Our mission is to simplify hospitality distribution

We facilitate the professional connections, education and insights required for a successful career in the ever-changing hospitality industry.

HEDNA is a global community of hospitality professionals, technology providers, educators, and consultants passionate about elevating the role of distribution. Through influence, collaboration and networking, we elevate careers, harness new business opportunities, and drive the business of hospitality forward, together. Through our global conferences, local networking events and industry working groups, we help our stakeholders appreciate the nuances of today’s technologies, gauge the impact of today’s trends, and prepare for the challenges of tomorrow.

Board Of Directors

We couldn’t do it without our volunteer board! Since 1991, HEDNA leaders have been committed  to the mission of elevating distribution worldwide. Our current board of directors:
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President

Sarah Fults

Vice President, Distribution,
MGM Resorts International
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Vice President

Anne Cole

Senior Vice President,
Content, DHISCO, Inc. a RateGain company
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Treasurer

Sebastien Leitner

Head of Strategic & Global Partnerships, CloudBeds
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Board Members At Large

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Ian Ackland

Regional Manager, Connectivity & Vacation Rentals, Booking.com
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David Cabreza

Director, International Distribution Services, Hilton Worldwide
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Jennifer Camarota

Director, IT Distribution Systems/Solutions Planning, Marriott International
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Mike Carlo

CEO & Founder,
XanderPay
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Sydney Goodwin

Director of Automated Distribution, Omni Hotels & Resorts
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Anson Lau

Managing Director, Shiji Distribution Solutions
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Audrey Murante

Strategic Accounts – Lodging, North America | Lodging Ground and Sea, Sabre Hospitality Solutions

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Duane Overgaard

Vice President and GM, Connectivity, DerbySoft
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Nadine Pagel

Senior Director, Distribution and Voice, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
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Chris Murdock

Director, Distribution System Support & Strategy NCA at Accor
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Our Members

Member support means everything! Our members represent all areas in hospitality form the largest hotel brands to educational institutions to technology providers. With operations on all six continents, HEDNA is truly a global organization with members headquartered in 20 different countries.

If your company is not listed here, contact us at info@hedna.org to explore membership with HEDNA.

 

HOSPITALITY PROFESSIONALS

TECHNOLOGY PROFESSIONALS

INDUSTRY EXPERTS

EDUCATORS

Cultivating the Next Leaders in Hospitality

The Future Leaders of HEDNA (FLoH) was established in 2018 to develop and engage the next generation of leaders in hospitality. The FLoH meet quarterly for professional development activities and to discuss and provide insights on industry trends. We’re proud of our Future Leaders who are engaged on our committees and workgroups.

Do you know of someone who should be included, let us know at  info@hedna.org

Our Partner

Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG) is a global non-profit association dedicated to the development and advancement of systems and solutions that will enable hospitality professionals and vendors to lead the industry into the future. HEDNA provides distribution thought-leadership and content to the HTNG Strategic Pillars while members of each organization have the ability to participate in each organization’s working group initiatives.
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Award of Excellence

The HEDNA Award of Excellence honors an individual or company that has made remarkable contributions toward the advancement of hotel distribution, mainly, though not exclusively, through their activities within HEDNA. The annual recipient is selected by HEDNA’s Board of Directors and recognized at the North American conference. Nominees must be or have been, active in HEDNA for several years. Current Board members and past recipients are not eligible.
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Rajesh Vohra

Director, Sarova Hotels,
London, United Kingdom
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2019 HEDNA Award of Excellence Winner

Rajesh has spent his entire career in hospitality as a hotelier. He has spent nearly three decades with Sarova Hotels Ltd. which operates four AA 4-star properties in the United Kingdom. Rajesh has been an active member of HEDNA since joining in 1996. A consistent face at HEDNA events and conferences, Rajesh may be best known at HEDNA through his board service where he served as President from 2012-2017. Rajesh’s steady leadership during a period of uncertainty put HEDNA on the course to becoming the strong, vibrant and growing organization that it is today.

Rajesh will leave a legacy as one of the greatest leaders in HEDNA’s 28-year history. He exemplifies through example that positive evolution is possible when a group of individuals collaborates. Rajesh’s genuine personality and welcoming presence have made lasting connections and friendships with many HEDNA members.

Previous honorees include… (PDF)

Get Involved with HEDNA

Get involved in your professional community and contribute to the advancement of distribution by sharing your time and talents. HEDNA strives to offer an array of opportunities for member involvement, covering a variety of interests, time commitment, and areas of expertise. Contact us with your interest so we can match your talents and interests with our volunteer opportunities.
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