Fairmont Southampton

Wednesday, November 7, 2018


CIBC First Caribbean

Banco Sabadell

Radisson Hotel Group

Melia Hotels International

Ahmer Naushad

SVP Development & Managing Director Caribbean

Gencom Group

Alejandro Acevedo

Regional Vice President, Development Caribbean and Latin America

Marriott International

Alejandro Penagos Moreno

President & Managing Director LATAMC

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Alessandro E Colantonio

Executive Vice President – Acquisitions & Capital Markets

Gencom Group

Alison Hoyt

Senior Director, Consulting & Analytics

STR Global

Andres Osorio

Associate & Lead Hospitality Designer

OBM International

Andro Nodarse-Leon

Managing Partner

Leon, Mayer and Company

Ben Mutzabaugh

"Today in the Sky" Editor / Airline Reporter

USA Today

Beverly Nicholson Doty

Commissioner US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism

US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism

Camilo Bolaños

VP Development and Real Estate

Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Carlos Romo, Esq

Planning & Development Director

Puerto Rico Tourism Company

Chris Puchalla

Senior Advisor

Iron Point Partners

Chris C Barbe

Senior Vice President & General Manager, Global Sales & Project Development

Dck Worldwide

Christian Charre

Sr. Vice President / CBRE Hotels CBRE | Capital Markets

CBRE Group

Claude Duncan

VP Sales and Promotions


David Larone

Senior Managing Director Valuation and Advisory Services

CBRE Hotels (Formerly PKF)

Fernando Fernandez

VP of Development, Caribbean

Apple Leisure Group

Fernando Mulet

EVP/Chief Development Officer.

Playa Hotels & Resorts

Gary Brough

Managing Director


George Spence

Director General

Leading Property Group

Glenn Haussman

Editor at Large & President Rouse Media

No Vacancy Podcast

Gregg H Anderson

Global Vice President for The Registry Collection Program

Registry Collection RCI

Gregory Bohan MS ISHC

Instructor Special Programs

Florida Atlantic University

Honorable Jamahl S Simmons JP MP

Minister of Economic Development and Tourism

Government of Bermuda

Ian Ricci

Vice President, Development, Canada and Caribbean

Accor Corporation

Joan Bertran

Global Commercial Real Estate & Hotels

Banco Sabadell

Jonas Niermann

Hospitality & Leisure, Real Estate Consultant

PriceWaterhouseCoopers 'PwC'

Jose Matheu Guila

Director de Expansión

Palladium Hotel Group

Juan Corvinos Solans

Vice President Development Latin America & Caribbean


Lance T Shaner

Chairman & CEO

Shaner Hotels

Laurent de Kousemaeker

Chief Development Officer, Caribbean & Latin American Region

Marriott International

Liam Day

Managing Director

BCQS International

Marco Roca

President & Global Chief Development Officer

Caesars Entertainment Corporation

Mark E Durliat

Chief Executive Officer and Principal

Grace Bay Club

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 '

Mauricio Elizondo

Director de Desarrollo de Hoteles Resorts

Grupo Posadas

Michael Register


Trust Hospitality

Michael D Morton

Vice President of Owner Relations

Best Western International

Nicholas Hecker


Och-Ziff Capital Management Group

Pablo Gonzalez Carpizo

Head of Development, The Americas

Melia Hotels International

Philip V Keb

Executive Vice President

Gencom Group

Plato Ghinos


Shaner Hotels

Ramon Koffijberg


Curaçao Investment and Export Promotion Agency (CINEX)

Ray T Klien

Head, Investment Banking Division

Republic Bank (Trinidad & Tobago)

Rebecca Cocchiola

Vice President

Singerman Real Estate

Robert MacLellan, ISHC

Chief Executive Officer

MacLellan & Associates International Resort Consultants

Robi Das

Managing Director

Newmark Knight Frank

Rochelle Thompson

Investment Services Executive

Invest Turks and Caicos

Rogerio Basso

Head of Tourism, Corporate Division

IDB Invest (Inter-American Investment Corporation IIC)

Roland Mouly


Hospitality Advisors

Ronald D Sutherland


Hemisphere Group

Rowland B Bates

Executive Vice President, Acquisitions & Development

Southworth Development

Salim Damji


Solid Rock Advisors

Shamsah Fatima Dhala

Principal Investment Officer

International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Stephanie M Ricca

Editor in Chief

Hotel News Now

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

Tom Riley

VP of Acquisitions & Development

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants Group

William P 'Bill' Stadler

EVP & Chief Investment Officer

Aimbridge Hospitality

John P. Lancet, MAI

Senior Managing Director - HVS Miami

Consulting & Valuation, Shared Ownership, USHA


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Day 1: Wednesday November 7, 2018
7:00 PM- 9:00 PM

Welcome Reception hosted by Bermuda Tourism Authority

Great Sound Lawn
Day 2: Thursday November 8, 2018
7:30 AM- 8:30 AM

Registration Open

7:30 AM- 8:30 AM

Networking Breakfast

8:30 AM- 9:45 AM


9:45 AM- 10:45 AM


10:45 AM- 11:15 AM

Networking & Exhibitor Coffee Break

Poinciana Foyer
11:15 AM- 12:15 PM

Active Financiers of Caribbean Hotel Investments

12:15 PM- 1:45 PM


1:45 PM- 2:45 PM

International Investors Interest in Placing Debt and Equity in the Region

2:45 PM- 3:40 PM

BREAKOUT SESSION 1 A: Understanding the Cost of Doing Business in the Region

Gardenia I
2:45 PM- 3:40 PM

BREAKOUT SESSION 1 B: The Caribbean Market: Planning for the Future

Gardenia III
3:40 PM- 4:05 PM

Networking & Exhibitor Coffee Break

Poinciana Foyer
4:05 PM- 5:00 PM

BREAKOUT SESSION 2 A: Discussion on the Evolution and Expansion of the All-Inclusive Model in the Caribbean

Gardenia I
4:05 PM- 5:00 PM

BREAKOUT SESSION 2 B: The Caribbean and Luxury Resorts. Getting These Projects Done Right

Gardenia III
5:00 PM- 6:00 PM

Optional - Outdoor Soccer Game: KPMG & Bermuda vs HVS & Rest of the World

Great Sound Lawn
7:00 PM- 9:30 PM


Transportation provided

Rosewood Bermuda
Day 3: Friday November 9, 2018
8:00 AM- 9:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

9:00 AM- 10:00 AM


10:00 AM- 11:00 AM

Regional Government Leaders Check In

11:00 AM- 11:20 AM

Networking & Exhibitor Coffee Break

Poinciana Foyer
11:20 AM- 11:50 AM

Airlift and the Caribbean Update

11:50 AM- 12:50 PM

The New Normal - Building and Renovating for the Future

12:50 PM- 2:00 PM

Closing Remarks and Lunch