Christopher Cylke

Company: REVPAR International

Position: Chief Operating Officer


Chris has 27+ years of experience in the hospitality, recreational, and tourism industries regarding new development and acquisition of all hotel types with an emphasis on hotels and resorts located in Florida, Caribbean and Central America; market and financial analysis, valuation, strategic planning, investment decision analysis, asset management, operations analysis, impact analysis, litigation support, hotel operator selection, RFP process, management contract/franchise negotiations, and market repositioning and other value enhancement strategies.  He has managed a broad range of public and private sector hospitality-related investments including hotels, conference centers, resorts, casinos, food and beverage facilities, spas, golf courses, and marinas. He has also advised leading hospitality organizations on strategic planning and investment decision analysis. He has directed and managed over 750 hospitality-related projects on individual hotel assets, as well as multiple hotel assets and portfolios, during his advisory career. The aggregate value of these projects represents well in excess of $5 billion in investment activity.

He served as an officer of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), including Chairman.

Mission Statement

REVPAR International, Inc. is one of the industry's best known full-service advisory and asset management firms exclusively dedicated to the hospitality and tourism industries. Established in 1992, REVPAR has over 30 years of successful service to the industry, completing thousands of projects throughout the United States, Caribbean, Europe, and Asia. Our services cover all hospitality-related assets from hotels and resorts to conference centers, restaurants, spas, marinas, and golf courses and serve to identify and help minimize the three risks– market, financial and management - inherent in real estate investing in general and hospitality investing in particular.

REVPAR International offers a complete range of advisory services to owners, operators and lenders to the hospitality industry. From initial (market and financial) due diligence through construction development assistance/project management, to on-going asset management/owner's representative services, REVPAR International can manage your project from concept to opening through stabilization. Our objectives are to maximize asset value/return on investment, while minimizing the associated risks.

Geographic Areas



International experience in all aspects of financial, market, and valuation due diligence for all lodging products
Development and Project Management experience for new build and/or acquisition of existing hotels
Owner's Advisor/Representative Assistance
Asset Management
Operational Review studies
Franchise Impact Evaluation
Franchise/Brand Affiliation Selection

Professional Memberships

International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC)

Speaking Engagements

Chris is a frequent speaker and moderator at major industry conferences on a variety of subject matters relative to the hotel industry.

Representative List of Clients

  • Central/Industrial Banks
  • City/County Municipalities
  • Commercial Banks
  • Community Colleges
  • Convention and Visitor Bureaus and Authorities
  • Debt Funds
  • EB-5 Lenders
  • Economic Development Agencies
  • Family Offices
  • Fortune 500 Companies
  • Global Financial Institutions
  • High Net Worth Individuals & Equity Investors
  • Hotel Operators (Branded and Independent)
  • International and Domestic Tourism (Promotion) Agencies
  • Liberal Arts Universities & Colleges
  • Multilateral Development Banks
  • Other Federal Government Agencies or Departments
  • Private Bankers/Lenders
  •  Private Universities & Colleges
  • Public Universities & Colleges
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • SBA 7 (a) Lenders
  • Service Academies
  • Sovereign Wealth Funds
  • Special Servicers
  • U.S. Department of Defense
  • U.S. National Park Service


Clark University; B.A., Government

Past Experience

Various Management Positions,Hyatt Hotels Corporation – Washington DC Metropolitan Area

Assistant Manager, Club Seabourne – Culebra, Puerto Rico