HOTREC is the umbrella association of Hotels, Restaurants, Bars and Cafes and similar establishments in Europe, which brings together 46 National associations in 36 countries, and is the voice of the hospitality industry in Europe.

HOTREC’S VISION IS: Hospitality is at the heart of the European tourism development by fostering the industry’s growth, jobs and innovation and by unlocking its potential.

HOTREC’S MISSION IS TO: – Represent and champion its interests towards the EU and international institutions, as well as to all kind of relevant stakeholders; – Foster knowledge sharing and best practice among its Members, in order to further promote innovation; Act as a platform of expertise for the European hospitality industry.

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HOTREC welcomes the EU regulation of Short-term accommodation rentals

HOTREC, the voice of European hospitality, welcomes the proposal for a Regulation on short-term accommodation rentals (STR), presented today by the European Commission.

HOTREC unveils new report on regulating short-term rental in EU

HOTREC, published a new report on Short-Term Rentals (STRs) to help develop the appropriate regulatory framework for such services.
Hotel booking habits trends

New study shows how pandemic altered hotel booking habits

The 5th HOTREC Hotel distribution study provides new insights on the evolution of distribution channels used to reserve hotel rooms, with a specific focus on the role of OTAs.