Source: Hotel Business
by Hotel Business
INTERNATIONAL REPORT—Hospitality companies are bolstering their leadership rosters. Curve Hospitality, Interstate, Crestline, and others have new additions. Here’s a look:
Hitesh (HP) Patel Joins Curve Hospitality
Curve Hospitality has named Hitesh Patel as COO. Patel brings more than 20 years of hospitality expertise to his role, tasked with further growing the company’s key partnerships while also providing strategic guidance to all departments at Curve Hospitality.
Patel is the president of Capital City Hospitality Group, hotel asset company in Austin, TX. He holds several leadership positions within the hotel industry, including a place on both the Austin Hotel & Lodging Association and the Hospitality Technology Strategic Council Boards of Directors; an appointment to the Austin Economic Growth and Redevelopment Task Force; and an IHG Owners Association & Choice Hotel Owners Council Member.
Patel has been a member of AAHOA since 2004 and began his service on the AAHOA Board of Directors in 2010, when he was elected Director at Large. Patel was elected in 2015 as the AAHOA Secretary and then became the chairman in 2018. During his chairmanship, he launched AAHOA Hotel Owners Academy in 2018 and made combating human trafficking a top priority for the association.