Competence & Experience

  • Since 1973 married with Rita,
    3 wonderful, grown up children
  • Since1996 self employed:
    Certified Hotel & Tourism Management Consulting
  • 7 years Managing Partner of
    Horwath Consulting Austria; the leading International Tourism & Leisure Consultancy.
  • 6 years General Manager
    ***** Hotel Imperial Vienna; "World's best Hotel 1994", "Hotelier of the Year 1992"
  • 7 years General Manager
    ***** Hotel Bristol Vienna; Leading Restaurant of Austria "Korso" 1984.
  • 3 years General Manager
    ****/* Casino Hotel Schillerpark Linz; Project Development and Hotel Opening.
  • 5 years General Manager
    ****/* Trust House Forte Hotels; London, Johannesburg, Durban
  • 3 years
    ****/* Sheraton Hotels, Munich/Brussels/London

Additional Qualifications

Concessions: Chartered Management Consultant; Certified Hotelier, certified to train apprentices

Lecturer: "International Quality Hotel Management" at the University of Economics Vienna, Hotel Academy Modul, Vienna, Tourism Brain Trust Austria.


International Memberships

IHRA International
Hotel & Restaurant Association

7 years representation for Horwath International

LHW Leading Hotels of the World
3 years member of the World Wide Marketing & Sales Committee

SRS Steigenberger
Reservation & Sales System

6 years Head of the International Marketing Committee

INCITE, ÖHV, ROTARY, SKAL, Chaine de Rotisseurs, Tourmis