Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference HVS CHICOS Exceeds Attendance Expectations
HVS CHICOS 2011 featured some of the top hospitality players in the industry and in the region. Among them were, most notably: Adam Rosenberg Managing Director, Global Head of Gaming The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.; Chad Meyerson, Director Global Sales, JetBlue; Don Robinson, President, Baha Mar Resorts Ltd.; Galo Beltran Vice President of Business Planning - American Eagle/American Airlines; Michael Shindler, Executive Vice President, Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos; Noah Tratt, Global Vice President, Expedia; Paul Burke, Chief Operating Officer, Kerzner International; Scott Woroch, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Development Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts; Steve Carvell, Associate Dean Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration; Steve Rushmore, President & Founder HVS Global Hospitality Services; and the Honorable Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace, Minister of Tourism and Aviation, Government of the Bahamas (and member of our conference advisory board).
"I also wish to thank the students who volunteered their time and efforts to help our conference run smoothly," adds Jordan. "We had assistance from a number of students from the Cornell Hotel School and from the College of the Bahamas."
Another highlight of HVS CHICOS was the debut of the video which presents the firm's newest initiative – HVS Hospitality Education And Training (HEAT) program. HVS President & Founder, Steve Rushmore presented the impressive video and then introduced Derek Johnson, CEO of Yele Haiti Foundation who shared insight and appreciation for the positive impact of HEAT for the newest hospitality students in Haiti. Click here to view the video.
Planning for next year's HVS CHICOS is currently underway, with the dates and location for the event to be announced soon. For more details on the most recent conference please visit www.hvschicos.com.
Leora Halpern Lanz
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HVS, the world"s leading consulting and services organization focused on the hotel, mixed-use, shared ownership, gaming, and leisure industries, celebrated its 35th anniversary in 2015. Established in 1980, the company performs 4,500+ assignments each year for hotel and real estate owners, operators, and developers worldwide. HVS principals are regarded as the leading experts in their respective regions of the globe. Through a network of more than 35 offices and more than 500 professionals, HVS provides an unparalleled range of complementary services for the hospitality industry. HVS.com