Horwath HTL, the world’s oldest and largest hospitality consulting firm is sponsoring the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference in Dubai, the premier event for the Hospitality Industry in the Region. Horwath HTL have been sponsoring the event since its inception, and the event now in its 8th year is being held at the prestigious Madinat Jumeirah Hotel in Dubai.
Representing Horwath HTL at the conference will be Managing Director of the UAE, Hannes Schied and his Director, Bernard Ilming, both senior and well-respected professionals with extensive experience in the region.
Hannes Schied is hosting a panel session at the conference called ‘The Budget & Mid-Market Segment in Saudi Arabia’. On his panel is Senior Vice-President of International Lodging Development for Marriott International Inc., Samir Baidas, Vice-President Head of Development- Europe Middle East Africa for Accor, Phillipe Baretaud, Managing Director of Premier Inn Hotels ME&A, Darroch Crawford and the Regional Director & Founder of MENA Hotels & Resorts, Fadi M. Mazkour
Hannes said, ”We are delighted to sponsor such a great event and look forward to a successful few days. The event always brings together the best minds from the region and we will learn a tremendous amount over the next few days. The region has gone through a huge amount of change over the last few years and there are plenty of opportunities for investors and operators who have the right strategy. We look forward to contributing to the event and using the knowledge we gain to help our clients succeed.
Jonathan Worsley, Chairman of Bench events and the founder of the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference said ”We are delighted that Horwath HTL are supporting the conference again this year, not only with sponsorship but helping us craft the best possible event through the advisory board. We feel the event is getting better every year, and as the region picks up pace after a shaky couple of years, delegates will be in a great position to tap into the latest trends and inside information on where we are heading.”