Our team offers counseling and guidance in developing projects, management, operations, and performance maximization in hospitality businesses. We are a hospitality consultancy firm created by well-seasoned experts Chris Sariego and Eduardo Villafranca.

OUR VISION

To be the most strategic and efficient partners to our clients, by improving their business performance and overall success.

WHO WE ARE

An international group formed by industry leaders with vast experience in all aspects of the hospitality business.

WHAT WE DO

Improve company results, provide full property management, advise in developing projects and hospitality real estate.

HOW WE DO IT

Devote our team of experts to assist you in all aspects of your business, from an evaluation to strategic planning to execution, we help to achieve and exceed the company’s needs and goals.

OUR TEAM

CHRIS SARIEGO

Co-founder

Founder of One Degree Group based in the USA, with more than 30 years of international experience in the management and development of world-renowned hotels and resorts.

EDUARDO VILLAFRANCA

Co-founder

Seasoned leader and consultant in conscious hospitality through Latin America. Pioneer expert in the creation and management of destinations and successful cases of sustainable tourism.

KARINA VIQUEZ

Project Manager

International business professional, with a strong focus on sustainability and social impact, coupled with her extensive knowledge of the Latin American business ecosystem.

WHO ARE OUR CLIENTS

For hotels, restaurants, spas, marinas, theme parks, and any other related hospitality business, we are here for you!

HOSPITALITY OWNERS

We provide consulting services in areas of need as well as we offer full property management to our clients.

 

HOSPITALITY OPERATORS

We help in maximizing profits by streamlining the operations with expert advise and guidance.

 

HOSPITALITY DEVELOPERS

From land acquisition to concept creation, to execution and operation, we support our clients at all levels and throughout the entire process.

INVESTORS

We assist in the selling and buying of all hospitality related businesses.

 

TOUR OPERATORS AND DESTINATIONS

We advise tour operators, theme parks and related businesses, as well as support tourist destinations to maximize results, improve operational efficiency and increase the business’s exposure.

SERVICES

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
Partial and Full Hotel Management and Administration that includes an initial assessment and a work plan with periodic on site visits.

ASSET MANAGEMENT
Strategic advisory service to hotel owners in order to capitalize their agreements with the operationg companig, chain or collection, national or international.

SALES & MARKETING
• Marketing plan creation and implementation
• Sales strategy operation
• National and international commercialization in the feeder markets
• Brand development

REVENUE MANAGEMENT
We provide you with analytical tools to optimize the products prices and availability, to maximize revenue growth.

TAILOR-MADE CONSULTING SERVICES
We handle all aspects of the business from land acquisition, to developing and operation to improving performance in all revenue centers and business areas.  Read more

REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT
• For buyers, we assist you to find and purchase the best property in Costa Rica through the most efficient process
• For sellers, we help you to market and maximize the return on your investment
• Development of feasibility studies
• Creation of full turn-key services

BECOME A DISTINGUISHED
MEMBER OF

A collection of hotels, ecolodges and resorts, with a first-level hospitality management under a sustainable approach, which ensures unique experiences for guests and development opportunities for business stakeholders.

MAIN SERVICES

  • Partial and Full Property Management
  • Diagnosis of operations, sales, finance and revenue centers
  • Booking system management
  • Customer satisfaction review
  • Branding advice
  • Representation in international fairs and shows, in the main supplier markets
  • TourCert Check tourism sustainability assessment and distinction, awarded by the international certifier TourCert

MAIN BENEFITS
FOR OUR CLIENTS

We bring a group of experts with vast experience in developing, operating and managing hospitality businesses. We help to excel and become part of your team!

  • Financial improvement and maximization
  • Boost sales and marketing for your product
  • Build and maintain the guest’s engagement and experience
  • Promote employee motivation and performance
  • Generate a sustainability-based culture