IHT and Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne Launch Think Tank for Luxury Hospitality Leaders
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LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND—The International Herald Tribune (IHT) has launched its first Luxury Hospitality Summit, an exclusive think tank for luxury hospitality leaders, taking place here in June.
Organized with the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), the one-day Luxury Hospitality 2013 conference will bring together senior representatives from around the world to discuss and rethink the concept of luxury hospitality.
According to the company, the Luxury Hospitality 2013 will offer limited places to a delegation of chief executives in the luxury hospitality industry including hotel owners and directors, travel operators and agents, brand directors, developers and investors, consultants, suppliers and heads of tourist boards.
The event will feature five sessions led by senior figures from companies including St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, The Luxury Collection & W Hotels Worldwide, Nobu Hospitality Group and Yoo Hotels.
Topics for discussion include the new luxury consumer, applying innovation and technology to service, new design concepts, business models and hospitality trends.
Luxury Hospitality 2013 will take place at the EHL.
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