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Alexander Orlov

Founder and President, Bulldozer Group

Andrey Sharov

Vice President of Small Business Development, Sberbank

Alexander Kaltykov

Chief Executive Officer, Osnova Group

Luc Gesvret

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

Sergey Voytovich

Deputy Director, NAO Krasnaya Polyana

Rich Mkhondo

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

Aron Libinson

Associate Vice President Operations and Development Russia & CIS, IHG

Sergey Shpilko

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

Petr Chitipakhovyan

President, CH-Group

Alexander Skoblo

Partner, Head of European Hotel & Leisure Practice, Dentons

Alexey Tikhnenko

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

Jonathan Worsley

Chairman, Bench Events, Board Director, STR

Anton Matveev

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

Albert Galeev

Editor-In-Chief, Condé Nast Traveller

Mikhail Maltsev

Head, Samara Region Tourism Department

Andrey Yakunin

Co-Founding Partner, VIY Management LLP

Alexis Delaroff

Chief Operating Officer Russia, Georgia & CIS, AccorHotels

Konstantin Kalabin

Market Development, Russia & Eastern Europe, Tripadvisor

Vadim Prasov

Managing Partner, Alliance Hotel Management

Paul Whelan

Head of Accommodation, MATCH

Rustam Topchiev

Executive Director, Adwill Hospitality

Alex Konyushkov

Deputy Head, Federal Agency for Tourism

Alexander Polinskiy

CEO, Management of sports and entertainment events Moscow

Lyubov Ulis

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

Marina Usenko

Independent Hotel Advisor

Michael Johnston

Chief Executive Officer, Regional Hotel Chain LLC

Vladimir Chernikov

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

Karine Shmaryova

General Director, Intermark Serviced Apartments

Alexey Musakin

Chief Executive Officer, Cronwell Hotels & Resorts

Anastassia Beliakova

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Add One Touch

Thomas Emanuel

Director of Business Development, STR

Jerad Bachar

Executive Director – Tourism and Leisure, Bahrain Economic Development Board

Ivan Merkulov

President, PIR EXPO

Sven Osmers

Head of Real Estate Advisory in Russia and CIS, KPMG

Nikolai Galyanov

Human Resources Director, TSUM

Peter Knapp

Global Creative Officer , Landor

Scott Antel

Hospitality and Leisure Partner, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP

Arina Mostieva

Associate, Strikitsa Consulting

Evgeny Bugrovsky

Managing Director, Heliopark Hotels & Resorts

Nikolai Oganezov

Director, Regional Association of Gaming Business SFD

Elena Anosova

Editor-In-Chief, Restaurant News

Volkhard Bauer

Chief Executive Officer, KhayaMedia

Ekaterina Barabanova

Deputy Chairman, State Tourism Committee of the Republic of Tatarstan

Vadim Zelenski

Chairman, ABT-ACTE Russia

Tatiana Veller

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

Stylianos Tsifetakis

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

Lyudmila Soldatova

Human Resources Business Partner, Siemens Healthcare

Daniel Thorniley

President, DT-Global Business Consulting GmbH

Alexey Korobkin

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

Arkadiy Amelin

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, DIMARS GROUP

Natalya Rabotovskaya

Human Resources Director, UCG

Anatoly Kondratenko

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

Walter C. Neumann

Chief Executive Officer, AZIMUT Hotels

Marina Tarnopolskaya

Managing Partner, AgencyKontakt

Mikhail Gavrilin

First Deputy General Director and Supervisory Board Member, Mospromstroy

Tatiana Tur

Business Development Manager , Schrack Seconet AG

Alexander Samodurov

CEO, NAI Becar

Valeri Chekheria

Chief Executive Officer, Adjara Hospitality Group

Ivan Snizinov

Chief Executive Officer, Tetran Technologies

Georgy Mokhov

, Deputy Minister of Culture of Moscow Region

Antoine Moubarak

Area Director Revenue Optimization, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Vladimir Poddubko

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

Steven Daines

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

Daniel Ruff

President and Managing Director EMEA, Wyndham Hotel Group

Anna Kireeva

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

Lana Klyueva

Head of Operations, Russia , LLC MATCH Accommodation 2018

Ivica Cacic

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

Cuneyt Baltaoglu

Managing Director, Akfen REIT

Dimitris Manikis

Vice President Business Development EMEA, RCI

Evgeny Bezel

Managing Partner, URBANE Group LLC

Michael Semenov

Vice President, KORTROS

Tom Mundy

National Director, Head of Research, JLL

Mark Gay

, Business Consultant and Commentator

Oleg Safonov

Head, Federal Agency for Tourism

Natalia Ofitserova

Human Resources Director, L'Oréal Luxe, Russia

Michael O'Hare

Managing Director, Horwath HTL Hungary & Russia

Imad Barrakad

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

Pavel Elnikov

Senior Associate, DLA Piper Russia

Sergey Orekhanov

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

Keti Mikashavidze

Hospitality Program Manager, Capitol Management

Sergey Gruzd

Chief Editor, SecurityMedia Rus

Dmitry Okorokov

President, Zavidovo Development

David Jenkins

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

Stephane Meyrat

Managing Director, Bevelia Hospitality Group

Oksana Tubman

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

Igor Bukharov

President, Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers

Tatiana Gostenina

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

Christian Meyer

Managing Director, RIMC CIS, LLC

Alex Pleshachkov

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

Marina Pochinok

Director of Talent Management, Sberbank

Dmitry Makarov

Managing Partner, Adwill Hospitality

Darren Blanchard

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

Vladimir Ilichev

Development Director - Russia & CIS, Hilton Worldwide

Dimitry Tetiouchev

Partner, Hospitality Industry Leader in the CIS, EY

Alexey Krivenko

Deputy General Director, Directorate of the Moscow Transportation Hub

Sergey Kolesnikov

Vice-President, Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers

Philippe Bone

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

Michael Collini

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

Marina Smirnova

Head of Department Hospitality and Tourism, Cushman & Wakefield

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).