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· Networking
Meet & Greet - Learn how to use the platform
2020-04-07T09:45:00Z 2020-04-07T10:00:00Z Europe/London Meet+%26+Greet+-+Learn+how+to+use+the+platform Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Why meet - why now?
Jonathan Worsley ANITA MENDIRATTA Stephen Sackur
2020-04-07T10:00:00Z 2020-04-07T10:15:00Z Europe/London Why+meet+-+why+now%3F Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
The greatest adversity of our times
Stephen Sackur Dr. Paul G. Stoltz
2020-04-07T10:15:00Z 2020-04-07T10:45:00Z Europe/London The+greatest+adversity+of+our+times Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Legacy, sustaining growth through adversity
ANITA MENDIRATTA Puneet Chhatwal Amr AlMadani
2020-04-07T10:45:00Z 2020-04-07T11:15:00Z Europe/London Legacy%2C+sustaining+growth+through+adversity Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
The economics of COVID-19
Stephen Sackur Roger Bootle
2020-04-07T11:30:00Z 2020-04-07T12:00:00Z Europe/London The+economics+of+COVID-19 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Creating Global coalitions readying for recovery
ANITA MENDIRATTA Hon. Najib Balala Roger Dow
2020-04-07T12:00:00Z 2020-04-07T12:30:00Z Europe/London Creating+Global+coalitions+readying+for+recovery Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Break for homemade pastries & Speed Networking
2020-04-07T12:00:00Z 2020-04-07T12:15:00Z Europe/London Break+for+homemade+pastries+%26+Speed+Networking Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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The post-viral investment landscape
Paul Slattery Desmond Taljaard Andrew Sangster
2020-04-07T12:30:00Z 2020-04-07T13:00:00Z Europe/London +The+post-viral+investment+landscape Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Wellness Break
Stephen Marks
2020-04-07T12:30:00Z 2020-04-07T13:00:00Z Europe/London Wellness+Break Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking lunch in London | Breakfast in NY | Dinner in Hong Kong
2020-04-07T13:00:00Z 2020-04-07T13:15:00Z Europe/London Networking+lunch+in+London+%7C+Breakfast+in+NY+%7C+Dinner+in+Hong+Kong Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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How bad is it and where are the greenshoots?
Nick van Marken Robin Rossmann Olivier Jager
2020-04-07T13:15:00Z 2020-04-07T13:45:00Z Europe/London How+bad+is+it+and+where+are+the+greenshoots%3F Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Breakout 1 - We take the industry on a refreshing break on the prospects for adventure travel
Haitham Mattar Shannon Stowell Alistair Gosling
2020-04-07T13:45:00Z 2020-04-07T14:30:00Z Europe/London Breakout+1+-+We+take+the+industry+on+a+refreshing+break+on+the+prospects+for+adventure+travel Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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HAMA Global: Crisis asset management during COVID-19
Tao Zhou Kim Gauthier Theodor Kubak Rene Beil Claas Elze
2020-04-07T13:45:00Z 2020-04-07T14:15:00Z Europe/London HAMA+Global%3A%C2%A0Crisis+asset+management+during+COVID-19 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Breakout 2 - The Horwath HTL Round Table | Crisis management tips from around the world
Vijay Thacker Zoe Wu Sinisa Topalovic Robert Hecker John Fareed Philippe Doizelet Osvaldo Chudnobsky Philip Bacon Zoran Bacic James Chappell
2020-04-07T14:15:00Z 2020-04-07T15:15:00Z Europe/London Breakout+2+-+The+Horwath+HTL+Round+Table+%7C+Crisis+management+tips+from+around+the+world Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Communicating in a crisis
Arnie Weissmann Peter Greenberg David Tarsh Wolfgang Neumann
2020-04-07T14:45:00Z 2020-04-07T15:30:00Z Europe/London Communicating+in+a+crisis Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Breakout 4 - Delivering Hospitality with ‘Heart & Soul’
Madhu Rajesh Ben Martin Paul Gardiner James McBride Craig Llewelyn-Williams
2020-04-07T15:15:00Z 2020-04-07T16:00:00Z Europe/London Breakout+4+-+Delivering+Hospitality+with+%E2%80%98Heart+%26+Soul%E2%80%99 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Breakout 5 - The ISHC Round Table | How to make the most of your downtime
Darlene Henke Peter Joehnk Gert Noordzy Alan Benjamin Bruno Walter Tea Ros
2020-04-07T15:15:00Z 2020-04-07T16:15:00Z Europe/London Breakout+5+-+The+ISHC+Round+Table+%7C+How+to+make+the+most+of+your+downtime Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Breakout 3 - The post-Corona age
Dirk Bakker Keith Evans Paul Pisani Thomas Page Elie Younes
2020-04-07T15:15:00Z 2020-04-07T16:00:00Z Europe/London Breakout+3+-+The+post-Corona+age Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Reception & Networking
2020-04-07T16:00:00Z 2020-04-07T16:30:00Z Europe/London Reception+%26+Networking Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Closing Remarks
Jonathan Worsley Helen Marano
2020-04-07T16:00:00Z 2020-04-07T16:05:00Z Europe/London Closing+Remarks Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)


Dirk Bakker

CEO, Netherlands & Head of Hotels EMEA, Colliers International

Jonathan Worsley

Chairman, Bench Events


Special Advisor to Secretary General, UNWTO

Hon. Najib Balala

Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Tourism & Wildlife, Kenya

Puneet Chhatwal

CEO & MD, Indian Hotels Company Limited

Andrew Sangster

Owner, Hotel Analyst

Desmond Taljaard

Managing Director - Hotels, L&R

Paul Slattery

Director, Otus & Co Ltd

Robin Rossmann

Managing Director, STR

Nick van Marken

Managing Director, van Marken Limited

Alistair Gosling

Founder & CEO, Extreme Group & Extreme Hotels

Shannon Stowell

CEO, Adventure Travel Association

Haitham Mattar

CEO, BeyondTourism

James Chappell

Global Business Director, Horwath HTL

Zoran Bacic

Managing Director - Italy, Horwath HTL

Philip Bacon

Managing Director - Spain & Portugal, Horwath HTL

Osvaldo Chudnobsky

Managing Director - Brazil and Argentina, Horwath HTL

Philippe Doizelet

Managing Director - France & West Africa, Horwath HTL

Robert Hecker

Managing Director - Asia Pacific, Horwath HTL

Sinisa Topalovic

Managing Director - Croatia, Horwath HTL

Zoe Wu

Executive Director, Horwath HTL

Vijay Thacker

Director - India, Horwath HTL

Ben Martin

Associate Principle, Consulting, HKS

Madhu Rajesh

Director, International Tourism Partnership

Alan Benjamin

President, Benjamin West LLLP

Gert Noordzy

Managing Director, Northside Consulting Company Limited

Peter Joehnk

Partner, JOI-Design

Darlene Henke

President & CEO, Audit Logistics LLC

Paul Gardiner

CEO, Mantis Collection

Bruno Walter

Managing Director, PRÁTTO Consulting

John Fareed

Chairman - USA, Horwath HTL

Olivier Jager

CEO & Co-Founder, ForwardKeys

Rene Beil

President, HAMA MEA and Managing Director, Beaufort Global

Theodor Kubak

Co-Founder, HAMA Europe and Managing Partner, VOAH Value One Arbireo Hospitality

Kim Gauthier

 President, HAMA USA and Senior Vice President, HOTELAVE

Tao Zhou

President, HAMA China and President, Huatian Hotel Group

Claas Elze

President Emeritus, HAMA AP and Managng Director, Apara Hotel Advisors 

James McBride

CEO & Partner, Nihi Hotels

Stephen Sackur

Presenter, HARDtalk

Tea Ros

Managing Director, Strategic Hotel Consulting

David Tarsh

CEO, Tarsh Consulting

Peter Greenberg

Travel Editor, CBS News

Arnie Weissmann

Editor in Chief, Travel Weekly

Roger Dow

President & CEO, U.S. Travel Association

Roger Bootle

Chairman, Capital Economics

Dr. Paul G. Stoltz

Founder & CEO, PEAK Learning, Inc.

Thomas Page

Global Head of Hotel & Leisure Group, CMS

Paul Pisani

Senior Vice President of Hotel Development, Corinthia Hotels

Keith Evans

Chief Investment & Development Officer, Ennismore

Wolfgang Neumann

Chairman, International Tourism Partnership, Chairman, Hotelschool The Hague

Stephen Marks

Founder, Mind Body Building

Helen Marano

Founder and President of Marano Perspectives

Amr AlMadani

CEO, Royal Commission for AlUla

Craig Llewelyn-Williams

Innovation Expert, Mantis Collection

Elie Younes

Executive Vice President & Chief Development Officer, Radisson Hotel Group

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Bench Events

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Arabian Hotel Investment Conference

AHIC is the premiere annual gathering for the Middle East’s hospitality investment community


Journey through time and begin your discovery of AlUla, the world's largest living museum and the land of civilizations. #ExperienceAlUla


At CMS we provide more than just legal and tax advice. We are business partners enabling your hospitality business to thrive.


Design, development and management of sports, leisure & entertainment destinations, parks, hotels & resorts.

Aleph Hospitality

Aleph Hospitality is the First & only Fully fledged independent Hotel Management company operating across the ME & Africa.

Arena Hospitality Group

Investing in quality


Discover our value engineering expertise and reduce your hotel CAPEX.


Maximising the value of our clients real estate.

Colliers International

Come and chat with the Colliers EMEA Hotels team!

Cushman & Wakefield

The fastest growing team in the hospitality advisory business

DLA Piper

DLA Piper is a leading global law firm with a dedicated hospitality & leisure team of over 200 professionals

febc international

Procurement Management Consultants

Grant Thornton

We are here to unlock your potential for growth

HD Consulting

Delivering tailor made solutions for hotel, tourism and leisure industry.

Horwath HTL

The Global Leader in Hotel, Tourism & Leisure Consulting

Hotelschool the Hague – Hospitality Business School

At the heart of hospitality since 1929


Superior Results through Unrivalled Hospitality Intelligence. Everywhere

JA Resorts & Hotels

Unique Experiences, Unforgettable Memories

JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group

Sub-Saharan Africa Hotel Team

Louvre Hotels Group- MENA

Louvre Hotels Group is part of a platform which includes more than 7,000 hotels and over 680,000 guest rooms in over 300 destinations.

Moroccan Agency for Tourism Development ( SMIT)

Morocco, Invest in Tourism


Project Management and Design Office Consultancy Services

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority - UAE

The Magical Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah has it all: Beach, Mountain and Desert. #FindRAKLater


Global leader in hotel data & analytics



Tarsh Consulting

An award-winning strategic communications consultancy

TUI Hotels & Resorts

TUI Hotels & Resorts – Europe’s leading leisure hotel group with a portfolio of more than 400 hotels in more than 30 destinations.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Making Hotel Travel Possible for All