Martin Lachout, Chief Project Officer
Since 1st of April 2004 Martin H. Lachout is responsible for development and project management – of Vienna International Hotelmanagement AG. He has worked for Vienna International since 1991, nearly from the time of its founding. Thanks to his many years of successful service in a number of different functions, he has made a decisive contribution to building up the company.
Martin H. Lachout began his career at Vienna International in controlling. In 1994 and 1995, he served as General Manager of the 4-star Amber Baltic holiday resort and golf club on Poland’s Amber Coast and of the 5-star Hotel in the centre of Prague. From March 1999, Martin H. Lachout was entrusted the responsibility of Authorised Signatory for Vienna International Hotelmanagement AG before being appointed to the management board in April 2004. In this function, he and his team realized more than 25 hotel openings and takeovers in all of Europe until the End of March 2013.
Over 14 properties newly built and opened in the last few years are evidence of the high expertise of Vienna International in hotel development. Beyond that, Vienna International also has know-how in developing hotel brands, as success stories such as the andel’s hotels and angelo hotels prove.
Vienna International provides detailed feasibility studies including market studies and concepts. Further services are:
- Planning and construction consultation
- Hotel operational functionality
- Hotel operational procedures & logistics
- Sales & marketing pre-opening activities
- Pre-opening coordination
- Recruiting & management
- Operating supplies & equipment budget and handling