About GXT

Digital Transformation is reshaping the way business is done. Consumers continue to demand a better and more seamless guest experience – and travel, hospitality, leisure & entertainment leaders need to innovate and adopt new technologies to meet the expectations of a new tech savvy breed of customer. Those who adapt will thrive, while those who don’t will fall behind. Investing in Guest Experience Technology and collaboration across sectors is essential to provide the ultimate experience.

Recognizing this imperative, we created the Guest Xperience Tech Summit & Expo (GXT) – the first event to unite all these industries under one roof.

GXT is the premier event where industry leaders, innovators, and executives gather to collaborate and drive the future of guest experiences. Our mission is to provide comprehensive, practical solutions that blend technology and guest interaction, transforming the way we connect and delight our guests. At GXT, you’ll explore emerging technologies, harness the power of data, and embrace sustainable practices, all aimed at delivering the ultimate guest experience. Join us in this groundbreaking event to revolutionize the future of our industries together.

WHY GXT?

Discover the future of guest experiences at GXT 2024 in Abu Dhabi, the premier event that unites all sectors of travel, hospitality, leisure, and entertainment. This summit is a unique platform for cross-sector innovation, offering unmatched opportunities to learn from industry leaders, connect with peers, and forge transformative business relationships. At GXT 2024, cutting-edge technology seamlessly integrates with practical applications, sparking innovation, transforming practices, and driving groundbreaking advancements. Join us to shape the next generation of guest experiences and play a pivotal role in the evolution of your industry. Secure your spot today and be part of where the future becomes reality.

With the strong post-Covid rebound in the global hospitality industry, the complex intermingling of five main hospitality industry segments – lodging, travel, food & beverage, tourism and recreation – must work together to successfully meet customer needs.

WHAT IS DRIVING THE INVESTMENT IN GUEST EXPERIENCE TECH?

The difficult economic situation over the last number of years has made the post-Covid recovery critical for the hospitality and related sectors to reinvent themselves and find ways of servicing, retaining and winning new customers.

Travel, hospitality, leisure & entertainment leaders and their partners now need to learn about, source and invest in the latest tech innovations that will allow them to transform their service offerings and delight their customers in new and unimaginable ways.

In a rapidly evolving world driven by technology, these industries are undergoing a profound revolution. As the leaders in this space, you have the power to shape the future of guest experiences and redefine the boundaries of what is possible.

The opportunities for market disruption within these sectors have never been greater. With advancements in artificial intelligence, augmented reality, virtual reality, blockchain, data analytics, and more, the stage is set for unprecedented innovation.

The journey to revolutionise the world of travel, tourism, hospitality, leisure, and entertainment starts here. GXT is your gateway to uncovering transformative ideas, practical solutions, and ground-breaking technologies that will reshape the industry.

Join us at the world’s most impactful event for technology innovators and hospitality executives as we unravel the biggest challenges and unveil the greatest opportunities
shaping the future of the travel, tourism, hospitality, leisure, and entertainment sectors.

GUEST EXPERIENCE RE-IMAGINED

Imagine an event that…

Creates opportunities to transform experiences that IMPACT on the lives of millions of guests.

Presents real, transformative, practical content and solutions that will reshape the world of tourism, travel, hospitality, leisure and entertainment.

Provides leaders with most comprehensive & cutting edge guest tech content, a showcase of the world’s leading solutions, and a meeting place to learn, source product and do business.

WHERE GUEST EXPERIENCE & TECH INTERSECT

HIGH LEVEL CONGRESS
LARGE SCALE EXPO
BUSINESS MATCH-MAKING SERVICE
WORLD’S FOREMOST MARKET DISRUPTORS

BUYER PROGRAMS

INNOVATION ZONE + LIVE DEMOS

ONFLOOR EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS

ASTONISHING START UPS

WHO ATTENDS

GXT 2024 is the premier event that brings the travel, hospitality, leisure, and entertainment industries together.
This summit is a unique platform for cross-sector innovation, offering unmatched opportunities to learn from industry leaders, connect with peers, exchange knowledge and ideas, and forge transformative business relationships.

THE ENTIRE TRAVEL, HOSPITALITY, LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT ECOSYSTEM:

  • International Hotel Chains
  • Franchised Hotels
  • Independent Hotels
  • B&B’s
  • Hostels
  • Resorts
  • Amusement Parks
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Theatres
  • Stadium Operators
  • Convention Centres
  • Event Organisers
  • Transport Operators
  • Cruise Operators
  • Club Management
  • Associations
  • Visitor Bureaus
  • Tourism Agencies
  • Governmental Agencies
  • Franchise Owners
  • Restaurant Chains
  • Museums
  • Shopping Malls
  • Zoos & Aquariums
  • Entertainment Companies
  • Destination Marketing Companies (DMC’s)

BY JOB TITLE:

  • VP’s
  • CEOs
  • CCOs
  • CIOs
  • CMOs
  • CTOs
  • CPOs
  • CFOs
  • Chief Client Officer
  • Global Procurement Officers
  • VP Strategy & Integration
  • VP Customer Experience
  • VP Digital & Technology
  • Marketing Heads
  • VP Operations
  • VP Transformation
  • VP Finance
  • VP Service Delivery
  • Supply Chain Directors
  • Director Business Intelligence
  • Project Directors