Fifty tourism professionals attended the annual Cornell reception held in conjunction with FITUR Madrid.  This year’s event was held on January 23, and once again sponsored by Lars van der Wettern and Albert Grau.  In attendance were Alexandre de Almeida, the 2017 Hotelier of the Year in Portugal, and Gabriel Wohlgeschaffen who will be attending the GMP program this year in Ithaca.  Hotelies in attendance included Xulio Rey Vasquez, Mario Kiefer, Helena Burstedt, Jorge Manzur, Paloma Martinez, Ana Belen Prim, and Julio Delgado.