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HICSA 2023 announces Federico J. Gonzalez – Chief Executive Officer – Radisson  Hotel Group as a Speaker

08 February 2023: Hotelivate is proud to announce Federico J. Gonzalez - Chief Executive Officer – Radisson Hotel  Group as a speaker for the 18th Edition of its Hotel Investment Conference - South Asia (HICSA)

08 February 2023: Hotelivate is proud to announce Federico J. Gonzalez – Chief Executive Officer – Radisson Hotel  Group as a speaker for the 18th Edition of its Hotel Investment Conference – South Asia (HICSA)  in Bangalore from 11th– 13th April 2023.  

Federico is a seasoned professional with extensive global executive leadership experience in the hospitality, leisure,  and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sectors. Prior to joining Radisson Hotel Group, he was Chief Executive  Officer of NH Hotel Group, where he led a major turnaround of the company. González was previously Deputy General  Manager of Disneyland Paris and worked 16 years in senior management positions at Procter & Gamble in Brussels,  Madrid, and Stockholm before becoming the company’s country Head of Portugal in 2000. Today, Radisson Hotel  Group has an international presence with more than 1,100 hotels and over 197,000 rooms in operation and under  development. Since 2018, Radisson Hotel Group is part of Jin Jiang International and is now one of the top two largest  hotel groups in the world by number of rooms and hotels. 

“HICSA is synonymous with the South Asian hospitality ecosystem and we are delighted to be part of  its 18th edition. South Asia, particularly India, continues to be a priority market for us. 2023 is a  milestone year as Radisson Hotel Group completes 25 years of operations in the country with more  than 150 hotels in operation and under development. We are committed to growing our presence  in the region and doubling our portfolio by 2025. I look forward to meeting and engaging with our  industry colleagues.”

Federico J. Gonzalez, Chief Executive Officer, Radisson Hotel Group 

The Hotel Investment Conference-South Asia (HICSA) is an annual event that brings together a diverse range of  participants from the hospitality, real estate, and investment industries. Attendees include hotel owners, operators,  investors, financiers, developers, architects, consultants, and other professionals from South Asia, the Middle East,  Europe, and the United States. HICSA offers a comprehensive program of keynote presentations, panel discussions,  and networking opportunities. Since our launch in 2005, the conference has grown to become the largest event of its  kind in the region with attendees coming from across the globe to promote the development of new business  opportunities and investment partnerships. The event will take place in Bengaluru over the course of two and a  half days with the primary event at Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn Bengaluru Embassy Manyata  

Business Park on April 12 and 13.

“We are thrilled to have Federico J. Gonzalez, CEO of Radisson Hotel Group, as a  speaker at HICSA 2023. His extensive experience and expertise in the hospitality industry, combined  with his leadership at Radisson Hotel Group, make him an exceptional addition to our line-up of  speakers. We are confident that his insights and perspectives will inspire and challenge our audience  to think about the future of the industry in new ways, aligning perfectly with the conference theme  of the 3 AI’s: Artificial Intelligence, Astute Investments, and Aesthetic Interiors.” 

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 

About Hotelivate 

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. 

About HICSA 

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. 



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