HB's Christina Trauthwein to Interview Ian Schrager at BLLA Conference
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LOS ANGELES—Christina Trauthwein, editor, Hotel Business and Hotel Business Design, will interview Ian Schrager, founder and chairman, Ian Schrager Co. on center stage during the Boutique Hotel Investment Conference. The event will be held June 4 at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Auditorium in New York City.
This conference, organized and powered by the Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association (BLLA), was established to focus on the capital investment and financing side of the boutique lifestyle hotel sector. The program includes a keynote from industry icon Horst Schultze, who defined the luxury hotel experience through his long tenure as president of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co. (now CEO of Capella Hotels), and on-stage interviews with Eric Danziger—the newly named CEO of lifestyle brand, Hampshire Hotels, and past CEO of the Wyndham Hotel Co.—and Ian Schrager, CEO of the Ian Schrager Co..
To register for the conference, go to http://bit.ly/BLLANYRegistration.
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