Chief Operating Officer, Africa & Indian Ocean, Accor
Vice President, Acquisitions & Development , Hyatt International (EAME) LLC
Managing Partner, The Brand Company
Director - Asset Management (Hospitality & Real Estate), Rani Investment
Managing Director, W Hospitality Group
Managing Director, Protea Hotels East Africa
Nick van Marken
Global Head – Hospitality, Deloitte LLP
President & Managing Director Middle East & Africa, Marriott International, Inc.
Manager Business Development, African Export-Import Bank
Senior Vice President Development EMEA, Accor
Chief Executive Officer, AZALAI Hotels
Head of Special Projects, Castlebrook
Principal, Head of Economics, AECOM
Managing Director, Quantum Global Real Estate
Vice President Development - Middle East & Africa, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)
Managing Director, Bench Events
Director, Head of International Hotels & Resorts, Colliers International
Director of Business Development, STR Global
Managing Director, Hotel Verde
Senior Director of Market Management for the Middle East and Indian Ocean , Expedia
Senior Vice President - Africa, Movenpick Hotels & Resorts
Former CEO , Protea Hotels
Rui M. Barros
SVP & Managing Director Europe, Middle East & Africa, Wyndham Hotel Group
CEO, Mangalis Hotel Group
Michelè de Witt
Director, Horwath HTL
CEO, Ethiopian Airlines
President EMEA, EVP, Hilton Worldwide
Chief Executive Officer, HTI Consulting
Chief Executive Officer , Hotel Partners Africa
Chief Executive Officer, Hotel Spec
Chief Executive Officer, Acorn Group
Hala Matar Choufany
Regional Managing Director, HVS Dubai
Head of Property Services, Hotel Partners Africa
Senior Investment Officer, International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Industry Champion, (IDC) Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Limited
Director | Head of Hotels (MENA Region), Colliers International
Wolfgang M. Neumann
President & CEO, The Rezidor Hotel Group
President Europe, Africa and Middle East , Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Vice President, Tourism & Hotels, DEG German Development & Finance Institution
Managing Director, CIMC Modular Building Systems
Director , Sankara Hotel Group Kenya Ltd
Chief Executive Officer, Rainbow Tourism Group
Global Leader of Leisure and Culture, AECOM
Welcome to the Africa Hotel Investment Forum
AHIF brings together top-level executives from all areas of the industry including investors, hotel owners, financiers, developers, brands, operators, lawyers, advisors, architects and senior government officials – all with one common purpose: to do business on the continent!
Programme Highlights for 2014
NETWORKING ROUND TABLES: Share insights between colleagues on specific topics while also making new business contacts.
MINISTERS PANEL: Learn how the public sector is creating the legislative framework to support your investments.
HARD TALK: with Marriott and Protea in the wake of their game changing deal.
TARGETING THE INTER-REGIONAL TRAVELLER: A session analyzing strategies for supporting connectivity and moving towards an Africa of ‘Open-Skies’.
Watch Industry Leaders And Their Views On Africa