In connection with an interview released in our October/November 202 1 edition entitled “Reinventing Hospitality: Exclusive Interview with Dr. Jeffrey O Ceo of the International Hospitality Institute”, we likewise had the enjoyment of raising the veil surrounding among the most prominent names in the hospitality market today– Dr Jeffrey O. While a home name in Europe, there are those who may not be as knowledgeable about his work and how it changed the market at big.
As world-renowned Dutch author Henri Nouwen notoriously stated, “Hospitality is not to alter individuals, however to use them area where modification can happen.”
In today’s world today where convenience has actually ended up being currency, gestures of goodwill and compassion are tough to come by and more difficult to think in when they do. It’s hard to feel comfortable in your own bed when your really soul feels uncertain, what more numerous miles away in a foreign place?
However there are still individuals who wish to challenge this concept and make every effort to execute a system that works for individuals and by the individuals.
Dr. Jeffrey Obomeghie, among the most popular hospitality leaders worldwide, has actually started a life-long objective to improve the method we approach hospitality not as a one-dimensional deal– however as an area for authentic human interaction that enhances a favorable existence in the market. He has actually helmed groundbreaking concepts on how to handle hospitality from a more humanistic point of view and how finest to use it in practice, to name a few things.
Dr. Jeffrey Obomeghie is an American hospitality professional, teacher, and Management Coach who was born in Nigeria. He is the President and CEO of the International Hospitality Institute.
Understood expertly as Dr. Jeffrey O, he was born upon March 7, 1961 in Nigeria to the Obomeghie household in Iyekhei, Auchi, Edo State. Dr. Obomeghie was the Establishing Editor-in-Chief of individuals’s Express Paper which was based in Lagos. He was confessed to the University of Lagos to study Government. He left the University of Lagos to continue his research studies in the United States of America. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in Government at the University of Maryland University College in 2015. In 2016, he made a Master’s degree in Personnel Management and Training from Amberton University. In 2020, he made a Ph.D. in Management Research Studies from Johnson University. The subject of his argumentation was: A Narrative Analysis Checking Out Understandings of Management Amongst Hourly Employees in Hotels in the Southwestern United States.
Dr. Obomeghie worked as General Supervisor at numerous United States hotel brand names consisting of Marriott, Hilton, Radisson, and Embassy Suites, to name a few. As General Supervisor, he won awards for service quality at the Marriott Sugar Land Houston and the Embassy Suites Dulles Airport. He was called General Supervisor of the Year by Remington Hotels, a business for which he worked for numerous years.
In 2008, he was designated as Vice President of New Generation Hotels. Consequently, he was promoted to Chief Operating Officer that very same year. As COO, he supervised several hotel homes situated in the Northeast United States. In 2009, he signed up with Mercury Hotels as Ceo. In 2020, he handled the function of President and CEO of the International Hospitality Institute, the leading company serving the international hospitality market. With workplaces in Texas and Board Members in various nations, the International Hospitality Institute’s objective is to promote the international hospitality market.
Dr. Obomeghie has actually managed a hotel portfolio valued at over one billion dollars consisting of hotel brand names such as Renaissance, Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Sheraton, and numerous others. The combined yearly income for the hotels under his management was over $250 million.
The International Hospitality Institute is the developer of the Hospitality Code of Ethics, understood amongst hoteliers as the HCODE. The International Hospitality Institute is likewise the organizer of the Worldwide Hospitality Top 2021. The occasion which is arranged for November 9 and 10, 2021, is uniting 55 of the most prominent leaders in international hospitality. The keynote speaker for GHS 2021 is Horst Schulze, the Co-Founder of the Ritz Carlton Hotel Business. Opening remarks will be provided by Dr. Jeffrey O and William “Chip” Rogers, President and CEO of the American Hotel and Accommodations Association. The International Hospitality Institute is the publisher of the Hospitality Power Index ™ which includes the Leading 50 The Majority Of Prominent Hospitality Leaders in the U.S.A. and the Leading 50 The Majority Of Prominent Hospitality Leaders worldwide.
In addition to his operate in the field of Hospitality, Dr. Jeffrey Obomeghie is a management coach, and inspirational speaker. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Telacoach, a training, treatment and consultant platform. He has actually served on Marriott International’s Rooms Board of advisers and numerous other boards. He has actually released numerous books of fiction and non-fiction, consisting of Dead or Alive, The World According to Jeffrey O, The Collector of Butterflies, Abraham Lincoln is Not Dead, Get Rich, Get Pleased, Get Love, and The Lady Who. In 2021, he was inducted as a member of the Hoteliers’ Guild, a special “invitation-only” society of the world’s leading hoteliers based in Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland.
The Board Members who serve with Dr. Obomeghie at the International Hospitality Institute are:
- Sanjana Chappalli– Vice President of Marketing, Go Minute (Singapore)
- Tejal Patel– CEO of Neem Tree Hospitality (U.S.A.)
- Ken Patel– CEO of EV Hotel and EV Human Being (U.S.A.)
- Andy Lee– Chief Operating Officer, Rideau Club (Canada)
- Brendan Dugan, Principal, New Instructions Hospitality Consulting, Australia
- Chris Puntureri, Chief Operating Officer, Iridescent Hotels (U.S.A.)
- Dr. Elisha Attai, Creator and CEO, African Women Management Company (Nigeria)
- Joseph Harvey, Vice President of Financing, Grace Bay Resorts (Turks and Caicos)