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SAHIC Welcomes Thorsten Kirschke as Keynote Speaker at Bogota Conference

Thorsten Kirschke as Keynote Speaker

- The President of the Americas of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has confirmed his participation in the region’s major annual event aimed at promoting business in the hospitality and related real estate industry.



Within the framework of SAHIC 2013 -South American Hotel Investment Conference- (http://www.sahic.com), the hospitality and related real estate industry event to be held in the city of Bogota, Colombia, September 23-24, has confirmed that Thorsten Kirschke, President, Americas, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, will be featured as the Conference’s keynote speaker.

Before an audience of hospitality executives and investors in South America, Kirschke will speak about his experience in the industry, his vision on the development of new projects in the region, and the analysis of scenarios and challenges in the continent.

Kirschke is responsible for leading the strategy, management and key functional support areas for the brands of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group in the Americas. The brands include Radisson Blu, Radisson®, Park Plaza®, Park Inn by Radisson, Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM and Hotel Missoni. His top priorities include supporting Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group’s $1.5 billion investment into repositioning and elevating of the Radisson brand in the Americas, and working to ensure the continued growth of the company's portfolio of hotel brands, including the revitalization of Country Inns & Suites By Carlson with the launch of the Generation Four brand identity.

“The major players in the international hotel industry meet year after year at SAHIC to look at the new business opportunities offered by the region for the development of their projects,” stated Arturo García Rosa, President of SAHIC and Chairman of HVS South America. And he added, “The participation of Thorsten Kirschke will certainly be a major conference highlight and will clearly show that this event stands as Latin America’s benchmark and most important event.”

Thorsten Kirschke session will take place on Tuesday, September 24 at 9:15am.

Don’t miss the opportunity to hear first-hand his vision of the region and how he envisions the industry advancing in these fast-changing times. Register online at: http://sahic.com/inscripcion/?lang=es

During the two-day sessions at the JW Marriott Hotel in Bogota, SAHIC 2013 will significantly contribute to the development of businesses in South America, a region with a current marked growth and a promising future for anyone who is developing or seeking to develop projects.

“The tremendous growth opportunities in Latin America today, make it not only a focus for Carlson Rezidor, but the hospitality and real estate industry as a whole,” said Kirschke. “I look forward to have the opportunity share my thoughts on the industry and where I believe we are heading as we look to 2014 and beyond.”

Editor’s Note
Date: September 23-24, 2013
Venue: JW Marriot, Bogota (Colombia)
Online Registration: http://sahic.com/registration/



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