Roland Mouly

The founding and managing principal of Hospitality Advisors, Mr. Mouly is a twenty-five-year veteran of the hospitality industry.  

As a vice President for several international hotel companies including Renaissance Hotels and recently Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group (Regent, Radisson Blu, Country and Park Inn) Mr. Mouly is experienced in all aspects of the development process including asset acquisition, structuring of franchise and management agreements, interacting with brands and negotiating legal matters to finalize the various agreements.  

He successfully spearheaded complex acquisitions of upper upscale properties in the Bahamas, St Martin, DR as well as in the luxury segment  (Regent) in Turks & Caicos and Puerto Rico.  His experienced extends beyond the Caribbean to Latin America where he facilitated the negotiations of various partners agreements in Brazil and Mexico, and large ground up development projects such as the Renaissance in Sao Paulo and JW Marriott in Rio de Janeiro.  

Prior to his activities in Latin America, Mr. Mouly was head of development for Renaissance Hotels in Europe where he successfully contributed to the expansion of the company prior to its purchase by Marriott International.

Mr. Mouly will assist the developer in selecting the design professionals, coordinating the team during the concept definition, and facilitating the communication between the brand, the design associates and the ownership.  He is a regular speaker at regional and international conferences, and has been quoted numerously in industry magazines and newspapers.

Advisory Members

Manuel Saborit,

Over 20 years of experience in day to day Hotels and Restaurants Operations, and Global Real Estate & Hotel development. He is an expert in Planning, Engineering and Construction of new projects and has extensive experience in structuring Financing.  He has extensive knowledge of the hotel and real estate industries in Mexico, Central and South America and is currently the CEO of Aspen Partners & Co, a US$20 billion real estate fund located in Queretaro, Mexico.

Mark Elawadi, Global Lodging Advisors

International hospitality veteran with over 25 years of industry experience encompassing hotel management, project development and asset management. He also has specific experience in turnaround, contingency and crisis management, as well as financial workouts in complex situations.