The program of the 4th International Hospitality Forum, organized by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels, has been announced.
The leading dialogue and knowledge platform for the hospitality industry in Greece will be held for the first time in partnership with global tourism industry research company Phocuswright.
Organized annually in Athens since 2017 at the Xenia expo, the chamber’s forum this year will take place in a tailor-made digital environment, due to the restrictive measures taken against the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, on Monday, November 23, at 10 am.
The forum’s topics this year are:
• Strategies for Operating in a Post COVID-19 World
• Sustainability – The Future of Travel
• Global Travel and the Road to Recovery
The event will be held through the online platform Swapcard and those interested in attending should register here.
OPENING REMARKS – 10.00-10.30
PRESENTATION – 10.30-11.00
Global Travel and the Road to Recovery
Peter O’ Connor | Senior Market Analyst, Phocuswright
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – 11.10-11.50
Maud Bailly | CEO Southern Europe, Accor
FIRST PANEL DISCUSSION – 12.00-12.40
Strategies for Operating in a Post COVID-19 World
Peter O’ Connor| Senior Market Analyst, Phocuswright
Franck Arnold| Managing Director and Regional Vice President, The Savoy
Anna Athanasopoulou| Head of Tourism, Textiles and Creative Industries at the European Commission
Margaux Constantin| Associate Principal, McKinsey’s
Dr. Willy Legrand| Professor of Hospitality Management, International University of Applied Sciences in Bad Honnef – Bonn
SECOND PANEL DISCUSSION – 12.50-13.30
Sustainability – The Future of Travel
Johanna Wagner| Co-Founder of La Belle EDuC, Lecturer at ESSEC MSc in Hospitality Management (IMHI)
Agnès Decramer| General Manager, Feelingo
Dr Henri Kuokkanen| Associate Professor at Institut Paul Bocuse
Benjamin Lephilibert| Managing Director of LightBlue
Rebecca Pierides| Director Churchill Hotel Management Ltd, Assistant GM at Crowne Plaza Limassol (Cyprus), Committee Member of the ELN Europe
NETWORKING SESSION – 13.40-14.30
The gold sponsor of the 4th International Hospitality Forum is FORUM SA, organizer of the Xenia exhibitions. AXA Insurance Group is the event’s silver sponsor.
The Greek Travel Pages (GTP) is a media supporter of the 4th International Hospitality Forum.