HOTREC and TOPOSOPHY webinar explores ‘new normal’ tourism in urban areas

HOTREC partnered up with TOPOSOPHY on 29 April 2021 to host a seminar on the recovery of urban tourism. The webinar covered the challenges cities and urban hospitality establishments are now facing to restore confidence among visitors and residents and to breathe life back into city centres and neighbourhoods.

Digitalisation, sustainability and innovation were prominent themes throughout the presentations delivered by speakers Amaryllis Verhoeven (European Commission), Peter Jordan and Steve Lowy (TOPOSOPHY), Marie Audren (HOTREC) and Alexandros Vassilikos (President of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels). Key messages closely echoed those heard a few days earlier during the European Parliament debate on the recovery of the hospitality sector.

European Commission Head of Unit Amaryllis Verhoeven called for greater transparency and data sharing among cities and local businesses, while hotel sector experts Steve Lowy and Alexandros Vassilikos highlighted how innovation can boost hospitality’s contribution to local well-being and cohesion.

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12 Jan
12/01/2023    
11:00 - 12:00
Slides are accessible here: https://www.hotrec.eu/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Presentation-HOTREC-workshop-on-PPWR-120123.pdf
7th Coordination Meeting Pact for Skills in Tourism
12/01/2023    
15:00 - 16:30
On 12 January 2023 took place another coordination meeting of the Pact for Skills.
19 Jan
19/01/2023    
All Day
HOTREC has joined the RESTWITHEU project focusing on challenges faced by the restaurant industry. First workshop will be held in Lyon on 19/01/2023.
Meeting with DG GROW - Tourism Unit & HOTREC
24/01/2023    
14:00 - 15:00
Main outcome of the meeting available
25 Jan
25/01/2023    
09:30 - 13:00
Hotel Le Chatelain, Brussels EXCOM Slides - 25 Jan. 2023 - NEW List of Participants Expense Claim Template for ExCom Members HOTREC Guidelines for reimbursement [...]
Info session - EU funding opportunities on trainings to be provided to third country nationals’ willing to work in the hospitality sector
26/01/2023    
11:00 - 12:00
Recording of the session; PowerPoint and general note of the meeting available!
Events on 19/01/2023
Events on 24/01/2023
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