The Hamilton Princess, A Fairmont Managed Hotel

Thursday, November 9, 2017


FSC Architects

Accor Hotels Group

Inter-American Investment Corporation

Adam Rosenberg

Global Head of Gaming & Leisure

Fortress Investment Group

Alam N Pirani

Executive Managing Director

Colliers International

Alejandro Acevedo

Regional Vice President, Development Caribbean and Latin America

Marriott International

Alejandro 'Alex' Zozaya-Gorostiza

Chief Executive Officer

Apple Leisure Group

Alessandro E Colantonio

Executive Vice President – Acquisitions & Capital Markets

Gencom Group

Andro Nodarse-Leon

Managing Partner

Leon, Mayer and Company

Bojan Kumer

Director, International Hotel Development - Caribbean and Latin America

Marriott International

Camilo Bolaños

VP Development and Real Estate

Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Craig Christensen

Director, Owner

Caroline Bay Bermuda

David Burt JP MP

Premier & Minister of Finance

Government of Bermuda

David Kosoy

Chairman & CEO

Sterling Global Financial

David Larone

Senior Managing Director Valuation and Advisory Services

CBRE Hotels (Formerly PKF)

David W 'Dave' Johnson

President & CEO

Aimbridge Hospitality

Diane Edwards


Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA)

Diego Lowenstein

Chief Executive Officer

Lionstone Development

Douglas Kulig

Chief Executive Officer

OBM International

Erik Eveleigh

Senior Manager - Luxury & Corporate Development, North America & Caribbean


Eugenio Macouzet

SVP & MD Caribbean RCI

RCI Global Vacation Network

Fernando García Chacón

Vicepresidente Ejecutivo

Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL)

Gary Brough

Managing Director


Geoffrey A Ballotti

President and Chief Executive Officer

Wyndham Worldwide

George Spence

Director General

Leading Property Group

Gregory Bohan MS ISHC

Instructor Special Programs

Florida Atlantic University

Hari Kumar Nair

Global Senior Vice President

Expedia Media Solutions

Isabel de Caires

Associate Director


Jamahl S Simmons JP MP

Minister of Economic Development and Tourism

Government of Bermuda

Javier Coll

Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer

Apple Leisure Group

Jeff Higley

VP & Editorial Director

Hotel News Now

John Checketts

Vice President Network Planning

JetBlue Airways

John Dishinger

Director Business Development

RCI Global Vacation Network

Jonas Niermann

Hospitality & Leisure, Real Estate Consultant

PriceWaterhouseCoopers 'PwC'

Jose Matheu Guila

Director de Expansión

Palladium Hotel Group

Jose Carlos Azcarraga

Chief Executive Officer

Grupo Posadas

Kenneth Blatt

Director de Operaciones

Caribbean Property Group 'CPG'

Kenneth Kwok

Executive Vice President

Yida Group of Antigua

Kevin Dallas

Chief Executive Officer

Bermuda Department of Authority

Liam Day

Managing Director

BCQS International

Mark E Durliat

Chief Executive Officer and Principal

Grace Bay Club

Marta Molina-Seal

Vicepresidente Senior - Inversiones Hoteleras

Caribbean Property Group 'CPG'

Marty Saint George

Executive Vice President, Commercial & Planning

JetBlue Airways

Martyn C W Bould, FRICS MCIArb MAPM


Bould Consulting

Mathieu Sauvestre

Director of Development, North America and Caribbean

Club Med

Matthew J Norton, Esq.

Practice Area Leader - Real Estate

Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis 'K&L Gates '

Neil G Kolton

Director, Resort Sales and Service

Interval International

Nicholas Hecker


Och-Ziff Capital Management Group

Pablo Gonzalez Carpizo

VP Development Americas

Melia Hotels International

Patrick Freeman


Cisneros Group of Companies

Patrick Pacious

President & CEO

Choice Hotels International

Paul Weimer

Vice President

CBRE Group

Plato Ghinos


Shaner Hotels

Ramon Koffijberg


Curaçao Investment and Export Promotion Agency (CINEX)

Robert MacLellan, ISHC

Chief Executive Officer

MacLellan & Associates International Resort Consultants

Roberto Andre Stipa

VP Development

Hotelco International

Robi Das

Managing Director

Newmark Knight Frank

Roland Mouly

Vice President, Development, Latin America, Mexico and The Caribbean

Radisson Hotel Group (formerly Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group)

Roland Andy Burrows Jr

Chief Investment Officer

Bermuda Department of Authority

Ronald D Sutherland


Hemisphere Group

Ross Brennan

Managing Director

Sterling Global Financial

Salim Damji


Solid Rock Advisors

Shamsah Fatima Dhala

Principal Investment Officer

International Finance Corporation

Shawn Sullivan

Public Policy, Caribbean and Latin America


Stephen Gould

Vice President, Senior Relationship Manager, Corporate Banking

Butterfield Bank Group

Stephen F D’Angelo

President and Chief Executive Officer

Dck Worldwide

Tim Peck


OBM International

Todd J Ruff

Vice President of Development, The Americas

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

William "Will" L Watson

Regional Director of Franchise Development

InterContinental Hotels Group 'IHG'

John P. Lancet, MAI

Senior Managing Director - HVS Miami

Consulting & Valuation, Shared Ownership, USHA


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2017 Agenda At A Glance
Day 1: Thursday November 9, 2017
7:00 AM- 8:30 AM

Registration & Breakfast

8:30 AM- 9:45 AM


Harbourview Ballroom
9:45 AM- 10:45 AM


Harbourview Ballroom
10:45 AM- 11:15 AM

Networking & Exhibitor Coffee Break

Trudeau Ballroom
11:15 AM- 12:15 PM


Harbourview Ballroom
12:15 PM- 1:30 PM


Regency Terrace
1:30 PM- 2:00 PM

GENERAL SESSION: A conversation with AirBnB and Expedia

Harbourview Ballroom
2:00 PM- 2:30 PM

GENERAL SESSION: C-Suite Leaders Discuss Hotel Brands Globally and in the Caribbean

Harbourview Ballroom
2:30 PM- 3:30 PM


Princess Louise
2:30 PM- 3:30 PM

BREAKOUT SESSION 1 B: Regional Hotel Design

Princess Victoria
3:30 PM- 3:50 PM

Networking & Exhibitor Coffee Break

Trudeau Ballroom
3:50 PM- 4:50 PM

BREAKOUT SESSION 2 A: Caribbean Hotel Investment Opportunities

Princess Louise
3:50 PM- 4:50 PM

BREAKOUT SESSION 2 B: The Magic Formula for Getting Projects Completed on Time and on Budget in the Caribbean

Princess Victoria
4:50 PM- 6:00 PM

Investment Opportunities in Bermuda

Twain Boardroom & Prefunction
6:00 PM- 8:00 PM

COCKTAIL RECEPTION Hosted by Bermuda Tourism Authority at the Hamilton Princess

Marina & 1609 Restaurant
Day 2: Friday November 10, 2017
8:00 AM- 9:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

Harbourview Ballroom
9:00 AM- 10:00 AM

Debt Panel: Lenders - Still only dipping their toes or finally diving into the Caribbean?

Harbourview Ballroom
10:00 AM- 11:00 AM

Bermuda Investment Spotlight Panel

Harbourview Ballroom
11:00 AM- 11:20 AM

Networking & Exhibitor Coffee Break

Trudeau Ballroom
11:20 AM- 12:20 PM

Luxury Panel: The Luxury Resort in the Caribbean – 21st Century Perspective

Harbourview Ballroom
12:20 PM- 1:20 PM

Brokers Panel: The Absence of the Classic Sale

Harbourview Ballroom
1:20 PM- 2:00 PM

Closing Remarks & Lunch Buffet