FHRAI Convention expects 1000 delegates
The Golden Jubilee Convention of the Federation of Hotels and Restaurants Association of India (FHRAI) will be held in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, from Sep 25-27. T S Walia, President, FHRAI, tells us more about this mega event.
The theme of the convention goes with the inherent spirit of Indian hospitality and elaborates as “Atithi Devo Bhava” - Guest is like God. As hoteliers, we want to spread this message across the world to bring more tourists to our shores as well as promote our domestic destinations. The venue will is the sprawling Mayfair Convention, with state-of-the-art facilities. the delegates and their spouses will participate. This will showcase the folk dances and culture of various parts of the country. We will be looking at industry excellence, guest experience and human resource development, and welcoming our upcoming members, associates and those new to both our industry and our conference.
How many delegates are you expecting for the Convention?
It’s a historic milestone that we have the honour to host the golden jubilee of our prestigious Annual Convention. Being the golden jubilee convention, we are expecting more than 1,000 | delegates. High voltage technical sessions have been included on all three days. First day:
- The Legacy Continues; Taxation in Indian Hospitality Industry - Challenges & Solutions. Technical sessions on Day 2 Include: Odisha Tourism: Opportunities unlimited; Voice from the Top; Iconic Hospitality Properties Creating Tourism Destinations - Is it Lack of Government Support or Absence of Entrepreneurship; Hotel Design - Futuristic Hotels.
There will also be Heart Talk: where there will be a discussion between Prabhu Chawla face to face with Rakesh Sarna, MD & CEO, Indian Hotels Company.
Day three will see sessions like: Social Media & Technology - Influence on Hospitality Business; Restaurants of the Future and finally Online Portals - Necessary Evils? Entertaining performances and top of the line food and beverages are in store for delegates in the evenings.