Paul Adan is the Vice President of Lodging Development for Marriott International Inc. and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company for the Caribbean and Latin America region and is based in Miami, Florida. Mr. Adan is responsible for hotel development of all the brands for Central and South America including Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, The Ritz-Carlton, JW Marriott, Edition, Autograph Collection Hotels, Renaissance Hotels, AC Hotels, Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Courtyard, Fairfield Inn, Residence Inn and Marriott Executive Apartments.
Mr. Adan is a graduate of Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration and brings 20 years of experience within the international hospitality industry, working extensively across the Americas and the Caribbean.
Mr. Adan began his career with Hilton International, working with their Board of Directors on the development of the group's properties in Brazil. Since then, Paul has held executive positions with Meliá Inversiones Americanas, Sol Meliá, NH Hoteles, CB Richard Ellis, and Amerisud, working on development deals from all perspectives. Paul has focused his career to hospitality development in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Paul brings an intimate knowledge of the hotel industry coupled with fluency in English, Portuguese and Spanish.