SAHIC South America
• Medellín, Colombia 2018
• Buenos Aires, Argentina 2017
• Guayaquil, Ecuador 2016
• Lima, Peru 2015
• Quito, Ecuador 2014

For each of these annual conferences, LHL coordinated (in conjunction with her colleagues in South America) press conferences for industry media. These press events were attended by local South American business media as well as by global hospitality industry trade. The chairman of the South American Hotel Investment Conference served as the moderator and facilitator of the press conference, and participants included the Vice Presidents and / or CEO of major hotel brands and their representatives for Latin America.

SAHIC, the South American Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference, is an international annual event with the goal of promoting hotel and tourism businesses and related real estate projects in the region. SAHIC 2015 will be held September 28th and 29th at the Westin Hotel in Lima, Peru. The Conference is held in different cities in South America each year. Previous editions of SAHIC were held in Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Cartagena de Indias, Santiago de Chile, Lima and Bogota. Attended by senior executives and industry leaders from more than 30 countries, delegates include investors, hotel brand and real estate executives, hotel operators, developers, financial advisors, lawyers, designers, architects, consultants, and regional government authorities. SAHIC is the go-to event for the hotel real estate and investment community seeking to capitalize on a region that continues to grow.


South America Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference (SAHIC), Quito, Ecuador; Lima, Peru

Ms. Graciana Garcia Iribarne responds to media questions in Lima, Peru following a press conference featuring hotel brand leaders in Latin America.

South America Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference (SAHIC), Quito, Ecuador; Lima, Peru

Arturo Garcia Rosa, far left, moderates a panel of Latin America development officers for Wyndham, Starwood, Marriott, Hilton, Carlson and Accor in Quito, Ecuador.