Presentation HOSTA Report 2019

By Marco van Bruggen on 10. September 2019

HOSTA 2019 omslag

On September 10, 2019, the 41st edition of the HOSTA report was presented during the Horwath HTL Hotel Event. The theme of the afternoon was “the usefulness of predictions and projections”. The event took place in the circular pavilion Circl in Amsterdam and was made possible in part by partners ABN AMRO and Baker McKenzie.

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The chairman of the day was Roland Koopman, presenter at RTL Z. During the afternoon, various speakers shared their vision about the added value of sustainability and circularity for the hotel industry. The presentations of the speakers can be found below (in Dutch):


Welcome– Lianne Zondervan, Sector Director Leisure – ABN AMRO

Presentation HOSTA 2019 – Ewout Hoogendoorn, Managing Director – Horwath HTL

Economic predictions never come true – Daniël van Vuuren, Chief Economist – De Argumentenfabriek

The value of predictions – Stef Driessen, Sector Banker Leisure – ABN AMRO

Panel discussion led by Roland Koopman:
Marleen Bosma-Verhaegh, Head of Global Research – Bouwinvest
Léon Dijkstra, CEO – Eden Hotels
Daniël van Vuuren, Chief Economist – De Argumentenfabriek


The HOSTA 2019 report can be ordered here. You can download the publication on staff turnover in the hospitality industry from ABN AMRO (in Dutch) here.

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Photography: ABN AMRO

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