By James Chappell on June 5, 2014

Paris, June 4th 2014

Horwath HTL, the global leader in hospitality consulting are to host a panel on sustainable investment at this year’s CATHIC hotel investment conference being held at the new Hilton Bomonti Hotel and Conference center from the 9th-10th of June in Istanbul. The panel is being led by top industry professional François Victor, Associate Director at Horwath HTL France.

Joining Horwath HTL are some major stakeholders in the Turkish Hotel and Tourism Industry; Alaeddin Babaoglu President & CEO – Amplio Real Estate Investments, Naile Göçen Çukurova Chairwoman – TUSIAD Tourism Working Group, Hüseyin Gürel Manager, Financial Analysis & Sector Analyst – TSKB and Hakan Ozkasikci Development Architect, Turkey & South Eastern Europe – IHG.

Francois Victor said, ”Sustainability is on everyone’s lips, but what does it mean for tourism and hospitality in Turkey? Are investors and managers now ready to take the plunge, what are the benefits and constraints – especially financial, that we can expect? Are the financial institutions ready to accompany this new transformation? These questions are crucial for hotel and tourism development in Turkey, and will be asking for best practices and examples of how these companies are addressing these issues.”

About Horwath HTL

Horwath HTL (Hotels Tourism and Leisure) is the world’s largest and most experienced Hotel, tourism and leisure-consulting brand, with over 50 offices in 39 countries. Horwath HTL provides unequalled expertise for clients around the world, always providing the highest level of service to our clients. Over the last 25 years, Horwath HTL has gained extensive market knowledge through involvement in thousands of projects.

Horwath HTL is a member of Crowe Horwath International, a professional association of accounting and management consulting firms founded in New York in 1915. Crowe Horwath International is currently ranked among the top ten international professional service groups with offices in close to 586 cities in 108 countries.

If you have any questions, please contact James Chappell, Global Business Director at or Francois Victor, Associate Director at Horwath HTL, France on

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