A year after the successful opening of its Cape Town office, HVS is delighted to announce the launch of its conference, THINC Africa 2016. The acronym THINC (Tourism Hotel Investment Networking Conference) could not be more apt for a conference focusing on the rapidly expanding African hotel market. With an increase in interest in hotel development throughout the continent, the event will highlight the significant benefits of investing in hotels in Africa. The risks and challenges of investment will be acknowledged, whilst discussing ways of mitigating these risks. Africa can offer some very interesting opportunities and there will be a session exploring hotels as a way of hedging currency risk in a wider portfolio. HVS London’s chairman, Russell Kett, will be moderating one of the sessions entitled “Using Hotels as a Hedge against Currency Fluctuation”. The conference will be held on 6-7 September at the Radisson Waterfront Hotel in Cape Town. Register now for the early bird discount. For more information, visit THINCAfrica.com.