Barcelona is Back

Date: 11th Jan 2023 - 11th Jan 2023

Location: Nobu Hotel Barcelona


Horwath HTL Spain is organising and event ‘Barcelona is Back’, a one day, invitation only, event on the extraordinary recovery of Barcelona after the pandemic/ The focus will be on the analysis of the main metrics of the sector from multiple angle. Starting with a macroeconomic analysis, then moving to a very local discussion led by top-level speakers. “#BIB2023 will bring together the main players in the sector: owners, banks, funds, institutions, chains, operators, managers and senior executives in what will be a first edition where we can delve into the evolution, current affairs and future prospects of the Barcelona market,”

Oriol Aspachs, Director of Spanish Economy at Caixabank, will open the event with a “Maco Analysis & Top/Down Barcelona”. Then the round table entitled “Financial Perspective” will take place, with the participation of Lourdes Ridameya (Head of Promotion at ICF), Ana Blasco (Caixabank Hotels & Tourism) and Rafael Ferragut (Director of Tourism and Leisure at Banca March). After a coffee break, the “Investment Perspective” table will be held, in which will be Juan Antonio Gutiérrez (Detellor in Mazabi), Felipe Klein (Managing Director of Investments in HIP) and Cristina Hoyo (Southern Europe Director in Covivio). The last panel will be the so-called “Hotel Perspective”, with the presence of Carlos de la Barra (General Manager ‘Nobu Hotel Barcelona’), José Rodríguez (CEO at Sercotel Hotel Group), Félix Navas (General Director of Catalonia Hotels & Resorts) and Xavi Vega (CEO at Anima Hotels).