Spanish Hoteliers’ Congress, one of the most important travel trade event in Spain, is held every two years and took place from 21st to 24th November 2012 in Las Arenas hotel, Valencia. It is a professional four-day event to discuss the trends and issues concerning Spanish tourism and hospitality industry.
The event was very well organized, thanks to the Spanish Confederation of hotels and tourist accommodations (CEHAT), the Union of hotels in the province of Valencia, the hotel association of Benidorm and the Costa Blanca (Hosbec). The attendees included a good mix of hoteliers, entrepreneurs, hospitality operators and technology providers and the event offered a great platform for professional networking.
Cristina Hernandez, Regional Sales Manager – Spain, Portugal, Germany & Austria, represented eRevMax and pushed forward the discussions on innovative hotel technology and online distribution trends. Other topics at the event revolved around the economic crisis in Spain and ways to tackle it. The attendees discussed the various issues involving the tourism sector and were critical of the government in respect to the measures taken to deal with the problems in the hospitality industry.
The event was attended by over 300 participants and it presented a great opportunity to meet fellow industry members to discuss trends and business.
Domenico Defina is Sales & Marketing Intern at eRevMax and is based out of London. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org