HM‘s inaugural virtual industry webinar – titled ‘The Recovery Starts Now‘ – on June 18 has attracted a strong industry uptake, with over 1,000 registered to watch the summit that will feature some of the leading hoteliers in Asia-Pacific.
Hosted by HM magazine Editor-In-Chief and AHICE Content Committee Chair, James Wilkinson, the 1.5-hour long webinar, sponsored by Hostplus and Intrust Super, will be a market snapshot on what to expect in the coming weeks and months as the recovery from COVID-19 starts in many countries in the region.
Since the event was first announced earlier this week, leading owners Elanor Investors Group and HTL Partners have also joined the speaker line-up, with CEO Marianne Ossovani set to provide her industry outlook.
Another key outlook will also come from Tourism Australia Managing Director, Phillipa Harrison, who will talk about the re-boot of domestic tourism across the nation.
Harrison and Ossovani join a strong line-up that features executives from both Australasia and Asia.
Confirmed speakers include:
-Craig S. Smith, Group President – International, Marriott International (Hong Kong)
-David Mansfield, COO, Quest Apartment Hotels (Melbourne)
-Dean Long, CEO, Accommodation Association (Sydney)
-Dr Jerry Schwartz, Director, Schwartz Family Company (Sydney)
-Girish Jhunjhnuwala, CEO & Founder, Ovolo Hotels (Hong Kong)
-Leanne Harwood, MD – Australasia/Japan, IHG (Sydney)
-Marianne Ossovani, CEO, Elanor Investors Group and HTL Partners (Sydney)
-Michael Johnson, CEO, Tourism Accommodation Australia (Sydney)
-Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia (Sydney)
-Sally Attfield, Hotel Sector Manager, Tourism Industry Aotearoa (Wellington)
-Simon McGrath, COO – Pacific, Accor (Sydney)
-Trent Fraser, CEO, Choice Hotels AsiaPac (Melbourne)
Details of the webinar:
-When: Thursday, June 18, 2020
-Time: 11:00 AM AEST – 12:30 PM AEST
-Where: Online – Click here to Register Now
-Your Host: James Wilkinson, Editor-In-Chief – HM magazine & AHICE Conference Chair (Sydney)
HM‘s ‘The Recovery Starts Now‘ webinar is proudly presented by the Australasian Hotel Industry Conference and Exhibition (AHICE) Diamond Sponsors Hostplus and Intrust Super.