Hotelivate is proud to announce Federico J. Gonzalez – Chief Executive Officer – Radisson Hotel Group as a speaker for the 18th Edition of its Hotel Investment Conference – South Asia (HICSA) in Bangalore from 11th- 13th April 2023.
Federico is a seasoned professional with extensive global executive leadership experience in the hospitality, leisure, and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sectors. Prior to joining Radisson Hotel Group, he was Chief Executive Officer of NH Hotel Group, where he led a major turnaround of the company. González was previously Deputy General Manager of Disneyland Paris and worked 16 years in senior management positions at Procter & Gamble in Brussels, Madrid, and Stockholm before becoming the company’s country Head of Portugal in 2000. Today, Radisson Hotel Group has an international presence with more than 1,100 hotels and over 197,000 rooms in operation and under development. Since 2018, Radisson Hotel Group is part of Jin Jiang International and is now one of the top two largest
hotel groups in the world by number of rooms and hotels.
“HICSA is synonymous with the South Asian hospitality ecosystem and we are delighted to be part of its 18th edition. South Asia, particularly India, continues to be a priority market for us. 2023 is a milestone year as Radisson Hotel Group completes 25 years of operations in the country with more than 150 hotels in operation and under development. We are committed to growing our presence
in the region and doubling our portfolio by 2025. I look forward to meeting and engaging with our industry colleagues.” – Federico J. Gonzalez, Chief Executive Officer, Radisson Hotel Group.
The Hotel Investment Conference-South Asia (HICSA) is an annual event that brings together a diverse range of participants from the hospitality, real estate, and investment industries. Attendees include hotel owners, operators, investors, financiers, developers, architects, consultants, and other professionals from South Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the United States. HICSA offers a comprehensive program of keynote presentations, panel discussions, and networking opportunities. Since our launch in 2005, the conference has grown to become the largest event of its kind in the region with attendees coming from across the globe to promote the development of new business opportunities and investment partnerships. The event will take place in Bengaluru over the course of two and a half days with the primary event at Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn Bengaluru Embassy Manyata Business Park on April 12 and 13.
Commenting on the 18th anniversary of HICSA, Manav Thadani, Founder Chairman of Hotelivate said, “We are thrilled to have Federico J. Gonzalez, CEO of Radisson Hotel Group, as a speaker at HICSA 2023. His extensive experience and expertise in the hospitality industry, combined with his leadership at Radisson Hotel Group, make him an exceptional addition to our line-up of speakers. We are confident that his insights and perspectives will inspire and challenge our audience to think about the future of the industry in new ways, aligning perfectly with the conference theme of the 3 AI’s: Artificial Intelligence, Astute Investments, and Aesthetic Interiors.”
Attendees of the conference will get access to all the keynote addresses, interviews, panel and group discussions as
well as all the breakout sessions.