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Marchtrenk, Austria

+43 664 42 40 462


© 2017 Roland Hummer

My Life

freethinker, lateral thinker and visionary.

My life

As a freethinker, lateral thinker and visionary I offer you new perspectives for spontaneous ideas, creative designs, attractive concepts and visualisations in any sector in an interplay between custom, tolerance and holistic creativity.

I do not find it easy to describe myself because I, like everything else, am in a state of constant flux. That is why I do not believe we see things as they are. We see them as we are.


1983 – 1987

Catering college in Gmunden

1977 – 1980

Secondary school in Langholzfeld

1971 – 1975

Primary school in Langholzfeld

1981 – 1982

Polytechnic college in Leonding

1975 – 1976

Secondary sports school in Linz


Born in Wels in Upper Austria.

professional training

Nov. 2018-

Art & Marketing Director at https://www.finnoq.com

Dec. 2017 – Nov. 2018

Managing Director & Consultant for a luxurious Norwegian Lodge. www.hattvikalodge.no

May – Nov. 2017

Consutling managing, recruiting and sales for a Swiss Start Up Company (CURCUMA) focused on: Online Travel Consulting. Successfully sold to the Kuoni Group in Nov. 2017

Jan. – April 2017

Taking a 3 months break and fulfilling myself a long dream of a round the world trip while sharing it on my blog: www.itchyfeet.com

Oct. – Dec. 2016

Invitation by Mahagonay Bay /Belize for consulting work in context of the first Hilton opening in spring 2017 / Belize. Providing strategic tailor made information and hints in terms of expecting cliental.

May – Sept. 2016

Consulting for River Advise – Basel /Switzerland. Contract base for launching a new recruitment system in central Europe. Traveling to the different country’s demonstrate and integrate the new system. Guest speaker at the international River fleet fair in Hamburg / Germany

2014 – 2016

Leading the “Underneath the Mango Tree” Hotel and Ayurveda / Spa in Dickwella, Sri Lanka as Director. Report to the Investors, train HOD incl. Spa Manager and four Ayurveda doctors. Online marketing, headhunt chef de cuisine and develop new high quality menus. Cost control, budgeting, analytics . Being the reference person for owners, guest and total staff.

2013 – 2014

Concept development for the ‘Underneath the Mango Tree Hotel & Spa. Property finding, dealing with department of land & sea as well as architects, handling the sell, overview construction, recruiting and staff training in the pre opening phase. Starting online marketing, integrating new hotel hardand software. Train Head of Departments with regular briefings in terms of the expectations from European customers

2011 – 2012

Director of Operation, Global R. Cruises/Uni World – CH In charge of the hole fleet in Europe (16 ships), close work with Hotel Managers, training restaurant and front office staff, teaching communication skills and making business forecasts. Launching new recruitment systems in eastern Europe.

2006 – 2010

Director of Operations for AGH Mountain Resort – Austria Managing three mountain chalets with a total capacity of 190 rooms. In charge of daily operations, training, budgeting and profitability. Developing marketing tools especially for mountain chalets. Working out tailor made and specialized staff recruiting systems to attract workers from eastern European country’s.

2004 –2005

Operations Manager F&B for the international Davis Cup USA / Russia. Host for the USA team. Organizing the hole catering event in cooperation with a (provided) Russian team. A strong ability to empathize, patience and diplomatic business practices where needed there.

1998 – 2003

Consultant and Director of Operations at Blancaneaux Lodge, by Francis F. Coppola Training staff, especially HOD, introducing selling techniques, establishing new cost control systems, marketing by presenting the Belize Resorts at international fairs. In charge of the VIP’s (many famous actors).

1993 – 1997

Resort Director, Gmunden Beach Resort, Austria Concept development and pre opening management. Guiding & leading the operation with up to 2000 visitors daily. Handling big logistic challenges and finance control.

1992 – 1993

Maître d’hôtel – Four Seasons Restaurant for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Miami – USA. Running the day by day operations and use the restaurant facilities as a training centre to coach staff before entering the vessels.

1991 – 1992

Trainer for the F & B Department at RCCL Miami / USA Introduce new training technique for up sale, train body language and communication skills.


Restaurant Manager, Prima’s On Wharf, Victoria, Canada In charge of a first class French table service.

1989 – 1990

Restaurant Manager, Regent *****Hotel, Auckland – NZ Leading and managing the daily operations.


Winner of International Skill Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia Olympic Gold.


Sommelier, “Da Conte” Gourmet Restaurant, Vienna.


Chef de Rang, Imperial *****Hotel, Vienna.

1983 – 1987

Apprenticeship cook/waiter, ***** Hotel Schillerpark, Linz.

Further education


Hotel Management Diplom Schloss Klessheim – Salzburg


Sommelier Diplom Österreich

1988 – 1989

Österreichisches Weinmarketingservice

Roland Hummer

Marchtrenk, Austria

+43 664 42 40 462

Curriculum Vitae

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