|April 30, 2004 - During April the Association
of Australian Hotel Schools and The Hotel School InterContinental Sydney
hosted a luncheon lecture by international industry authority Mr. Stephen
Rushmore, President and founder of HVS International.
hotel schools provide to over two thousand hospitality students collectively
at any one time”.
|The luncheon was hosted, prepared
and served by students attending The Hotel School InterContinental Sydney.
Held in the Treasury Room at InterContinental Sydney, the event was
attended by General Managers, senior management and Owners’ representatives
from Sydney’s major hotels.
“The Assocation of Australian Hotel Schools organised this event to
raise the profile of the AAHS among senior hotel managers and owners” said
current AAHS Chair and Director of The Hotel School InterContinental, Mr.
Peter Lewis. “We provided an internationally-renowned guest lecturer who
reflects the quality of the industry education we, the AAHS member
Peter Lewis, Director of The Hotel School
InterContinental and Steve Rushmore, President
of HVS International at the AAHS lecture and lunch
hosted by students of The Hotel School
HVS International is a global hospitality industry consulting organisation
with offices in most major cities around the world. Its specialists provide
a broad range of industry expertise, research, management skills and knowledge,
including market feasibility studies, valuations, strategic analyses, development
planning and litigation support. Research is carried out in such fields
as environmental sustainability, food and beverage operation, gaming, telecommunication
operations, asset management, interior design and investment counselling.
HVS International is the industry’s primary source of hotel sales information.
Steve Rushmore directs the worldwide operation of HVS. He has provided
consultation services for more than10,000 hotels during his 30 year career
and specialises in complex hotel feasibility issues, valuations and financing.
He was one of the creators of the Microtel concept. His lecture was on
the subject of valuation strategies and commercial viability.