Virgin Hotels President and COO Raul Leal to Headline the 2011 NEWH Leadership Conference

The NEWH Leadership Conference will be held at Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Universal Orlando January 13-16th, 2011. During the conference, attendees, leading hospitality professionals, will gain industry knowledge focused on business development and education in sustainability and leadership skills.

Online PR News – 21-December-2010 – – Orlando, Florida — December 21, 2010 -- Raul Leal, President and COO of the new Virgin Hotels Group, will be the Keynote Opening Address on Friday January 14th at the 2011 NEWH Leadership Conference taking place at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Universal Orlando January 13-16th, 2011.

Leal, formerly president of Desires Hotels, joined the Virgin team in September to take the brand to the next level – hotels: “This was an opportunity to join one of the world leading lifestyle brands in an industry that I know and love,” Leal says. “Virgin’s approach to everything they do is about culture and innovation working hand in hand. The hotel business is a natural for the brand and I am honored to have been selected for this great journey.”

His speech will delve into the Virgin story, the essentials of building a hotel brand, changing consumer dynamics and how Virgin is reacting to them, and the state of the industry. “I am excited to speak at the NEWH Leadership Conference, as they are an organization helping the industry’s leaders of tomorrow through scholarships,” Leal says.

For more information on the conference or to register online go to: http://new.newh.org/leadership-conference/leadership-conference

About NEWH Leadership Conference
The NEWH Leadership Conference will be held at Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Universal Orlando January 13-16th, 2011. During the conference, attendees, leading hospitality professionals, will gain industry knowledge focused on business development and education in sustainability and leadership skills. Register before December 15th and become eligible to win a two-night stay at a Loews Resort.

About NEWH
NEWH—The Hospitality Industry Network, founded in 1985, is an international non-profit organization of hospitality industry professionals volunteering to raise funds and grant scholarships for college students studying design, architecture, purchasing, and management—focused on the hospitality market. NEWH volunteers have raised more than $2.2 million by networking at local, regional, and international hospitality events.

For more information contact:
Andy Schaidler, Director of Conferences, NEWH Inc
hospitalitychannelmanager@yahoo.com, 414.431.3687

Julia Davis, VP Events, NEWH Inc
julia@designoverstock.com, 206.226.8906

Jena Seibel, Marketing Manager, NEWH Inc
jena.seibel@newh.org, 800.935.NEWH(6394)

Press Contact :
Andy Schaidler
NEWH Inc
Orlando, Florida
414.431.3687
hospitalitychannelmanager@yahoo.com
http://new.newh.org/leadership-conference/leadership-conference

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Andy Schaidler
Orlando, Florida
Orlando Florida

414.431.3687