Michael Metcalfe

Founder & Director at Hoteliyo. Advisor for Startups & Ventures. Support for Business Founders.

Starting from Australia, I've worked on 4 continents, visited 40 countries and actively specialise in hotels, resorts and venture expansions. I'm now Founder and Director of Hoteliyo, a 'Virtual Hotel Advisory' firm, based on the Gold Coast in Australia. We work globally via travel, skype, email and technology. For more info, see: http://hoteliyo.com Previously I founded 'Snotels' Alpine Hotels and led the venture's expansion from concept to reality. We built the world’s first 'alpine only'​ hotel brand with 30 hotels over 6 European countries and 21 resorts. As the CEO, many 'hats' existed including market research, concept design, recruitment, leadership, sales, marketing, fundraising, investor relations, product design, technology projects, ad-hoc lawyer, financial analysis, budgeting and customer activity. I’m a Board Advisor for hotels and startup ventures, and mentored with the Branson Entrepreneurship Centre. I have an MBA (Hotel Mngt), B.Bus (Mngt) and Certificate in Hotel Investment and Real Estate (Cornell University). If you want help with your business or startup, get in touch and let's learn more.