International Society of Hospitality Consultants
Lori E. Raleigh is the founder of The Travers Group, a hotel investment and asset management advisory firm, and is currently serving as the Executive Director of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants.
The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) is a professional society with 185 members in 21 countries. Membership is by invitation only and members are owners, principals, directors and/or officers in their firms and are leaders in the industry in their respective areas of expertise. There currently are over fifty areas of expertise represented within ISHC. And members collectively have experience working in 65 countries.
Ms. Raleigh is co-author and editor of “Hotel Investments:Issues & Perspectives”, published by the Educational Institute of the American Hotel & Lodging Association. She is frequently a guest speaker at industry conferences and events and she has written numerous articles on hotel investments, asset management and evaluating brand and franchise affiliation programs.
Lori currently serves on the board of directors of the American Hotel & Lodging Association, the New York University Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism and Sports Management Advisory Board, Florida Gulf Coast University’s Resort & Hospitality Management Advisory Board, the New England Real Estate Journal Advisory Board, Real Estate Forum’s Hotel Industry Advisory Board.
She is a member of IREFAC and is also a member and past president of the Hotel Asset Managers Association. Other memberships include the Urban Land Institute and the Association of Hospitality Financial Management Educators.
Ms. Raleigh is a graduate of Emmanuel College and holds an MBA from Boston College. And she is listed among Who’s Who in American Colleges & Universities.