T.H.I.N.K. programs provide senior hospitality executives an experiential and unique learning opportunity. “HSMAI has arranged these private, curated tours in Havana and at CES to provide hotel executives access to expertise and experiences that will give them a competitive edge,” said Robert A. Gilbert, CHME, CHBA, president and CEO, HSMAI. “These two HSMAI Executive T.H.I.N.K. tours are unique opportunities for hotel company Chief Marketing Officers, Chief Sales Officers, and Chief Digital Officers who are focused on what lies ahead for the hospitality industry.” Cuba is an exciting emerging travel destination, and HSMAI is pleased to offer this customized study tour program for hospitality executives. This program will provide participants an exclusive opportunity to experience Havana and learn about the plans for the hospitality industry in Cuba. HSMAI has arranged meetings with the Minister of Foreign Affairs (MINREX), the Minister of Foreign Economic Investment and Economic Cooperation (MINVEC), representatives from the Cuban union that represents hospitality workers, and marketing representatives from hotel companies. Interaction with these local hoteliers will allow participants to learn from each other while understanding the governmental, regulatory, and growth issues impacting the hospitality industry in Cuba. Attendees will also be treated to Havana’s local flavor with a narrated tour of Old Havana, a private cigar event, and unique dining experiences. Get the full story at HSMAI