Hotelympia 2018 Preview: Stands not to miss at hospitality’s biggest trade event

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Fast approaching is the industry’s biggest London hospitality exhibition, which will once again attract hoteliers and restaurateurs from up and down the country looking for inspiration and new innovation. The difference? This year the event has been given a refreshed new identity, encompassing four shows in one in a bid to reinvigorate its reputation. We look ahead at what not to miss.

Core Optimisation

Stand number: 3110 – Hospitality Tech Show

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Core Optimisation is a performance digital marketing agency specialising in hospitality. The company is a Google Premier Partner helping hotel clients grow their business online. Core Optimisation understands the challenge of today’s increasing OTA commission costs and have proven results of growing more profitable revenue through From planning and strategy through to execution and managed services, the company increases online revenue. Extending digital strategy beyond SEO and PPC, Core Optimisation takes a multi channel approach to digital marketing, with services including Pay Per Click; SEO; conversion optimisation; display and video advertising; social advertising and digital audits / health-check.

Some of the company’s clients include Laura Ashley Hotels, Corus Hotel Group, The Arch London, Eccleston Square Hotel, The Rathbone Hotel, The Lodge London, The Mayflower Collection, Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel, Kilronan Castle Hotel, Citywest Hotel, Red Cow Moran Hotel and Trigon Hotels to name a few.

Core Optimisation is offering Hotelympia attendees a 20% discount off all digital audits confirmed at the event.

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Nespresso Professional

Stand number: 3428

The Nespresso Professional range of machines is designed to help give hoteliers and restaurateurs a competitive advantage – the ability to offer a unique coffee experience for customers, from dawn until dusk..

At Hotelympia this year, Nespresso will showcase coffee-inspired recipes, such as the Breakfast Wonder, designed to awaken senses at the start of the day. Coffee specialists will be on hand to profile its barista-style recipes and Nespresso cocktails, alongside the new Aguila 440, the sophisticated Out of Home machine, featuring 16 pre-set recipes and an energy-saving mode.



Stand number: 3130 – Hospitality Tech Show

Avvio is a leading hotel technology provider. Founded in 2002, Avvio has grown year-on-year by developing cutting-edge technologies that enable hotels to drive growth in direct bookings, while reducing their dependence on online travel agencies. In October 2017 Avvio launched Allora, and became the first company in the world to provide the industry with a booking engine driven by artificial intelligence. Experience Allora for yourself in an enlightening presentation by Avvio’s CEO on 6 March (11am) at the Tech Innovation stage.

Avvio partners with 450 accommodation providers worldwide including Marriott, Adare Manor and Cheval Residences.



Zoe Monk

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