Tim Davis

Founder and Managing Director
PACE Dimensions

2021 Phocuswright Europe speaker

Tim Davis Founder and Managing Director
Tim Davis established PACE Dimensions in 2010 as a new breed of advisory and research consultancy for the travel, leisure and hospitality sectors. In an age of digital revolution he saw an opportunity to guide businesses through intense change and be prepared for future disruption to come. Today, PACE Dimensions' investment in enhanced research supports clients in addressing the new challenges facing the travel and hospitality industry the Covid-19 crisis compounds the demands of a dynamic and less predictable world.

At PACE Dimensions, Davis helps global companies improve their performance and competitive edge by developing winning insight-based strategies and transforming business processes in order to build distinctive and valuable brands.

An expert in strategic change management, business architecture, strategy and brand development, Davis also leads comprehensive research programmes using proprietary studies exclusive to PACE Dimensions. The consultancy also boasts partnerships with several of the travel and hospitality industry's leading data specialists to further inform advisory work.

Key achievements of the PACE Dimensions business under Davis' leadership include the development of a corporate growth strategy to create a top five global hotel group; redesigning global distribution and property management systems to boost profitability to record levels; and operating as a lead advisor on multiple successful mergers and acquisitions.

With over 20 years of international management experience, Davis has worked with a number of high-profile brands including spending 12 years as senior executive and member of the management board at Hilton. He was responsible for the creation and delivery of Hilton's eCommerce capabilities across their major markets, taking online sales to US$3.5bn worldwide in five years. Prior to Hilton, Davis has held senior management roles with Hughes Olivetti Telecom and Galileo.

Davis has a wealth of experience as a keynote speaker and moderator at global industry events such as ITB Berlin, HITT, Hotelschool The Hague Research Symposium, The Hotel Revenue Forum and Eye for Travel.


Tuesday, June 29, 2021 16:10 – 16:30 CET

The Push for Direct: Will Hotels Take a Stand or Accept a Hand?

Is now the best time for hotels to push their direct booking strategies and loyalty programs with customers? Or will they need intermediaries more than ever as they reboot? How and when to engage with your distribution partners post-pandemic is debated.

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