We know that each and every one of our clients is different with a unique situation, and that our region is constantly changing. By combining their experience with our expertise in the industry, we can help them reach a particular approach allowing them to understand the situation and achieving growth. We collaborate on the success of each step of the project´s life cycle by providing the most suitable strategic advice and reaching an ideal planning with the most advanced tools.
With over 40 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Arturo García Rosa is an unquestionable leading figure in Hotel, Tourism and Real Estate business in Latin America and The Caribbean.
Exceptional professional and mentor, he is very well-known for his profound insight of the industry, and especially for his capacity to anticipate what comes next and identify what is still not evident. This vision has led him to help others achieve their dreams, hence stamping his mark in the market. Arturo is frequently invited as a keynote speaker to share his knowledge and experience in different forums of the industry.
He was President & Managing Director at Alvear Palace Hotel (1984-1995), President at Welcome Argentina (1992-1994), and CEO & Founder at Destino Argentina (2003-2005).
In 1995, he founded RHC Latin America & The Caribbean, one of the most respected consulting firms specialized in the hotel and tourism industry in the region. In 2008, Arturo founded SAHIC, a Hotel and Tourism Investment conference in Latin America and The Caribbean, which is considered to be the most important event of its kind. Since 2016, SAHIC operates as a partner of Bench Events.
As a response to the world crisis caused by COVID-19 outbreak, Arturo is leading various initiatives to enable close encounters and exchanges between colleagues of the industry. In order to promote cooperation and to offer a Latin American and Caribbean perspective, he strives to bring together key leaders and opinion leaders to share valuable data and insights to help design the future of the industry.
Fabián Rodríguez Suárez has been Managing Partner at RHC Latin America and The Caribbean since November 2020, and has +20 years of investment experience in hotels, tourism, real estate and brands.
Throughout his career he has provided hotel and tourism consultancy as Managing Director at Horwath HTL Argentina, leading this line of work in Spanish speaking countries in South America. He has also contributed to hotel expansion at Hilton Worldwide as Managing Director of Development for Brazil and the Southern Cone, and as Head of Development for the Southern Cone at Accor Hotels.
Both in Hilton Worldwide as well as in Accor Hotels, he led franchise and hotel management agreements, and the subsequent relationship with international investors, hotel owners and operators, real estate developers, governments and credit agencies. In addition, he was responsible for building important strategic alliances with the most influential leaders of the industry in the region.
Prior to his career in Tourism and Hospitality sectors, he held executive positions in the Real Estate Development and Shopping Centers divisions at Cencosud, one of the most well-known Retail and Real Estate companies in South America, and in the real estate department at Lebensohn Group in Argentina.
Rodríguez Suárez holds a bachelor´s degree in Economics from the University of Buenos Aires, a master's degree in Finance from Torcuato Di Tella University, and is specialized in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution at the ESADE Business School of Barcelona. He also taught Financial Management and Hotel Investment at the MBA of the University of Palermo and he lectured on the subject at Torcuato Di Tella University.