Applauding our rising stars
A salute to the leaders of tomorrow, the Rising Star Award Asia Pacific was launched in 2014 to recognize dynamic young achievers in our industry who demonstrate exceptional ability, vision and drive. Nominees must be 35 years and younger, and are nominated by mentors or peers; The winner is determined by a selection process by our judging committee of senior industry executives.
The Rising Star Award Asia Pacific is co-sponsored by the International Society of Hospitality Consultants and HICAP.
2016 Rising Star Award Recipient
Manager, Japan Hotel REIT Advisors Co., Ltd.
Kiichi began his career in banking and financial consulting and has been with Japan Hotel REIT Advisors Co., Ltd since December 2014. Kiichi was presented with the award on 21 October 2016 at the InterContinental Hong Kong during HICAP.
We thank our Judges Panel for their contribution in the selection process, as well as all those who nominated a candidate. HICAP is proud to continue this partnership with ISHC to recognize and encourage exceptional young talent for the advancement of the hospitality industry.
2016 Rising Star Award Judging Committee
Mike Batchelor, JLL
Gaurav Bhushan, AccorHotels
Ricco de Blank, Sun Hung Kai
Paul Foskey, Marriott International, Inc.
Roy Melick, Baker & McKenzie
Peter T. Meyer, Host Hotels
Guy Phillips, Hilton Worldwide
Yuval Tal, Proskauer
Clarence Tan, IHG
Alan Tang, Frasers Hospitality