Walter Kohlross

Walter KohlrossWalter Kohlross … a trustee for The Academy of Hospitality Science (5 Star Diamond Award), member of the Chaine de Rotisseurs Society, former member and chairman of the American Hotel-Motel Association (Food & Beverage) and a Certified AHMA Food & Beverage Executive.

Mr. Kohlross trained in the fine hotels of Europe, including Hotel-Intercontinental, Geneva and Trust House Forte, London. He spent 16 years developing new properties with Westin Hotels Worldwide.

His track record of successful openings includes the Carlton-Hotel, Johannesburg, S.A. and the tower for the Century-Plaza, Los Angeles. He was part of the development and opening team at the Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, where he held several senior executive positions including Senior Vice President of Hotel Operations. He also spent a number of years in charge of European casino marketing.

Mr. Kohlross’ expertise is in Hotel Operations and Food & Beverage, with an emphasis on new property opening, conceptualization and project planning. He also has extensive experience in business development, budgeting, planning and administration. He speaks fluent English, German, and French.

To contact Walter Kohlross, please e-mail wkohlross@keymanagementgroup.com