Clare Chiu Named One of Phocuswright’s 35 Under 35 in Travel

Clare Chiu, Director of Business Development and Distribution of Warwick International Hotels, was named one of Phocuswright’s 35 Young Leaders as part of its Class of 2015. 

New-York – Warwick International Hotels is proud to announce that Clare Chiu, Director of Business Development, has been selected as one of Phocuswright’s Class of 35 Under 35.  Clare will be attending this year’s Phocuswright Young Leaders Summit, which showcases the role that young leadership plays in the future growth of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries, and which promotes executive management development among rising stars in the industry. 

The conference provides an opportunity for the Class of 35 Under 35 to interact with the industry’s best and brightest as a critical step to becoming the future leaders who will drive strategy, innovation and growth. This year’s summit will be held in conjunction with the annual Phocuswright Conference, a top travel industry event being held in Florida from November 16th through 19th. The theme for this year’s conference will be I, Traveler: Embracing Post-Mobile.
I am honored to be named one of the members of Class of 35 Under 35 and to be amongst the other incredible young leaders that are part of this year’s class,” said Chiu. “It is very exciting to be recognized in a highly competitive hospitality industry. Our aim at Warwick International Hotels is to identify and capture the opportunities that innovation allows us, to meet the needs of today’s hotel guest.”

As the Director of Business Development for Warwick International hotels, a worldwide company with more than 60 hotels and resorts in five continents, Chiu is responsible for devising and executing revenue and operational strategies.  Prior to joining the Warwick in 2010, Clare worked for Hyatt Hotels and Resorts and, prior thereto, banking and finance in Hong Kong and the World Bank in Washington D.C. She holds a B.A. and a M.A. in Economics from Cambridge University.

About Warwick International Hotels
Warwick International Hotels (WIH) was launched in 1980 with the purchase of Warwick New York, a hotel originally built by William Randolph Hearst for his Hollywood friends. The WIH Group now includes more than 60 prestigious Hotels, Resorts & Spas worldwide located in city centers and resort destinations in the United States, Caribbean, Europe, Asia, Bali, the South Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Further details can be found at www.warwickhotels.com.

About Phocuswright Inc.
Phocuswright is the travel industry research authority on how travelers, suppliers and intermediaries connect. Independent, rigorous and unbiased, Phocuswright fosters smart strategic planning, tactical decision-making and organizational effectiveness.

Phocuswright delivers qualitative and quantitative research on the evolving dynamics that influence travel, tourism and hospitality distribution. Our marketplace intelligence is the industry standard for segmentation, sizing, forecasting, trends, analysis and consumer travel planning behavior. Every day around the world, senior executives, marketers, strategists and research professionals from all segments of the industry value chain use Phocuswright research for competitive advantage.

To complement its primary research in North and Latin America, Europe and Asia, Phocuswright produces several high-profile conferences in the United States and Europe, and partners with conferences in China and Singapore. Industry leaders and company analysts bring this intelligence to life by debating issues, sharing ideas and defining the ever-evolving reality of travel commerce.

The company is headquartered in the United States with Asia Pacific operations based in India and local analysts on five continents. Phocuswright is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Northstar Travel Media, LLC.

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About Warwick International Hotels
Warwick International Hotels (WIH) was launched in 1980 with the purchase of Warwick New York, a hotel originally built by William Randolph Hearst for his Hollywood friends. The WIH Group now includes more than 60 prestigious Hotels, Resorts & Spas worldwide located in city centers and resort destinations in the United States, Caribbean, Europe, Asia, Bali, the South Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Further details can be found at
www.warwickhotels.com.