Ewa Kossakowska has 25 years’ sales and marketing experience in the hospitality, travel and tourism industries. On behalf of Hotel Solutions Partnership she recently prepared market studies and advised on the business plans for a boutique hotel in Krakow, and a 5-star hotel as well as extended stay hotel in Wroclaw.
Ewa brings to the team strong working relationships with the regional hospitality, tourism and travel sector, with a wealth of contacts within the industry. She is the founder of the Polish consultancy ‘E.M.K. Hospitality Consulting’ which provides consultancy to hotels and tourism and travel-related enterprises.Her areas of expertise include: booking engine selection, boutique hotels, destination management, development strategy, distribution channel management, due diligence, market entry and exit, pricing, sales and marketing management, strategic planning, tour operator contracting, tourism development planning, website development and revenue management.
From 1999 to 2005, Ewa worked in Poland as a Sales and Marketing Director for Global Hotels Development S.A., the then preferred developer of new Holiday Inn hotels in Poland and as assistant sales and marketing director for InterContinental Warsaw. She had responsibility for hotels’ pre-opening, opening and post-opening processes within sales and marketing for the hotels as well as brand development and brand building. During her six years with IHG hotels, she developed and delivered robust sales and marketing strategies, resulting in significant growth.
Ewa is a graduate of Central School of Planning & Statistics, now Warsaw School of Economics, in the faculty of Economics in Tourism.