TECHNOLOGY HE IS WORKING ON: DigitalOps
STRENGHTS: Team work, Problem solving, Leadership
HOTELIER & LUXURY HOSPITALITY DEVELOPER
Palmiro is a professional with over 30 years of experience in Hotel Operations and Development in the fields of Hospitality, Luxury, Food&Beverage and Entertainment. He is a specialist in the startup of new concepts in hospitality with a focus on customer satisfaction.
Palmiro has been Country Manager of Melia Italia for over 17 years. He joined the Company when the Italian operations counted two Hotels with a Total Revenue of 16 millions euros and led the operations and development of the Italian Branch to reach 7 Hotels and a 65 millions Total Revenue.
He started his career in Jolly Hotel in major properties in different roles, from Front Office Manager to General Manager in a bunch of years. Prior to joining Melià Hotel International he has been General Manager of the Hotel Barchetta in Como owned by the Villa d’Este Hotel Group.
Palmiro is a natural leader who considers people development as a key to success in Hotel Operations. His generosity, integrity and vision over the industry brought him to win several Career Prices.
While progressing in his career Palmiro graduated in Tourism for Cultural Heritage at “Suor Orsola Benincasa” University of Naples in 2015 and earned a Master in Corporate Management in Ecole hôtelière of Lausanne and in General Management at Cornell University of Ithaca (USA).
Currently, as a Senior Advisor to investors and operators in the Italian hospitality market, Palmiro is developing new concept hotel’s restaurants in outsourcing for Elior Spa.
Palmiro is also a Member Board of Aica and Chief Institutional Committee of Ehma.