CEE & CIS Hospitality Leaders to Convene in Warsaw
CEE hotel market is poised for growth as the largest number of hotel transactions totaling over €305.9 million took place in the last quarter of 2013.This makes it the largest transactions movement from 2010. As the region leads tourism in Europe, investors regain interest in the hospitality market. According to UNWTO, CEE region witnessed 7% increase in tourism rate which is a very promising number given the maturity of the destination. Meanwhile CIS region continues to attract international hotel chains. The local governments are adopting strong extensive strategies for tourism development aiming at attracting more investment in the hospitality sector as well as improving common standards for tourist services quality. In fact 2014 was declared the year of Tourism in the CIS region.
International Business Council has emphasized on the importance of Leaders in Hospitality CEE & CIS Summit that will take place on the 14th – 15th of May in Warsaw, Poland and once again will host over C- level 200 hoteliers from across the region.
"Leaders in Hospitality CEE & CIS region is not another conference. It is a very unique platform in theregion that unites hospitality professionals from across the CEE & CIS giving them an opportunity to explore new opportunities, discuss their upcoming projects, tackle challenges and most importantly provide an invaluable opportunity to expand their business network and meet new contacts. Given the current economic and political landscape, it is paramount for the industry to stay connected in order to mitigate potential risks and guide their businesses to profits" says Elena Jassim, COO, International Business Council.
Leaders in Hospitality CEE & CIS Summit partners with the leading international hospitality associationsuch as IH& RA, HOTREC, EHMA, THE GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR SUSAINABLE TORUSIM, Chamber of Commerce of the Polish Hotel Industry as well as other regional hotel & restaurant associations in order to provide the most current and detailed information to its attendees
The Summit's agenda will address current and future trends of the CEE & CIS hospitality within currentpolitical and economic environment, the role of government in boosting the sectors and will discuss the strategies of finding profits in sustainable business.
"For specialists in the hotel industry, attending events of the level of Leaders in Hospitality CEE & CISSummit is absolutely essential. Leaders in Hospitality is one of the one of the biggest events of the hospitality industry in Central and Eastern Europe and the CIS. It brings together leading experts and lets them share information about the market and the latest trends in the growth of the hotel business. At present Central and Eastern European countries account for about 15% of the world tourism market and have a well-established rate of growth. The hotel facilities in CIS countries, where Russia holds the leading position, are also adding to their share of the worldwide hospitality economy" says Walter Neumann, CEO, AZIMUT Hotels
Hilton Warsaw Hotel & Convention Centre will host the Leaders in Hospitality Summit CEE & CIS andwill provide a perfect venue for knowledge exchange and 5 star business networking.
"In more challenging business environment it is always good to listen to experts and to participate indebates on our industry. That is why the Chamber of Commerce of the Polish Hotel Industry (IGHP) welcomes the Leaders in Hospitality CEE & CIS Summit in Warsaw as an important industry event that gathers hotel experts to share most recent information on regional trends and challenges for the future." stated Irek Weglowski, President, Chamber of Commerce of the Polish Hotel Industry & Vice President, Orbis SA
About Leaders in Hospitality CEE & CIS: Leaders in Hospitality CEE &CIS Summit is the only premier event for the industry that brings together leading hoteliers, key experts, real estate developers, investors, government officials and solution providers across the region. It provides invaluable opportunity to gain new market information, make new business contacts and network with the who's who of industry.
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