Global Acceleration Academy – Hotels Accelerator (May 2020 – Jul 2020)

Date & Time

Date: 2020-05-04, 2020-07-31
Time: 3 months

Enquiry

Victoria Cheung / Henry Lo
victoria.cheung@hkstp.org / henry.lo@hkstp.org
+852 2629 7984 / +852 2629 6614

Abstract

In partnership with the Hong Kong Hotels Association, Global Acceleration Academy (GAA) invites tech ventures from around the world to join the Hotels Accelerator to transform technologies and products into practical solutions that have commercial value for the hotel industry. More than 10 reputable hotels are looking for innovative solutions through the GAA. For more details please check https://gaa.info.hkstp.org/en/challenges/hotels-accelerator-2020.

Starting Date: 4 May, 2020

Interim Review Day: Mid-Jun, 2020

POC Period: Until end of Jul, 2020

Demo Day: End of Jul, 2020

Global Acceleration Academy – Hotels Accelerator (May 2020 – Jul 2020)

Programme

Global Acceleration Academy – Hotels Accelerator

Online Info Session (Register HERE)

Date: 20 March 2020 (Friday)

Time: 2:30pm – 3:45pm (GMT+8)

Language: English

Content:

  • Introduction of GAA- Hotels Accelerator
  • Problem statements sharing by:
    • Mr Wilson Lee, Chairman of HKHA SMART Hotel Development Committee cum General Manager, Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin
    • Ms Sally Osborne, Director, Technology Innovation & HSH Kaleidoscope Lab, The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels
  • Q&A session

Solutions needed

  1. Increase efficiency of check-in and check-out process
  2. Automated identity verification to provide personalized services
  3. Enlighten overall guest room and dining experience
  4. Enhance housekeeping efficiency

Tech ventures benefits

  • Industry insights & mentoring
  • Tailor-made trainings
  • Networking
  • Investment opportunities
  • Landing support
  • Access to Hong Kong technology eco-system
  • Exploration to Greater Bay Area & Asia markets

Language

Cantonese/ English


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