The Real Deal Miami

The Hispanic hotel owners host conference

October 03, 2008 01:55PM

Hotel Investment Development Management Conference is being hosted by the Hispanic Hotel Owners Association Oct. 8-10 at the Doral Resort and Spa. The Washington, D.C. non-profit organization seeks to increase the number of Hispanic-owned, -developed and -operated hotels, further the participation of Hispanic-owned suppliers serving the hotel industry and increase executive level employment opportunities for Hispanics within the lodging industry. Keynote speakers include Michael Gallegos, president and CEO of American Property Management Corp.; Peter Yesawich, CEO of Ypartnership; and conference chairman Carlos Rodriguez, executive vice president of real estate, developments and acquisitions for Driftwood Hospitality and president of DVI Cardel/Rodblu Funds, among others.