The Team

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Gabriela Marková
Founder

Gabriela Markova is an executive with over 18 years of experience in hotel industry. Growing up in turns in Czech Republic, Paraguay and Switzerland, she had all supposition to end up in the travel & tourism industry. Starting as sales manager in a niche 4-star hotel chain and relocating every year between key European capitals, as the chain grew its portfolio in Paris, Munich, London, Vienna and Budapest. Gabriela entered the world of luxury hotellerie by joining Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group in 2006. After nearly a decade of working for these renown hotels and climbing the sales ladder from reservation agent to DOSM, she took on the role of DOSM at Velaa Private Island in the Maldives, one of top 10 private islands in the world, and enhanced her reach from high-end and upscale clientele to the ultimate UHNWI level. Gabriela is fluent in Czech, English, Spanish and German and speaks on advance level French and Portuguese.

Gabriela is also founder of Luxury Bloc; a tradeshow focused on connecting best high-end travel agents from Central & Eastern Europe with global upper upscale products.

Gabriela has also been engaged as Ambassador for XO Private, having a close business relationship with this organization and World Wide Events ( Private Luxury Forums, Amour Forums, TFest).

Petr Marek is a hotelier by heart and soul. His early steps started in F&B as manager of a renown traditional Czech restaurant in Prague before relocating to the USA to gain experience in hotel operations in Florida and NYC. After few years in the US his next steps led to Austria where he worked for the renowned Bristol hotel before stepping into the Sales & Marketing world back in Prague first with Hilton, then opening the unique Aria hotel as DOSM.

Petr entered the luxury hotelier by joining Mandarin Oriental in Prague as opening DOSM and later on as Hotel Manager, enhancing his scope of work from S&M to entire operations and finance. Furthermore, Petr has led the Le Palais Hotel Prague, a Leading and Virtuoso property, as General Manager for three years before taking on the role of Resort Manager at Velaa Private Island in the Maldives, one of the most luxurious private islands in the world. Petr speaks fluently Czech, English and Russian.

Petr Marek
Co-Founder

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Nadine Gobisch
Regional Director of Sales, DACH Market

Nadine Gobisch gained extensive experiences at the regional office of The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd., as well as at various Kempinski properties in the Middle East. Due to her personal development opportunities during her career, she has gained the confidence and trust from her extensive industry network and is well known as a highly professional business partner with expertise and a focus on quality.

As Nadine’s second passion is wellbeing counselling, Nadine took a break from the tourism industry developing her Holistic Nutrition & wellbeing counselling project and dedicating her time to combine both business models – tourism & holistic nutrition. To regain balance & positive energy as well as enhancing her skills she practises meditation and yoga in an overall wellness environment.

All her experiences and continuing education led to her core capabilities as strategic thinker, bridge builder, communicator, creative mind, and lifelong student.

Lenka Tuckova Rogerova, PR & Communications. The prerequisite for successful representation of the client is undoubtedly the client’s own experience. Lenka has more than 17 years of experience both on the client’s side and from an international PR agency. During her career, she had the opportunity to help key players (including Mandarin Oriental, Prada, The Oaks) in the Czech & Slovak market with major communication projects – from rebranding, through the launch of new products and services, crisis communication and designing strategies for social media.

Lenka has the experience, creativity, sense of detail and, in addition, has the perseverance to achieve real results for the client in no time. She understands the media market in depth, maintains above-standard relationships with journalists and has personal relationships and contacts in the luxury segment.

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Lenka Rogerova
PR & Communications

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Petr Marek

Petr Marek is a hotelier by heart and soul. His early steps started in F&B as manager of a renown traditional Czech restaurant in Prague before relocating to the USA to gain experience in hotel operations in Florida and NYC. After few years in the US his next steps led to Austria where he worked for the renowned Bristol hotel before stepping into the Sales & Marketing world back in Prague first with Hilton, then opening the unique Aria hotel as DOSM.

Petr entered the luxury hotellerie by joining Mandarin Oriental in Prague as opening DOSM and later on as Hotel Manager, enhancing his scope of work from S&M to entire operations and finance. Furthermore, Petr has led the Le Palais Hotel Prague, a Leading and Virtuoso property, as General Manager for three years before taking on the role of Resort Manager at Velaa Private Island in the Maldives, one of the most luxurious private islands in the world.

Petr speaks fluently Czech, English and Russian.