Charles L. Black III

Luxury real estate and hospitality industry expert Charles L. Black III has joined Luxury Hotel Advisors (LHA) - a boutique luxury hotel advisory and acquisitions firm - as the firm's newest principal. Prior to joining LHA, Black served as managing director of Compass Real Estate's luxury division in Southern California.

Black worked as executive vice president of Hilton & Hyland in Beverly Hills, Calif., a leading luxury real estate brokerage and as di rector of sales and marketing for Montage Hotels & Resorts. He was director of sales and marketing for Cap Juluca, a luxury resort in Anguilla - where he played a key role in re-positioning the resort's brand, increasing overall revenue - as well as director of sales and marketing at the Ritz-Carlton Golf and Spa Resort in Rose Hall, Jamaica.

A past chairman of the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce, Black is active in the community and will assume presidency of the Beverly Hills Rotary Club on July 1, 2021. He also volunteers with the Ronald McDonald House and Food on Foot. Black holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Loyola University, New Orleans.

At LHA, Black joins a team of professionals who collectively share decades of experience in management, ownership, operation, marketing, brand development and the execution of hotel sales and acquisitions across the globe. Some of its work includes, but is not limited to, distinguish ed relationships with the Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, RockResorts, Bel Air Hotel Company, Cap Juluca Resort and Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat.