Our Other Events
Asia Pacific Tourism Destination Investment Conference
North America Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference
20-22 November 2013
Brazil Hospitality Investment Conference
5-6 May 2014
São Paulo, Brazil
Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Conference
20-21 May 2014
Turkey & Neighbours Hotel Investment Conference
9-10 June 2014
Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center, Turkey
Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference
20-22 October 2013
Radisson Blu Resort & Congress Centre, Sochi, Russia
The International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) 2014 has been a tremendous success, again attracting over 2,000 people from over 73 countries including more Investors and Owners and Global Hotel Chain CEOs than ever before.
There has been a fantastic up-beat feeling amongst attendees and a great deal of news and business has come out of the event.
Announced during the globally acclaimed conference was the news that Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group have signed two Radisson Blu hotels in Sousse, Tunisia, the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa and the Radisson Blu Pearl Resort Sousse. InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) announced the signing of two more hotels in Russia and the CIS - InterContinental® Tbilisi and Holiday Inn Express® Moscow - Sheremetyevo Airport as well as the signing of two more hotels in Germany, the Holiday Inn Express® Siegen and Holiday Inn® Düsseldorf. Hilton Worldwide announced expansion plans in Qatar with the signing of a management agreement with First Qatar Real Estate Development Company to open Hilton Doha The Pearl Residences, Qatar. Bloomberg TV also took the opportunity to attend, report on the breaking news and interview CEOs, Tourism Ministers and Ian Schrager, the recipient of the IHIF Lifetime Achievement Award. Watch the interview with Angela Brav, Chief Executive Officer Europe, IHG here. Against a backdrop of deals, HVS London reported that total hotel transactions across Europe reached a value of €7.7 billion (US $10.6 billion) in 2013 whilst Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) launched its first European Hotel Market Survey at the event, the results of which suggest that confidence is returning to the sector.
If you were at IHIF 2014 thank you for joining us, and if not don’t miss it next year. Further details of IHIF 2015 will be added soon.
IHIF, in conjunction with the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), is delighted to introduce for the 6th year the 2014 IHIF Young Leader Award, and once again we are pleased to announce that nominations for the prestigious award will be accepted from any country, and not just within Europe.