Costa Rica's first Sustainable Hotel and Tourism Investment Conference

Costa Rica, know throughout the world for eco-tourism, is the setting for this new event.

InterContinental Costa Rica.

InterContinental Costa Rica.

SAHIC, a prominent Latin American conference planner, announced today that it is working with the Ministry of Tourism of
Costa Rica (ICT) for the first time, to bring together key players who will
identify significant challenges and sustainable hospitality development opportunities
for the country.

Approximately 200 decision makers will gather to discuss
hospitality, tourism and lodging investment, as well as development at the
forum, which takes place November 13-14, 2017 at the InterContinental Costa

Two anticipated presentations will be delivered by Phillipe Cousteaugrandson of Jacques Cousteau and Carlos Paez Vilaro, survivor of the Andes plane crash in 1972. Additionally, Luis Guillermo Solispresident of Costa Rica, will deliver the Conference’s opening address.

Key sessions

Rica Sustainable Hotel and Tourism Investment Conference
will feature five key conference sessions including a:

·  Hotel Leaders’ Panel,exploring the potential for luxury resorts in sustainable Costa Rica;

·  Investment and Development Opportunities session, discussing the hotel segments which
offer the greatest opportunities in this country;

·  Financial Outlook, examining
optimal financial practices and prospects;

·  Strategies for Growing the Costa Rica
, a forum for candid conversation;

·  Investment in Sustainable Tourism, focusing
on tourism investments that protect the environment while resulting in
profitable business.

Notable presenters and panellists

the notable industry presenters and panellists are:

·  Paul Adan, VP, Hotel Development Latin America
& Caribbean, Marriott International

·  René Bernard Beil, Managing Director, Beaufort
Global Partners LLC;

·  Patricia Boo, Area Director Central
and South America, STR;

·  Liora Haymann, Managing Director, OBMI;

·  Fredrick Jonsson, Mangaging Partner,
MEREHA and Director of Beaufort Global Partners.

·  Salo Smaletz, Vice President Development Latin America IHG.

of Tourism Mauricio Ventura Aragón, stated,
“For the first time, Costa Rica will be the host country of a highly
relevant global event,
which will bring together executives
of hotel brands, investment funds and real estate, placing
Costa Rica on the map of global

Arturo García Rosa, President and
Founder of SAHIC, “With
extensive experience in organizing hospitality investment conferences of this
scale, we know that the event with which we are
assisting in Costa Rica is necessary for the future of our industry.”

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