Hilton Worldwide confirmed at the Tourism and Hotel Investment conference in South America organized by HVS Buenos Aires in Santiago, Chile, that plans to expand in Latin America go best Hilton Worldwide confirmed at the Tourism Investment Conference and hotel in South America organized by HVS Buenos Aires in Santiago, Chile, that plans to expand in Latin America are better than any other time in the history of the company’s 93 years.
Bill Fortier, senior vice president of development for the Americas at Hilton Worldwide, commented: “Hilton Worldwide has a strategic commitment to global growth and Latin America is a high priority target for our expansion. With new openings and developments that have joined our portfolio in Latin America, we are completely committed to the region. Latin America continues to offer great opportunities in both business and vacation destinations, which show potential for further growth. ”
Hilton Worldwide currently has 45 hotels and resorts throughout Latin America. The following properties were added this year to your portfolio: Hilton Garden Inn Santiago Airport, Chile; DoubleTree by Hilton Queretaro, Mexico; Hilton Garden Inn Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico.
By the end of 2013, the company’s presence in Latin America is expected to exceed 60 hotels with an intense development plan in the countries of Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Panama and Peru, according to the Hilton Worldwide development team at Latin America is dedicated to continue this growth movement and introduce new brands to new destinations, which offer, each one, unique features that adapt to the specific needs of the market. The team continues to establish Hilton Worldwide’s presence across the region with management agreements and franchise contracts, including new constructions and conversions.
“South America can be integrated into top ten destinations”
At the inauguration of the South American Investment Summit in hotels and Tourism, SAHIC 2011, its President Arturo Garcia Rosa, unveiled South America is the region that grows most in the world in terms of international arrivals registering 15%, tripling the Global growth of 4.5%, as far as 2011 in the inauguration of the South American Investment Summit in hotels and Tourism, SAHIC 2011, its President Arturo Garcia Rosa, unveiled South America is the most growing region in the world in terms of arrivals International registering 15%, tripling global growth of 4.5%, as far as 2011.
At the SAHIC meetings, exhibitions were held on the global Panorama of the hotel business and in this context the situation that this industry registers at the South American level. In this regard, in his presentation to the interested audience, Arturo García Rosa highlighted the great opportunity that South America has in the tourist concert, since as a whole, this region can be integrated to the top ten destinations in the world ranking of arrivals International tourist.
Year after year SAHIC has become the most influential annual meeting in the world of hotels, resorts, recreation, real estate related developments, including shared ownership, recreational projects and tourism developments in general South America and areas of influence in Latin America.
Nearly 500 investors, top executives of major international hotel and real estate groups, operators, developers, specialized professionals, financial advisors, realtors, lawyers, designers, architects, Consultants, tourism sector representatives, timeshare project developers, region government officials and key industry players in general filled the halls of the latest edition, proving that SAHIC is the event that No one wants to lose.
Arturo García Rosa has over 30 years of experience in the business of tourism, hospitality and related developments.
Since 1995 is dedicated to the task of consulting being a recognized specialist in Latin American markets.
He was VP & General Manager of the Alvear Palace Hotel (1983-1994), leading the recovery process of the prestigious hotel.
He has been responsible for the elaboration of the Argentina tourism Plan 2010 and the creation of Destino Argentina.
It actively collaborates in the development of sector policies with different governments of the region, and assists the private sector in the task of promoting destinations.
He is a regular speaker at the main congresses and conferences in the sector.