Global Summit ’14

10th - 12th March 2014

Speakers

Taleb Rifai
Secretary General

UNWTO
Pierre Botteron
VP of Human Resources
FRHI Hotels & Resorts
Matt Smith
VP Talent & Learning

FRHI Hotels & Resorts
Cyril Ranque
President Lodging Partner Services
Expedia

Sponsors of the Global Summit '14

Dorchester Collection was established in 2006 and since then, it has sought to acquire historical hotels and refresh them with their own values. Dorchester Collection’s 10 hotels are located throughout Europe and the USA and their pioneering approach sent a strong signal to the world of luxury hospitality. The company attracts visionary leaders and passionate staff to carry out its mission: pursuing excellence and innovation whilst honoring the individuality and heritage of its properties.


 

Four Seasons has an extensive history, tracing its origins back to the1960s when its first hotel was born. From these humble origins, the group now finds itself responsible for 96 hotels in 41 countries. Their people-based culture is renown throughout the world of hospitality and the connection with their guests is a coveted distinction – one that they still uphold now and always.


 

The powerful combination of Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel into FRHI in 2006 spelt a change for the future of hospitality, harnessing the extensive and individual skill set of each brand to progress together as one driven body, while succeeding to preserve the illustrious identities of most properties – much to the joy of their loyal customers.


 

Starwood represents an extensive portfolio of hotels, catering to numerous guest segments throughout their global scope of activity. The versatile company is active as a franchisor, operator and owner of hotels, resorts and residences. Their multiple, engaging brands have achieved much attention, becoming household names such as W®, St Regis®, The Luxury Collection® and Le Méridien®.

Participating Schools

ECOLE HOTELIERE DE LAUSANNE

Switzerland

GLION INSTITUTE OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Switzerland

UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH

Republic of Ireland

HAAGA-HELIA UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES

Finland

INSTITUT DE TOURISME ET D'HOTELLERIE DU QUEBEC

Canada

ECOLE HOTELIERE LAVASA

India

MODUL UNIVERSITY VIENNA

Austria

NHTV BREDA UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES

Netherlands

UNIVERSITE LA SAGESSE

Lebanon

SHANNON COLLEGE OF HOTEL MANAGEMENT

Ireland

SWISS HOTEL MANAGEMENT SCHOOL

Switzerland

SWISS SCHOOL OF TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY

Switzerland

STENDEN UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES

Netherlands

STENDEN SOUTH AFRICA

South Africa

UNIVERSITY OF WEST LONDON

United Kingdom

BEIJING HOSPITALITY INSTITUTE

China

HOTELSCHOOL THE HAGUE

Netherlands

THE EMIRATES ACADEMY OF HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT

UAE

CORNELL UNIVERSITY

USA

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY

USA

HOTELFACHSCHULE HEIDELBERG

Germany

HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

Hong Kong

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

USA

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY

USA

MAASTRICHT HOTELSCHOOL

Netherlands

Young Hoteliers Summit