Industry Update
Appointment 3 June 2017

Larry Spelts

Appointed the new president and chief development officer of the third-party management company
At Expotel Hospitality Services L.L.C. in Metairie - LA, USA

Larry SpeltsPrior to joining Expotel Hospitality, he served as VP of business development for Charlestowne Hotels. In this role, Spelts developed relationships for the Mount Pleasant, SC-based company with hotel ownership and development groups, and led the acquisition of management contracts that added 34 properties and development projects more than seven years. Spelts has been involved with all types of hotels from flagged to independent and from midscale to luxury. In addition to working with hotels in groups such as Relais & Châteaux and Rosewood Hotels, he has experience with flags and soft brands including Hilton, IHG, Wyndham, Starwood and Choice. He was a founding trustee of the American College of the Building Arts, is active in Urban Land Institute, and he’s an advisory board member for Radical Innovation, an annual hotel design competition.

Expotel Hospitality Services L.L.C.

Since 2001 Expotel Hospitality has been working with owners and hotels to improve sales and marketing, human resource assistance, revenue management, e-commerce, operational systems, food and beverage, asset enhancement, accounting and purchasing.
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Recent Appointments at Expotel Hospitality Services L.L.C.

Tim Waz - President and Chief Operating Officer

11 April 2016 — New Orleans-based hotel management company, Expotel Hospitality Services, L.L.C., announced the appointment of hospitality veteran Tim Waz as the new company President and Chief Operating Officer. Waz joined Expotel in 2015 and brought a combined 15 years of Hospitality and Hotel Management experience.
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Tim Waz - Regional Director of Operations

17 March 2015 — Hotel owner/management company Expotel Hospitality Services, LLC, has announced the appointment of hospitality management leader Tim Waz as Regional Director of Operations. He will be responsible for Expotel’s portfolio assets outside the company’s New Orleans headquarters region.
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Danielle DeGeorge - Vice President of Sales and Marketing

27 February 2015 — New Orleans-based hotel owner/management company Expotel Hospitality Services, LLC, has announced the appointment of hospitality marketing veteran Danielle DeGeorge as Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
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