Regional Executives to Discuss the Future Scenario for the Hotel & Tourism Business in An In-Person Conference

As the World Faces the End of the 2 Year Pandemic Cycle, the Words of the Experts on Where the Best Business Opportunities Lay Become Vital for Many.

USA, Miami, Florida. March 08, 2022

As we enter the full 2-year cycle of the hit of COVID and face what's understood to be the ending phase of the pandemic, the hospitality industry enters- like many others - a moment to embrace change and redefinition.

Some of the keys for a successful rebuilding process? Data intelligence; strategic moves; incorporated modern technology; greater collaboration across the value chain; sustainability and ‘out of the box' business models.

The bigger opportunity for the industry lies in a framework where all the different players articulate to work together. Thus the importance for the region on the coming up edition of one of the most renowned conferences that, for over 15 years, has gathered the main names in the sector.

"We know much of the content that will be shared and discussed along the meeting will shape what we will see happening in the region in the near future. This is a B2B encounter with unique networking momentums and, also, in an unrepeated mix of information, presented and discussed by all of the participants that have a voice in this type of conference", says Arturo Garcia Rosa, President & Founder of SAHIC.

Conference organizers have shared some highlights on this year's agenda, which include:

A view from the top - "Hotel Leader's vision", featuring Thomas Dubaere - CEO, South America, Accor and David Tarr - Senior Vice President Development, Americas, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, moderated by travel expert, Peter Greenberg

Blockchain Technology: Opportunities for the Tourism Industry presented by Sandra Ro - CEO, Global Blockchain Business Council.

Tourism - A key sector within the economy, featuring key executives joining current and former ministers of tourism for some of the most impactful countries in the region including Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica & Peru.

What does tourism look like in a net-zero future? by Hilen Meirovich - Head of Division in charge of Advisory Services, IDB Invest; The Global & Regional Hospitality Industry Overview presented by Patricia Boo - Area Director Central & South America, STR and an inspiring I-Talk presented by Alberto Santana - SVP Sales, Services Optimization, Amadeus Hospitality.

The Financial Agenda: Economic policy challenges for Latin America & The Caribbean in 2022, featuring Cristian Roberts - President, PRIME / Managing Partner, CREO CAPITAL; Sanaa Abouzaid - Country Manager for Central America - IFC - World Bank Group and Rogerio Basso - Head of Tourism, IDB Invest.

Economic Outlook for Latin America & The Caribbean, presented by Adriana Arreaza - Director of Macroeconomic Studies, CAF-Development Bank of Latin America.

Also: Air Travel Outlook & Key Tourism trends in LATAM and the Caribbean, presented by Olivier Ponti - Vice President - Insights, ForwardKeys; Revenge Traveling time! presented by Travel Market Lead Colombia & CR for Google, Andrea Monroy and What travelers value in 2022 and how to improve guest satisfaction by Carrie Wilder - Senior Director of Market management for LATAM, Expedia Group.

For further details on the program, visit

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