Day 2

11:00 Welcome Remarks from Messe Frankfurt

Welcome Remarks from Messe Frankfurt

Regional Outlook on Sustainable Destination Development

Regional Outlook on Sustainable Destination Development

11:05 Trends for Hospitality and Leisure: Middle East Insights - Impact on Travel Sentiment

Speaker

Olivier Henry-Biabaud

Olivier Henry-Biabaud

Founder & CEO
TCI Research

11:15 Assessing the Trends that Will Shape the Current Hospitality and Leisure Sector for Investments

Moderator:
Theodor Kubak
VOAH Head
HAMA Europe
Panelists:

George Saad
Commercial Director
Marjan LLC

   
Hala Matar Choufany
President
HVS Middle East, Africa and South Asia
   
Korosh Farazad
CEO
Farazad Investments (Hong Kong)
   
Nevius Glussi
CEO
Trinity Hospitality

12:00 Insights on How the Middle East’s Long-Term Destination Development is Becoming a Success through its Hospitality and Leisure Investments and Projects

Speaker

Christopher Lund

Christopher Lund

Head of Hotels, MENA Region
Colliers International

12:15 Panel Discussion: Design and Architecture - Part 1

Moderator: 
Benjamin Piper
Partner Design Principal
Kila Architectural Design

 Panelists:

   

Ewa Juszczyk
Senior Associate Director
Benoy

   

Cheryll Java-Cajandab
Founder/Creative Director
Stellar Concepts Interior Design

   
Jacinda Raniolo
Partner – Interior Design
Godwin Austen Johnson


What are the key trends, challenges, and opportunities for leisure and hospitality projects? The key design considerations for F&B spaces today?

12:45 Panel Discussion: Design and Architecture - Part 2

Moderator: 
Andrew Linwood
Head of Hospitality
Areen Design 

 Panelists:

   

Arch. Ihab EL Haddad
Corporate Director of Design & Technical Services
Shaza Hotels

   

Najee Syriani
Vice President Projects
Rotana Hotels

 


What are the key trends, challenges, and opportunities for leisure and hospitality projects? The key design considerations for F&B spaces today?

13:30 Closing Remarks and End of Destination X Infrastructure Summit

Closing Remarks and End of Destination X Infrastructure Summit

13:35 Virtual Exhibition – Networking

Virtual Exhibition – Networking