European Hospitality Day : HOTREC at the Parliament
⭐ 1st European Hospitality Day
⭐ 4 highlights
⭐35 HOTREC representatives
On 29 November 2022, HOTREC delegates assembled in Brussels for the first ever European Hospitality Day.
They began with a breakfast at Stanhope Hotel for a briefing on current and future EU policy trends and priorities for hospitality led by Hume Brophy Non-Executive Director Mella Frewen and Head of Agri-Food Shiraz Dromi.
They continued their journey through the EU system with a stop at the European Parliament exchanging with Spanish stakeholders on tourism as a driver towards a sustainable recovery.
They exchanged with Vice President Papadimoulis about the issues faced by the 1.9 million SMEs and the 11 million jobs that our industry represents.
HOTREC had the pleasure of co-hosting a working lunch with MEP Josianne Cutajar, Malta, on the future of Hospitality at the Presidential Salon on the top floor of the European Parliament. Josianne Cutajar, Seán Kelly MEP, MEP Istvan Ujhelyi, Austrian State Secretary for Tourism Susanne Kraus Winkler, HOTREC President Jens Zimmer Christensen and President-elect Alexandros Vassilikos presented their views and proposals to help hospitality make the transition towards a more sustainable and digital future.