On June 14, 2017, the CHS South Florida chapter, in conjunction with the local HSMAI chapter, hosted a seminar entitled, “Why The Hotel Industry Is Embracing Virtual Reality”. The event was held at The Betsy Hotel in South Beach. Following a rooftop reception, the group listened to a panel of industry authorities including Antonio Batananero, co-founder of FirstView, Marco Fanton, Global Social Media Director of Melia Hotels, and Benji Greenberg, Chief Executive Officer of BCV Social.  Moderating the panel was Miguel Alonso Jr., Ph.D., Director of Research and Economic Development, Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Florida International University.

CHS South Florida – Joint Seminar on Virtual Reality with HSMAI

Panelists discuss Virtual Reality

Rooftop reception – The Betsy Hotel South Beach

Rooftop reception – The Betsy Hotel South Beach

Rooftop reception – The Betsy Hotel South Beach