Costas Chandrinos is a Greek and Canadian national. He is a Hospitality and Tourism management expert and holds a BA in Intl Hospitality Management and an MBA from the University of Huddersfield UK, in addition he holds a Hospitality management Diploma from the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institution (AHLEI) USA, and a certification in Hotel Revenue Management form AHLEI.
His Career started and was developed in the wider area of the hotel and tourism industry, having worked from 1992 to 1999 in various managerial positions in hotels in Greece and abroad. From 1999 until 2016 he was the Director of the Hospitality & Tourism Management Department of BCA College and the liaison for the University of Huddersfield – London Metropolitan University and the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institution (AHLEI). As the programme leader for (AHLEI) he managed to sustainably develop and build specialized customized courses for hospitality professionals in the market.
In 2016 – 17 he was the Market Manager for Digital Ecosystems Hellas E.E. division of travel & hospitality solutions southern Europe | Middle East | northern Africa |, specializing for Hotels and destinations in: Predictive data and marketing applications solutions – Revenue Management and data Intelligence – Metasearch Hotel Marketing Service – Content Strategy and Global Distribution – Multi-channel (Biddable & Organic) Digital Marketing Services – Web Design, Website Development & Booking Engine – Direct Booking Optimization Solutions and online sales.
Currently, he serves as a hospitality & Tourism entrepreneur and offers consulting advice for startup hospitality projects in the area of operations development and property digital presence and effectiveness. He is also the Co-partner of StudySmart and Programmer Manager for the American Hotel & Lodging educational institute (AHLEI) and the Certified Digital Marketing Professional for Hospitality CDMP/H course in partnership with the Digital Marketing Institute (DMI), designed for Hospitality & Tourism Businesses and professionals.