Seminar on relationship between Hotel General Managers and Investors for the students in Master of Science Hotel Management

    Publication date - 13/02/2019

    Last January, a seminar of four days has been set up in order to understand the relationship between hotel managers and investors.

    This seminar was aimed for managers in this hotel industry and students in Masters of Science Hotel Management.

    Hosted by Steven Shapiro, in charge of the program « Hospitality & Tourism Law » at the American University – Washington College of Law, he gathered professionals as Jean Schmitt, General Counsel Corporate - Accor Hotels, Pascal Forotti, Managing Director at Rosewood Washington DC, and Mark Forseth, Vice Président Assistant General Counsel at Marriott.

    During this seminar, students worked on study cases, in particular franchise contracts linking hotel operators, hotel brand chains and real estate investors. Scenarios have allowed students to experience the daily life of a General Manager of a hotel establishment.