Houston was named the host for the first worldwide symposium to discuss legal and travel issues that affect all industries. Topics will include compliance, hospitality law trends, and more.
The Global Congress on Legal, Safety and Security Solutions in Travel event will be held on Aug. 25-28 at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
The event is coordinated by the Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau and Houston-based HospitalityLawyer.com.
Stephen Barth, founder of HospitalityLawyer.com, said in a press release the Global Congress will discuss issues such as passenger and baggage screening, responses to travel disruptions like those caused by the recent volcanic ash, H1N1 episodes, data privacy, responding to a contagious disease and cross jurisdictional enforcement issues.