Conference 2016

The Institute of Hospitality Management in Prague 8 presents its
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On Wednesday, October 19, 2016 the Institute of Hospitality Management in Prague (IHM) organized its 8th International Scientific Conference „Hospitality, Tourism and Education“ that was devoted to current trends and projects in this field of activities and their mutual interconnection. The main theme of the plenary session was Sharing Economy in the HORECA Sector and Cultivation of the Business Environment.

The Conference focused on current trends and practical experience in the fields of hotel management, gastronomy and tourism. The aim of the Conference was to present new knowledge in theory and practice in the field of services, to specify developmental trends, establish and reinforce personal contacts.

Ministry for Local Development, Vice Chairman of the Czech government for Science, Research and Innovations and Councillor of Prague have acted as patrons of the Conference.

The Czech Confederation of Commerce and Tourism, The Association of Hotels and Restaurants of the Czech Republic and The Czech Tourist Authority-CzechTourism were professional partners of the Conference.

The programme of the Conference was divided into two plenary sessions, one of them was held as a panel discussion on "Sharing Economy in the HORECA Sector and Cultivation of the Business Environment". Lectures were delivered by representatives of ministries, research institutions and colleges, as well as by representatives of significant hotels and providers of travel and tourism services. The afternoon conference part was held in sections according to topic.

Organizational Committee of the Conference


Proceedings from Conference