Appointment 7 February 2018
Appointed Senior Vice-President Development
At NH Hotel Group in Madrid, Spain
Luis Arsuaga is a renowned expert in hotel development, an area he managed at the international real estate consultancy Jones Lang Lasalle (JLL), having previously done the same job at CBRE. At both consultancies, where he built a career dating back nearly 16 years, Luis coordinated and managed some of the key transactions in the hotel business in Spain and cemented himself as an expert in analysing and developing long-term hotel strategies.
He is a law graduate from Madrid's Complutense University, holds an MBA from ICADE and a Certificate in Finance from the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
NH Hotel Group is a consolidated multinational player and a leading urban hotel operator in Europe and America, where it operates over 350 hotels. Since 2019, the Company works with Minor Hotels in the integration of their hotel brands under a single corporate umbrella with presence in over 50 countries worldwide.
Recent Appointments at NH Hotel Group
5 November 2019 — Jacqueline Kanits (53) will be the new Director of Revenue at NH Hotel Group from 25 October 2019. She will lead the Revenue department of the Northern Europe Business Unit, which comprises 127 hotels in Belgium, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, and Switzerland.
2 September 2019 — NH Hotel Group has appointed Remco Gerritsen as General Manager of nhow Amsterdam RAI to set up the creative hotel brand in Amsterdam. nhow Amsterdam RAI is the second nhow hotel in the Netherlands and, with 650 rooms and 25 floors, the largest new-build hotel in the Benelux.
3 July 2019 — Born in Austria, Spatt studied International Hotel Management at MODUL University before joining Astron in Vienna as front office manager before becoming general manager Astron Suite Hotels - Vienna and Atterseehaus in 1997.