Chris Nassetta – President & CEO, Hilton to Participate in HICSA 2023 as Keynote Speaker
11 January 2023: Hotelivate is pleased to announce Chris Nassetta – President and CEO, Hilton as a keynote speaker for the 18th Edition of the Hotel Investment Conference - South Asia (HICSA) in Bangalore from
11 January 2023: Hotelivate is pleased to announce Chris Nassetta – President and CEO, Hilton as a keynote speaker for the 18th Edition of the Hotel Investment Conference – South Asia (HICSA) in Bangalore from 11th– 13th April 2023. Taking place over two and a half days, the main conference is set to be hosted at the expansive conference space spanning Hilton Bengaluru Embassy Manyata Business Park and Hilton Garden Inn Bengaluru Embassy Manyata Business Park. Nassetta’s keynote session will take place on Day 1 of the Conference.
Nassetta has been pivotal to the company’s fast paced growth and success for over a decade. He was also recognised by the International Hospitality Institute as one of the 100 Most Powerful People in Global Hospitality in June 2022 and serves on multiple boards, including the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) where he recently held the position as the former Chairman.
“HICSA is an institution in South Asia’s hospitality space and Hilton is excited to host this year’s event. As the world’s third largest economy, India presents a tremendous opportunity for travel and tourism, and all of us at Hilton are optimistic about the future of this incredible market. We are working to double our portfolio here by 2027 and introduce more of our award-winning brands to travellers throughout India. I’m looking forward to connecting with India’s hospitality leaders at HICSA as we define the next Golden Age of Travel, and our team is excited to share our signature hospitality with the conference attendees at the beautiful Hilton Bengaluru Embassy Manyata Business Park and Hilton Garden Inn Bengaluru Embassy Manyata Business Park.”Chris Nassetta, President & CEO, Hilton
As one of the world’s leading hospitality company with a legacy of over 103 years, Hilton has a portfolio of 18 world class brands comprising more than 7,000 properties and more than a million rooms, in 122 countries and territories. The company is also rapidly expanding in Asia Pacific and is currently the fastest growing hotel company in the region, with one in four hotel rooms under construction carrying a Hilton flag.
The Hotel Investment Conference-South Asia (HICSA), since its inaugural edition in 2005, has been an unequalled gathering platform for the hospitality industry the world over. The conference is valued for its content-rich sessions and excellent networking opportunities attracting the hospitality industry’s top brands, hotel owners, bankers, developers, and professional advisors from around the globe.
“This year’s edition will be unique and special in many ways. Over the years we have had a similar format, but change is truly the only constant! AI is bringing a new perspective to the table, and we must be ready to embrace it. We are delighted to have the best industry minds in attendance and are extremely happy to welcome Chris back at HICSA once again.Manav Thadani, Founder Chairman of Hotelivate
Attendees of the conference will get access to all the keynote addresses, interviews, panel and group discussions as well as all the breakout sessions. To learn more about HICSA 2023 and register for the conference, visit www.hicsaconference.com
Hotelivate is a new-age hospitality consulting firm offering specialized services to clients across the Asia Pacific region. Founded by the erstwhile team of HVS India, Hotelivate, offers a comprehensive consulting environment through a diverse team of consultants that have a combined professional experience of 250 years across varied hospitality verticals.
The founding partners of Hotelivate are reputed hospitality business consultants, who have advised, assisted, and nurtured thousands of clients for more than two decades in South Asia.
Through its focused, empathetic, and innovative approach, Hotelivate serves a wide range of industry stakeholders across all phases of hospitality lifecycle consulting, thereby eliminating the need for several different advisors. Specifically, Hotelivate assists clients right from inception to divestment of their hospitality ventures, by offering an entire spectrum of services that are practical and tangible value-adds for clients.
In addition, Hotelivate hosts some of Asia Pacific’s most successful conferences, namely Hotel Investment Conference – South Asia (HICSA), Hotel Operations Summit India (HOSI), and Tourism Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Indonesia & Sri Lanka.
To address the growing need for a uniform platform for industry participants to exchange ideas and discuss the future of the hospitality industry, the annual Hotel Investment Conference − South Asia (HICSA) was launched in 2005. Today, the conference is globally recognized as the most impressive and unique platform to explore growth and investment opportunities both within and outside India. Valued for its networking opportunities and high-level contacts as much as for its content-rich sessions, HICSA, over the last 16 years, has witnessed unprecedented support and appreciation from the hospitality industry. It attracts overwhelming participation from hotel owners, investors, operators, bankers, and industry specialists who come together to share their best practices, new ideas and latest market trends.