HORECA 2017 Expo to be held Jan­uary 16-18

Kuwait Times - - FROM THE ARABIC PRESS -

Lead­ers Group for Con­sult­ing and De­vel­op­ment (Lead­ers Group)’s Gen­eral Man­ager Na­bila Al-An­jeri said that the 6th HORECA Kuwait ex­hi­bi­tion would be held un­der the In­for­ma­tion Min­is­ter and Min­is­ter of State for Youth Af­fairs Sheikh Sal­man Al-Hu­moud Al-Sabah next year (Jan­uary 16-18, 2017) of the Mishref In­ter­na­tional Fair Ground (Hall Num­ber 8). She added that the ex­hi­bi­tion would be jointly or­ga­nized with the Hos­pi­tal­ity Ser­vices Com­pany. The ex­hi­bi­tion in­tends to keep the valu­able trust it gained from lead­ing hos­pi­tal­ity, food in­dus­tries and ho­tel equip­ment com­pa­nies dur­ing pre­vi­ous ex­hi­bi­tions. “In view of the tensed po­lit­i­cal con­di­tions in var­i­ous re­gional coun­tries and with the con­tin­u­ous drop in oil prices, it has be­come a must to give due care to tourism in or­der to di­ver­sify sources of na­tional in­come”, she re­it­er­ated, not­ing that the tourism sec­tor would pro­vide 90,000 job op­por­tu­ni­ties and at­tract an­nual in­vest­ments of up to KD 700 mil­lion. Fur­ther, Al-An­jeri noted that with the new ex­pan­sions in Kuwait, the num­ber of ho­tel rooms are ex­pected to rise to over 10,000 and that restau­rants are ex­pected to rise to over 5000 within three years.

Ta­her re­ceives award from KIB’s Chair­man and Man­ager of Cor­po­rate Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Unit dur­ing the hon­or­ing cer­e­mony.

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