Saudi keen to usher in a new era of hospitality
Saudi is keen to usher in a new era of hospitality and redefine the future of this vibrant industry while creating numerous opportunities to drive collaboration and joint leadership action from across the global hospitality sector.
The upcoming Future Hospitality Summit (FHS) kicks off in Saudi on May 24 and 25 at the Riyadh Airport Marriott Hotel.
The event will gather more than government leaders, hotel investors, owners, developers, and operators to discuss and network under the theme ‘Reimagined Horizons’.
The program is designed under the theme ‘Reimagined Horizons’.
Moreover, it focuses on key themes of the future of hotel development, destination impact, aviation, sustainability, restaurant investment, and human capital.
With a range of different formats from main stage presentations, workshops and panel discussions to interviews, break-out sessions, and networking opportunities, the event looks forward to facilitating ground-breaking conversations on what is next for the hospitality industry.
With staffing shortages being a pressing issue for the industry globally – accelerated by the global pandemic – FHS will feature a session on “How leaders are addressing the challenge of innovation and human capital in a rapidly changing environment”.
Furthermore, FHS will also feature a series of breakouts covering a range of topics, including the ‘Future of hotel asset management’ led by the Hospitality Asset Managers Association (HAMA); the ‘Future of loyalty schemes, transparency, and brand loyalty’ with Scott Antel from Scotts FZ LLE in conversation with Aleph Hospitality’s Founder & Managing Director, Bani Haddad; ‘Why sustainability is key for the future of the hospitality industry’ led by ENVI Lodges Co-Founder Noelle Homsy and Richard Williamson from the Considerate Group; and a breakout on ‘Hybrid lives and the vision of future spaces’ featuring Hamza Khan Co-Founder at Letswork and QUO’s Chief Branding Officer Catherine Monthienvichienchai.