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Mission & Vision


HOTREC is the umbrella Association of Hotels, Restaurants, Pubs and Cafes and similar establishments in Europe, which brings together 40 National associations in 29 countries, and is the voice of the hospitality industry in Europe.

HOTREC's mission is to: 

  • Represent and champion its interests towards the EU and international institutions, as well as to all kind of relevant stakeholders;
  • Foster knowledge sharing and best practice among its Members, in order to further promote innovation;
  • Act as a platform of expertise for the European hospitality industry.

HOTREC is constituted under Belgian law as a not-for-profit association.