The first organized activity of business entities in the field of tourism, restaurant and hotel management dates back to 1932, when the first Association of Belgrade hoteliers, restaurateurs, innkeepers, cafe owners, owners of boarding houses and inns was founded, whose continuity is kept today by the Business Association of the Hotel and Restaurant Industry HORES.
HORES is the leading business network in the field of hotels and restaurants in the Republic of Serbia. It represents a modern business association, based on the voluntary gathering of subjects of the hotel and restaurant industry, educational institutions that train staff for this activity and other subjects who have an interest in association for the purpose of improving and developing this activity, protecting guilds, ethics, more effective promotion and increasing the competitiveness of members of the association on the tourist market.
Today, HORES has in its composition more than 400 companies that influence the creation of the tourism product of Serbia – 168 hotels and other accommodation facilities, more than 220 restaurants and other catering facilities for the provision of food and beverage services, three high school and three higher education institutions that train staff for the hospitality industry, as well as important suppliers of the hospitality and tourism industry with equipment, furniture, drinks and small inventory.
HORES is the largest and most important professional association of the restaurant industry in the country, a partner of the public sector and other social partners in creating a general business environment, economic and legal framework for business and development. The association has been a member of the International Association of Hoteliers and Restaurateurs IHRA since 2007 and the European Association of Hotels, Restaurants and Cafes HOTREC since October 2019.
Expert collaboration: Business Association of Hotel and Restaurant Industry HORES Artistic realization of the issue: Miroslav Nikolić