Burba Hotel Network (BHN) and Horwath HTL – India, hosts of the upcoming Hotel Investment Forum India (HIFI), are pleased to announce that the 2016 conference will be returning to Mumbai in late autumn of 2016. The conference will be held on 17-18 November 2016, at the JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar.

“Based on feedback from HIFI delegates, the dates and location have been changed to better serve the needs of the hotel investment community,” said Jim Burba, president of BHN and host of HIFI. “We look forward to returning to Mumbai, the business center of India in November of 2016,” Burba added.

“HIFI has been a forum to talk of the plans and prospects for the year, as it starts out. This discussion basis will continue in the changed pattern, enabling focus on market trends and initiatives that will help fine-tune budgets and plans for the ensuing year,” said Vijay Thacker, Director, Horwath HTL – India and host of HIFI.

In addition to the date and venue changes for the 2016 conference, HIFI is pleased to announce that it will be collaborating with Phocuswright to bring a slice of their programming to HIFI 2016. Phocuswright is the travel industry research authority on how travelers, suppliers, and intermediaries connect, and this collaboration will make for a unique addition to the HIFI program. In addition, HIFI will be collaborating with Phocuswright to bring a special HIFI session with key hospitality industry executives to the inaugural Phocuswright India conference, 21-22 April 2016 at The Leela Ambience Gurgaon Hotel & Residences in Gurgaon, India.

HIFI is India’s most important hotel investment conference. It is the annual meeting place for the leaders in the Indian hotel and tourism industry to discuss important trends, network, identify new opportunities, and do deals through a combination of plenary sessions, breakout panels, and interactive workshops. Planning meeting dates will be announced soon. For more information about HIFI, please visit the website.