Author Bio

Patrick Burkhardt

Founder & Chief Idea Person at Luxpitality

Patrick Burkhardt is the co-founder and Chief Idea Person at Luxpitality. Burkhardt has more than a decade of experience in the hospitality industry, and served as president of the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence’s (SITE) Southern California, the largest chapter in the world. Before he was elected president, he served as SITE Southern California’s Vice President of Communications for two years. Prior to launching Luxpitality in 2015, Burkhardt grew his network and experience with some of the most prestigious hospitality businesses in the industry. Most recently, Burkhardt worked as the International Sales Manager for Group and Leisure at the Hotel Del Coronado. There, he managed high-end groups and developed the hotel’s presence on the international stage. Burkhardt began his hospitality career at a boutique hotel in Vaduz, Liechtenstein while still attending Arizona State University. He enjoys technology and gadgets, connecting people, eating amazing foods, rock climbing, golfing, sailing, running, and cycling and in his spare time.

Articles by Patrick Burkhardt (1)

The Art and Science of Building a Team

Teamwork is a basic concept most of us learn early in life. Yet, in business this concept becomes far less "basic" and much more nuanced. It is an art form top companies work delicately to perfect at every level. While revenue, reputation, and recognition may seemingly be the ...