Hyatt acquires hotel booking service Mr & Mrs Smith, tech pioneer Geoffrey Hinton quits Google, and the hospitality design industry convenes at HD Expo in Las Vegas. All that and more in this week’s Five on Friday.
ICYMI: Highlights from HD Expo + Conference 2023
Thousands of industry colleagues attended HD Expo + Conference 2023 this week at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Opening day featured captivating sessions hosted at three activation spaces: HD Park (a collaboration between Williams-Sonoma Business to Business and Tarkett Hospitality), the DesignWell Pavilion (crafted by Highgate Hotels and Crème), and the Social Hub (conceived by Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants).