MINEOLA, N.Y., July 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HVS is pleased to announce that it will participate as a sponsor of the largest event in North America bringing together leaders in the luxury hotel industry, the 2015 International Luxury Hotel Association Fast Forward 2020 Luxury Hotel Conference & Hospitality Wellness Expo, organized by Barak Hirschowitz, President of the International Luxury Hotel Association. Scheduled for September 27 - 29 at the Orlando Convention Center, the event is co-hosted with the Medical Tourism Association's Medical Tourism & Wellness Travel Expo. The combined events draw over 3,000 attendees, including key hotel stakeholders, hospitality developers, and investors.
Established in 1980 by Chairman and Founder Steve Rushmore, MAI, FRICS, CHA, and now directed by President and CEO Stephen Rushmore Jr., MAI, CRE, FRICS, the company offers a comprehensive scope of services and specialized industry expertise to help enhance the economic returns and value of your hospitality assets.
HVS has provided consulting services and solutions for thousands of clients in all 50 states and more than 90 foreign countries for hotels, mixed-use, shared ownership, and leisure assets, including over 2,000 luxury properties and projects worldwide. The firm also orchestrates major industry conferences and networking opportunities in various regions of the world. Furthermore, the principals author numerous authoritative texts and articles and speak at hospitality investment and operations conferences.
HVS will be well represented at this gathering by Parris Jordan. Mr. Jordan has led a hospitality career marked by innovation, problem-solving, and the creation of opportunities. He has conducted and overseen hundreds of consulting and valuation assignments for hotels and portfolios, including luxury projects. He founded CHICOS (the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations Summit), the region's premier hospitality conference. Parris also speaks regularly at global hospitality events and lectures in the Lodging Development program at New York University, where he also served as adjunct professor.
Mr. Jordan will participate as a panelist on the Luxury Resort Investment Opportunities in Emerging Markets session, highlighting the economic landscape many luxury real-estate emerging markets around the world are currently experiencing.
HVS, the world's leading consulting and services organization focused on the hotel, mixed-use, shared ownership, gaming, and leisure industries, celebrates its 35th anniversary this year. Established in 1980, the company performs 4,500+ assignments each year for hotel and real estate owners, operators, and developers worldwide. HVS principals are regarded as the leading experts in their respective regions of the globe. Through a network of more than 35 offices and more than 500 professionals, HVS provides an unparalleled range of complementary services for the hospitality industry. HVS.com
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About International Luxury Hotel Association: The ILHA is the luxury hotel industry's premier professional association. Its vision is to be the preeminent association promoting, unifying and advancing the luxury hotel industry through insight, opinion and research. ILHA reaches an audience of 225,000 plus hotel professionals in 90+ countries.
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