Horwath HTL is the management consulting of Crowe Horwath International that specializes in hotel, leisure and tourism industries. Established in Asia in 1987, Horwath HTL has consulted about 4,000 hotel and tourism related projects throughout the region (including over 1,200 projects in China) for clients ranging from individually held businesses to the world’s most prominent operators, developers, lenders, investors and industrial corporations.
Horwath HTL now operates offices in several key cities throughout the Asia Pacific region, including Auckland, Beijing, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo. Our offices work closely together to ensure that our clients receive a multi-skilled international perspective for their projects. Horwath HTL is also supported by the Horwath database, the largest and most complete hotel and tourism related database in the world.
No other firm is better positioned to meet today’s and tomorrow’s industry challenges than Horwath HTL – Experts in the hotel, tourism and leisure industries.
Smith Travel Research (STR), Hotel Benchmark and The Bench—Three of the most respected names in hospitality benchmarking and analysis—have joined together to launch a new company—STR. With the most extensive coverage of hotel performance data across the world’s markets, and the largest database of hotels—there is no need to look anywhere else.
As the leader in hotel performance data, STR provides clients—including hotel operators, developers, financiers, analysts and suppliers to the hotel industry—access to hotel research with regular and custom reports covering Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and South America. STR provides a single source of global hotel data covering daily and monthly performance data, forecasts, annual profitability, pipeline, census information and so on. It has become the most reliable and informative data source for hoteliers and hotel industry professionals around the world. STR now has over 2,900 users in China, covering 52 sub markets and 614,298 rooms.
Registered at the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, China Tourist Hotel Association (“CTHA”) was established in February 1986 as an independent legal entity under the operational guidance and supervision & management of China National Tourism Administration (“CNTA”).
CTHA is a national non-profit industry organization formed, in a voluntary manner, by the Association of Tourist Hotels and Local Hotels, hotel management companies, hotel academies, hotel equipment & supplies providers and other relevant organizations in the territory of China as well as the hotel experts and senior scholars.
Tenet of CTHA: to abide by the constitution, laws, regulations and relevant policies, comply with the social moralities, represent and protect the common interests of Chinese tourist hotel industry and the legal rights and interests of members of CTHA, serve the members of CTHA and the industry under the guidance of competent authorities, build a bridge and link between the members and the governments and make a positive contribution to the healthy development of Chinese tourist hotel industry.
Scope of services for CTHA Members: publicity and implementation of national development guidelines related to the tourism industry and the policies and regulations on the tourist hotel industry; reporting the aspirations and requirements of the members to the competent authorities; organizing the members to develop the industry rules and regulations and supervising their compliance to maintain the market order of tourist hotels; carrying out the investigations and studies on the hotel industry and assisting the competent authorities of hotels in the industry management; exchanging the working experience of tourist hotels and collecting information of the hotel industries both at home and abroad; based on the entrustment of relevant governmental authorities or according to the requirements for market and industry development, organizing and conducting the hotel-targeted training, discussions, visits and relevant product exhibitions; participating in the implementation of relevant standards and carrying out the certification work; leading the operational activities of its special committees; conducting the exchanges and cooperation with overseas hotel & restaurant associations and other relevant industry organizations.
CTHA has gathered a lot of star-rated hotels with great fame, wide influence, standard service and high reputation, as well as influential worldwide hotel groups and famous hotel brands. Up to now, there have been 2,700 members, 333 directors, 115 standing directors and 25 vice presidents in CTHA. Mr. Zhang Run Gang is the president of the association.
In the year of 1994, CTHA was recruited into International Hotel & Restaurant Association (Abb. As IH&RA) as one of its director.