AccorHotels exec moves to Dream Hotel Group to lead Europe, Africa development

Dream Hotel Group has appointed Jason Wischhoff as VP of Development for Europe and Africa. In his role, Wischhoff will be responsible for driving the company’s four lifestyle hotel brands to major cities across Europe and Africa.

Wischhoff joins Dream Hotel Group from Accorhotels, where he served as VP of Development, UK & Ireland for four years, and Wyndham Hotel Group, where he spent five years as a Sr. development manager for the UK, Spain and Portugal markets.

"With his vast knowledge of these markets, Jason is an ideal fit for the role of VP development as we bring our hotel brands to new and emerging markets abroad,” said Dream Hotel Group CEO Jay Stein, whom HOTEL MANAGEMENT spoke to in August.

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Wischhoff began his career in selling franchise and management with IBS, a management consultancy practice where he was responsible for driving the growth for master license opportunities in the UK advising CEO’s and MD’s.

Wischhoff graduated with honors from London University with a Bachelors in Marketing & Management.

Dream Hotel Group's four brands are: Dream Hotels, Time Hotels, The Chatwal and Unscripted Hotels. Earlier this year, Dream Hotel Group announced $1.5 billion in new hotel development for the Dream Hotels brand, including Doha in Qatar, the company’s first foray into the Middle East, and five other U.S. locations, all with independent hotel development partners.

Future U.S. locations include Nashville, Dallas, Palm Springs, and two additional New York properties in Times Square and Long Island City. The news follows that of the David Rockwell-designed Dream Hollywood slated to open in January 2017, and the first location of Dream Hotel Group’s Unscripted brand, set to open in Durham, North Carolina in May 2017.

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