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“Extraordinary Minds” HSMAI award for Bookassist CEO

By Editor | On Tue, February 04, 2014

​London, February 4

 Bookassist CEO Dr Des O’Mahony has been honoured by HSMAI Europe in their first ever list of “Top 20 Extraordinary Minds in Sales, Marketing and Technology”

The awards list was unveiled at a dinner and ceremony held by the HSMAI in Jumeirah Carlton Towers hotel in London this evening as part of the Travel Technology Europe trade fair currently taking place in Earl’s Court London.

Speaking after the ceremony, Des said “I am truly humbled by the award, from such a prestigious organisation, and it came as a complete surprise to me and to everyone in Bookassist. To be among those in the first group ever recognised in this way by the HSMAI is a very real honour, which I share with everyone who works with me in the Bookassist team.”

HSMAI is a global organisation of sales and marketing professionals representing all segments of the hospitality industry. With a strong focus on education, HSMAI has become the industry champion in identifying and communicating trends in the hospitality industry while operating as a leading voice for both hospitality and sales and marketing management disciplines, as well as connecting its members with customers.

Founded in 1927, HSMAI is an individual membership organisation comprised of nearly 7000 members from 35 countries and chapters worldwide.

“The Top 20 will become our annual hot list, that celebrates the sales, marketing and technology leaders and innovators in our industry,” says Ingunn Hofseth, president of HSMAI Europe.

“The creative strategies, passionate dedication and sharp intelligence of these professionals have not only grown the business within their organisations but have also truly raised the bar for the hospitality industry as a whole.”

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