Thursday, February 22, 2024

YHS Goes Digital: The First-Ever Virtual Young Hoteliers Summit

Young Hoteliers Summit (YHS), the largest student-run hospitality summit in the world, announces our first-ever YHS Virtual 2020. In true YHS spirit, the conference will continue to bring together industry experts and students from leading hospitality institutions around the world, to share insights and knowledge.

While the physical YHS event has been cancelled amid rising concerns from the COVID-19 situation, the YHS team has been working round the clock to turn this into an opportunity to create a whole new YHS experience. In a perfect alignment with the YHS 2020 theme “Power to the People; The Growth Mindset”, the team has been empowered to take charge of the situation and use this as a possible growth avenue to inspire a wider audience on a virtual platform.

YHS Virtual 2020 could set new ground for the sharing of ideas and knowledge, in a convenient and sustainable way, by sparing our audience the inconveniences of travel times and airfares, with no entrance fees.

Interested parties may use the online platform to make hear from industry leaders and engage in insightful and engaging debates and discussions on the industry’s hottest topics – no matter where they are. This virtual summit, the YHS team is pleased to bring you speakers such as Michael Levie, Co-Founder & COO of CitizenM, Steve Hood, Senior Vice President of Research at STR, and Anita Mendiratta, Founder & President of Anita Mendiratta & Associates and Special Advisor to the Secretary General of the UNWTO.

The virtual summit will take place on 16 March (3-6 pm CET) and 17 March (4-7 pm CET).

To register to attend the event, please visit the following link:

Online participation is free of charge.

Please follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram (@YHSGlobal) as we continue to share updates. Contact us at for any enquiries.

About YHS
Creating greater networks, building hospitality connections around the world, the Young Hoteliers Summit (YHS) has come a long way since its inauguration in 2010. As the largest student-run summit in the world, YHS brings together aspiring hoteliers from the world’s top hospitality institutions, with industry professionals across the globe.

YHS Virtual 2020 theme “Power to the People; The Growth Mindset”
Mindsets and preferences are shifting faster than some can adapt. At the core of navigating this evolution, are the people who need to adopt a multi-generational perspective, in order to drive business transformation alongside these changing needs. YHS 2020 seeks to empower our attendees to face the industry’s challenges head-on, by inspiring a mindset that is constantly set on adapting and growing.

Yulia Zemlyanykh
Head of Press & Public Relations
Young Hoteliers Summit
+41 79 284 37 41

Young Hoteliers Summit
Young Hoteliers Summit
YHS was founded in 2010 by five students of the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), who shared the vision of fostering innovation in the industry through insightful discussions between thought leaders and hospitality students. Today, YHS has become the largest student-run summit in the world.

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