Hospitality Industry collaborates to raise profile of Central Asia & Turkey
Central Asia & Turkey Hotel Investment Conference 2011 (CATHIC) and the East Mediterranean International Tourism and Travel (EMITT) Exhibition
- CATHIC will take place from 7 – 9 February 2011 at the InterContinental Istanbul
- EMITT from 10 – 13 February 2011 at the TUYAP Exhibition Centre.
“We are delighted to be working with EMITT to shine an international spotlight on this exciting part of the world,” said Jonathan Worsley, Chairman of Bench Events. CATHIC and EMITT will support each other’s events bringing close and beneficial links between the two related sectors.
EMITT is in its 15th successful year of providing a meeting point for regional travel and tourism. CATHIC has been launched to meet the demands of a need for an annual gathering of the hotel investment community in the area. It will bring an array of industry leaders from around the world to the conference, who will share their knowledge and experience on the latest trends and best practice in a series of high-powered panels, with smaller in-depth breakout sessions on specific topics.
Bench Events | Bench Events has a long track record in hosting the premier hotel investment events in Europe and the Middle East. Bench Events’ Chairman, Jonathan Worsley, is one of the organisers and founders of the highly successful International Hotel Investment Forum now in its thirteenth year (). In 2005, he was responsible for launching the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference in Dubai () and in 2008 launched the Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference (). The Central Asia & Turkey Hotel Investment Conference () is the latest project, to be launched in February 2011. Bench Events’ sister company, JW Bench, is a benchmarking company that has successfully launched the Conference Bench and the Productivity Bench. An industry first, the Conference Bench, measures performance data for conference and banqueting space in hotels in Stockholm, Oslo, London, Brussels with other capital cities contributing shortly.
Questex Media Group | Questex Media Group, LLC is a global, diversified business-to-business media organization serving multiple industries, including hotel and hospitality, travel, technology, beauty, spa and numerous other specialty industries, with its well-established, market-leading publications, events, interactive media, research, and other marketing and media-related services. Strategically, Questex places a strong emphasis on serving the hotel and hospitality market and has created the Questex HotelWorld Network, which provides access and opportunity within all facets of the hotel and lodging industry across the globe. Questex's HotelWorld Network includes events such as the International Hotel Investment Forum Berlin (IHIF), the Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference, The Distressed Hotel Summit, HotelWorld Food & Beverage, the HOTEC series of three-day forums and introducing IHIF Asia Pacific, a newly launched hotel investment conference in the Asia-Pacific region. The HotelWorld Network also encompasses Hotel & Motel Management magazine and Hotel Design magazine. ww
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