Impact Hospitality – Safety and Security First

Impact Hospitality:
Safety & Security First

May 18, 3 p.m. HST

Moderated by Michael Cheng, Ph.D., CHE, Dean Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University. Speakers are Ian Wilson, Advisor & Mentor to Singapore’s tourism & hospitality industry, and former SVP at Marina Bay Sands Singapore, Denise Hayashi-Yamaguchi, CEO – Hawaii Food & Wine Festival, Roy Yamaguchi, Chef & Founder – Roy’s Restaurants, Alan Wong, Chef & Founder – Alan Wong’s Restaurant, and WONG Soon-Hwa, Founder & CEO – Asia Tourism Consulting and Vice-Chairman of PATA.

The once robust and healthy global economy is now fragile and vulnerable. The psychological impact of COVID-19 could take its toll on future revenue and delay a much-needed tourism revival.
With concerns over safety and wellbeing at the forefront, what actions can the hospitality and tourism industry take to help reduce travel anxiety and restore consumer confidence?

This session brings together top executives and tourism consultants from integrated resorts, restaurants, and lifestyle and sustainable tourism to address these issues and offer solutions.

The focus will be on ways to keep lifestyle events, experiential & sustainable tourism alive and well in a post-pandemic world.