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Vadim Zelenski

Chairman, ABT-ACTE Russia

Dimitris Manikis

Vice President Business Development EMEA, RCI

Tatiana Veller

National Director, Head of Hotel & Hospitality Group Russia & CIS, JLL

Ivan Merkulov

President, PIR EXPO

Evgeny Bezel

Managing Partner, URBANE Group LLC

Alex Pleshachkov

Chief Executive Officer, ANO "The management of the host city of Saransk for preparation and holding of the World Cup 2018"

Andrey Yakunin

Co-Founding Partner, VIY Management LLP

Alexey Tikhnenko

Head of Hospitality Management Department, Department for Multicultural Policy, Interregional Co-operation and Tourism, City of Moscow

Jerad Bachar

Executive Director – Tourism and Leisure, Bahrain Economic Development Board

Stylianos Tsifetakis

Vice President of Hotel and Catering Operations, G1 Entertainment , Tigre De Cristal

Karine Shmaryova

General Director, Intermark Serviced Apartments

Sergey Shpilko

Deputy Head for Department of Multicultural Policy, Interregional Cooperation and Tourism, City of Moscow

Scott Antel

Hospitality and Leisure Partner, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP

Michael O'Hare

Managing Director, Horwath HTL Hungary & Russia

Tatiana Gostenina

Vice-President of the Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers, Chief Expert on Hotel Classification , PRESIDENT OFFICE, candidate of Economic Sciences

Alex Konyushkov

Deputy Head, Federal Agency for Tourism

Marina Pochinok

Director of Talent Management, Sberbank

Oksana Tubman

Head of Accommodation, The organizing committee of the World Cup FIFA "Russia 2018”

Tatiana Tur

Business Development Manager , Schrack Seconet AG

Ivica Cacic

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

Anastassia Beliakova

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Add One Touch

Alexander Polinskiy

CEO, Management of sports and entertainment events Moscow

Oleg Safonov

Head, Federal Agency for Tourism

Antoine Moubarak

Area Director Revenue Optimization, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Ekaterina Barabanova

Deputy Chairman, State Tourism Committee of the Republic of Tatarstan

Lyudmila Soldatova

Human Resources Business Partner, Siemens Healthcare

Sergey Gruzd

Chief Editor, SecurityMedia Rus

Marina Tarnopolskaya

Managing Partner, AgencyKontakt

Elena Anosova

Editor-In-Chief, Restaurant News

Vadim Tikhonov

President, Solo Alliance International Group

Anton Matveev

Co-founder and co-owner, / Big Tree / TrustYou Russia

Arkadiy Amelin

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, DIMARS GROUP

Michael Collini

Vice President Development – Turkey, Russia and Eastern Europe, Hilton Worldwide

Vladimir Chernikov

Head of Department for Multicultural Policy, Interregional Cooperation and Tourism, City of Moscow

Andrey Sharov

Vice President of Small Business Development, Sberbank

Imad Barrakad

Chairman & CEO, Moroccan Agency for Tourism Development (SMIT)

David Jenkins

Vice President Business Development Russia, CIS & Baltics, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Lyubov Ulis

Director of Corporate Clients, Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Russian Networks and Alerts”

Anatoly Kondratenko

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

Alexander Kaltykov

Chief Executive Officer, Osnova Group

Volkhard Bauer

Chief Executive Officer, KhayaMedia

Pavel Elnikov

Senior Associate, DLA Piper Russia

Daniel Thorniley

President, DT-Global Business Consulting GmbH

Alexey Musakin

Chief Executive Officer, Cronwell Hotels & Resorts

Steven Daines

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

Alexander Skoblo

Partner, Head of European Hotel & Leisure Practice, Dentons

Alexis Delaroff

Chief Operating Officer Russia, Georgia & CIS, AccorHotels

Darren Blanchard

Senior Director of Business Development, Russia, CIS & Baltics, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Sergey Voytovich

Deputy Director, NAO Krasnaya Polyana

Walter C. Neumann

Chief Executive Officer, AZIMUT Hotels

Alexey Krivenko

Deputy General Director, Directorate of the Moscow Transportation Hub

Daniel Ruff

President and Managing Director EMEA, Wyndham Hotel Group

Michael Semenov

Vice President, KORTROS

Luc Gesvret

Senior Vice President Sales, Distribution & Loyalty Russia Georgia & CIS , AccorHotels

Stephane Meyrat

Managing Director, Bevelia Hospitality Group

Sergey Kolesnikov

Vice-President, Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers

Vladimir Ilichev

Development Director - Russia & CIS, Hilton Worldwide

Anna Kireeva

Area Human Resources Manager, Eastern Europe, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Philippe Bone

Head of Development Russia, Ukraine, Georgia & CIS, AccorHotels

Vladimir Poddubko

Head of Hospitality Department, A.N.D. Corporation

Sergey Orekhanov

CEO of JWG Portal Group, VP of All-Russian public organization "Investment Russia"

Natalya Rabotovskaya

Human Resources Director, UCG

Keti Mikashavidze

Hospitality Program Manager, Capitol Management

Cuneyt Baltaoglu

Managing Director, Akfen REIT

Albert Galeev

Editor-In-Chief, Condé Nast Traveller

Mikhail Gavrilin

First Deputy General Director and Supervisory Board Member, Mospromstroy

Nikolai Galyanov

Human Resources Director, TSUM

Marina Smirnova

Head of Department Hospitality and Tourism, Cushman & Wakefield

Vadim Prasov

Managing Partner, Alliance Hotel Management

Dimitry Tetiouchev

Partner, Hospitality Industry Leader in the CIS, EY

Ivan Snizinov

Chief Executive Officer, Tetran Technologies

Marina Usenko

Independent Hotel Advisor

Georgy Mokhov

, Deputy Minister of Culture of Moscow Region

Tom Mundy

National Director, Head of Research, JLL

Ben Martin

Senior Director, AECOM

Igor Bukharov

President, Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers

Lana Klyueva

Head of Operations, Russia , LLC MATCH Accommodation 2018

Michael Johnston

Chief Executive Officer, Regional Hotel Chain LLC

Petr Chitipakhovyan

President, CH-Group

Konstantin Kalabin

Market Development, Russia & Eastern Europe, Tripadvisor

Dmitry Makarov

Managing Partner, Adwill Hospitality

Natalia Ofitserova

Human Resources Director, L'Oréal Luxe, Russia

Alexander Orlov

Founder and President, Bulldozer Group

Nikolai Oganezov

Director, Regional Association of Gaming Business SFD

Jonathan Worsley

Chairman, Bench Events, Board Director, STR

Mikhail Maltsev

Head, Samara Region Tourism Department

Dmitry Okorokov

President, Zavidovo Development

Alexey Korobkin

Director, Development in Russia, CIS, Baltics and Scandinavia., IHG

Christian Meyer

Managing Director, RIMC CIS, LLC

Peter Knapp

Global Creative Officer , Landor

Alexander Samodurov

CEO, NAI Becar

Mark Gay

, Business Consultant and Commentator

Aron Libinson

Associate Vice President Operations and Development Russia & CIS, IHG

Rustam Topchiev

Executive Director, Adwill Hospitality

Rich Mkhondo

Former Chief Communications Officer , 2010 FIFA World Cup Organizing Committee South Africa

Paul Whelan

Head of Accommodation, MATCH

Thomas Emanuel

Director of Business Development, STR

Arina Mostieva

Associate, Strikitsa Consulting

Valeri Chekheria

Chief Executive Officer, Adjara Hospitality Group

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).