John Fareed Hospitality Consulting LLC Joins Horwath HTL Americas

By On 12th December 2016

(Orlando, FL) December 12, 2016 – John Fareed, MSc CHME ISHC, Principal of John Fareed Hospitality Consulting LLC (JFHC), announced today that his firm has joined Horwath HTL, the world’s largest and most experienced hospitality consulting brand which has forty-five offices in thirty-nine countries.

JFHC is an independent hospitality consulting firm based in Orlando, Florida, focused on new openings, repositioning and turnarounds. Over the past twenty years, Fareed’s advisory clients have included global brands, lenders, developers, REIT’s, management companies, investors, and owners.

John Fareed is a well-known and respected industry figure, who holds many prestigious offices in some of hospitality’s best known associations. Fareed is Chairman of the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Foundation and is President of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC). He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Institut de Management Hôtelier International at the École Supérieure des Sciences Economíques et Commerciales. Located in Paris, this institute is one of Europe’s preeminent business schools, recognized worldwide for offering Europe’s leading hospitality management MBA program. Fareed holds two postgraduates including a Master of Science degree in Hospitality Management from the Dublin Institute of Technology’s School of Hospitality Management and Tourism in Dublin, Ireland, as well as professional designations from ISHC and HSMAI.

Robert Hecker, Chairman of Horwath HTL said, “We are proud and honored to welcome John Fareed Hospitality Consulting to the Horwath HTL family. John and his team are internationally recognized experts in the field of hospitality consulting and their profile represents exactly the caliber of firm we are looking to join Horwath HTL.”

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John Fareed, MSc CHME ISHC, is a Managing Director in the US with offices in New York and Orlando. Over the past twenty years, Fareed’s consulting clients have included Fortune 500 companies, national brands, lenders, developers, REIT’s, management companies, investors, owners, attorneys, and insurers. He is an internationally recognized authority in the field of strategic market planning, positioning and repositioning, and has spoken on the topic at industry events in Australia, Brazil, Croatia, Egypt, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, and across the US, Canada and Caribbean. Fareed has appeared as an industry expert on national television programs including ABC News, CNN and Fox News Network, in publications such as the New York Times, USA Today, and the Wall Street Journal, and has had articles published in numerous trade journals. Additionally, he has provided hospitality industry focused, expert witness and litigation support services specifically as they relate to branding and marketing issues. Fareed holds two postgraduates including a Master of Science degree in Hospitality Management from the Dublin Institute of Technology's School of Hospitality Management and Tourism in Dublin, Ireland—where he is currently pursuing a PhD—as well as professional designations from the prestigious International Society of Hospitality Consultants [ISHC] and the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International [HSMAI]. HSMAI recognized Fareed as one of the “Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Sales and Marketing”, and he currently serves as President of ISHC and as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for HSMAI’s International Foundation. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Institut de Management Hôtelier International at the École Supérieure des Sciences Economíques et Commerciales. Located in Paris, this institute is one of Europe's preeminent business schools, recognized worldwide for offering Europe’s leading hospitality management MBA program.
 
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