Martin Duchateau has always been passionate about the hospitality industry. After graduating at the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne, in 2002, he started his career with Conrad International in Brussels (Hilton Hotels Corporation). Martin stayed 5 years with Conrad, first in Brussels and then moved to Dublin where he was in charge of the revenue management for 2 hotels. In the same time, he was appointed to specific missions in Asia to implement the systems and deliver strategic solutions to openings’ Conrad hotels.
Martin then moved to Berlin and worked for the headquarters of Design hotels AG. He was in charge of 70 hotels. His task was to help the members to optimize their overall revenue and to strengthen relations with Design Hotels.
After 10 years abroad, he came back to Brussels, his hometown, to work for Radisson Blu as Director of revenue. In 2012, Martin and his sister decided to open a boutique hotel, the Made in Louise. A second hotel will open in 2023 in the city centre of Brussels.
Besides he has several consultancy projects in hotel openings, team training and strategic planning. Martin teaches e-marketing and revenue management in 2 hotel schools in Belgium.