HOSPITALITY INNOVATON / OVERVIEW
Applying the rigor of systems thinking to the field of hospitality consulting
We develop hospitality concepts, inclusive of architect briefs, back them up with fully bankable feasibility studies, and help you select an international operator to maximize your return on investment.
For more information, please contact Catalin I. Cighi, +971 50 1054534
Expertize: increase return on investment by capturing value across traditional industry boundaries
Catalin I. Cighi is the Managing Director of Cain and head of the Hospitality Innovation practice. In 2000, Catalin started his consulting career with PwC in Europe. He joined HVS Boston in 2007, and supported the opening of the hospitality consulting office in Dubai in 2008. His last full time position with HVS Dubai was as Associate Director. In 2011, while acting as Senior Advisor to HVS and Senior Consultant to The Economist, he founded Cain with the mission to redefine the hospitality consulting practice.
Catalin conducted over 70 complex hospitality assignments in Europe, US, and MENA. His experience consulting for mixed-use developments in MENA consists of involvement in 34 projects valued in excess of US$ 45 billion. He specializes in creating new hospitality business models by exploring opportunities that arise in the spaces between hospitality and other industries: retail, fashion, entertainment, education, telecommunication, etc
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For more information, contact Catalin I. Cighi
+971 50 1054534