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Who are we?

Wildeman Hospitality Consultancy was founded by René R.F. Wildeman

René R.F. Wildeman graduated from the famous Hotelmanagement School of Lausanne (Switzerland).

 He started his career in several 5 Star properties around Lake Geneva before moving to Amsterdam, where he opened the Swissôtel Amsterdam as General-Manager. He managed this hotel  for  8 1/2 years and beside also was General Manager of the Chateau Marquette Hotel for a shorter period.

After this he was involved in consultancy in the Netherlands and Denmark. He  became General-Manager of the Inntel Hotel Amsterdam and during 16 years  was General-Manager of  Hotel Amsterdam-De Roode Leeuw.

Beside his involvement in daily hotel operations he occupied functions in several entrepreneurial associations. He was Board member of the Amsterdam Section of he Dutch Hotel Association (KHN, Amsterdam) and Chairman of the first-class 4* hotel section here-in.

For more than 20 years he was Board Member of the main entrepreneurial Assocation of the city of Amsterdam (Vereniging AmsterdamCity) and occupied functions as Chairman of the Damrak-Beursplein Assocation of entrepreneurs.  , Chairman of the Owners Association of Damrak-Beursplein in Amsterdam and Chairman of the Royal Palace District Association (Paleiskwartieramsterdam), a marketing association for the commercial centre of Amsterdam.

He was awarded twice for his involvement and interest in the hotel industry.
He is Senior Expert for the Dutch PUM and SWISSCONTACT, the Swiss Senior Expert Corps. He recently worked as consultant for he hospitality industry on projects in Kosovo, Macedonia, Indonesia, Bhutan, Nepal and Nicaragua.