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Now Accepting Nominations for the 2017 Rising Star Award South Asia

Mumbai (1 Aug 2017): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), in partnership with the Hotel Investment Forum India (HIFI) is now accepting nominations for the Rising Star Award South Asia to be presented at HIFI 20-21 November 2017 at the JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar. Candidates must meet the following criteria: 35 years of age […]

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International Society of Hospitality Consultants Launches 2018 Capital Expenditure Data Survey

ISHC Begins Data Collection, Seeks Additional Industry Participation (June 6, 2017): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), in partnership with the Hospitality Asset Managers Association (HAMA), today announced that the organizations have begun preliminary research for the 2018 CapEx Data Survey, placing an open call to all U.S. hotel owners, management companies and asset […]

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Now Accepting Nominations for the 2017 Rising Star Award Asia Pacific to be presented at HICAP

Hong Kong (21 June 2017): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), in partnership with the Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP) is now accepting nominations for the Rising Star Award Asia Pacific to be presented at HICAP on 20 October 2017 at the InterContinental Hong Kong. Candidates must meet the following criteria: 35 years […]

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Nominations Open for Third Annual ISHC Lori Raleigh Award for Emerging Excellence in Hospitality Consulting

Atlanta, GA (June 1, 2017): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) today announced that nominations are open for the third annual Lori Raleigh Award for Emerging Excellence in Hospitality Consulting. Launched in 2015 in honor of Lori Raleigh, founder of the Travers Group and executive director of ISHC 2000-2013, the award honors young, successful […]

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2017 Rising Star Award Caribbean presented at CHRIS

Miami, FL (April 28, 2017): ISHC (International Society of Hospitality Consultants), in partnership with BHN (Burba Hotel Network), took time to recognize a Rising Star at the Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) in Miami. The Rising Star Award Caribbean only added to the sense of excitement and opportunity at the CHRIS conference amidst […]

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2017 ISHC Young Leader Award presented to Director Acquisitions & Strategy for MEININGER Hotels at IHIF in Berlin

Berlin, Germany (16 March 2017): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) in partnership with Questex Hospitality Group, presented the Young Leader Award to a Eva Bachmann, Director Acquisitions & Strategy of MEININGER Hotels at the IHIF conference, attended by over 2,000 hospitality and tourism decision-makers from over 80 countries. Upon receiving the award, Eva […]

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ISHC honors visionary Ian Schrager with 2017 Pioneer Award

Los Angeles, CA (January 25, 2017): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), the leading source for global hospitality expertise, presented hospitality legend Ian Schrager with the prestigious Pioneer Award for his revolutionary impact on the hospitality industry. For over five decades, Ian Schrager set an unrivalled standard for hospitality, real estate and nightlife. Throughout […]

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ISHC Elects New Board of Directors

Seattle, Washington: The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) held their Annual Conference in Seattle Taking Flight: Innovate. Interact. Inspire. with ISHC members, candidates and Friends of the Society. Attendees enjoyed exceptional programming and memorable networking events and while doing so, took care of critical Society business including the election of the new Board of […]

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Nominations open for the 2017 Rising Star Award Caribbean presented at CHRIS

Miami, FL (January 12, 2017): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) has launched nominations for the prestigious Rising Star Award Caribbean to be presented at the Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) in partnership with Burba Hotel Network (BHN). This is the seventh year ISHC and BHN have collaborated to recognize young, talented […]

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CEO of AIANA Hotels & Resorts receives 2016 Rising Star Award South Asia at HIFI

Mumbai (17 November 2016): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), in partnership with the Hotel Investment Forum India (HIFI) honored Amruda Nair, young CEO of Aiana Hotels & Resorts with the Rising Star Award South Asia on 17 November 2016 at the JW Marriott Hotel Mumbai Sahar. “The ‘future’ of the tourism industry in […]

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Now Accepting Nominations for the 2017 Young Leader Award presented at IHIF

Berlin, Germany (29 November 2016): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Young Leader Award presented at the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) in Berlin, Germany 6-8 March 2017. Candidates must meet the following criteria: 35 years of age or younger. Born on or after 1 January 1982. […]

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ISHC to honor Ian Schrager with the 2017 Pioneer Award

17 November 2016../The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) established The Pioneer Awards in 1996 to recognize one individual each year for making an outstanding contribution, achievement and or improvement in the hospitality industry. Winners are selected based on three criteria: active involvement in the industry, their contribution to the industry, and personal/organizational attributes and […]

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2016 Rising Star Award Asia Pacific recipient honored at HICAP

Hong Kong (21 October 2016): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), in partnership with the Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP) presented 31 year-old Kiichi Mashita of Japan Hotel REIT Advisors Co., Ltd. with the Rising Star Award Asia Pacific on 21 October 2016 at the InterContinental Hong Kong. “Kiichi played a critical role […]

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Alison Hoyt Wins Second Annual 2016 Lori Raleigh Award for Emerging Excellence in Hospitality Consulting

Seattle, Wash. (October 5, 2016): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) today announced Alison Hoyt as the winner of the second annual Lori Raleigh Award for Emerging Excellence in Hospitality Consulting. Hoyt attended the ISHC annual conference from September 22-24 in Seattle, Wash., where she was officially presented the award. The event provided an opportunity […]

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Now Accepting Nominations for the 2016 Rising Star Award South Asia to be Presented at HIFI

Mumbai (18 July 2016): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), in partnership with the Hotel Investment Forum India (HIFI) is now accepting nominations for the Rising Star Award South Asia to be presented at HIFI on 17 November 2016 at the JW Marriott Hotel Mumbai Sahar. Candidates must meet the following criteria: 35 years […]

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Nominations Open for Second Annual 2016 ISHC Lori Raleigh Award for Emerging Excellence in Hospitality Consulting

Atlanta, GA (June 13, 2016): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) today announced that nominations now are open for the second annual Lori Raleigh Award for Emerging Excellence in Hospitality Consulting. Launched last year in honor of Lori Raleigh, founder of the Travers Group and executive director of ISHC 2000-2013, the award honors young, […]

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Now Accepting Nominations for the 2016 Rising Star Award Asia Pacific to be presented at HICAP

Hong Kong (June 22, 2016): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), in partnership with the Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP) is now accepting nominations for the Rising Star Award Asia Pacific to be presented at HICAP on 21 October 2016 at the InterContinental Hong Kong. Candidates must meet the following criteria: 35 years […]

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2016 Rising Star Award Caribbean presented at CHRIS

Miami, FL (May 18, 2016):  Upon receiving the award, this year’s Rising Star Award Caribbean recipient, 33 year-old General Manager Pedro Javier Tomas Contreras of Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana by AMResorts, commented “I am thrilled to be recognized by ISHC and BHN and am receiving this award on behalf of my entire team.” Pedro […]

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Founder of Cambodia Hospitality School honored at IHIF with 2016 Young Leader Award

Berlin, Germany (22 March 2016): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) in partnership with the International Hospitality Investment Forum (IHIF) presented Ben Justus, Founder of EGBOK Mission, with this year’s Young Leader Award. Ben Justus is the founder of EGBOK (Everything’s Gonna Be OK) Mission, a charitable non-profit that enables underprivileged young adults in […]

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2016 Rising Star Award Caribbean – Call for Nominations

Miami, FL (February 8, 2016): In partnership with Burba Hotel Network (BHN), the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) is now accepting nominations for the Rising Star Award Caribbean presented at the Caribbean Hotel and Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) May 11, 2016 at the JW Marriott Marquis in Miami, FL. This will be the sixth […]

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Lyndall DeMarco honored with 2016 Pioneer Award at ALIS

Los Angeles, CA (January 27, 2016): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) presented Lyndall DeMarco, Founder of the Youth Career Initiative, with the prestigious Pioneer Award at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS). DeMarco was honored for her outstanding contribution and impact on the hospitality industry in providing disadvantaged youth with life and work […]

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Now Accepting Nominations for the 2016 Young Leader Award presented at IHIF

The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Young Leader Award presented at the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) in Berlin, Germany on 8 March 2016. Candidates must meet the following criteria: 35 years of age or younger, born on or after 1 January 1981 Has been working in […]

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ISHC Chuck Pinkowski Service Award presented to Alan Benjamin

Berlin, Germany 23 October 2015: Each year an ISHC member is recognized for his or her outstanding contribution of volunteer time to the Society with the Chuck Pinkowski Member Service Award. At this year’s Annual ISHC Conference in Berlin, the award was presented to two-time CapEx Committee Co-Chair (in 2014 and 2007) Alan Benjamin, President […]

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Jonathan Jaeger receives Inaugural Lori Raleigh Award for Emerging Excellence in Hospitality Consulting

Berlin, Germany/Atlanta, GA (October 23, 2015): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) today named Jonathan Jaeger the recipient of the inaugural Lori Raleigh Award for Emerging Excellence in Hospitality Consulting. The award was presented at the ISHC Annual Conference held in Berlin, Germany. “Having completed more than 1,000 consulting and valuation assignments on behalf […]

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2015 Rising Star Award Asia Pacific Winner Announced

Hong Kong, 16 October 2015: In partnership with the Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP), the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) presented Nihat Ercan with this year’s 2015 Rising Star Award Asia Pacific. During his 13 years with JLL, Ercan has conducted over USD4.5 billion in hospitality transactions including a number of landmark deals […]

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Lori Raleigh Award for Emerging Excellence in Hospitality Consulting

Atlanta, GA (July 7, 2015): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) today announced the formation of The Lori Raleigh Award for Emerging Excellence in Hospitality Consulting.  The award is named in honor of Lori Raleigh, founder of The Travers Group, who served as the Executive Director of ISHC from 2000 to 2013. “Lori Raleigh […]

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Rising Star Award Asia Pacific – Call for Nominations

Contact: Karla Smith, Director Membership Services Email: *protected email*Phone: 404-542-0159 Atlanta, GA (June 15, 2015): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), in partnership with the Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP), has announced a call for nominations for the second annual Rising Star Award Asia Pacific.  This is an important award, as both organizations […]

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ISHC 2014 CapEx Study – Book Details Released

ISHC 2014 CapEx Study – Book Details Released at ALIS Contact: Karla Smith, Director Membership Services Email: *protected email* Phone: 404-542-0159 Atlanta, GA (June 1, 2015): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), in partnership with the Hospitality Asset Managers Association (HAMA) has announced the release of the ISHC CapEx 2014: A Study of Capital […]

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2015 Rising Star Award Caribbean honored at CHRIS

ISHC and BHN Announce Christal Stubbs, British Colonial Hilton Nassau, as Winner Contact: Karla Smith, Director Membership Services Email: *protected email* Phone: 404-542-0159 Miami, FL (April 28, 2015): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) and Burba Hotel Network (BHN) presented Christal Stubbs with the 2015 Rising Star Award Caribbean at the Caribbean Hotel & […]

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Greg Bows presented with the 2015 Young Leader Award

Contact: Karla Smith, Director Membership Services Email: *protected email* Phone: 404-542-0159 Berlin, Germany (4 March 2015): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), in partnership with the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF), presented Greg Bows of African Impact with the 2015 Young Leader Award on 3 March. Celebrating its seventh year, the award recognizes the […]

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2015 ISHC Pioneer Award Recipient – Stephen Kaufer Honored at ALIS

Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 2015: The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) presented Stephen Kaufer with the prestigious Pioneer Award at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS).  Kaufer, the Co-Founder, President and CEO of TripAdvisor, the world’s largest online travel site with more than 315 million unique visitors a month, was honored for his […]

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2015 Rising Star Award South Asia Winner Honored at HIFI

Contact: Karla Smith, Director Membership Services Email: *protected email*Phone: 404-542-0159 Nirupa Shankar of Brigade Hospitality Services Honored at HIFI Gurgaon, Delhi (N.C.R.), India, 15 January 2015:  The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) and the Hotel Investment Forum India (HIFI) presented Nirupa Shankar with the 2015 Rising Star Award South Asia.  As a Director for […]

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2015 Rising Star Award Caribbean – Accepting Nominations

Contact: Karla Smith, Director Membership Services Email: ksmith@ishc.com Phone: 404-542-0159Press Release Atlanta, GA (January 20, 2015): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), in partnership with the Caribbean Hotel and Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) has announced they are accepting nominations for the Rising Star Award Caribbean. This will be the fifth year the two organizations […]

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2015 Young Leader Award – Call for Nominations

Atlanta, GA (November 24, 2014): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), in partnership with the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) has announced they are accepting nominations for the 2015 Young Leader Award.  This will be the seventh year the two organizations have joined together to recognize a Young Leader in the Hospitality Industry. Recipient […]

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ISHC Welcomes the 2014 New Members

Atlanta, GA, November 5, 2014:  The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) welcomes its newest members to the Society.  To become a member, candidates must successfully complete the application process, which is quite extensive and includes active participation with ISHC.  The 2014 New Members will be welcomed to the group with a pinning ceremony at […]

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Inaugural Rising Star Award Asia Pacific winner is announced

Contact: Karla Smith, Director Membership Services Email: *protected email*Phone: 404-542-0159 Press Release Christopher Hur of Host Hotels & Resorts Honored at HICAP           Hong Kong, 17 October 2014:  The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) and the Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP) presented Christopher Hur with the 2014 inaugural Rising Star Award Asia Pacific.  As […]

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ISHC to honor Stephen Kaufer of TripAdvisor with the 2015 Pioneer Award

ISHC is proud to honor Stephen Kaufer, Co-Founder, President & CEO of TripAdvisor, with the 2015 Pioneer Award.  ISHC will recognize Kaufer and present him with an award in front of his family, friends and colleagues on January 28, 2015 at ALIS, Los Angeles, CA.  Please join us in congratulating Kaufer on his accomplishments! Past […]

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New Board of Directors for 2014/2015 Elected by ISHC members

Click here to view full press release ISHC Elects New Board of Directors Austin, TX September 13, 2014:  The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) celebrated its 26th year with the Annual Conference, held in Austin, TX September 11-13.  Attendees enjoyed three days of high value content and memorable networking events.  The conference was a […]

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2014 Annual Conference Media Coverage

Tuneage films geekdom and hotels Hoteliers taking notice Consistent Capital Markets spur strong outlook

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Call for Nominations South Asia Rising Star Award

Contact: Karla Smith, Director Membership Services Email: *protected email*Phone: 404-542-0159  2015 Rising Star Award South Asia – Call for Nominations Atlanta, GA (August 8, 2014): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), in partnership with the Hotel Investment Forum India (HIFI) has announced they are accepting nominations for the Rising Star Award South Asia.  This […]

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Rising Star Award Asia Pacific Call for Nominations

Atlanta, GA (June 20, 2014): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), in partnership with the Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP), has announced a call for nominations for the inaugural Rising Star Award Asia Pacific. Both organizations recognize the importance of identifying the future hospitality leaders in the Asia Pacific region. The award recognizes […]

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ISHC and BHN Announce the 2014 Rising Star Award Caribbean

ISHC and BHN Announce the 2014 Rising Star Award Caribbean Sanovnik Destang of Bay Gardens Resorts honored at CHRIS Miami, FL April 29, 2014:  The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) and Burba Hotel Network (BHN) presented Sanovnik Destang with the 2014 Rising Star Award Caribbean at the Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS). […]

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Patricia Gallardo Awarded the 2014 Young Leader Award

Press Release Patricia Gallardo presented with the 2014 Young Leader Award at IHIF Atlanta, GA (14 March 2014): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), in partnership with the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF), presented Patricia Gallardo of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts with the 2014 Young Leader Award on March 5. Celebrating its sixth year, […]

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2014 Rising Star Award Caribbean – Call for Nominations

2014 RSA Caribbean Accepting Nominations

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Inaugural Rising Star Award India – Winner Announced

2014 RSA India Winner

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2014 Young Leader Award – Nominations being accepted through January 31, 2014

2014 YLA Nominations Being Accepted

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ISHC Announces the 2014 Pioneer Award Recipient

Atlanta, GA December 3, 2013: The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) will honor Mr. Michael Bedner with the ISHC 2014 Pioneer Award at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS), in Los Angeles, January 27 – 29. Click here for full press release

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The 2014 Rising Star Award – India

The Rising Star Award- India, created by the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), in conjunction with BHN and HIFI conference co-host, Horwath HTL, recognizes an emerging leader under the age of 35 years who is currently working in the hotel community in the Indian Subcontinent. The award will be presented or the first time […]

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Coverage Highlights from 2013 ISHC Annual Conference

Hotel News Now: Global Data Shows Hot and Cold Spots Hotel News Now: Lines Blur Between Independents and Brands

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2013 ISHC Rising Star Award

Contact: Karla Smith, Director Membership Services Email: ksmith@ishc.com Phone: 404-542-0159 Press Release ISHC and BHN Present the 2013 Rising Star Award Recipient, Rodrigo Rizzi de Oliveira, Recognized at CHRIS Miami, FL May 7, 2013: The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) and Burba Hotel Network (BHN) presented Rodrigo Rizzi de Oliveira with the 2013 Rising […]

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Steve Rushmore Receives 2013 ISHC Pioneer Award

PRESS RELEASE For additional information please contact: Lori Raleigh Executive Director ISHC 1-239-436-3915 lraleigh@ishc.com Steve Rushmore Receives 2013 ISHC Pioneer Award The 2013 ISHC Pioneer Award was recently presented to Steve Rushmore, chairman and founder of the global hospitality consulting organization HVS, in Los Angeles at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS), for his tremendous […]

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2013 Young Leader Award

PRESS RELEASE For additional information contact: Andrea Belfanti Deputy Executive Director ISHC abelfanti@ishc.com, 678-973-2242 BERLIN, Germany: The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) and The International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) are proud to announce Carmen Hui, as the 2013 Young Leader award recipient. The award is given each year to a young and emerging leader […]

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ISHC Accepting Nominations for Young Leader and Rising Star Awards

The 2013 IHIF Young Leader Award The IHIF Young Leader Award is co-sponsored by the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) and the International Society of Hospitality Consultants.  The winner must be 35 years old or younger and work in a hospitality-related field. The award will be presented to the winner on Tuesday 5 March 2013 […]

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Coverage Highlights from 2012 ISHC Annual Conference

New World Reality Driving Tourism Shifts  Executives say ‘QE3’ Policy No Panacea 16 Key Insights About the American Traveler Pillsbury Outlines 3 Challenges Facing Hotels IREFAC: Hotels Shine Among Asset Classes

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IHIF and ISHC Accepting Young Leader Award Nominations

The IHIF Young Leader Award is co-sponsored by the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) and the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC).  The winner must be under 35 years old; work in a hospitality-related field; and be based in a European country. The award will be presented to the winner on Wednesday 7 March 2012 […]

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ISHC and BHN are now accepting nominations for the CHRIS Rising Star Award

The Rising Star Award is co-sponsored by the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) and Burba Hotel Network (BHN). The winner must be under 35 years of age; have a minimum of 5 years in a hospitality-related field with at least 1 year with the current hotel or company; be recognized by leaders in the […]

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ISHC Announces Chip Conley as the 2012 Pioneer Award Winner

The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) announces Chip Conley, founder and executive chairman of Joie de Vivre, as the 2012 Pioneer Award winner. The 2012 ISHC Pioneer Award will be presented to Chip Conley on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) in Los Angeles, California. Sean Hennessey, Chairman of […]

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Stanley Turkel, ISHC, published Built to Last: 100+ Year-Old Hotels in New York

ISHC Member, Stanley Turkel, published Built to Last: 100+ Year-Old Hotels in New York, which contains 32 chapters, 380 pages, 35 illustrations, a foreword, preface, introduction, bibliography, and index and was recently reviewed by The New York Times. The thirty-two century-old hotels featured in the book have defied the passage of time for a variety of reasons, many […]

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ISHC Congratulates Rafael Bolivar the 2011 Rising Star Award Winner

  ISHC and BHN Congratulate Rafael Bolivar the 2011 Rising Star Award Winner at the Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) L to R: Jonathon Zink, Director BHN; Lori Raleigh, Executive Director ISHC; Rafael Bolivar, FinancialAnalyst McConnell Valdes; Andrea Belfanti, Director of Membership Services ISHC The inaugural Rising Star Award was presented to Rafael […]

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IHIF 2011 Honours Social Entrepreneur with the Young Leader Award

IHIF 2011 Honours Social Entrepreneur with the Young Leader Award She may be young but she is definitely one of the most respected social entrepreneurs in the tourism industry. Amy Carter-James, the young woman who stands out of the crowd, was the recipient 2011 Young Leader award in the closing day of the International Hotel […]

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ISHC Congratulates the 2011 Young Leader Award Winner

ISHC Congratulates the 2011 Young Leader Award Winner  BERLIN, Germany: The International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) is proud to announce Amy Carter-James, as the 2011 Young Leader award recipient. Co-sponsored by the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), the award is given each year to a young and emerging leader who has great potential. Amy […]

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Industry Leaders Share Their Thoughts on Challenges & Opportunities Facing the Hospitality Industry

Sean Hennessey, President of ISHC and CEO of Lodging Advisors, moderated the Industry Leaders session at the ISHC 2010 Annual Conference, held September 30-October 3, 2010, in Scottsdale, AZ. David Kong , President & CEO of Best Western and Angela Brav, COO of InterContinental Hotels Group, shared their thoughts on major challenges and opportunities facing […]

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ISHC Elects Board of Directors for 2010-2011 at Annual Membership Meeting

L to R: Miroslav Dragicevic, Director; Lyle Hall, Treasurer; Judy King, Director; Sean Hennessy, President; Steve Galbreath, Secretary; Matt Arrants, Chairman; Richard Warnick, Director

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Kathleen Taylor Receives ISHC Pioneer Award

                                February 2011 — International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) named one of the hotel industry’s most respected leaders, Kathleen Taylor, President and Chief Executive Officer, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, recipient of the 2011 Pioneer Award.  The Pioneer Award annually […]

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ISHC Hosts Tourism Roundtable at Annual Conference

ISHC Hosts Tourism Roundtable at Annual Conference The International Society of Hospitality Consultants convened a panel of international industry leaders at its 2010 Annual Conference to discuss current issues and potential initiatives with Richard Friedman from the President’s Export Council in a roundtable format.   L to R: David Kong, President & CEO, Best Western; […]

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ISHC Congratulates 2010 Scholarship Winner Orie Berezan

ISHC was pleased to welcome Orie Berezan to the ISHC Annual conference in Scottsdale, AZ as the 2010 Scholarship award winner. The ISHC scholarship fund was established several years ago and is maintained by the American Hotel & Lodging Education Foundation. Proceeds are used to sponsor the attendance of a graduate student specializing in the […]

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Travel forecast, Expedia’s philosophy and more

Travel forecast, Expedia’s philosophy and more   05 October 2010 10:04 AM By Jeff Higley Editorial Director *protected email* SCOTTSDALE, Arizona—As the International Society of Hospitality Consultants began looking toward the second decade of the 21st century, members in attendance at the group’s annual conference heard some interesting observations regarding where the travel-and-tourism industry is […]

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U.S. inbound travel reaches priority status

U.S. inbound travel reaches priority status 08 October 2010 9:37 AM By Jeff Higley Editorial Director *protected email* Editor’s note: HotelNewsNow.com editorial director Jeff Higley was a participant in the panel that he is reporting on in this article. SCOTTSDALE, Arizona—With millions of jobs possibly on the line, it’s time for the U.S. to get […]

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Leland C. Pillsbury Receives ISHC Pioneer Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Industry Innovator to be Honored at ALIS Washington, October 14, 2009—Leland C. Pillsbury, co-chairman and chief executive officer, Thayer Lodging Group, will receive the 2010 International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) Pioneer Award at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS), January 25-27, 2010, in San Diego. Pillsbury formed Thayer Lodging Group, a […]

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ISHC Founding Member Randy Smith Recognized as Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

ISHC Founding Member Randy Smith Recognized as Lifetime Achievement Award Winner ISHC founding member Randell A, Smith, CEO, Smith Travel Research, Hendersonville, TN (www.strglobal.com ), was honored as the Lifetime Achievement Award winner during The Americas Lodging Investment Summit (www.alisconference.com ) in San Diego, CA. Smith told the 2,000 ALIS attendees “20 years ago I had the […]

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ISHC Congratulates 2010 Scholarship Winner

From left: Jonathan Worsley, chairman Bench Events, Angelos Loizou, chairman ISHC, Roderick Micallef, acting general manager and director of finance, Corinthia Hotel Lisbon. March 2010. The International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) Young Leader award, co-sponsored by IHIF and the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), was presented to Roderick Micallef, acting general manager and director of […]

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ISHC at ALIS 2010

ISHC at Americas Lodging Investment Conference  We are very pleased to announce that the following 18 ISHC members participated in the program at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) that was held January 25- 27, 2010 at the San Diego Bay Front Hotel in San Diego, California.    Monday, January 25, 2010 Kenneth R. Greger, ISHC—The […]

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ISHC at CHRIS 2010

ISHC at Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit   We are very pleased to announce that the following 9 ISHC members participated in the program at the Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) that was held February 10—12, 2010 at the InterContinental Hotel in Miami, Florida.   Thursday, February 11, 2010 James E. Burba, ISHC—Welcome […]

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International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) and the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) Establishes Young Leader Award & Seeks Nominations

International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) and the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) Establishes Young Leader Award & Seeks Nominations BERLIN, Germany: The International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF), in conjunction with the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), today announces the inaugural IHIF Young Leader Award, which will be presented to one deserving individual at […]

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Consultants hear about gradual global recovery

05 October 2009 9:17 AM By Jeff Higley Editorial Director jeff@hotelnewsnow.com QUEBEC CITY, Quebec—The worldwide hotel industry should buckle its safety belt as it prepares for a bumpy ride during the next year or two as the global economy begins to regain its footing. Members of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants learned—during a panel […]

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ISHC Members Participate in Americas Lodging Investment Summit

February 2, 2009 Twenty Four members of ISHC recently participated as moderators and panelists in the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) conference program held in San Diego, CA. ALIS is one of the leading hospitality industry conferences worldwide. The following  ISHC members  along with the executive director of ISHC participated in the conference program : James […]

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ISHC Members Serve as Co-Editors and Contributing Authors

February 2, 2009: “Hotel Asset Management: Principles & Practices”, the second edition, was recently published by the Educational Institute of the America Hotel & Lodging Association in collaboration with the Hotel Asset Managers Association (HAMA). Several ISHC members along with the Executive Director of ISHC participated as contributing authors. ISHC members participating as contributing authors […]

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J. W. Marriot, Jr. Recieves 2009 ISHC Pioneer Award

L to R: Thomas Morone, Chair ISHC, Principal Warnick + Company (CA), LLC; J. W. Marriott, Jr.; Angelos Loizou, President ISHC, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Cyprus February 1, 2009 J.W. Marriott, Jr., chairman and CEO of Marriott International, Inc., received the 2009 International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) Pioneer Award at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS), […]

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ISHC Announces 2008 Pioneer Award Winner – US

ISHC Presents 2008 Pioneer Award – US to Stanley Selengut The ISHC 2008 Pioneer Award—US was presented to Stanley Selengut viewed by many as the “grandfather of sustainable resort development” at the Americas Lodging Investment Conference in Los Angeles. Shown above L to R are Thomas Morone, President ISHC and Principal, Warnick & Company CA, LLC , […]

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ISHC Announces 2008 Pioneer Award Winner – Europe

Photo courtesy Questex Media Group, Inc. ISHC is very pleased to announce Jean Gabriel Peres, President and CEO of Movenpick Hotels & Resorts as the ISHC 2008 Pioneer Award — Europe winner. The award was presented to Jean Gabriel Peres at the International Hotel Investment Forum in Berlin. Shown in photo, L to R, are Angelos […]

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ISHC Announces Publication of the CapEx 2007 Report

The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) is pleased to announce the availability of the CapEx 2007 report. The report was recently published by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute. The ISHC CapEx report, currently in its third edition in follow up to earlier studies in 1995 and 2000, represents a one-of-a-kind resource in […]

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