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HOTREC, Hotels, Restaurants & Cafés in Europe

Identification number in the register: 7955861942-03
Registration date: 08/01/2009 15:32:25

The information on this entity was last modified on: 05/01/2015 17:12:21
The date of the last annual update was: 22/12/2014 09:40:58

This entry follows the format of the previous Register. It will be changed to the new format when the entity makes the next update.
Next update due latest on: 27/04/2015

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

HOTREC, Hotels, Restaurants & Cafés in Europe



    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations

Trade, business & professional associations

    Contact details

Boulevard Anspach, 111
P.O. box: box 4
Brussels 1000

(+32) 2 513 63 23

(+32) 2 502 41 73

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.

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Christian de Barrin


    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Christian de Barrin


    Goals / remit

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.



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

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above


    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Christian de Barrin 09/01/2015 07/01/2016
Ana Marta Horta Ferreira de França Machado 05/11/2014 03/11/2015
Alexis WARAVKA 05/12/2014 03/12/2015
ISABEL SOBRINO MATE 11/12/2014 09/12/2015

    Fields of interest

  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health

    Membership and affiliation

NET, UNWTO, CUP, Food alliance

    Financial data

01/2013  -  12/2013

800,000 €

0 €

0 €

    Code of conduct

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