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Colin Hannan
Managing Director
Proven Partners

Colin is a Co-Founder of Proven Partners, a hospitality consultancy that specialises in helping hotels adapt and reposition for more effective growth. Colin combines a wealth of hands-on development and operational experience with deep marketing knowledge to support Proven’s hospitality partners on their growth journeys.

Over the past 15 years, Colin has owned, operated and consulted on a wide variety of hotel projects from Ireland & U.K. to South Africa and Belize.  He sees digitalization and sustainability as two of the greatest opportunities and threats that today’s industry faces and he is passionate about innovation in both of these areas.

Some of Colin’s professional accomplishments include:

+ Driving triple digit YoY growth in a boutique hotel re-positioning

+ Raising & managing a multi-million-dollar hotel development fund

+ Setting resort real estate sales records in Belize: both price per sqft and total volume

+ Creating an award-winning SLH hotel from the ground up