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HOTREC Secretariat


Christian de Barrin

  • Day to day management of association.
  • Develop communication and public affairs strategies. HOTREC spokesperson before EU media.
  • Manage strategic alliances. Representation of HOTREC vis-a-vis EU institutions, stakeholders and external conferences.
  • Foster knowledge and best practice sharing amongst team and members.
  • EU Policy Lobbying Strategy planning in close collaboraton with President and ExCom.
  • Human resources planning and evaluation.
    Guillaume Brouillet
Office Manager and Membership Coordinator
Dániel Makay
Public Affairs Manager

  • Quality Board
  • Hotel classification (Hotelstars Union)
  • Taxation
  • Digital issues
  • Standardisation
  • Accessibility
  • Transport
  • Statistics
  • Other areas: organisation of Distribution Task Force, Quality Board and Hotelstars Union meetings, website organisation and liaison with webmaster, office computer surveillance
Alexis Waravka
Public Affairs Manager

  • Copyright
  • Food Safety & Hygiene
  • Consumer affairs
  • Payment systems and services
  • Competition
  • Institutional matters
  • International affairs
  • Management of social media accounts
  • Other areas: Organisation of Copyright Task Force meetings and Restaurant & Pub task Force meetings, participation in CUP platform, compliance of HOTREC Statutes and Bye-laws with Belgian law

Marta Machado

Public Affairs Manager


  • European Hospitality Foundation
  • Health (Alcohol&Smoking)
  • Visa Policy
  • Tourism
  • TourismLink
  • Data Protection
  • Other areas: EU Funding, website quality control

Claudia Pinheiro                                                                            
Publication, Event and Media Officer