China Working Group: Charter

If you would like to join the China Working Group, please fill out the form found at the bottom of your screen.

WORKING GROUP NAME

China Working Group

WORKING GROUP CO-CHAIRS

Will Shao, Director Distribution Strategy Greater China, IHG
Alex Jin, Director of Business Development, China Online

HEDNA BOARD LIAISON

Anson Lau, Managing Director, Shiji Distribution Solutions
Duane Overgaard, Vice President and GM, Connectivity, DerbySoft

VISION STATEMENT

To Raise HEDNA profile and gain engagement for HEDNA in China.

MISSION STATEMENT

Determine the priorities of identified solution improvements to existing processes and gaps within the groups segment. The output of which will guide solution developers on market needs.

IDENTIFIED BUSINESS PROBLEMS

  • Payment solutions in GC
  • Promote industry education via the HEDNA University courses
  • Increase HEDNA membership in GC

GROUP OBJECTIVES

  • Facilitate various payment options for local chain and independent hotels.
  • Facilitate HEDNA U for more China members with a simplified Chinese translation and a reasonable online registration fee.
  • Raise awareness of HEDNA and engage new members
  • Suggest where systems efficiency in data standardization would improve integration

MEETING PLANS

Initially monthly conference calls. Once a group of 8-10 become actively engaged, we will revisit the timing accordingly.

WORKING GROUP COMPOSITION

Required Particpants: We require the participation of local and global chains, independent hotels, OTAs, Wholesalers, Connectivity companies, supporting technology companies, etc. that have a presence in Greater China.

Desirable Participants: DerbySoft, hoteliers located in GC, Meituan, C-Trip, Tuinu, Alibaba/Alitrip (Fliggy), Elong

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