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November 8-10, 2019 | Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron


AlpAdria & Eastern Europe Chapter Annual Meeting 2019

Join your fellow hotelies in Salzburg, Austria November 8-10, 2019 for a weekend to discover this Austrian gem, reconnect and network, and discuss all things hospitality and Cornell.

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  • Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron

    Our beautiful host hotel, Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron led by fellow Hotelie Daniel Szelényi (GMP 2016) was built in 1736.

  • Schloss Suites

    available at a special meeting rate (available until September 8)

  • The Venetian Room

    at Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron and the site for dinner on Friday evening

  • The Library

    at Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron and location for after-dinner drinks on Friday evening

  • Conference Room

    at Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron, where our meeting will take place Saturday morning

  • The Marble Hall

    at Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron

  • The Hotel Sacher

    located in downtown Salzburg overlooking the Salzach River

  • Superior and Deluxe Rooms

    at the Hotel Sacher, Salzburg are available at special meeting rates

  • Zirbelzimmer

    The gourmet restaurant in the Hotel Sacher, where we’ll enjoy our main course on Saturday evening

  • Caffè Sacher

    where we’ll enjoy the original Sacher Torte for dessert Saturday evening

Program Highlights

*Please note schedule is subject to change.

Friday, November 8

4:00 pm Registration and individual arrivals

6:30 pm  Welcome Cocktail in the Great Hall of Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron

7:30 pm  Dinner in the Venetian Room

*After-dinner drinks in the Max Reinhardt Library are served with compliments of General Manager, Daniel Szelényi.

Saturday, November 9

9:30 am – 12:00 pm Hospitality Conference (details coming soon)

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CHS Member Meeting

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Lunch

2:30 pm – 6:30 pm Free Time (Cultural Visit: TBD optional)

6:30 pm Dinner and Drinks throughout Hotel Sacher, kindly organized by Hani El Sharkawi.

  • Aperitif in a Hotel Suite with view over the River Salzach
  • Starter at the Sacher Grill Restaurant (communal table)
  • Main course at the Gourmet Restaurant Zirbelzimmer
  • Dessert at the Café Sacher

Registration fee: €200/person

The registration fee includes: cocktails and dinner Friday evening, meeting room rental and equipment, coffee breaks and buffet lunch on Saturday at the Schloss Leopoldskron as well as dinner and drinks at the Hotel Sacher Saturday evening. Hotel accommodations and transportation are not included in the registration fee. For the registration cancellation policy, please refer to the Registration section.


Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron

GM Daniel Szelényi (GMP ’16) has offered to host our 2019 chapter meeting at his beautiful property, Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron. Friday evening cocktail and dinner as well as Saturday’s conference and lunch will all take place here.

Meeting Rates

€ 125,00/night | Meierhof Standard Single

€ 165,00/night | Meierhof Double

€ 380/night | Schloss Suites

The above rates include taxes and breakfast.

Room Release Date and Cancellation

These rates are only available until September 8, 2019. Be sure to make your reservation before this date or the best room rate available will apply.

Cancellation: Free of charge until 24 hours prior to arrival (2 pm one day prior). Late cancellations and no-shows will be charged the first night’s rate. General Terms and Conditions apply.

How To Reserve

Call hotel reception (+43 662 839830) or send an email to Reference “Cornell Hotel Society Meeting 2019″ when making your reservation to access the special rates.

Hotel Sacher Salzburg

Hani El Sharkawi (PDP ’13), Director at the Sacher School of Excellence, has generously helped to organize dinner and cocktails Saturday evening at the Hotel Sacher as well as special meeting rates.

*Please note: In November, as part of recent renovations, the final phase will be refurbishing the lobby, reception area and the atrium.

Meeting Rates

€ 175,00/night | Superior Double Room

€ 225,00/night | Deluxe Double Room

€ 275/night | Top Deluxe Double Room

€ 475/night | Junior Suite

Rates above include all taxes. Breakfast is € 37/person.


Free of charge until 24 hours prior to arrival (2 pm one day prior). Late cancellations and no-shows will be charged the first night’s rate.

How To Reserve

Reservations can be made through Hani directly. Call (+43 676 837 07 5096) or send an email to

Organizing Committee

Hani El Sharkawi

PDP ’13 | Director, Sacher School of Excellence

Claudia Glück-Hofbauer

PDP ’19 | beherbergung.aktiv, ecoplus

Jonathon Dominic Spada

B.S. ’10 | Founder, SAYHELLO Creative LLC

Daniel Szelényi

GMP ’16 | General Manager, Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron

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Registration Conditions

Registration fee is €200 per person. This fee includes all of the activities mentioned in the program. Hotel accommodations and transportation are not included in the registration fee.


50% Registration penalty 30 days prior to the event (September 8, 2019)

100% of registration fee 14 days prior to the event (September 24, 2019)

Credit Card Transaction Fees & Bank Transfers

Note that if you choose to pay via credit card (Stripe) or PayPal a fee of 2,9% + €0,30 is added to compensate the transaction.

Payment by bank transfer is free of charge. Your registration is confirmed only after your bank transfer is received and you receive a confirmation email from us.


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