John Fareed Hospitality Consulting LLC Joins Horwath HTL Americas

ORLANDO, FL. December 14, 2016 - John Fareed, MSc CHME ISHC, Principal of John Fareed Hospitality Consulting LLC (JFHC), announced today that his firm has joined Horwath HTL, the world's largest and most experienced hospitality consulting brand which has forty-five offices in thirty-nine countries.

JFHC is an independent hospitality consulting firm based in Orlando, Florida, focused on new openings, repositioning and turnarounds. Over the past twenty years, Fareed's advisory clients have included global brands, lenders, developers, REIT's, management companies, investors, and owners.

John Fareed is a well-known and respected industry figure, who holds many prestigious offices in some of hospitality's best known associations. Fareed is Chairman of the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Foundation and is President of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC). He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Institut de Management Hôtelier International at the École Supérieure des Sciences Economíques et Commerciales. Located in Paris, this institute is one of Europe's preeminent business schools, recognized worldwide for offering Europe's leading hospitality management MBA program. Fareed holds two postgraduates including a Master of Science degree in Hospitality Management from the Dublin Institute of Technology's School of Hospitality Management and Tourism in Dublin, Ireland, as well as professional designations from ISHC and HSMAI.

Robert Hecker, Chairman of Horwath HTL said, "We are proud and honored to welcome John Fareed Hospitality Consulting to the Horwath HTL family. John and his team are internationally recognized experts in the field of hospitality consulting and their profile represents exactly the caliber of firm we are looking to join Horwath HTL."

About Horwath HTL:

Horwath HTL (Hotels Tourism and Leisure) is the world's oldest, largest and most experienced hotel, tourism and leisure-consulting brand, with forty-five offices in thirty-nine countries. Horwath HTL is a member of Crowe Horwath International-a professional association of accounting and management consulting firms founded in New York in 1915-currently ranked among the top ten international professional service groups with offices in 586 cities in 108 countries.

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