Omnibees launches a training and development program at WTM Latin America 2018

Omnibees launches a training and development program at WTM Latin America 2018

Sponsor of the event’s content, the company will present content that is focused on the transformation and evolution of the Latin American tourism and hotel industry

Omnibees, a hotel distribution and marketing company, will be taking part in WTM Latin America 2018 as a content sponsor, as well as being one of the exhibitors of the event, which is now in its 6th edition and will take place in the city of São Paulo, between April 3rd and April 5th, at Expo Center Norte.

During the event, the partnership will launch the Omnibees Academy, a program that focuses on the training and development of tourism professionals and covers a variety of topics, including:

  • the current challenges that technology imposes and how companies are reinventing themselves
  • how to optimize the performance of distribution and connectivity tools and generate more profit, less costs, and increased sales
  • the fundamental pillars of the science of Revenue Management that enables us to increase hotel revenue

“At Omnibees, it is our assessment that WTM Latin America is the continent’s main event in the annual exhibitions calendar, and that it offers excellent opportunities for meetings and doing business with the entire regional trade”, points out Luis Ferrinho, Omnibees’ CEO.

“This year we are taking an important step. We have decided to expand the scope of our partnership, not only by taking part with our own stand, but also because we believe that the way you strengthen an industry is by doing business and by training and transforming the professionals who work in the sector”, concludes Ferrinho.

According to Ferrinho, the Omnibees Academy will be WTM Latin America 2018’s vertical content sponsor and is truly committed to promoting the transformation by means of education and professional inspiration, in order to enhance the development of the Latin American tourism and hospitality industry.

The conference schedule starts on the first day of the event, April 3rd, with a talk by Omnibees’ Global COO, Paulo Salvador, from 5.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.

Entitled “The Future has already arrived, but has not yet been distributed,” the presentation will be made at the Inspire Theatre and will address the current challenges that technology imposes on all those working in the tourism industry. In addition, it will highlight how companies are reinventing the way to gain and retain customers by means of successful strategies of convergence between the physical world and the digital world.

On April 4th, from 3.15 p.m. to 3.45 p.m., Melanie Teixeira, Omnibees’ partner and director will give a workshop on “Success stories for high performance”, with the aim of presenting success stories in Brazil and in Latin America of those who are making a difference in the market.

Also on April 4th, from 1.45 p.m. to 2.15 p.m., the Travel Tech Theatre will be the stage for the presentation by Dolores Piñeiro, managing director and coach at the Oficina de Revenue. Under the theme “Everything You Would Like to Know about Revenue Management but Never Had the Guts to Ask,” the executive will cover the fundamental pillars of the science of Revenue Management, with the effective application of actions that make it possible to boost hotels’ revenues.

To supplement the programme, on May 5th, from 1.45 p.m. to 2.15 p.m., at the Travel Tech Theatre, the conference “5 Steps to increase your Hotel’s profitability” will be given by the Omnibees business manager Rodolfo Delphorno. The topics comes alive when the executive stresses how digital tools and intelligence can help Hotels with the daily task of improving their results and increasing the profitability of their business.

“At every edition we try to present topics that contribute to the development of tourism professionals. The partnership with Omnibees strengthens the content that will be presented this year even further and, without a doubt, the participants will go away better prepared to face the challenges of the current market” declares Thais Del Ben, WTM Latin America’s marketing manager.

For those who are interested, registration should be done by means of the website itself:

WTM Latin America 2018

Venue: Expo Center Norte, Rua José Bernardino Pinto, 333, V. Guilherme – São Paulo

Date/Time: April 3rd to April 5th (April 3rd and 4th, from 12.00 to 8.00 p.m., and April 5th, from 12.00 to 6.00 p.m.)






With 20 years of experience in the technology field, Omnibees is a company that specializes in Hotel Distribution, Analysis and Marketing. Omnibees CRS (Central Reservations System) is a solution that integrates a number of tools which are focused on increasing sales and profitability for hotels, such as: Reservation Engine, Channel Manager, Yield Management, Business Intelligence, Rate Shopper, CRM, Social Media and Websites. The company is present in Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Mexico and Portugal and counts on more than 3,500 hotels, offering a versatile, easy-to-use, cloud-based tool for the centralization of reservations.



About World Travel Market

World Travel Market (WTM) portfolio comprises six leading B2B events across four continents, generating more than $7bn of industry deals. The events are:


WTM Latin America, now in its sixth edition, attracts about 9,000 unique senior executives. The event generates about US$374 million of new business. Taking place in Sao Paulo, Brazil, this show attracts a global audience to meet and shape the direction of the travel industry. More than 7,000 unique visitors attend the event to network, negotiate and discover the latest industry news. Next event: 3-5 April 2018 – Sao Paulo.


WTM London, the leading global event for the travel industry, is the must-attend three-day exhibition for the worldwide travel and tourism industry. About 50,000 senior travel industry professionals, government ministers and international media visit ExCeL London every November, generating about £2.8 billion of travel industry contracts. Next event: 5-7 November 2018 – London.


T>F Travel Forward is a new travel technology event co-located with WTM London 2018 and part of the WTM portfolio of events. The inaugural T>F Travel Forward conference, exhibition and buyer programme will take place on 5 – 7 November 2018 at ExCeL London, showcasing next-generation technology for travel and hospitality.


WTM Africa launched in 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa. Nearly 5,000 travel industry professionals attend Africa’s leading inbound and outbound travel and tourism market. WTM Africa delivers a proven mix of hosted buyers, media, pre-scheduled appointments, on-site networking, evening functions and invited travel trade visitors. Next event: 18-20 April 2018 – Cape Town.


Arabian Travel Market (ATM) is the leading, international travel and tourism event in the Middle East for inbound and outbound tourism professionals. ATM 2017 attracted almost 40,000 industry professionals, agreeing deals worth US$2.5 billion over the four days. The 25th edition of ATM will showcase more than 2,500 exhibiting companies across 12 halls at Dubai World Trade Centre, making it the largest ATM in its 25-year history. Next event: 22-25 April 2018 – Dubai.


International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) is the meeting place for the global B2B golf travel community. Taking place annually since 1998, IGTM brings together more than 500 golf tourism suppliers and 400 pre-qualified buyers for four days of unmissable pre-scheduled appointments and exclusive networking opportunities. Showcasing a different golf destination every year, IGTM brings together 1,400 golf tourism professionals from more than 65 countries. Next event: 15-18 October 2018 – Slovenia.


About Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events business, enhancing the power of face-to-face through data and digital tools at more than 500 events a year, in more than 43 countries, attracting more than seven million participants. East, Asia Pacific and Africa and organised by 41 fully staffed offices. Reed Exhibitions serves 43 industry sectors with trade and consumer events. It is part of the RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.


About Reed Travel Exhibitions

Reed Travel Exhibitions is the world’s leading travel and tourism events organiser with a growing portfolio of more than 22 international travel and tourism trade events in Europe, the Americas, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Our events are market leaders in their sectors, whether they are global and regional leisure travel trade events, or specialist events for meetings, incentives, conference, events (MICE) industry, business travel, luxury travel, travel technology as well as golf, spa and ski travel. We have more than 35 years’ experience in organising world-leading travel exhibitions.


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