Program lineup for inaugural SAHIC Cuba conference
Program lineup for inaugural SAHIC Cuba conference
18 APRIL 2017 9:37 AM

Topics include the outlook on Cuba's tourism industry and potential investment opportunities.

(April 12, 2017) – Arturo Garcia Rosa, President and Founder of the SAHIC Latin America Hotel Investment Conferences, has announced the program highlights for the inaugural SAHIC Cuba conference to be held this May 15-16, 2017 in Havana, Cuba. The topics of discussion will focus on facilitating meetings between groups of investors, international hotel chains, as well as insights into the opportunities that Cuba presents.

Over the course of two full days, the following topics will be discussed throughout numerous general sessions and panel discussions:

  • Global and regional trends for the hotel & tourism industry;
  • Overview of the Hotel & Tourism Industry in Cuba and The Caribbean;
  • Understanding the potential of the cruise market;
  • Hotel design and refurbish forum;
  • Supply issues regarding products, FF&E and general services for hotels;
  • Understanding how to do business in Cuba;
  • Hotel leaders’ “Hard Talk” with local hotel groups;
  • The investment climate in Cuba and business opportunities;
  • Technology and connectivity;
  • Airlift to Cuba.

SAHIC Cuba’s two keynote speakers are David Scowsill, President & CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council, and renown Cuban historian Mr. Eusebio Leal, who will set the stage for this first-of-its-kind conference.

The conference will also include SAHIC’s tradition of the successful Showcase your Project Series, a platform designed to highlight hospitality projects for development. Here the government of Cuba will present those in the pipeline. This session intends to promote extensive networking so that the right people may connect, discuss and develop full-scale projects.

To view a more detailed outline of the program, please visit

For more information and to register for the conference, please visit

SAHIC, the premier Latin American hotel and tourism investment conference organizer promotes business and related real-estate projects in the region. The inaugural SAHIC Cuba, scheduled for May 15-16, 2017 will be the must-attend event, designed to promote the hotel, tourism and related real estate businesses in Cuba. The Conference is destined to be ‘the’ place to meet and network with the leading industry players in the island nation: hotel chains and groups, investors, banks, mutual funds, developers, architects, and interior designers, regional government representatives and other decision makers of the industry. For more information, visit

The 10th anniversary edition of SAHIC South America is scheduled for September 13-14, 2017 and will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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