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Team

Eric J. Levy

Managing Director

Eric Levy is Principal and Managing Director of Tourism Solutions International (TSI). TSI is a hospitality investment firm with more than 15 years presence in Asia. In addition to its investment and asset management activities, it conducts select advisory work that is investment related.

With TSI, Eric was a partner with Octagon Capital Partners in 2002 to 2005. At Colony Capital Asia Pacific, Eric was Executive Vice President, where he was involved in various sectors of the real estate industry. His main focus was to drive Colony hotel investment efforts in Asia.

Over the last three years, he was the Senior Vice President Growth and Development for Pan Pacific Hotels Group where he had global responsibility for growing the company through acquisitions and third party management contracts.

He was also a Senior Partner with Horwath Asia Pacific and a Founder and President of Horwath Hotel Partners, providing hotel brokerage services primarily to Asian hotel owners.

Eric has lived in Singapore for the last eighteen years, dating from when he opened the Singapore office of Horwath Asia Pacific. He joined Horwath in the early 80’s, and was based in Hong Kong prior to his move to Singapore. Throughout his tenure in Asia, he worked on hundreds of projects in various countries all over Asia Pacific – Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, India, China, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Nepal, Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea, Japan, The Philippines, Guam (USA) and Saipan.

 

KaviKavi Kirpalani

Senior Associate

Having grown up in the dynamic city of Hong Kong, in addition to vast global exposure, Kavi has a strong understanding of global cultures and languages, including Mandarin, Cantonese, English, French and German.

Kavi began his career in hotel operations at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, focusing on staff training programs and customer service improvements across all outlets shortly after the opening. Subsequently he joined the Revenue Management division at the Shangri-La hotel, where he analysed market dynamics and drove hotel revenue and performance. He also has entrepreneurial start-up experience, being a founding member of a successful technology-related practice in Hong Kong prior to joining TSI.

He holds a BSc International Hospitality Management from Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne (EHL) and a chartered certification in International Investment & Wealth Management (CISI). In addition, he has completed certification in Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management from eCornell University and Financial Markets from Yale University.

Kavi is well acquainted with both the art and the science of hospitality and has gained recognition in various fields prior to joining TSI, pursuing his passion for hotel investment and asset management activities.

 

 

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