On Saturday, September 21, 2019, CHS Hong Kong / Macau held its first Hospitality Innovation Panel.  The event was held at The Work Project, and was sponsored by AB InBev, Impossible Foods, and foodpanda.

Following a welcome reception, a series of keynote speakers and panels featured top in the hospitality industry that shared their thoughts about the upcoming trends and the newest innovations.

Keynote Speaker – Increasing Brand Loyalty in the Hospitality Industry

  • Jun Lu – VP Customer Experience, Marriott

Panel – Millennials and the New Luxury – Redefining Hotel Design

  • Monika Dubaj – VP of Development, Hyatt
  • Jun Lu – VP Customer Experience, Marriott
  • Daphne Tan – VP Feasibility & Owner Relations, Marriott
  • Noel Merainer – VP of Development, Rosewood

Keynote Speaker – Innovation in the F&B Landscape

  • Paul Measor – Commercial Director, foodpanda

Panel – Tech in Food Industry – Redesigning Customer Behavior

  • Paul Measor – Commercial Director, foodpanda
  • Max von Poelnitz – Founder & CEO, Nosh
  • Joe Yau – CEO and CTO, OpenRice

Hong Kong/Macau – Hospitality Innovation Panel


On May 30, 2018, the Hong Kong and Macau Chapter celebrated the 90th anniversary of the Cornell Hotel Society with a reception and tour of Hong Kong’s newest hotel – The Murray.