Helmut Knipp, CHA Senior Vice President – Hotel and Golf Resort
Development and Operations email@example.com
Hotel and Resort Experience: Helmut Knipp brings to GRDI’s clients and partners a strong international background in development, operations, sales and marketing, food and beverage and finance, with special emphasis on turnaround situations. Mr. Knipp’s hospitality management experience began with hotel General Manager positions with Hilton Hotels Corporation and Marriot Corporation. Mr. Knipp’s experience broadened over the past 50 years with senior corporate executive positions involving operations and development responsibilities with Lincoln Hotels, Peabody Hotel Group, Ramada Renaissance - North America, CCA International (Hong Kong with operations in 14 Countries) as Managing Director and most recently Langham Hotels International (Hong Kong) as Senior Vice President – Development Worldwide.
Global Reach: After completing his hotel studies in Germany, Helmut Knipp’s hotel and resort professional experience extended to North America, East Asia and the Middle East and includes the planning and operation of commercial hotels, city clubs, destination resorts and golf clubs.
Professional and Educational Credentials:
Kaufmännische Bildungsanstalten der Stadt Bonn, Industrie und Handelskammer -
Diploma - Hotelkaufmann
American Hotel and Motel Association - CHA
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York - Summer Coursework
Professional Affiliations and Memberships:
Alfalfa Club, Washington, D.C.
American Hotel and Motel Association
Former Chairman-Travel and Related Industry Committee
Former Chairman-Marketing Committee
Former Chairman-International Travel Committee
Former Director-Texas AH&MA
Confrérie de la Chaine des Rôtisseurs
Global Resort Development, Inc.
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