HFTP Postpones HITEC Europe 2020
HITEC Europe Was Originally Slated for April 21-23, 2020 in Palma, Mallorca, Spain
Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®), the producers of HITEC®, has postponed HITEC Europe 2020 in response to the global uncertainty related to the Novel Coronavirus and its immediate impact on the hospitality industry. This decision was made following careful consideration for the health and well-being of attendees. HITEC Europe, produced in cooperation with HTNG, was originally planned to take place April 21-23, 2020 in Palma, Mallorca, Spain as Europe's premier hospitality technology event.
"Companies and other organizations continue to add more travel restrictions that are making it difficult for both visitors and exhibitors to attend at this time," said HFTP CEO Frank I. Wolfe, CAE, FIH. "HITEC Europe is a niche event but its audience is from all over the globe including China, Hong Kong, Italy, France, Norway and a variety of other countries which have recent cases of the virus. Unlike some industries, our stakeholders have had entire hotels and restaurants closed and others suffering from unplanned low occupancy.
"We found it important to do our part in minimizing the very remote spread of the Novel Coronavirus by taking the opportunity to postpone the event while postponement was still an option."
HFTP is in the process of working with its partners to reschedule the event. Paid attendees, sponsors and exhibitors will be sent instructions on how to receive a refund from HFTP. Please continue to follow HFTP and HITEC online as updates will be posted once new dates and location are determined. HFTP looks forward to welcoming you to our rescheduled event.
In the meantime, HFTP's remaining conferences and events for 2020 include: The HFTP Club Summit in March; HITEC North America and the HFTP Club and Hotel Controllers Conference in June; HITEC Dubai in September; the HFTP Annual Convention in October; and HITEC Asia in December. Please visit www.hftp.org for a complete schedule of events including regional conferences and chapter meetings, as well as their respective dates and locations.