General Meetings

Cyprus 2016


43rd EHMA Annual General Meeting - Limassol 7-10 April 2016

“Drivers and Trends of Luxury Hospitality” were the focus of the forty-third General Meeting Ehma held on April 7 to 10 in Limassol, Cyprus

The world of luxury is rapidly evolving: affluent travelers are no longer just looking for lavish facilities, swimming pools and spas, but for experiences and new and unusual emotions linked to an aspirational destination. The hotel industry must understand the dynamics that drive this market in order to ride them in the most efficient and effective way.

During the meeting Hans E. Koch was re-elected as President for the term 2016/2018 together with the new Vice President Verena Forstinger, General Manager Radisson Blu Style Hotel in Vienna and the 2nd Vice President Albert Rouwendal, General Manager Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Center.

The French Pierre Ferchaud was announced as winner of the Hotel Manager of the Year Award 2015 for outstanding achievements and the Italian Ivan Artolli, Managing Director & Group Operations Rocco Forte Hotels and Managing Director Verdura Resort in Sciacca (Sicily), was announced as winner of the Sustainability Award by Diversey Care 2016, dedicated to corporate social responsibility. Read more on Press Release attached.

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