Hotels Union joins Horeca 2017 as golden sponsor
KUWAIT: Chairman of the Hotels Owners Union (HOU) Ghazi Fahad Al-Nafisi hailed the continuous success of Horeca Kuwait and its contribution to boosting the hospitality, catering and hotel equipment business. This contribution supports Kuwait’s plans to achieve comprehensive touristic development, build new residential cities and launching new urban communities, he added
Nafisi also expressed appreciation that Horeca 2017 would be launched under auspices of the Information Minister and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Al-Humoud Al-Sabah, and under direct supervision from the tourism sector. “This is a great step in the course of developing the touristic sector and its role in providing more job opportunities for ambitious young men and diversify national income sources at the same time,” he underlined.
Accordingly, Nafisi announced HOU’s participation in Horeca 2017 as a golden sponsor due to the exhibition’s significance. In addition, Nafisi said that the importance of the hospitality sector also comes in view of several mega projects that Kuwait is currently witnessing including the new terminal, hospitals and new cities. He also pointed out that the hotel room capacity in Kuwait has increased to more than 10,000 over the past two years and that restaurants’ numbers exceeded 5,000, which all call for cooperation and combining efforts. Notably, Horeca 2017 is due to be organized by Leaders Group Company for Consulting and Development in collaboration with the Hospitality Services Company for the sixth straight year in the period of January 16-18, 2017.