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Luc Gesvret

SVP Sales, Distribution & Loyalty Russia Georgia & CIS , AccorHotels

Tom Mundy

National Director, Head of Research, JLL

Evgeny Bezel

Managing Partner, URBANE Group LLC

Marina Pochinok

Chief Executive Officer, KidZania

Andrey Yakunin

Co-Founding Partner, VIY Management LLP

Jonathan Worsley

Chairman, Bench Events, Board Director, STR Global

Anatoly Kondratenko

Senior Director, Acquisitions & Development, Russia, CIS & Baltics, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.

Alexis Delaroff

Chief Operating Officer Russia, Georgia & CIS, AccorHotels

Steven Daines

Chief Executive Officer - HotelServices Northern Europe, Russia & CIS, AccorHotels

Walter C. Neumann

Chief Executive Officer, AZIMUT Hotels

Alexander Orlov

Chief Executive Officer, Bulldozer Group

Scott Antel

Partner, Berwin Leighton Paisner Abu Dhabi/Dubai

Bart Carnahan

Senior Vice President, Acquisitions & Development, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Alexander Skoblo

Partner, Head of European Hotel & Leisure Practice, Dentons

Vladimir Poddubko

Head of Hotel Business, A.N.D. Corporation

Thomas Emanuel

Director of Business Development, STR Global

Arkadiy Amelin


Lyudmila Soldatova

HR Business Partner, Siemens Healthcare

Marina Tarnopolskaya

Managing Partner, “Agency Contact”

Pavel Elnikov

Senior Associate, DLA Piper Russia

Ivica Čačić

Regional Vice President Eastern Europe and the CIS, Marriott International, Inc.

Alexander Samodurov

Vice President, NAI Becar

Nikolai Oganezov

Director, Regional Association of Gaming Business SFD

David Jenkins

Executive Vice President, Russia & CIS, JLL, Hotels & Hospitality Group

Petr Chitipakhovyan

President, CH-Group

Michael O'Hare

Managing Director, Horwath HTL Hungary & Russia

Nikolay Galyanov

HR Director, TSUM

Daniel Thorniley

President, DT-Global Business Consulting

Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference 2010

The Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference took (RHIC) place 25-27 October 2010 at the Renaissance Moscow Monarch Centre Hotel. RHIC was a huge success and brought together one of the largest gatherings of hotel investors, operators and developers to focus on Russia & CIS, with over 370 attendees from 28 countries. The compelling programme saw more than 70 speakers and panellists discussing the current challenges facing the hotel industry whilst exploring new investment opportunities in the region.

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RHIC 2010 Presentations

Please click on the link below for presentations made by speakers at RHIC 2010.


2010 Sponsors

Founder Sponsor:
Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels

Platinum Sponsors:

  • Corinthia Hotels
  • Horwath HTL
  • Renaissance Moscow Monarch Centre Hotel
  • The Rezidor Hotel Group

Gold Sponsors:

  • ACCOR Hospitality
  • AZIMUT Hotels Company
  • CJSC Kambio
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • DLA Piper
  • Golden Tulip  Hospitality Group /  IFK Hotel Management
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • Hyatt
  • IHG
  • Interstate Management Services Inc
  • Jumeirah Group
  • Orient-Express Hotels
  • Salans
  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc
  • Tanmiya Management & Development Limited
  • Venture Investments and Yield Management LLP
  • Viceroy Hotel Group
  • Warimpex Finanz-Und Beteiligungs AG
  • WATG


  • Concept
  • Deloitte & Touche CTS
  • Ernst & Young
  • Networld
  • Steigenberger Hotel Group


Deals Announced at RHIC 2010

Several new successful deals underway or concluded were announced at RHIC, including 6 from Interstate Hotels & Resorts and 3 from Hilton Worldwide (DoubleTree by Hilton Moscow Leningradsky Riverside; Hilton Garden Inn Yaroslavl; Hilton Garden Inn Kazan).