From left: IHG Hotels & Resorts' Paul Adan, Hilton's Juan Corvinos, Hyatt Hotels Corporation's Camilo Bolaños and Marriott International's Bojan Kumer speak with Hotel News Now's Stephanie Ricca about hotel brand expansion priorities at the SAHIC Latin America & The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Investment Forum. (SAHIC)

Hotel brand expansion in Latin America follows developers’ appetite for luxury and lifestyle

CARTAGENA, Colombia – Corporate and group travel is growing in Latin America, while leisure travel – especially to high-end resorts – continues to dominate the demand landscape, and developer interest follows these trends. Luxury, lifestyle, resort and all-inclusive brands have been the top priority for many of the world’s largest brand franchisors as they expand