The call is out for hotels to enter the HICAP Sustainability Awards.
Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP) has announced that entries for the HICAP 2018 Sustainable Hotel Awards are now being accepted. The deadline for submissions is 31 July 2018. The 29th annual HICAP will be held 17-19 October 2018, at The Kerry Hotel Hong Kong.
HICAP is Asia’s largest and longest running hotel investment event, making it the most important gathering of hotel developers, investors, lenders, operators, and other industry executives for information exchange, trend spotting, and deal making. The 28th annual HICAP held in October 2017 in Hong Kong attracted approximately 800 delegates from around the world. HICAP is produced by Northstar Travel Group in association with BHN, Horwath HTL, and Stiles Capital Events.
The annual HICAP Sustainable Hotel Awards were launched in 2007 and are designed to recognise hotels in the Asia Pacific region creating innovative new methods, strategies and technologies to face today’s sustainable development challenge, while providing tangible examples of sustainable best practices that can be replicated and adapted across the region.
Submissions will be judged by a specially selected panel of experts including:
- Robert Day, Senior Vice President, WATG
- Lyndall DeMarco, Managing Director, Only Sustainability Pty Ltd
- Hervé Houdré, Founder, H2 Sustainability Consulting
- Prashant Kapoor, EDGE Program Lead and Principal Specialist Green Buildings, IFC
- Eric Ricaurte, Founder & CEO, Greenview
- Masaru Takayama, Founder and Chair, Asian Ecotourism Network
Winners will be notified in September 2018 and the awards will be presented at the Closing Awards Luncheon at HICAP on 19 October 2018, at The Kerry Hotel Hong Kong.
Instructions for HICAP Sustainable Award entries and the judging criteria may be downloaded from the HICAP website, www.HICAPconference.com .