Gregory Hanis

Company: Hospitality Marketers International, Inc.

Position: President


I have over 48 years of experience in the Hotel Industry. I founded Hospitality Marketers over 40 years ago to service a wide range of types and styles of Hotels and Resort. Over the years, I have worked on projects in nearly all 50 States and in eastern Canada. HMI has offices in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Fort Myers, Florida.

Mission Statement

To utilize over forty-five years of industry, marketing, and management experience to effectively advise owners, lenders, investors, franchisors, and operators in the development, marketing, and management of hotels & resorts. The goal is to generate maximum sales revenue, control costs, offer effective customer service, and maximize profits.

Geographic Areas

United States


* Impact & Feasibility Analysis * Marketing Audits * Market (Re) Positioning * Market/StrategyPlanning * Operational Audits * Consultive Management Services * Franchise Selection * Optimum Revenue Achievement * Operational Profit Improvement * Guest Demand/History Research * Sales Training

Professional Memberships

* International Society of Hospitality Consultants

Speaking Engagements

Previous speaking engagements have included: AmericInn Convention, Choice Hotels Development Seminars, Florida International University, Cobblestone Inn Development Conferences, Lifestyle/Boutique Conference, Midwest Lodging Summit, UW-Milwaukee- School of Real Estate and Wyndham Hotel Development Conferences.

Articles and Publications

Frequently quoted in Industry Related Hotel Articles

Representative List of Clients

* Best Western International * Choice Hotels International * ESA * GrandStay Inn * Hilton * IHG * Marriott * Wyndham Hotels and Resorts * Various Hotel Lenders, Management Companies and First-Time Property and Multi-Property Hotel Developers


* BS, Business Administration and Marketing, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

Past Experience

Director/Sales/Marketing - Marriott Hotel, Milwaukee, WI * Marketing Director - Hotel Investors Corporation, Bethesda, MD * Marketing Director - Hotel Managers/Hosts, Milwaukee, WI * Director Sales/Marketing - Grand Hotel, Milwaukee, WI * President & Founder of HMI * Over Forty Five Years of Experience in Hotel Marketing, Management & Operations