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 The Leading Hotel Schools of the World Launches
International Leadership Series in the U.S.
NEW YORK (December 9, 2005) – The Leading Hotel Schools of the World, a joint venture of The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd. and a number of hospitality institutions from around the world, will launch its international Leadership Seminar series in the United States in February 2006.

Scheduled to take place in New York City from February 27 through March 1, 2006, the program will provide management professionals at all levels with a forum in which to discuss and explore the latest trends in recruiting, training, and motivating staff. 

Just some of the topics to be addressed are “Standards & Service”, Building High-Performance Teams”, “Employee Engagement Strategies”, and “Leading through Change.”

Among the illustrious speakers and panelists on the agenda are David McMillan, chief executive officer, International Hotel & Restaurant Association; Rick Garlick, director of consulting and strategic implementation, Maritz Research; Susy Roberts and Colin Hunter of Hunter Roberts, a top human resources development consultancy; Greg Hill, labor council chair of the American Hotel and Lodging Association; and Trent Walsh, managing director, Leading Quality Assurance. 

Commenting on the upcoming program, Kim Moffitt Hehir, vice president of strategic planning for The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd., said, “The Leadership Seminar series was launched last Fall in Europe with great success.  The second seminar will address a variety of global concerns such as Best Practices, Building High Performance Teams and Quality Assurance as well as more focused breakout sessions on Union Negotiations and Conflict Resolution.” 

The event, to be held at the New York Palace Hotel, is open both to members of The Leading Hotels of the World, as well as to anyone interested in exploring aspects of maximizing human resources potential within their own organizations.

The cost is USD 975 per person, and includes all business functions, social events, and meals. Airfare, hotel accommodations and incidentals are not included. 

For further information, and registration details, please contact Deniz Omurgonulsen, Strategic Planning Manager for The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd. at (212) 515-5857, or via e-mail at

The Leading Hotel Schools of the World is an organization consisting of the world’s top hotel schools and academic institutions with dedicated hotel management programs. The mission of the Leading Hotel Schools of the World is to provide the most advanced and comprehensive educational opportunities available to the hospitality industry. For more information go to

The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd. is the prestigious luxury hospitality organization representing more than 430 of the world’s finest hotels, and operator of WWW.LHW.COM – the online source for your luxury lifestyle. 


 Deniz Omurgonulsen
Strategic Planning Manager
The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd. 
(212) 515-5857

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