Hot.E Announces 2019 Hall of Fame Award Recipient, Anders Nissen

Published April 2019

Hotel Investment Conference Europe (Hot.E) is pleased to announce that the 2019 Hall of Fame Award will be presented to Anders Nissen. The Hot.E Hall of Fame Award was established to recognise an investor, developer, or hotel leader whose career has had a profound and positive impact on the European hotel industry. The honouree is someone recognised for his or her business success, intellectual leadership, and personal dedication to maintaining the highest professional and ethical standards.


Anders Nissen is the CEO of Pandox AB, one of Europe’s largest and leading hotel property companies. Anders was one of the founders when Pandox was formed in 1995 and he has been the company’s CEO since then. Under Anders’ management, Pandox has grown from a small local company with property portfolio value of MSEK 600 to a large international company with a portfolio value of MSEK 55,000. During this time, Pandox has expanded its geographical platform from one to 15 countries. Currently Pandox has 144 hotel properties in 82 cities. Anders Nissen has been active in the hotel industry for more than 35 years. Before joining Pandox, Anders was Managing Director for Securum Hotel & Turism AB where he led the restructuring of Securum’s hotel property portfolio. He also had a number of executive positions within the RESO organisation. Mr. Nissen has also more than 20 years of experience from the international capital market as the CEO of Pandox, which is currently listed on Nasdaq Stockholm for a second time. He has also held various board assignments over the years. Anders has a lifelong interest in handball and he is chairman of the Swedish organisation responsible for arranging international games and international championships in Sweden.


“We are honoured to be presenting the Hot.E Lifetime Achievement Award to Anders Nissen," said Andrew Sangster, co-chairman of Hot.E and founder of industry news site Hotel Analyst. “Anders is that rare breed of industry executive who is prepared to tackle received wisdom and stand-up for what he believes is the right way of doing things. I can think of no other industry leader who has had a bigger impact on owner and brand relations in Europe than him,” Sangster added.


Hot.E will be held in London on 23-24 September 2019, at the Hilton London Bankside. For more information about the conference, including registration and sponsorship details, visit the website, at




About Hot.E

Hotel Investment Conference Europe (Hot.E) is Europe’s most focused hotel investment conference, with sessions focused on the capital markets and investment opportunities in Europe. With over 1 in 3 of the attending companies representing leading debt, equity and development firms, and delegates from 29 countries, Hot.E has become the “must-attend” networking event for Europe’s top hotel investment leaders. The 2019 Hot.E conference will take place at the Hilton London Bankside on 23-24 September 2019. The conference is produced by Northstar Travel Group in association with BHN. For more information, visit the Hot.E website.



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