Editorial Board Guest Author
Analyst, Horwath HTLOliver Tang is a recent graduate of Cornell Universityís School of Hotel Administration with a Bachelorís degree in Hotel Administration and a minor in Real Estate. He joined Horwath HTL as an intern in January 2015 and returned as an analyst in July 2016. Mr. Tang has various work experience in the hospitality industry, including operations, market analysis, asset management and feasibility studies. A native of China, Mr. Tang is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English. He first started his career as a front desk agent at Brahmaputra Grand Hotel in Lhasa, Tibet. He then became the assistant front office manager, overseeing the operation of the department. During his time at Cornell, Mr. Tang gained extensive internship experiences, including the Sales and Marketing Department at Yufu Hot Spring Resort in Chengdu, the Sales Department at Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, and the Finance and Accounting Department at St. Regis in San Francisco. He also interned with the hotel advisory and overseas investment teams at Jones Lang LaSalle in Beijing, where he helped with a number of development feasibility studies and an overseas hotel acquisition. Mr. Tang holds CHIA and REFM level 3 certifications. At school, he worked as a teaching assistant for Hotel Development & Planning and Marketing Principles. In addition, Oliver is the co-founder of AH&LA Cornell Student Chapter and served as the chief editor of Global China Focus, a student-run publication. Please visit http://www.horwathhtl.us for more information.
Mr. Tang can be contacted at 607-379-9873 or otang@horwathHTL.com