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MTI and Hilton to enable business journalism


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MTI Consulting and the Colombo Hilton have teamed up in a pioneering initiative to improve business journalism in Sri Lanka, with the launch of the MTI-Hilton Business Journalism Forum. This will be a monthly thought leadership forum at which MTI will be discussing, challenging and engaging the Sri Lankan business journalist on a diverse range of business management challenges and opportunities that Sri Lanka will be encountering on its economic growth journey. “Sri Lanka is experiencing an unprecedented economic growth phase, which is translating into business opportunities as well as challenges. Being at the heart of this growth story, we in the hospitality industry, we felt that Hilton needs to support this much needed initiative to improve our standards of business journalism in Sri Lanka,” said Colombo Hilton GM Manesh Fernando. “With hands-on consulting experience and thought leadership work in over 40 countries and across a diverse range of industries, MTI will be pleased to ‘translate’ these learnings to improve business journalism in Sri Lanka via these monthly forums on contemporary topics,” said MTI CEO Hilmy Cader Hilton welcomes guests in more countries than any other full-service hotel brand, with more than 540 hotels and resorts in 78 countries across six continents. The most recognised name in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts stands as the stylish, forward thinking global leader of hospitality. MTI an internationally-networked boutique management consultancy that enables clients to ‘analyse > strategise > realise’ profitable business opportunities. MTI advise clients on strategy, restructuring, corporate finance, HRM and marketing, while the services include research, analytics and executive search

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