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Global Congress on Legal, Safety, and Security Solutions | Executive Summary
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Global Congress on Legal, Safety, and Security Solutions | Executive Summary

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The Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau, in coordination with HospitalityLawyer.com, is producing the first-ever Global Congress on Legal, Safety, and Security Solutions in Travel – the only …

The Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau, in coordination with HospitalityLawyer.com, is producing the first-ever Global Congress on Legal, Safety, and Security Solutions in Travel – the only conference that places legal, safety and security solutions for the travel industry under one roof.


**What is the Global Congress?**

“This conference enables all aspects of the travel equation to share their legal, safety, and security experiences and best practices. This will be an all-encompassing public-private dialogue to enhance the global travel industry’s ability to avoid interruptions and to provide a safe, secure, and seamless travel experience” said Stephen Barth, Founder of HospitalityLawyer.com.

The annual Global Congress is a unique opportunity for travel industry professionals, business travel teams, and consultants from aviation, cruise, ground transportation, lodging, facilities, events and supply chain businesses to:

-Explore continuing and recent legal, safety, and security challenges
-Identify common trends and issues relevant to the travel industry
-Share and develop best practices
-Benchmark their current policies and procedures with other travel industry leaders
-Develop innovative approaches from cross-industry knowledge exchange and
-Discover the latest research and solutions available.

**What Topics Will the Global Congress Address?**

General Sessions will address topics, issues and solutions that impact all components of travel, such as:

-The Debate: Screening vs. Personal Privacy
-Global Data Security Best Practices
-Contagious Outbreaks: Appropriate Responses in all Sectors of Public Accommodation
-The US Travel Association's Blue Ribbon Panel on Aviation
-Security: Findings and Recommendations
-What Have We Learned from Recent Travel Disruptions?
-Can We Predict Future Violent or Terrorist Acts?
-Profiling: Is it Effective and What are the Privacy Implications?
-Human Trafficking: Is the Travel Industry Enabling It?
-Best Practices in Supply Chain -Security Around the World
-The Media's Role in Creating and Sustaining a Travel Crisis

The second day features a full day of sessions in each travel component:

-Transportation, including Airlines, Cruise, Ground, and Terminal
-Lodging
-Venues & Events
-Public Support of Travel, including Embassies, Health, Entry/Exit, Airports, Terminals, and Seaports
-Leisure Travel & Tourism
-Business Travel
-Legal

The Global Congress will bring leaders together in an unbiased environment and accelerate learning on key subjects in a concise 3-day format.

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  • 1. Revised 1/18/10 Global Congress on Legal, Safety, and Security Solutions in Travel Executive Summary ÉWorld Peace Through International Trade & TravelÉ - Conrad N. HiltonThe Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau, in coordination with HospitalityLawyer.com, isproducing the first-ever Global Congress on Legal, Safety, and Security Solutions in Travel – theonly conference that places legal, safety and security solutions for the travel industry under oneroof.What is the Global Congress?“This conference enables all aspects of the travel equation to share their legal, safety, and securityexperiences and best practices. This will be an all-encompassing public-private dialogue toenhance the global travel industry’s ability to avoid interruptions and to provide a safe, secure,and seamless travel experience” said Stephen Barth, Founder of HospitalityLawyer.com.The annual Global Congress is a unique opportunity for travel industry professionals, businesstravel teams, and consultants from aviation, cruise, ground transportation, lodging, facilities,events and supply chain businesses to: • Explore continuing and recent legal, safety, and security challenges • Identify common trends and issues relevant to the travel industry • Share and develop best practices • Benchmark their current policies and procedures with other travel industry leaders • Develop innovative approaches from cross-industry knowledge exchange and • Discover the latest research and solutions available.What Topics Will the Global Congress Address?General Sessions will address topics, issues and solutions that impact all components of travel,such as: • The Debate: Screening vs. Personal Privacy • Global Data Security Best Practices 1|P a g e © 2008-2020 HospitalityLawyer.com, Inc., All Rights Reserved
  • 2. Revised 1/18/10 • Contagious Outbreaks: Appropriate Responses in all Sectors of Public Accommodation • The US Travel Associations Blue Ribbon Panel on Aviation Security: Findings and Recommendations • What Have We Learned from Recent Travel Disruptions? • Can We Predict Future Violent or Terrorist Acts? • Profiling: Is it Effective and What are the Privacy Implications? • Human Trafficking: Is the Travel Industry Enabling It? • Best Practices in Supply Chain Security Around the World • The Medias Role in Creating and Sustaining a Travel CrisisThe second day features a full day of sessions in each travel component: • Transportation, including Airlines, Cruise, Ground, and Terminal • Lodging • Venues & Events • Public Support of Travel, including Embassies, Health, Entry/Exit, Airports, Terminals, and Seaports • Leisure Travel & Tourism • Business Travel • Legal.The Global Congress will bring leaders together in an unbiased environment and acceleratelearning on key subjects in a concise 3-day format. 2|P a g e © 2008-2020 HospitalityLawyer.com, Inc., All Rights Reserved
  • 3. Revised 1/18/10Who Should Attend?Travel Buyers Travel Suppliers Public Travel Supporters• Risk, Safety, Security, • Risk, Safety, Security, • Risk, Safety, Security, Health and Environmental Health and Environmental Health and Environmental Officers Officers Officers for Air, Sea and• In-house Counsel • In-house Counsel Public Transportation• Travel Managers • C-level Executives Systems & Terminals• Human Resource • Wholesalers, Distributors, • Domestic Security and Executives and Manufacturers of Other Law Enforcement• Procurement/CFO Safety and Security Officials• Meeting Planners Solutions • Government Attorneys • Procurement • Immigration and Customs • Attorneys & Consultants Officials focusing on Travel & • Health Policy Directors Hospitality • Travel and Tourism Ministers and Administrators • Consulate and Foreign Trade Officials • Researchers and Thought Leaders in the Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism Arenas • Embassy PersonnelThe first Global Congress, presented in coordination with the Greater Houston Convention &Visitors Bureau, will be held August 25-28, 2011, in Houston, Texas. Houston, situated centrally inthe United States, is an international gateway city with 92 consulates and the headquarters formajor travel-related businesses and associations. It is also the home of the renowned Conrad N.Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management at the University of Houston, whosenamesake strongly championed the philosophy that global travel could bring about world peace.Arthur J. Gallagher and iJet are Foundation Sponsors of the Global Congress.About HospitalityLawyer.com:HospitalityLawyer.com is the leading global network of people, products and services that deliverlegal, safety and security solutions to the hospitality industry. HospitalityLawyer.com is the host ofthe annual Hospitality Law Conference, now in its ninth year, and the only conference of its kind tofocus comprehensively on all aspects of hospitality law.For more information, please contact: Diana Singson, COO, (713) 864-6944, diana@hospitalitylawyer.com . 3|P a g e © 2008-2020 HospitalityLawyer.com, Inc., All Rights Reserved
  • 4. The Convergence of the Global Congress on Travel August 25-28, 2011 | Houston, Texas Cruises Ground Transporta- Airlines tion Business Lodging Travel Global Congress on Legal, Safety, and Security Solutions in TravelLeisure Travel Venues & Seaports Embassies & Tourism Events Public Support of Terminals Health Travel Airports Entry / Exit

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