Rocco Bova, an Italian born hotelier, Cornell educated, with an international career in luxury hotels spanning over 20 years and six continents, is a passionate, energetic and enthusiastic professional, with experience from classic hotels to cutting edge design, from business city properties to resorts operations and from golf resorts to destination wellness.
His educational journey began in London at the Westminster College, followed in Singapore at Cornell University and continues through workshops, readings and the internet on topics such as Human Behaviour, Neuro Marketing, NLP and Business Modelling.
One of his objectives is to coach and inspire teams to what the world of hospitality offers. He enjoys interacting and socializing with people at all levels, and have a natural ability to influence and engage his followers including being active on social medias particularly on Linkedin where he has over 40.000 followers.
Mr. Bova has been involved in the past 10 years in some exceptional projects including successfully repositioning, rebranding and branding of non performing properties or young companies ready to take on the world with new concepts.
Part of his ”retirement plan” is to become a teacher or an invited speaker in a world class hospitality school, in order to inspire the next generation of hoteliers.
Currently Mr. Bova is the GM of Chable’ Yucatan, a luxury wellness resort set in the Yucatan jungle of Mexico, he and his team have been key to the incredible success and many international awards it has gained just after a few years since its opening.
World Travel Summit 2020 “Travel in the New Normal” | September 7th, 2020