2014 – 2017
Cuba Boutique Casas, several locations, Cuba
Concept study and development of a small Boutique Bed & Breakfast chain in the most travelled touristic destinations in Cuba. The strategic focus is set on small, locally positioned and urban accommodations at extraordinary locations. Each in itself is unique and full of history, embossed with passionate and straightforward hospitality. Preparation of the business plan, the finance structure as well as the interior design and marketing are part of the project.
2012 – 2013
Suites Billini, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Renovation and extension of several historical downtown houses in the Zona Colonial of Santo Domingo. Integration of the properties and buildings and extension to office space and apartments for long-term rent. The project includes conceptualisation and design.
Villa Sunneschy, Stäfa, Switzerland
Launch and reopening of a historical entrepreneur’s villa as a restaurant on the lake Zurich, Switzerland with the objective to have an all-year around operation, a place to meet and interact and to incorporate the whole terrain. Development of a gastronomy concept for the restaurant, bar, bistro, lounge and the snack-bar.
2009 – 2010
Trans Hershey – Nostalgia on Rails, Camilo Cienfuegos, Cuba
Revitalization of a nostalgic electric train with old railcars of the 20’ies of last century. Implementation of a day excursion with an authentic Cuba experience and living train history. Conceptualisation of the excursion including gastronomical concept and entertainment on board and during excursion.
Boutique Hotel Project Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
Investigation of investment opportunity and feasibility analysis for the construction of a 12-room boutique hotel with bistro-bar and roof-top lounge in the historic district of Panama City, a UNESCO-landmark.
Tourism development in Playa Barca Quebrado, Costa Rica
Development of a sustainable tourism development for a real estate property on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica in collaboration with Metron, Baden. Identify possible tourism models, assessment of sustainability and definition of a suitable development strategy.
Restaurant Hacienda San Pedro, Dornach Switzerland
Pre-opening consultation and support with conceptual execution for a themed Mexico restaurant with Tequilabar, Boutique, Travelpoint and Boutiquehotel. Development of the marketing and advertising concept for the integrated travel agency as well as allocation of staff for the opening-night.