Giancarlo Carniani

General Manager, ToFlorence Hotels and Market Analyst, Italy
Phocuswright Inc.

2022 Phocuswright Europe speaker

Giancarlo Carniani General Manager, ToFlorence Hotels and Market Analyst, Italy
Mr. Carniani is the founder of Italy-based Buy Tourism Online (BTO), host of one of Europe's largest technology and tourism events. Giancarlo currently manages a small Florentine hotel company – TOFLORENCE HOTELS – which owns two properties (rated 4 and 5 stars). He formerly worked for national chains including Cigahotels, Boscolo and Sonesta International Hotels & Resorts. Previously, Giancarlo provided professional training services in revenue management and distribution; in 2009 he founded BTO Education, focused on research and training. Giancarlo is considered one of the foremost Italian experts on travel technology and the Internet and has contributed to several academic publications about online travel. Giancarlo graduated from the Hotel Institute A. Saffi and worked abroad for several years to perfect his knowledge of the hotel industry. He is married with one daughter and is based near Florence.

Sessions

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 9:25 – 9:50 CET

Executive Roundtable: Hospitality's Fresh Start

Hotels have re-emerged from the pandemic just in time to face new challenges: labor shortages and world events threaten their comeback. Hear from the experts how hotels can pivot and rebrand to preserve the best of what they offer while starting anew.

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