Hospitality Development Council (HDC)

The Hospitality Development Council (HDC) is comprised of senior executives from a cross section of the hospitality industry.
The key goal and mission of the HDC is, through the sharing and exchanging of best practices offering industry leaders vital opportunities to further ULI’s mission of providing leadership in the responsible use of land and creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide with a specific focus on hotel and resort developments throughout Asia Pacific.

ULI HDC members play a critical role in building lasting hotel and resort developments across the region, by bringing urban and rural areas to life in a sustaining way, by incorporating best practices in the creation of dynamic buildings and places that blend with their environment. More importantly, HDC is involved in designing forward-thinking projects that are part of our regions’ sustainable urban and rural living environments.

The goals of the HDC include:

  • Exchanging new ideas and opportunities
  • Sharing lessons-learned and best practices to correct mistakes and to ensure a prosperous future in hospitality for generations to come
  • Reviewing deal structures to better understand demand and improve investment returns
  • Serving as a repository of up to the minute industry statistics and other information to keep our members apprised of current market trends
  • Inviting unique guest speakers whose thoughts and ideas are often critical to the well-being of the industry
  • Networking and socializing within the Council to cross-pollinate ideas and advance the business objectives of the membership and to foster collegiality and true friendship among Council members
  • The Council provides its members with an engaging ‘”open forum” to discuss current trends and key issues impacting the industry which is specifically designed to enable and encourage members to contribute their energy and ideas

For more information, please contact ULI_AsiaPac@uli.org

Upcoming Meetings (By Invitation-only):

Hospitality Development Council (HDC) Meeting @ HICAP
October 18, 2017 – Hong Kong

Past Meetings (By Invitation-only):

ULI HDC Meeting @ 2016 ULI APAC Summit – June 15, 2016 – Shanghai (Agenda)

ULI HDC Meeting @ HICAP – October 14, 2015 – Hong Kong

Hospitality Development Council (HDC) Meeting @ 2017 ULI APAC Summit

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Steering Committee

Dan Voellm (Chair)
HVS

Andrew MacGeoch (co-Chair)
Mayer Brown JSM

Kavin Bloomer
Morgan Stanley

Katerina Giannouka
Rosewood Hotel Group

Jeffrey Green
EY

James Kaplan
Minor Hotel Group

Peter Meyer

Yuval Tal
Proskauer