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Martin Adolf Wessels

Employee, Head of Hospitality and Tourism Department ​​, Eynsford College, 37-39  Oxford Street London W1D 2DU

London, United Kingdom

Skills

sales management
director of sales and marketing
hotel management
hospitality management
department head
general manager
international experience
planning experience
consulting experience
training experience
team leadership
yield management
revenue management
marketing & distribution management
marketing management
distribution management
regional sales office
national sales office
office management
hotel project evalutaion

Timeline

Professional experience for Martin Adolf Wessels

  • Current 8 years and 7 months, since Jan 2013

    Head of Hospitality and Tourism Department ​​

    Eynsford College, 37-39  Oxford Street London W1D 2DU

    As Head of Hospitality and Tourism Department I am responsible for course design, marketing and for collaboration with universities, and increasingly for collaboration with hotels as apprentice trainer. Then there are the courses which I teach myself: This semester International Hotel and Tourism Industry, Hotel & Tourism Marketing, and the newly designed course CRM Customer Relationship Management.

  • 9 months, Mar 2012 - Nov 2012

    Fundraising Agent

    Corris AG

    Fundraising for NGOs

  • 1 year and 3 months, Jan 2010 - Mar 2011

    Hotel Project Development

    LAS Leadership Akademie Schweiz AG, St.Gallen, Switzerland

    Project development for re-domicilation with hotel project SPA & MICE

  • 3 months, Nov 2009 - Jan 2010

    Hotel Takeover Business Plan

    Ascent Swiss Business Management AG, Rheinfelden, Switzerland

    successfull hotel takeover / business plan to loan financing for Ascent Swiss Business Management AG, Rheinfelden, Switzerland / businessplan., marketingplan, operative plan, development plan, Hotel Jägerhof Hubertus, Bernese Oberland, Switzerland

  • 1 month, Aug 2008 - Aug 2008

    Hotel Project Evaluation - Ukraine, CIS

    Ascent Swiss Business Management AG

    Hotel Consulting Hotel Citadelle / Hotel Wolodimir for SIQS and Ascent Swiss Business Management AG

  • 1 month, Mar 2007 - Mar 2007

    Hotel Consulting - Ukraine, CIS

    Ascent Swiss Business Management AG, Rheinfelden, Switzerland

    Hotel Consulting Swiss Hotel for SIQS and Ascent Swiss Business Management AG quality audit, sales training

  • 3 months, Sep 2006 - Nov 2006

    Sales Audit

    Kabul Serena Hotel, Kabul, Afghanistan

    sales & marketing audit: market re-positioning / implemention of sales system

  • 3 months, Mar 2005 - May 2005

    Conference Organizer

    Scott Holland Professional Services, Almaty, Kazakhstan

    Conference Organization, 7th Int. Almaty Real Estate Conference

  • 7 months, Nov 2003 - May 2004

    Hotel Consultant - business development mission

    University of Fribourg, Switzerland

    Hotel Consulting, Grand Hotel Lviv - Lemberg, Ukraine / business development mission via the University of Fribourg / sales training and marketing consulting, F&B controlling, restaurant sales (POS)

  • 5 months, Jun 2003 - Oct 2003

    DOSM - Hotel Brand Franchise

    Mercure Hotel Stoller Zurich, Switzerland

    sales analysis and brand franchise, Mercure Stoller Zurich, Switzerland / occupancy increase of over 40% within a year

  • 8 months, Oct 2001 - May 2002

    Assistent Director

    Hotel Meisser, Guarda, Switzerland

    Assistant Director during generation change in management, winter season 01/02 / reception & banquets / banquet management implementation

  • 1 year, Aug 1999 - Jul 2000

    Sales Management - Sales Office Implementation

    ACCOR National Sales Office Switzerland, Zürich & Lausanne

    Sales Office Implementation -- ACCOR National Sales Office Switzerland / multi-brand sales management for 3, 4 and 5 star hotel chains / contract drafts for all segments / design and implementation of procedures / clientele expansion

  • 2 years and 11 months, Sep 1997 - Jul 2000

    DOSM, Director of Sales and Marketing

    ACCOR Novotel Zürich Airport, Switzerland

    sales, marketing, yield & revenue management, PR / occupancy increase from 72% to 83% (Novotel) / acquisition of important new customer segments

Educational background for Martin Adolf Wessels

  • 4 years and 1 month, Aug 1993 - Aug 1997

    hotel and tourism management

    SSTH Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality Ltd. Chur & Passugg, Switzerland

    plus one year hotel practical. SWISSÔTEL BASEL & Hotel Hof Weissbad

  • 1 month, Jan 1979 - Jan 1979

    Swiss Federal Matric / Eidgenössische Matura

Languages

  • English

    First language

  • German

    First language

  • French

    Fluent

  • Italian

    Intermediate

  • Russian

    Basic

  • Spanish

    Basic

Wants

sales management
director of sales and marketing
hotel management
hospitality management
department head
general manager
team leadership
marketing & distribution management
marketing management
distribution management
regional sales office
national sales office
office management
hotel project evaluation

Interests

marketing / regulatory affairs / business planning history / art history / Russian literature / languages fitness / dance (salsa instructor) / windsurf

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