hospitality.brussels invites you to its first “Smart Innovation Tour“. An opportunity to discover in one day innovative and committed projects that propose new societal models.
A unique format to be immersed in the heart of innovative Brussels projects and to understand the transformation dynamics of the Brussels hospitality sector.
Objectives of our Smart Innovation Tour
-Discover inspiring places that meet the new aspirations of tourists
-To decipher the courses of action to be taken for a revival of tourism geared towards economic transition
-Benefit from feedback and identify with these entrepreneurs the best practices and pitfalls to avoid in the development of sustainable, resilient and innovative tourism
Programme of the day
9:00 am: You are expected to have breakfast at the Thon Hotel, where you will visit the beehives on the roof of the hotel. The day promises to be inspiring!
To reach the different places of visit, you can choose the metro in group or the electric bike with a guide, according to your preference.
Sustainable and responsible actors will open their doors and share their vision with you:
BIGH Farm An urban farm to stimulate green entrepreneurship in cities. Creating short circuits, bringing together technology, sustainable practices and local people. Putting ultra-fresh and tasty food on the tables of city dwellers and chefs.
BE-HERE A sustainable village in the city. BE-HERE is home to companies active in sustainable food, the circular economy, the social economy or cultural projects. An inspiring place to organise sustainable and unusual events.
Tour & Taxis Maritime Station A covered city with workspaces, shops and 3,000 m² of indoor garden. This Brussels project has just received an award for outstanding achievements in the conservation, enhancement and adaptation to new uses of cultural heritage.
15:00 pm: End of the event
We are looking forward to helping you discover these inspiring places, meet entrepreneurs and innovative concepts and help you move towards a more sustainable and responsible tourism!
Participation is free of charge but places are limited, so register now! (Note: companies that are members or partners of the hospitality.brussels cluster have priority access to this day of visits)