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How can the hotel industry ‘future-proof’ itself?

- Manage the ‘triple bottom line’ of people, profit and planet;

- Prepare next generation business leaders for sustainability challenges ahead

Delegates at the upcoming International Hotel Investment Forum (7-9 March 2011, at the InterContinental Hotel Berlin) will be considering the future business landscape, and how they can prepare for future challenges by developing the right skills in the next generation of industry leaders.

The panel discussion - Developing tomorrow’s Leaders to Future Proof Your Business – on Tuesday 8th March from 16.30, will be moderated by Stephen Farrant, Director of the International Tourism Partnership.

“The recent experience of BP is a salutary reminder of the risks of failing to manage the triple bottom line effectively” said Farrant. “The sustainability agenda is broad, complex and fast moving,” he added, “tomorrow’s achievers in the hotel business will need to be able to anticipate and navigate shifts in legislation, customer demand and public opinion, as well as attracting and satisfying new and existing investors”.

Panellists will include James Goodman, Forum for the Future; Harold Goodwin, International Centre for Responsible Tourism; Robb Webb Chief Human Resources Officer, Hyatt Hotels and Jennifer Silberman, VP Corporate Responsibility, Hilton Worldwide.

 

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