San Paolo, July 1st 2013
Horwath HTL Brazil, part of Horwath HTL, the worlds oldest and largest hospitality-consulting Brand, were sponsors of the 2013 Brazil Hotel Investment Conference (BHIC). Horwath HTL are part of Crowe Horwath International, one of the world leading financial advisory networks.
The conference took place in the Tivoli Mofarrej Hotel, in Sao Paulo, during 13-14 June and is considered a distinguished platform to promote the sector, network with important regional actors and learn the most current information from the industry. The BHIC is part of the leading global hospitality Summit, the International Hospitality Investment Forum (of Latin America.
Representing Horwath HTL were Mariano Carrizo, Managing Director Horwath HTL Brazil, Michael Schnurle, Director, Horwath HTL Brazil, Carolina Spinelli, Business Director Horwath HTL Argentina,) and Marcelo Lico Managing Partner, Crowe Horwath Brazil.
Michael Schnurle acted as moderator in the panel discussion entitled “Franchising: Independence or Death!” along with: Abel Castro, Senior Vice President of Development of Accor Hotels, Edgar Garin, Development and Franchise Director, La Quinta Inn & Suites and Daniel Del Olmo, Managing and Development Director of the Wyndham Hotel Group for Latin America.
Mariano Carrizo said “We are delighted to have sponsored the conference and participated in a event that is focused on one of the most dynamic regions for HTL in the world. Horwath HTL believes in the sustainable long-term future for the Hotel and Tourism sector in Brazil and is fully committed to proving the highest quality advice for our clients. We feel that supporting industry events like BHIC is important for strengthening hotel investment as an asset class and we will continue to be an active player in the sector. ”
Horwath HTL (Hotels Tourism and Leisure) is one of the world’s pre-eminent consulting specialists in the Hotel, tourism and leisure industries, providing unequalled experience and expertise for client projects around the world through a combination of detailed local knowledge and international understanding. Horwath HTL is currently the world’s largest consulting organisation specialised in hospitality, with 50 offices in 39 countries.
Horwath HTL is a member of Crowe Horwath International, a professional association of accounting and management consulting firms founded in New York in 1915. Crowe Horwath International is currently ranked among the top ten international professional service groups with offices in close to 586 cities in 108 countries.
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For further info about Horwath HTL access: www.horwathhtl.com
For further info about Crowe Horwath access: www.crowehorwath.com.br
For further info about the BHIC 2013 event access: www.ihifbrasil.com/2013/