José Luis Yzuel

President of Spanish Confederation of Hotel and Catering Businesses

(Zaragoza, 1961) He began his involvement in the world of associations in 2001, chairing the Zaragoza Restaurant Association, part of the Horeca Zaragoza Hotel and Catering Federation, which he chaired until 2013.

He has been a member of the plenary session of the Zaragoza Chamber of Commerce and president of the Confederation of Hotel and Tourism Businessmen of Aragon until recently.

He is a fourth generation hotelier, so his professional ties are marked from birth, as he says “I was born in a hotel in Sariñena” Huesca.

Since 1984 and for 25 years in Zaragoza, he has held the concession of the Cafeteria of the Tax Office and at the same time he also held the concession of the Nautical Club of Zaragoza, after having small concessions and other businesses he has had a catering company.

He is currently a businessman with several franchise establishments in Madrid and Zaragoza, an event and banqueting venue in Zaragoza and concert halls.

  • President of Hostelería de España since 2017.
  • Member of the Executive Committee of CEOE; Vice President of the Tourism Council of CEOE.
  • Vice-Chairman of SABOREA ESPAÑA.
  • Member of the Spanish Tourism Council.
  • Member of the Board of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce.
  • And of several organising committees of trade fairs and congresses in the sector.

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