An Industry Update With a Statistical Spin at 2009 NYU Hospitality Industry Investment Conference
 
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An Industry Update With a Statistical Spin at 2009 NYU Hospitality Industry Investment Conference

NYU Conference Runs May 31 – June 2, 2009 in NYC

NEW YORK, April 22, 2009 - Stephen Rushmore, president and founder of HVS, and Mark V. Lomanno, president of Smith Travel Research, will provide their annual insights and analysis of the hospitality industry in a general session titled Industry Update: The Statistical Spin at the 31st Annual NYU Hospitality Industry Investment Conference. Hosted by the NYU Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management and sponsored by the leading hospitality organizations, the conference is the premier hospitality finance and development forum of its kind where global hotel CEOs, analysts, and other hospitality leaders gather to discuss current and future developments in the industry.

On Monday, June 1, at The Waldorf=Astoria in New York City, Mr. Rushmore and Mr. Lomanno will review recessional impacts on the hospitality industry, including occupancy and rate, and address the outlook for recovery and future transactions.

“In a climate of economic uncertainty, the experience and strategies of Steve Rushmore and Mark Lomanno will provide attendees with business intelligence of depth and value for the hospitality enterprise,” says Lalia Rach, divisional dean and HVS International Chair of the NYU Tisch Center.

The conference chair and executive planning committee have developed an extraordinary program agenda for the industry’s extraordinary times. The conference features general sessions, workshops and networking that provide insight, dialogue, and opportunity for those in the hotel investment and finance industry. Graduate and undergraduate students pursuing industry degrees at the NYU Tisch Center receive academic scholarships thanks to the generosity of conference patrons and sponsors.

Registration for the conference is open, and the full program agenda is now available online.  For more information, please visit www.nyu.edu/hospitalityconference or follow NYU on Twitter: http://twitter.com/nyuhospitality.

About the NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference
Now in its 31st year, the New York University International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference (www.nyu.edu/hospitalityconference) is hosted by NYU’s Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management. The foremost annual gathering of hospitality business leaders, the conference gives attendees the chance to network, gauge trends, attend workshops and seminars, and make deals in a dynamic setting. The conference program, strategized by Conference Chair Jonathan M. Tisch and the Executive Planning Committee, is now available online. To stay up-to-date with conference news and information, follow NYU on Twitter: http://twitter.com/nyuhospitality.

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