Young Hoteliers Summit goes digital to beat coronavirus

by | 14 Mar 2020 | Events

Coronavirus no barrier: In 2020, the Young Hoteliers Summit (YHS) will go digital.

After extensive renovation, the former Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel & Conference Center will become home to two hotels to cater to a wider audience.

In true YHS spirit, the conference will continue to bring together industry experts and students from leading hospitality institutions around the world, to share insights and knowledge.

While the physical YHS event has been cancelled amid rising concerns from the COVID-19 situation, the YHS team has been working round the clock to turn this into an opportunity to create a whole new YHS experience.

In a perfect alignment with the YHS 2020 theme “Power to the People; The Growth Mindset”, the team has been empowered to take charge of the situation and use this as a possible growth avenue to inspire a wider audience on a virtual platform.

YHS Virtual 2020 could set new ground for the sharing of ideas and knowledge, in a convenient and sustainable way, by sparing our audience the inconveniences of travel times and fares, with no entrance fees. 

Interested parties may use the online platform to make hear from industry leaders and engage in insightful and engaging debates and discussions on the industry’s hottest topics – no matter where they are.

This virtual summit, the YHS team is pleased to bring you speakers such as Michael Levie, CoFounder & COO of CitizenM; Steve Hood, Senior Vice President of Research at STR; and Anita Mendiratta, Founder & President of Anita Mendiratta & Associates and Special Advisor to the Secretary General of the UNWTO. 

The virtual summit will take place on 16 March (3-6 pm CET) and 17 March (4-7 pm CET). To register to attend the event, please visit the following link:

Online participation is free of charge. Please follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram (@YHSGlobal) for updates. Contact [email protected] for any enquiries.

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Creating greater networks, building hospitality connections around the world, the Young Hoteliers Summit (YHS) has come a long way since its inauguration in 2010.