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President & Founder, Hotel Brain, Greece
Panos Palaiologos
President & Founder, Hotel Brain, Greece

Panos Paleologos was born in 1972 in Greece. Having graduated from IHTTI (International Hotel & Tourism Institute) in Switzerland, in International Hotel Management department, he has worked in various operating positions in five-star hotels in Greece and the UK. In 2000 he founded his own Hotel Management Company, HotelBrain, that currently consists of a leading hospitality group, organized in independent companies, each one of them focusing on different needs, covering practically the entire spectrum of the hotel real estate, with regional presence in Greece and Southeastern Europe.

In 2014, Panos Paleologos was elected as Vice Chairman of the World Board of Directors of the Small Luxury Hotels and he was selected as an innovative entrepreneur by Endeavor Global. In 2015 he announced the HotelBrain’s agreement with the SouthBridge Europe fund.  

In 2017 he received the distinction of «Greek Hospitality Rising Star» by Greek Hospitality Awards and in 2018 the «Greek Hospitality Personality» by the same institution. In the recent years the company has been awarded many distinctions like the World Travel Award as “World’s Leading Hotel Management Company” (2018) and “Europe’s Leading Hotel Management Company” (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019), the Gold Tourism Award in the category of “Hotel Management Company” (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019) and the Endeavor’s Greece accolade as “Top Job Creator of the Year” (2016).