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HICSA 2023 | 11 – 13 April 2023

Grand Opening Reception at JW Marriott Bengaluru Golfshire Resort & Spa | 11 April 2023

Conference at the Hilton & Hilton Garden Inn Bengaluru Embassy Manyata Business Park | 12 & 13 April 2023 


In its 18th year now, HICSA has come a long way from 190 attendees to having between 500-600 delegates from more than 20 countries across the world and developing into the premier hospitality event in the South Asian Region. The hospitality Industry is now going thru happy times once again and we are excitingly working towards our flagship Hotel Investment Conference – South Asia (HICSA) 2023! Valued for its content-rich sessions and excellent networking opportunities, it is an unequalled gathering place for top management of hotel brands, hotel owners, bankers, developers, architects/designers, and professional advisors from around the globe. The event features a collection of keynote speeches, stage interviews, and engaging panel discussions from subject matter experts and industry stalwarts.

The previous edition was held in April 2022 at the Grand Hyatt, Mumbai, and was received very well for bringing the fraternity together after challenging times. Traditionally the conference has always been held in Mumbai or Delhi but this year, the 18th Edition is now scheduled to be in Bengaluru for the first time! In its new avatar, HICSA sees a new city, new hotels, a new format, and a new theme! HICSA 2023 is scheduled to be held on April 11th – 13th.

This edition will be entirely spread over two and a half days. We will start at the JW Marriott Bengaluru Golfshire Resort & Spa on 11th April morning. There will be a curated HICSA golf tournament for the hoteliers and owners who enjoy a morning round which will start at 7:00 AM and culminate with lunch and prize distribution at the hotel venue. Starting at 3:00 PM there will be a private closed-door owners-only meet during the afternoon. That evening Anthony Capuano, CEO of Marriott International, and its leadership team will host a Grand Gala Opening Reception at the JW Marriott Bengaluru Golfshire Resort & Spa. The evening reception is expected to start around 6:30 PM and will be entirely a networking evening.

The actual working conference is to start at 10:00 AM on April 12th, at the Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn – Embassy Manyata Business Park. The first day is to be a full-day event which will culminate in the evening with rooftop Cocktails & Dinner hosted by Hilton. The global CEO of Hilton Chris Nassetta would also be available during this networking event.  The second day of the conference (April 13th) will begin at 9:00 AM and will close with lunch that afternoon at around 3:00 PM.

The Theme for this year is AI – Artificial Intelligence, Astute Investments, and Aesthetic Interiors – all three being an integral part of the hospitality sector, going forward.

The HICSA organizing committee is extremely grateful to all the speakers, sponsors, supporters, and delegates for showing your trust in us and extending your continuous support, and look forward to welcoming all of you at HICSA 2023.

For more information, please visit or write to [email protected]

HOSI 2022 |  9 September 2022

HOSI LOGOIt gives us great pleasure to announce the dates for the next edition of the Hotel Operations Summit India (HOSI). The  9th edition of HOSI is scheduled to be held on 9th September, at the Indian School of Hospitality at Sector 83 in Gurgaon. 

HOSI is the only dedicated forum for hotel professionals in the region and has always aimed to empower today’s hospitality leaders through enabling discussions on management and operations-related issues, the rapidly evolving marketplace, latest industry trends, benchmarking, and best practices. HOSI will see an action-packed Agenda, covering a range of topics which are relevant in the ever-evolving hospitality landscape. The day will conclude with a networking session and closing cocktails.

The venue for the full-day conference is unique in nature, resulting in space constraints. Therefore, all attendees will have to register in advance, which will be on a first-come basis. For precautionary measures, we have put a limit on the number of attendees to a maximum of 225 delegates.

Additionally, HOSI 2022 will have some exciting competitions and challenges to recognise the best talent in the industry. A Mystery Box Challenge like no other, a Patisserie Competition and of course recognition of the best General Managers in the country, in the MMT HOSI General Manager of the Year Awards.

We look forward to seeing you all once again at HOSI 2022. For more information, please visit or write to [email protected]


THINC Indonesia Logo

THINC Indonesia conference provides a platform for business leaders and key decision-makers to deliberate on the development and direction of the growing Indonesian hotel and tourism industry. Since its inception, the conference has been the founding grounds for some of the most defining hospitality trends in this part of the world.
The 8th Edition of THINC Indonesia, usually held in the 1st week of September in Bali, stands postponed for the moment due to current restrictions on international travel. We will announce its dates later in the year and may consider hosting a smaller event, in Jakarta.

With robust growth of the regional industry predicted under the recently formed government, THINC Indonesia provides a platform for its participants to network and take advantage of the warming investment climate, offering them the opportunity to meet influential decision makers and strike deals in a collaborative atmosphere. Some of the prominent industry leaders participating at the 7th edition of the conference, that was held in September 2019, were: Michael Issenberg, Chairman and CEO – Asia Pacific, Accor; Ritesh Agarwal, Founder and CEO, OYO Hotels and Homes; Katerina Giannouka, President – Asia Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group; John Flood, President and CEO, Archipelago International; Budi Tirtawisata, Group Chief Executive Officer, Panorama Group; and Suwito, Founder and CEO, Republik Capital Management, to name a few.

The THINC Indonesia organizing committee thanks all speakers, sponsors, supporters and delegates for bringing the 7th Edition to a successful conclusion and looks forward to seeing all of you at the 8th edition of THINC Indonesia.

For more information on THINC Indonesia, please visit or write to [email protected]



Hotelivate successfully concluded the 3rd Edition of Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Sri Lanka that was held on 22 January 2019, at the Galle Face Hotel, Colombo. This biennial conference brought together close to 170 industry stakeholders, business leaders and key decision-makers from across 14 nations.

 The 2019 agenda emphasized on the country’s strong tourism potential by showcasing its growth and investment opportunities, while also addressing some of the critical challenges in the region. Some of the notable speakers at this years’ conference were Hiran Cooray, Chairman, Jetwing Hotels; Rahul Chaudhary, Executive Director, CG Corp Global; Sanjeev Gardiner, Group Chairman, The Galle Face Hotel Group; David Keen, Chief Executive Officer, QUO; Angeline Ondaatjie, Managing Director, Tangerine Hotels; Dr. Binod Chaudhary, Chairman, CG Corp Global, to name a few.

The Organizing Committee would like to thank all sponsors, supporters, speakers and delegates for your support in making THINC Sri Lanka 2019 a success and look forward to welcoming you at the next edition of THINC Sri Lanka the dates for which would be announced later.

For more information on THINC Sri Lanka, please visit or write to [email protected]


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