Yuval brings over 20 Years’ experience and expertise in hotels, hostels and serviced property development as well as operation and strategic leadership to those businesses.
Yuval has lead Via from day one. The ongoing project requires the adaptation of many areas of expertise, from acquisition to the development itself; brand design and creation, strategy and market positioning, team building and overall running of the business and its operations.
Educated in Switzerland in Hotel management and business studies.
Summary of Experience
Earlier in his career, Yuval has served as Executive Director of Cola Holdings. During this time he had responsibility for the running and overall operations of the London based group of hotels. This includes the very famous ‘Westbury Hotel’ in Mayfair, ‘The Kensington Close Hotel’ and ‘The Kingsway Hall Hotel’ with over 1000 hotel bedrooms and employing circa 600 staff.
Other experiences included ongoing consultancy to the owners of Grand City Hotels in Germany. This project involved the purchasing of hotel distress assets and building a centralised hotel chain environment to support the operations of such assets. Within a short period of 4 years over 100 hotels were purchased with over 15,000 hotel rooms to account for.