Mark van Ogtrop is Director at Beacon Sky Hospitality, which is hospitality advisory firm covering South East Asia specializing in asset management , project development, finance advisory, market research and feasibility work for the hospitality sector with offices in Bangkok and Phuket. Beacon Sky Hospitality also is partner in developing senior living communities and retirement villages.
Until recently Mark was Managing Director and Sr. VP for South East Asia at “Louvre Hotels Group” and “Golden Tulip Hotels”. In his role he was responsible for the operation and development of the 5 brands of the Louvre Hotels Group in the ASEAN region. He started up the company Golden Tulip Hotels South East Asia with regional offices in Bangkok and Jakarta and successfully opened and operated a portfolio of over 30 hotels in the region.
Mark has over 35 years of international hotel experience in the areas of operation of hotels, project development, opening of hotels, repositioning of hotels and experience in all hotel disciplines.He has worked in 3 different continents in over 10 countries throughout his career of which the latter 20 years in South East Asia.
Prior to working with Louvre Hotels Group Mark was Area Manager & VP for Dorint Hotels in Brussels and he held furthermore General Manager positions and senior management positions with prestigious groups incl : Dusit Thani Hotels in Bangkok ,Phuket; Accor Brussels; The Peninsula Group in Hong Kong and Beverly Hills; Golden Tulip Hotels in New York and Sheraton Hotels in Boston.
Mark van Ogtrop is a graduate from the Hotel Management School The Hague, Netherlands.