Gilles Lariviere


Principal Associate


Canada – Montréal

Canada – Toronto


300, rue du Saint-Sacrement,
Suite 25,
Montréal (Québec,)
H2Y 1X4,


+514.284.7720. Ext 221


As a graduate of Quebec’s famed Institut de Tourisme et d’Hotellerie du Quebec and as one of Canada’s most reputable hotel consultants, Gilles Lariviere has more than 30 years’ experience as a market analyst and expert-consultant.

Gilles has completed and supervised a vast number of studies relative to the hotel, food service, tourism and real estate industries. Furthermore, he possesses a vast knowledge and expertise with regards to hotel valuations and appraisals, as well as the creation and implementation of hotel classification systems, central reservation systems and tourism development strategic planning.

Gilles’ work in Canada as well as in various international markets, such as Bermuda, the Bahamas, France, Venezuela, Tahiti, North Africa, Costa Rica, Hungary, Mexico and the Dominican Republic, has included studies on hotels, resorts, restaurants, spas, theme parks, major attractions and events, casinos, convention centers and tourism infrastructure facilities. His clients encompass a broad range of industries in both the public and private sectors.

As President of Horwath HTL Consultants, Gilles speaks frequently at industry seminars and conferences on various aspects of hotel and tourism development and operations. He is actively involved with many of the hospitality industry’s associations and is regularly quoted in various industry publications with regards to the latest trends affecting today’s tourism and hotel industry