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Profile of registrant

HOTREC, Hotels, Restaurants & Cafés in Europe

Identification number in the register: 7955861942-03
Registration date: 08/01/09 15:32:25

The information on this organisation was last modified on 22/12/14 09:40:58
The date of the last annual update was 22/12/14 09:40:58

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: HOTREC, Hotels, Restaurants & Cafés in Europe
Acronym: HOTREC
Legal status: AISBL
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Ms  Susanne Kraus Winkler
Position: President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Kraus Winkler Susanne
Position: President

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 111 Boulevard Anspach 
P.O. box: box 4
Brussels 1000
Telephone number: (+32) 2 513 63 23
Fax number: (+32) 2 502 41 73
Other contact information: HOTREC is the umbrella association of national trade associations representing the hotels, restaurants, cafés and similar establishments in Europe. HOTREC therefore acts as the representative of the hospitality businesses vis-à-vis the EU institutions.

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: HOTREC represents the hotel, restaurant and café industry at European level. The sector counts in total around 1.75 million businesses, being 99,5% small and medium sized enterprises (92% are micro enterprises, i.e. employing less than 10 people). These businesses make up some 62% of value added. The industry provides some 9,5 million jobs in the EU alone. HOTREC brings together 44 national associations representing the interest of this industry in 27 different European countries.

HOTREC représente le secteur CHR (cafés, hôtels, restaurants) au niveau Européen. Le secteur compte 1,75 millions d’entreprises, dont presque 99,5% des micro-entreprises employant moins de dix personnes. Les micros et petites entreprises (moins de 10 employés) dans l’industrie CHR réalisent 62% de la valeur ajoutée. Le secteur pourvoit 9,5 millions d’emplois uniquement dans l’UE. HOTREC réunit 44 associations nationales représentant les intérêts des professionnels dans 27 pays européens.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 6
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Alexis WARAVKA 05/12/14 03/12/15
ISABEL SOBRINO MATE 11/12/14 09/12/15
Ana Marta Horta Ferreira de França Machado 05/11/14 03/11/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

All activities of European Commission Directorates, in particular:
- DG Enterprise
- DG Consumer Protection
- DG Internal Market
- DG Taxation
- DG Justice
- DG Employment
- DG Trade

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

NET, UNWTO, CUP, Food alliance

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 800,000 €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.