The "La Business Card Hospitality" offers a turnkey offering which includes a comprehensive consultation to help you opening your future Hotel, Restaurant concept, Bar. We build a Plan with timelines and budgets. We also offer a suite of quality products that will help you get there quickly and smoothly. Upon approval of the Plan, our team is dedicated to run all initiatives on your behalf in order to ensure your success.
We will assist you from the status of "project", to the "pre-opening phase", and to the "Opening" with the day to day management.
Mission statement –
Engage our International Experience and Local Expertise into your vision to make it a success.
Founder profile –
A company is only as strong as its executive leadership. Olivier has been working in the hospitality industry for the last 3 decades. He "lives the field" and "walk the talk". The ultimate reasons for selecting our Corporate team members ? " Be a Doer and have Fun"
For Olivier, whether one be in the corporate world or self employed, business development has never been limited to the "what" and the "how".
We have developed a strong culture of the "why", which translates in the training modules for the operating teams on the field with a strong purpose.
Company Values -
COMMUNITY: We embrace and reflect the heritage and traditions of our community. We are committed to playing an active and prominent role in our community.
TEAM: We listen to our employees, treat them with respect and trust and encourage all individual contributions. By working together, cooperatively, we participate in growth and collective success.
MODERNITY: Thinking about the needs of today's and tomorrow's consumers means innovating, being curious and attentive to our environment and its evolution. Concretely, this approach is reflected in modern spaces offering many simple access and efficient services.
CONVIVIALITY: Our creations are contemporary, welcoming, atypical, with places of life that have a strong identity where we have fun to stay, to meet and create the link. In our spaces, conducive to meetings and discoveries, everyone feels good to relax and work.
A Team with international profile who served in:
Olivier's financial background and general management acumen led him to create La Business Card Hospitality.
He developed a large industrial knowledge in Finance, Branding and Business Operations in major hotel groups ie: Le Meridien, Starwood brands and Melia.
Since 2003, he served as General Manager for many hotel operations and was part of the Le Meridien Advisory Board of Directors who have redesigned the brand in 2009 prior its relaunch by Starwood hotels and resorts. At this time, Olivier led the flagship of the company, Le Meridien Etoile, a 1025 rooms hotel. From 2016 to 2019, his financial acumen and leadership led him to participate in many hotel openings, business assessments and drive, as Vice President of Operations managing a portfolio up to 13 franchise properties for international Brands (Marriott, Hilton, IHG and Accor).
Olivier leads owners' relations and the international development for La Business Card Hospitality as its Principal.
Victor M. Valverde has more than 25 years in revenue management, sales and marketing leadership. From Hotels to Corporate roles, for the hospitality industry and well-honed point of view for achieving success.
Victor worked with Starwood Hotels and Resorts, and then Marriott Intl.
He is well versed in the current market to capture the business where opportunities occur.
Experienced Sales and Marketing Leader strategic and discerning, Michele is a natural leader and an analytical person. Independent and Lifestyle brand management for owned and managed properties. Driver of top line results. Her skills set : Sales, (Group, Wholesale, Luxury Transient), Sales Management, Marketing, Digital & Social Marketing, Field Marketing, Revenue Management & Distribution, Yield Management, Asset Management and Positioning, Budgeting, Forecasting, Delphi FDC/Sales Force, Metrics, Event & Meeting Planning, Brand Management, Pre Opening, Due Diligence, Transitions
Jimmy has fifteen years of extensive hospitality sales/marketing experience having opened and repositioned hotels for luxury and independent international brands. Jimmy has led the sales organization for hotels in Washington DC and Miami FL for brands such as Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants, Commune Hotels + Resorts, SIXTY Hotels and most recently "sbe hotels". Jimmy is a thought leader who inspires with innovative ideas challenging old assumptions and bringing new value to the hotel/brand.
Dynamic and energizing Hotel Consultant and Sales Executive with progressive experience leading organizations in the Hospitality and Entertainment industries. Keen ability to hire and promote employee engagement and maximize performance while ensuring alignment to business needs. Utilizes a client-centric, influential communication style to deliver innovative sales strategies to negotiate win-win compromises with internal and external stakeholders. Exercises a guided approach to translating vision and strategy into actionable and measurable, value-added goals.Her Skill set: Hotel Transition & Conversion | Due Diligence| Business Development | Brand Management | Business Development Strategic Relationships | Corporate Communications | Complex Negotiations Revenue Management | P&L Budgeting Performance Management | Sales Planning | Performance Management
A Florida native, Teri has successfully led and re-invented the branding, marketing, digital and distribution efforts in the hotel industry for one of the world’s largest Hospitality companies, Marriott International, for 25 successful years, which most recently included her role as VP of Brand Marketing & eCommerce for Marriott’s Americas Continental division. Her expertise in various continents, including the North America, Caribbean, Latin America, Europe and the Middle East, gives her the global understanding to strategically direct and achieve profitable marketing initiatives across different hotel types and across multiple geographies
Carmen is a passionate and innovative hotelier with over 25 years of international experience in both upscale/luxury brands and independent hotels.
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Known for her distinctive creative approach to operations, visionary leadership and business excellence acumen, Carmen adds value in operations, brand service and culture experience.
Bringing forward a holistic GM approach and using her extensive operational, product innovation, strategic growth and brand positioning knowledge Carmen aligns people, product and processes to generate exponential performance and sustained business growth
Pierre is a true hotelier who debuted his career on the field of operation, walking his way to the highest finance and administration positions at various regional levels.
Accounting processes, Asset Management, KPIs analytics and Financing are his areas of expertise. Pierre spent 20+ years between IHG and Fairmont hotels before joining Kerzner Intl as an international auditor.
At LBCH, Pierre supports our finance department from the project status to the day to day management.
Bobbie has an extensive experience in upscale Restaurant and Hotel chains such as Zuma, D.ream, Acqualina or Virgin Hotels.She oversees the entire People operation from the initial team set-up to the latest recruitments. She assists the head of departments to develop their training plans and will enforce the ongoing evaluation throughout the year.She is passionate in delivering a unique experience to each and every associate so the team is uniquely positioned to provide its best to the guests
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