Travel Event in Russia – June 2014
June 26, 2014, The Russian team of Hamilton participated in a business seminar organized by the largest tourist holding “Vipservis” Hotel Mercure Moscow Paveletskaya. The participants of the event shared the new industry and practical experience in implementing innovative solutions for corporate travel.
The speakers were: the director of sales and distribution in the Russian hotel chain «AccorGroup» Anton Koronelli manager, key accounts «Lufthansa Group» Maria Kuznetsova. The company «Hamilton Data Services» was presented by the Business Development Director Eugenia Burmistrova.
The workshop brought together representatives of various companies such as: Genser, Cardiff, Kroc, Konica and other
Each speaker covered the latest news and trends in the industry: airlines with news «Lufthansa Group» the participants familiarized fascinating video clips; innovative solutions and fruit evolution hospitality were shown by the example of hotel chains «Accor Group».
Think about how to change the familiar business environment of internet technology, smart gadgets and social networks, representative prompted «Accor Group» Anton Koronelli. Thus he presented the mobile application management and booking your stay in the hotel chain, corporate social network «Accor Lounge», and remote access to work for business travelers with ultra transformable rooms.
Also, representatives of «Lufthansa Group» and «Accor Group» paid attention to loyalty programs for regular and corporate customers «Miles & More» and «Le Club AccorHotels».
Hot topic for the business community “Electronic travel and expense reports: convenient, easy, fast,” was presented by the representative of «Hamilton Data Services» Eugenia Burmistrova. She described in detail the problems companies encounter when managing travel and expense reports: long authorization processes, lack of visibility on costs, lack of automated controls, managing large document volumes, manual accounting entry. She presented a simple and convenient way to address these issues: the cloud applications “HDS Travel” and “HDS Expense” available on computers and mobile devices.
The participants then had a demo showing the advantages of the HDS solution with broad functionality: online portal for all staff, automatic printed forms, electronic authentication, integration with a variety of ERP-systems and travel platforms, automatic journal entries. The audience had the opportunity to trace the process of filling the advance report and approval process for a business trip.
Speakers’ presentations sparked interest and prompted participants to active communications. Business seminar organizers hope that the event will not only be remembered by the participants performances and practical knowledge, but also contribute to the establishment of new business contacts and agreements of cooperation.