Andrew Cohan is the Managing Director for Horwath HTL primarily serving Florida and the Caribbean Basin, based in Miami. Horwath HTL has been operating for 100 years in the hospitality consulting space with expertise in valuation and feasibility, travel and leisure consulting to destination marketing organizations and hospitality asset management. A seasoned hospitality professional with extensive real estate, marketing and account management skills in North America and Latin America, Andrew has consulted for leading branded management companies such as Canyon Ranch, Six Senses, Montage, Solage and Bulgari.Andrew has extensive experience with health and wellness resort properties and has performed several dozen feasibility studies for planned resorts in the Caribbean and Central America. He especially enjoys working on greenfield projects, teaming with land planners to determine the optimal resort configuration in order to fit market demand with destination and site attributes. As health and wellness have moved from the margins of the industry to become important components of mainstream hospitality projects, Andrew’s expertise has been in demand to conduct an increasing number of assignments for proposed resort properties, particularly as the industry recovery continues to strengthen in Central America, the Caribbean, Mexico and the “sunbelt states” here in the United States.
Prior to Horwath HTL, Andrew spent nine years with HVS’s Miami office, most recently as Director. He wrote numerous articles for the HVS Global Hospitality Report on topics ranging from Miami’s growth into a “gateway” market, to Costa Rica’s approach to sustainable tourism development. Andrew earned his MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute, and also holds Certified General Real Estate Appraiser and Real Estate Broker Associate licenses in the State of Florida. He has a Masters degree in Business Administration (M.B.A.) from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Masters in Hospitality Management from Florida International University, in addition to a Bachelo of Arts in Economics from Tulane University. Prior to joining HVS, Cohan rose through the ranks at AT&T, serving in roles as Marketing Manager for Brazil and Argentina Inbound Services, and later as Managing Director for the Caribbean, in charge of AT&T’s relationship with Cable & Wireless in 11 countries. His last assignment at AT&T was Wholesale Director – Americas, leading a team of ten sales professionals located in four countries to achieve $30 million in annual revenue, contracting the use of AT&T’s Internet Backbone with the major telecom carriers of the region, such as Bell Canada, Telmex and Telefonica. In his spare time, Andrew recently discovered the joy of scuba diving and has a new appreciation
for the importance of protecting the underwater environment and the coral reefs of the tropics. A native of Philadelphia, Andrew has lived in the Miami Beach community for more than 20 years and is active in his neighborhood association. As an advocate of health and wellness resorts, he tries to “walk the talk” and dabbles in meditation, pilates and bike rides along the beach.
Mobile: +1 (305) 606-2898
Office Address: 1815 Purdy Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Mailing Address: P.O.Box 402767
Miami Beach, FL 33140