JUDGE & MENTOR
Katerina Petropoulou is the Founder & Managing Director of Hotelising, a hotel sales management company, based in Athens. She conceptualized and launched Hotelising in 2012 at a time when hotel sales departments were operating in-house only.
Seeing the potential of revenue management and how yielding was a lost opportunity for small and mid-size hotels, she created Hotelising, a company specialized in increasing hotel revenue, by designing and implementing unique sales strategies. Inspired by her passion for the hospitality business she has created a company that offers a variety of services in the hotel industry.
Prior to that, she has held management positions in luxury hotels in Greece and the UK, for organizations such as Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces. Katerina is an active member of the European Hotel Managers Association (EHMA) and a member of the Hellenic Tourism Confederation (SETE). She is also a member of the Women On Top, an organization for the professional empowerment of women and for equality at the workplace. Katerina also supports various Google seminars for young groups of people, by inspiring them with her experience and motivational speech.