5th Hospitality Finance & Economics Conference

Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, Switzerland, Online


Hospitality Finance & Economics Conference 

Welcome to the 5th edition of the HFE conference. The conference will be held online from June 30 to July 1, 2021.

This forum connects academics and will cover topics from tourism economics, finance, asset management, real estate, housing, real estate private equity to hospitality. The HFE conference is a platform created to share the most recent research, to interact with leading experts and discuss trends in the industry.

This year, there is no registration fee for the participation to HFE 2021.

June 30 - July 1, 2021 Online


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The 5th annual Hospitality Finance & Economics research conference is a forum to explore the latest advances in finance, real estate and economics.

As finance, real estate and economics experts need to work in unison, the creation and sharing of insights is paramount in creating a wholesome environment for investors, managers, policy makers and consumers, in hospitality and beyond. Hosting renowned experts and academics, this conference aims at facilitating knowledge creation and sharing across disciplines.


Keynote Speakers

Leading academics will deliver keynote lectures on hedge funds, real estate, tourism demand forecasting, and the global tourism economy.


Dr. Vikas Agarwal

  • Georgia State University, USA

Dr. Roland Füss

  • University of St.Gallen, Switzerland

Dr. David C. Ling

  • University of Florida, USA
  • Dr. Haiyan Song

    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR



  • Dr. Jean-Philippe Weisskopf - Associate Professor, Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne.
  • Dr. Yong Chen - Associate Professor, Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne. 

Partners and sponsors

Academic Partner

  • HES-SO University of Applied Sciences & Arts Western Switzerland