|Paris, 24 August 2004… The International Hotel & Restaurant
Association ("IH&RA") is pleased to announce that it will commemorate
its 41st Annual Congress in Istanbul Turkey from 19-22 November. Themed
"Building Business - Building Partnerships," the Congress includes a 1-1/2
day Conference with VIP travel, tourism and hospitality industry leaders
speaking on maximizing synergies with tried and true business partners,
as well as new and emerging ones.
Each Conference session is dedicated to studying trends with different industry partners - from travel agents and tour operators; to airlines; to on-line 3rd party distributors; to technology suppliers; to consumers. Congress delegates will be able to contribute to the interactive Conference sessions as business trends are analyzed and forecasted by the likes of
The IH&RA Annual Congress is a high-profile, VIP event offering three days of education and networking for international hospitality executives including: hotel and restaurant chain executives; national hospitality association executives; independent hotel and restaurant operators; services and supply companies to the hospitality industry; hospitality education professionals; and dignitaries from international organizations working with travel and tourism. The Congress also includes elegant social events, gala dinners and technical visits of the host city - Istanbul!
For information and to register (make sure to book by 30 September to get the Early Bird Discount!), see the IH&RA Congress website at: www.ih-ra.com/events with regularly updated information on the program, speakers and a registration form to reserve today.
IH&RA - International Hotel & Restaurant Association IH&RA (www.ih-ra.com) is the only global business organization representing the hospitality industry worldwide. Its members are national hotel and restaurant associations throughout the world, and international and national hotel and restaurant chains representing some 50 brands. Officially recognized by the United Nations, IH&RA monitors and lobbies all international agencies on behalf of this industry, estimated to comprise 300,000 hotels and 8 million restaurants, employ 60 million people and contribute 950 billion USD to the global economy. IH&RA offices are based in Paris, France.
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