About John Fareed MSc CHME ISHC
Global Chair, Horwath HTL
One Rockefeller Plaza, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10020
618 East South Street, Suite 500, Orlando, FL 32801
9465 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 300, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
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John Fareed, MSc CHME ISHC, is Global Chairman for Horwath HTL. He leads the global brand and oversees the firm’s US offices in Beverly Hills, Denver, New York, Norfolk, Orlando, Miami and Mexico.
Over the past twenty-five years, Fareed’s consulting clients have included Fortune 500 companies, national brands, lenders, developers, REITs, management companies, investors, owners, attorneys, and insurers. He is an internationally recognized authority in the hotel, tourism, and leisure (HTL) field. He 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 HTL 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 HTL industry-focused, expert witness and litigation support services.
Fareed holds two postgraduates, including a Master of Science degree from the Dublin Institute of Technology's School of Hospitality Management and Tourism in Dublin, Ireland, and a Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management Certificate from Cornell University. He possesses 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." He is Chair Emeritus of both ISHC and the Board of Trustees for HSMAI’s International Foundation.