DALLAS, TEXAS – As the hospitality industry recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, some of the world’s most influential hospitality leaders have joined the Board of Directors of Hotels and residences in Saint-Julienan ultra-luxury brand that will redefine luxury hospitality.
“St. Julian Residences will combine the uncompromising service and quality of the world’s finest hotels with the flexibility of vacation rentals, offering differentiated luxury for discerning travelers,” says renowned hospitality leader Dr. Jeffrey Obomeghie ( also known as Dr. Jeffrey O), who is CEO of St. Julian Hotels and Residences.
St. Julian’s properties will offer extraordinary spaces located in major destination markets such as Miami, Honolulu, San Francisco, New York, Maui, Paris, Rome, Santorini and others. These exceptional properties will operate at the intersection of luxury, exceptional customer service and technology. The flagship St. Julian’s hotel is set to open in December 2023 at an expected development cost of $120 million. “We will only franchise extraordinary properties that are aligned with our obsessive focus on service excellence,” says Dr. Obomeghie.
Directors of St. Julian Hotels and Residences include Horst Schulze, co-founder and former chairman of the Ritz Carlton Hotel Company, Dr. Jeffrey O, president of the International Hospitality Institute, Filip Boyen, former CEO of Forbes Travel Guide, Leticia Proctor, Executive Vice President of Donohoe Hospitality Services, and Frances Kiradjian, Founder of Boutique Lifestyle Leaders Association.
“I’m proud to serve on the St. Julian’s Board alongside these industry titans,” says Dr. Obomeghie. “Horst Schulze has a winning track record; he co-founded the Ritz Carlton Hotel Company, ranked the world’s number one luxury hotel brand, and founded the Capella Hotel Company, ranked the world’s second hotel brand. Leticia Proctor, Filip Boyen and Frances Kiradjian are globally respected hospitality leaders.
About St. Julian’s Hotels and Residences
St. Julian Hotels and Residences is a luxury hotel development company based in Dallas, Texas. To learn more, visit www.StJulianResidences.com. For media inquiries, email [email protected]
About Boutique Lifestyle Leaders Association (BLLA)
Founded in 2009, the Boutique Lifestyle Leaders Association (BLLA) is the official association of the world’s top visionaries in the boutique lifestyle industry. Membership in the BLLA not only includes an enhanced sense of community, it provides all the necessary resources and independent businesses to thrive in this growing industry, including access to distribution channels, marketing tools, webinars, whitepapers, reports on the evolving retail landscape, and more. The organization promotes connection, education and advocacy. boutique movement, the BLLA network has grown beyond its hotel foundation to welcome more passionate entrepreneurs, businesses and suppliers who amplify the boutique lifestyle. BLLA is a catalyst for trends and the future of shop. blla.org