Mark Blick

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Professional and Voluntary Roles

Mark’s success in hospitality and leisure industry spans the entirety of the hotel spectrum. Mark has vast experience in management projects from distressed hotels to new developments. Mark has managed to recruit quality individuals to the Company, including high-level corporate directors from the hotels sector as well as MBA Analysts from leading Universities.

His previous positions include CEO for YOO Hotels and Resorts with global responsibility for the growth of the company creating joint venture partners in Asia, USA, and Latin America. Also, Managing Director of Choice Hotels International European Division headquartered in Paris. Here he directed choice’s growth throughout all European markets growing hotel development in 14 countries of Europe with a total portfolio of 550 Hotels. He managed and prospered joint venture relationships with Choice Hotels Europe, Choice Hotels Scandinavia and launched Choice Hotels India.

Mark also developed his understanding of hotel operations during his time with the Doyle Hotel and the Savoy Hotel Group as an executive. Prior to this he was a Professor for Hotel Consult in Switzerland for a period of 2 years in hotel management.