 - Format
HYB 2023 will be published as a 100% DIGITAL/online publication on hotel-yearbook.com. The full publication as well as all individual articles will also be available in downloadable PDF format.
Author profiles include C-Suite industry executives, academics, consultants, and other high-level domain experts.
Each one of the editorial themes (listed above) will be covered with 2 insightful articles of 1000 words in length. Click here to view editorial guidelines.
Combined with a series of CIO interviews, the 2023 compendium will consist of approximately 50 original articles.
The editorial deadline is FRIDAY JUNE 9th 2023; the publication date is JUNE 25th 2023 (during HITEC Toronto).
HYB 2023 - Samples
Click any of the below links to access HYB article samples in various formats;
HYB 2023 - Reach
HYB projects a global reach of 100K global readers
HYB's main distribution channel is Hospitality Net (see stats)
Additional distribution is guaranteed through active promotion during HITEC Toronto
Additional distribution is guaranteed through HYB's partner network (see below)
HYB 2023 will be actively promoted on social channels
HYB 2023 - Distribution Partners
Apart from publication on HYB's website, HYB 2023 will be distributed via a network of distribution partners.
HYB 2023 - Contributing Organizations
HYB TECHNOLOGY Edition 2023 will include contributed articles from organizations throughout the broad spectrum of the hospitality business.
Contributing partners are being released early by mid-April 2023.