Hans Desai, CHA
Senior Vice President, Leisure Travel
Desai brings more than 25 years of hotel management experience to his position. As Chief Operating Officer for HVS Hotel Management, he had oversight responsibilities for the operations of more than 45 lodging facilities throughout the United States. Desai’s experience also includes executive positions with Fairmont Hotels, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and Sheraton Hotels.
A graduate of Michigan State University’s School of Hospitality Business, Desai serves on the executive board of The School of Hospitality Business Alumni Association. He has received accreditation as a Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA) from the American Hotel & Lodging Association, and has served as Vice President of the Metro Denver Hotel Association.