Hospitality and Tourism Consultant specializing in Executive Development, Revenue Management, Asset Management, Service-Profit Chain and Balanced Scorecard projects for the hospitality industry, both in the Europe and other continents. Client projects span 4 continents, 62 countries and the world's leading brands such as IHC, Disney Hotels & Resorts, Marriott International, Hilton, Four Seasons, Leading Hotels of the World, Mandarin Oriental, The Peninsula Group, Preferred Hotels & Resorts, and Moevenpick.
Dual citizen of the Netherlands and Israel. Speaks English, German, French, Dutch, and Hebrew.
Over 25 years experience in destination planning, development, and management using a holistic approach to stakeholder engagement and community outreach. Results-oriented leadership focused on economic growth using innovation and strategic partnerships. Extensive expertise in training stakeholders throughout the tourism value-chain. A special interest in emerging destinations with an appreciation of and exposure to diverse working and living conditions. Multi-lingual. Worked or traveled in 62 countries throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa.
Specialties: Tourism Consulting, International Development, Destination Consulting, Destination Strategy, Tourism Product Development, Tourism Product Innovation, Tourism Business Development, Tourism Value Chain Development, Community Engagement, Tourism Market Research, Destination Marketing, Destination Branding, Photography
University Advanced Hotel Management at the School of Hotel Management Cornell University, Ithaca NY, diploma obtained in 1992
( in combination with Eilat.Israel College)
University Food Chemistry, attended from 1980 to 1981
College Food Chemistry, degree obtained in 1980
2015 - Present
Independent Travel Consultant
Owner and Manager of Travel Agency
Specialized in Tailor Made Travel : www.travelcounsellors.nl/ronbritta
2007 - Present Various hotels and clients
Independent Hotel Consultant
In my capacity of hotel consultant, I make mystery guest visits,carry out hotel inspections, and provide hotel real estate advice and scouting.
In addition, I offer training and coaching
Furthermore I have been active as a consultant for new hotel developments in Holland, Germany, Egypt and Israel.
I have worked in more than 60 countries with numerous investors and hotel operators.
2008 - 2009 IPI BV, Egmond aan de Hoef (Holland)
Director of Operations – Egypt
Development of 2 large ( 1500 units ) resorts
2007 - 2008 Fattal Hotel Group, Belgium
Regional General Manager Benelux
Responsible for 5 hotels
2005 - 2007 Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre, Amsterdam (Holland)
Pre-Opening General Manager
1997 - 2005 Crowne Plaza Amsterdam City Centre, Amsterdam (Holland)