Mr. Schubach

Michael Schubach

Strategic Deployments / Program Management Director

Infor Hospitality

Michael Schubach has more than thirty years of Hospitality industry experience and is currently the Strategic Deployments and Program Management Director at Infor. Previous to this, Schubach was an industry writer and consultant working with many different organizations to develop strategies and content across the industry – from vendors to small and large hotel properties in North America, Asia, Africa and Europe.

He consulted on hospitality systems evaluation, specializing in PMS, S&C, POS, Inventory Procurement, Central Reservations Systems and related service systems. Schubach has also held the positions of Vice President of Product Management at Agilysys, Chief Information Officer at Trump Hotel Collection, Vice President of Resort Technology at Pinehurst Resort, and Vice President of Technology at Computerized Lodging Systems. Throughout his career he has supervised system installations at more than 2,500 hotel locations worldwide.

Schubach earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara focusing on History and Medieval Culture Studies. He later earned his MBA in Hospitality Management from Methodist University in Fayetteville, North Carolina. In December 2010, Schubach received the Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP) and Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive (CHAE) designations from Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP). He is a regular contributor to hospitality publications, a frequent speaker, lecturer, teacher and consultant. In 2015, Schubach was 38th inductee to the HFTP International Hall of Fame during HITEC in Austin, Texas.

When all is said and done, it is safe to say that he really, really likes the hospitality industry and everything that goes along with it!

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Mr. Schubach can be contacted at 646-336-1700 or michael.schubach@infor.com

Coming Up In The May Online Hotel Business Review




Feature Focus
Eco-Friendly Practices: The Value of Sustainability
The hotel industry continues to make remarkable progress in implementing sustainability policies and procedures in their properties throughout the world. As a result, they continue to reap the benefits of increased profitability, enhanced guest experiences, and improved community relations. In addition, as industry standards are codified and adopted worldwide, hotels can now compare how their operations measure up against their competitors in terms of sustainable practices and accomplishments. This capacity to publicly compare and contrast is spurring competition and driving innovation as hotels do not wish to be left behind in this area. Water management and conservation is still a primary issue as population growth, urbanization, pollution and wasteful consumption patterns place increasing demands on freshwater supply. Water recycling; installing low-flow fixtures; using digital sensors to control water usage; and even harvesting rainwater are just a few things that some hotels are doing to preserve this precious resource. Waste management is another major concern. Through policies of reduce, reuse and recycle, some hotels are implementing “zero-waste” programs with the goal of substantially reducing their landfill waste which produces carbon dioxide and methane gases. Other hotels have established comprehensive training programs that reinforce the value of sustainability. There is employee engagement through posters and quizzes, and even contests are held to increase innovation, sensitivity and environmental awareness. Some hotels are also monitoring a guest’s energy usage and rewarding those who consumed less energy with gifts and incentives. The May issue of the Hotel Business Review will document how some hotels are integrating eco-friendly practices into their operations and how they and the environment are benefiting from them.