The International Network of Hospitality Consulting Professionals

A Globally Networked Organization

Virtually all Cayuga members have graduated from some of the world’s most respected hospitality schools, with the majority of our members holding degrees from The Cornell School of Hotel Administration.

Each of our consultants has held ownership, executive, and senior level positions within the vast hospitality business, and also in related industries such as real estate, development, financial services, engineering and design. Our seasoned professionals have provided services in more than 100 countries, with many spending extended periods developing strong relationships and understanding of a variety of cultures and languages.

Cayuga Hospitality consultants work independently with our clients from proposal through final project presentation and implementation, and every client has direct and immediate access to their Cayuga consultant. Given our consultants experience, they understand how to manage their assignments with the least possible interruption of an ongoing business, working effectively and efficiently with the assigned client team, and delivering superior high-impact work product to fulfill our client needs and expectations.

Owners, Investors, Operators, and Senior Executives across the Industry have come to rely on Cayuga Hospitality Consultants experience, innovative thought, and industry-leading resources for both domestic and international assignments.

About Our Name

More than 30 years ago the founders of Cayuga Hospitality Consultants, all graduates of The Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, created our network of independent consultants.

The word Cayuga not only represents the significance of our unique relationship with and connections to the world renowned Hospitality School, but also the iconic geographic feature in Ithaca, NY, home to Cornell – Lake Cayuga

Cayuga Hospitality Consultants is proud to continue the tradition of fine hospitality and professionalism that embody the principles of The Cornell School of Hotel Administration, and honored to carry forth the name linked to its beautiful setting, High Above Cayuga’s Waters.

Who We Serve

Cayuga Hospitality Consultants is proud of our decades of service to our clients and the industry. Our 60+ consultants in the network represent in excess of 650 assignments ranging from single-task projects, long-range development and transition positions, and more complex multi-disciplinary team engagements. Having performed services in more than 100 countries around the globe our consultants bring added value of language, political, environmental and other necessary experience in many regions that allows them to assist clients throughout the world.

Some of the wide variety of clients we serve are:

  • Hotels & Resorts Developers, Owners and Operators
  • Restaurants, Bars, Night Clubs, Commercial Foodservice & Casino Operations
  • Spa & Leisure Industry
  • Insurance, Real Estate & Lending Institutions
  • Legal & Financial Interests
  • Destination & Tourism Management Organizations
  • Local, State & National Governments
  • Health Care & Educational Institutions

Our Mission

Cayuga Hospitality Consultants know that each consulting assignment is distinctive in its scope and outcome expectations. Our leads management team are dedicated to working with each individual seeking consulting assistance to ensure that the best possible match is made with one or a team of our independent professional consultants – in the shortest timeframe.

As accomplished experts in their unique disciplines, Cayuga’s Consultants are committed to providing practical, profit-oriented advisory services, as well as support implementing their recommendations. Cayuga Hospitality Consultants are bound by the highest ethical, professional and confidentiality standards.

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