Gassim with Proparco, Horwath HTL and Radisson have organized this conference in Abidjan. 300 delegates and 50 journalists were welcome by the Ivorian Minister of Tourism. The investors, bankers, hotel operators and consultants discussed among other things, the financing, energy efficiency issues and the improvement of the environmental and social standards of hotels. Yves Dumont, MD of Gassim, spoke about the construction risks and the environmental challenges.
Gassim supports the development of the hospitality industry and is involved in 25 hotels representing 4162 rooms in Africa.
Radisson Hotel Group is one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups with seven distinctive hotel brands with more than 1100 hotels in destinations around the world. Radisson’ portfolio of hotel brands includes Radisson Collection, Radisson Blu, Radisson, Radisson RED, Park Plaza, Park Inn by Radisson and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson.
Proparco is a subsidiary of Agence Française de Développement (AFD) focused on private sector development. Proparco has been promoting sustainable economic, social and environmental development practices for the past 40 years.
About Horwath HTL
Horwath HTL is the world’s largest and most experienced hospitality consulting brand that covers every aspect of hotel real estate, tourism and leisure development.