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Michaela Wehrle, Partner, Senior Director & Marketing, Horwath HTL.
Michaela has been working in Horwath HTL's Swiss office since 2010 and is working as Senior Consultant and Project Manager. Michaela's strengths are in operation, workflow, staff planning, pre-opening and financial projections. Further she has received formal training in DTP and recently in Search Engine Marketing at the University of Applied Sciences Salzburg. You can find her publications on topics around the hotel market in Switzerland here.
Prior to joining Horwath HTL Michaela spent 5 years in the aviation industry where she worked as Head of Administration and Procurement. In this capacity she was, among other things, responsible for tender process and contract administration, the administering, scheduling and payroll of over 100 expat crew members, invoicing and accounts receivables, supervised on technical flight hours on behalf of Continuing Airworthiness Department and coordination with insurance companies.
She has more than 15 years of international hospitality experience, having worked in various management positions in Austria, Germany, Spain, Switzerland and the USA. Michaela has acted as Restaurant Manager at Dorfhotel Gerlizten Alpe (Austria), where she increased sales by 15%. She Held Assistant Hotel Managers at the Hotel Guarda Val in Lenzerheide (Switzerland), on MS River Harmony, the Golf Park Gut Düneburg in Haren (Germany), the Carpe Diem Resort in Cadaques (Spain) and the Hotel Seewinkel in Fuschl (Austria) , She owned and managed a restaurant in Fort Lauderdale (USA). Her operational experience ranges across housekeeping, rooms' division, accounting and food & beverage.