About HSMAI

The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is committed to growing business for hotels and their partners, and is the industry’s leading advocate for intelligent, sustainable hotel revenue growth. The association provides hotel professionals & their partners with tools, insights, and expertise to fuel sales, inspire marketing, and optimize revenue.

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Resources for sales professionals to fuel sales in their organisations, including articles, white papers, conference presentations, and templates. Explore resources, tools, jobs, education and news from HSMAI and other trustworthy sources. HSMAI does the work for you by collating all your resources in one place at  ‘My Sales Hub’.

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Inspire your marketing by accessing presentations from HSMAI Strategy Conferences, insights from industry marketing leaders, and marketing templates for job descriptions, budgets and more. ‘My Marketing Hub’ does the work for you by collating all your interests into one place.

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HSMAI offers invaluable resources to optimize your revenue, from HSMAI’s Revenue Optimization Conference (ROC) presentations to expert articles, & revenue management templates for job descriptions, forecasting, budgeting and more. ‘My Revenue Hub’ does the work for you by collating all your resources into one place.

Our History

1927
Founded in 1927
2000
HSMAI Foundation founded
1997
HSMA launches HSMAI Europe
2004
HSMAI Asia Pacific founded 2004
1927
HSMAI 90th Birthday
2017
HSMAI Academy founded 2017

Platinum Education Partner

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HSMAI Asia Pacific Locations

Australia

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Greater China

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Indonesia

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Singapore

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Thailand

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India

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Our Team

HSMAI Asia Pacific Board of Directors

HSMAI is very privileged to have some industry experts to guide the association and ensure that the organisation complies with local laws and operates in an ethical manner.  Thee Directors are required to be Australian residents as the association is incorporated in Australia.  Currently, the board directors are:

  • Ganessan Suppiah HSMAI Asia Pacific Board of Directors
  • Benjamin Weinmann President HSMAI Pacific & HSMAI Asia Pacific Board of Directors

    HSMAI role: President, HSMAI Pacific & HSMAI Asia Pacific Board Member.

    With technology driving change in travel, distribution has become complex; it’s about connecting the customer to the correct content point and understanding all the components that happen throughout the process. Few have taken the journey from Hotelier to Tech Provider as Benj has, which equips him with a true understanding of the end-to-end process.

    Benj is the Manager of Hotel Distribution at Amadeus IT Pacific, where he supports his customers to develop and execute hotel content strategies so they can increase their efficiencies, remain relevant, and provide a competitive product to their customers.

    Benj works across online and offline hotel content strategies, content distribution, consultation and education, hotel booking technology (OBTs) & payment solutions and hotel payments.

    Passionate and knowledgeable about the hotel sector, Benj is President of HSMAI Pacific and HSMAI Asia Pacific Board of Directors – Treasurer. He previously held commercial roles at The Lido Group and Rendezvous Hospitality Group.

  • Jackie Douglas President, HSMAI Asia Pacific

    Contact Jackie for Regional Sponsorship, Partnership, Online education, Corporate Membership  and Research as well as any enquiries regarding events and sponsorship for Indonesia and Greater China.

HSMAI Asia Pacific Advisory Board

HSMAI is very privileged to have many volunteers who assist us in an advisory capacity to continually improve and grow the association across Asia Pacific This group are experts in their respective fields and are very important to the ongoing growth of the association.

  • Maunik Thacker Chair, HSMAI Asia Pacific Digital Advisory Board & Senior Vice President Marketing, Marina Bay Sands
  • Sunny Yu President HSMAI Thailand

    Sunny Yu is the President of HSMAI Thailand Chapter.  Sunny is also Manager, Commercial Marketing – South East Asia and Korea, IHG.

  • Huilian Duan President, HSMAI Greater China Chapter
  • Paul Southey HSMAI Asia Pacific Advisory Board member
  • Benjamin Weinmann President HSMAI Pacific & HSMAI Asia Pacific Board of Directors

    HSMAI role: President, HSMAI Pacific & HSMAI Asia Pacific Board Member.

    With technology driving change in travel, distribution has become complex; it’s about connecting the customer to the correct content point and understanding all the components that happen throughout the process. Few have taken the journey from Hotelier to Tech Provider as Benj has, which equips him with a true understanding of the end-to-end process.

    Benj is the Manager of Hotel Distribution at Amadeus IT Pacific, where he supports his customers to develop and execute hotel content strategies so they can increase their efficiencies, remain relevant, and provide a competitive product to their customers.

    Benj works across online and offline hotel content strategies, content distribution, consultation and education, hotel booking technology (OBTs) & payment solutions and hotel payments.

    Passionate and knowledgeable about the hotel sector, Benj is President of HSMAI Pacific and HSMAI Asia Pacific Board of Directors – Treasurer. He previously held commercial roles at The Lido Group and Rendezvous Hospitality Group.

  • Matthias Dybing HSMAI Asia Pacific Advisory Board member & Certified Trainer in Revenue Management & Distribution
  • Navodit Srivastava Vice President HSMAI Asia Pacific

    Contact Navodit for all enquiries regarding partnership with HSMAI, Event Sponsorship and partnering with the HSMAI Academy.

    Navodit is also leading the growth of HSMAI into India.

  • Jackie Douglas President, HSMAI Asia Pacific

    Contact Jackie for Regional Sponsorship, Partnership, Online education, Corporate Membership  and Research as well as any enquiries regarding events and sponsorship for Indonesia and Greater China.

  • Bilal Chamsine HSMAI President Indonesia
  • Tejveer Bedi President, HSMAI Singapore

    Group Director Revenue Management, Park Hotels Group

Other HSMAI Regions

Europe

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North America

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UAE

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Brasil

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