Which are the most attractive European markets? Where are the best deals being done? Meet Philippe Bijaoui, Managing Director France of Christie & Co, and Valerie Schuermans, Vice President Development, Radisson Hotel Group, for an exchange of views on Monday 21 November at the InterContinental Paris le Grand hotel.
Philippe Bijaoui is a hotel real estate professional who has developed over twenty years of expertise in the sector. His career in the international hotel industry has enabled him to demonstrate his skills in acquisition, asset management and development of hotel real estate. Previously, he held the position of Chief Development Officer EMEA at Wyndham Hotels Group, Vice-President Development Europe at IHG and Vice-President Business Development at Radisson Hotel Group. He has also held key development positions at Club Med, HVS International, City Hotels S.A. and Groupe Immobilière Hôtelière. Philippe Bijaoui holds a BA in Sociology and Anthropology from Tel Aviv University and a specialized MBA from ESSEC (1992). He is fluent in several European languages.
Valérie Schuermans has been leading the development of Radisson Hotel Group for almost 5 years. A driving force behind the group since 2010, when it was The Rezidor Hotel Group, she is helping to grow the park in line with the expectations of both customers and owner-investors.
Both of them have a deep understanding of the dynamics of the European markets. Transaction volumes and investor commitment as well as priority products will be discussed during this exchange. Other topics will also be discussed during the event.