Ignacio del Riego Cuesta

Director of Learning & Development at Oryx Rotana Doha

del Riego Cuesta

Originally from Madrid, Spain (1972). Studied in École hôtelière de Lausanne(EHL) 2007-8. More than 15 years of Hospitality experience in Europe, America, Africa and Middle East. Currently working as Director of Learning & Development in Oryx Rotana Hotel, Doha, Qatar. Career interest in people related aspects for business development.

Insights by Ignacio del Riego Cuesta (2)

Restaurant for Sale

If you ask a "marketer" what are the basics of business, he´ll tell you that in order to sell something a link has to be made to one or more of our needs as human beings. Accordingly to Maslow´s Theory our needs are segmented into five hierarchical chapters: physiological or basic life survival, safety and security, love and belongingness, self-esteem and self –actualization.

Boat Holes

One day, sharing some ideas with a General Manager he told me that a hotel is like a boat. A boat that has many holes on it… and is always going to have. The point, he said, is to know which holes you want to fix at any given time, accepting that there are still other holes affecting the performance of the boat.