Projects

  • Elite Collection: Founded, created, managed the Club with and for Hotels & Resorts Companies, suchs as Hodelpa Hotels as well as other brands.
  • Iberostar The Club: Founded, created, managed the Club for the Iberostar Hotels & Resorts a global leader in the Hospitality Industry
  • Mayakoba Resort: Mayakoba Real Estate was founded by Grangé Group within this exclusive resort destination to manage Real Estate operations, sales and marketing for this Mexican Riviera Maya project.
  • Banyan Tree Mayakoba Residences: Created a succesfull real estate and resort strategy for this brand.
  • Rosewood Mayakoba Residences and Condominiums: Created a business model for real estate operations.
  • Club Viva:  Management, sales and marketing of VIVA Leisure Real Estate & Vacation Club with six locations in Mexico, Dominican Republic and Bahamas.
  • Strategic Hotels & Resorts: Collaborating with this Hotel & Resort Owner on their porfolio of properties and real estate opportunities including: Four Seasons Residences Cub, Ritz Carlton Hotels and Resorts, Fairmont, Westin, and Hyatt.
  • Meliá Leisure Real Estate: Founding the creation, sales, marketing and managed Sol Meliá Leisure Real Estate and Vacation Club, the global Leisure Real Estate arm of Meliá Hotels & Resorts, who is a global leader in the hospitality industry with over 350 hotels and resorts worldwide.
  • Whiteface Lodge: The creation, management, sales and marketing of this Leading Hotels of the World resort in Lake Placid, New York.
  • Punta Mita Resort: Asset management , marketing , sales , operations of Real Estate Project, Four Seasons Résidences.

Additional Experience:

Alain Grangé was President & CEO of Cendant International Resort Group and RCI International one of the founding members of The Registry Collection (4 years). These companies are global leaders in the Shared Ownership/Vacation Membership, Resort and Travel industry.

Alain has over 30 years experience in the hospitality industry, speaks 6 languages and is a frequent guest speaker at industry events.

Alain was President/CEO of Starwood Vacation Ownership International, Inc. (SVOI) , and Vistana International Inc., (9 years) Orlando-based international Hospitality Vacation Ownership and Membership companies, where he led the planning, concept, creation, implementation, growth and management of SVOI / VII, and participated in the development, marketing and sales of such SVOI brands as Westin, Sheraton, Vistana and Harborside at Atlantis. Alain was a member of the senior executive team that successfully took Vistana public in 1997 and subsequently sold for a hospitality brand industry record amount to Starwood Hotels in 1999.

Alain served as Managing Director for Geller & Co. of Chicago, Ill. (predecessor of Strategic Hotels and Resorts an international hospitality real estate company, with a portfolio of luxury hotels, resorts and mixed-use projects worldwide. 

Through his Florida-based company, he has developed, marketed, sold and managed master planned communities, high-end real estate, hotels and various other development projects. He also specialized in institutional workouts for various leisure lifestyle projects.

Earlier in his career, Alain held a number of US and internationally based executive and entrepreneurial positions within the Hospitality and Leisure Industries, with Holiday Inn, Grand Metropolitan, InterContinental, Steigenberger, Trust House Forte, Resorts Golf Clubs International and such European deluxe Hotels/ Resorts as the Plaza Athénée, Splendido, Imperial and Excelsior.