CAP Hospitalité, your expert in hospitality
Presentation of CAP Hospitalité
Created in 2016, Cap Hospitalité has its offices in the heart of Paris. With more than 20 years of experience, this hotel consultancy aims to assist hotel groups, independent owners, private or institutional investors in the realisation and development of various types of hotel projects.
Frédéric Picard, its founder, has held senior positions in prestigious hotels and internationally renowned palaces. He has opened five hotels in France and abroad, and has managed high-end hotels for major international groups: Kerzner International, Oetker Collection, Jumeirah, Intercontinental.
His experiences in France, Dubai and Morocco, but also in Thailand, the USA and Russia, have brought him recognition in the luxury hotel industry and have made him an expert.
Frédéric Picard has been appointed to manage several luxury hotels and palaces in the context of opening projects. These hotels have all received awards and recognition from professionals and specialists around the world.
Challenge, innovation and strategic advice have always been at the heart of his concerns. It is therefore natural that he decided to offer his clients his global expertise in the hotel and restaurant sector, as well as in the luxury sector.
Personalized support for your hotel projects
Cap Hospitalité offers various agile and flexible services related to hotel project management:
Developement of hotel projects
Hotel operationnal audits
Hotel transition management
Recruitment and training
Social media strategy
Pre-opening and opening support
Mission of CAP Hospitalité
The world of hotels and restaurants is constantly changing. Customer habits are constantly changing over time. Hotel industry professionals must adapt to new customer expectations in order to keep up with the market and increase their profitability. This can be done through the implementation of a business strategy, the development of a concrete project, or by carrying out studies or audits in order to meet the needs of customers.
Cap Hospitalité's mission is to support hoteliers in their repositioning, customer experience improvement, project development or commercial strategy. CAP Hospitalité can also take charge of the management of a hotel establishment via interim management or hotel transition management.
Expert hotel consultants with recognised expertise in France and internationally
The Cap Hospitalité team is made up of hotel experts, including Frédéric Picard, the Founder and President, but also experts in finance, sales and marketing, community managers and interim general managers.
Before founding his own hotel consultancy, Frédéric Picard held a number of positions as general manager in well-known hotels and palaces. His background reflects the solid expertise he has in the international hotel industry:
Founder and partner of Hoctopus Partners, a consulting and management company specialised in the hospitality and tourism sector.
Regional General Manager Paris, La Réserve Paris Hotel and Apartments, 2 stars in the Michelin Guide 2016. La Réserve has received several prestigious awards including being voted "Best Hotel in the World" by Forbes Travel Guide in 2016.
General Manager Château Saint-Martin Vence (Palace), owner Oetker Collection (Le Bristol Paris), France. This hotel has been awarded several major prizes including: "Best Luxury Spa Destination in Europe" and "Most Romantic Luxury Hotel in the World" by the World Luxury Spa Awards.
General Manager L'Apogée Courchevel (Palace), owner Xavier Niel, Courchevel, France. Oetker Collection.
General Manager Le Palais Namaskar, Marrakesh, Morocco. Oetker Collection. The Palais has won several prestigious awards, most recently in 2018: 'World's Best Wedding Destination', 'World's Best Private Villa'. It is also one of the top 100 hotels in the world.
General Manager Mazagan BeachResort, owner Kerzner, El Jadida, Morocco.
Hotel Manager Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai UAE.
Hotel Manager Intercontinental/WestinParis, France.
Why use our hotel consulting services?
CAP Hospitalité is a consultancy firm specialising in the hotel and tourism industry. It is a human-scale, professional firm with recognised expertise in its field.
The support and project management are fully personalised and adapted to the profile and needs of each client
We offer flexible and agile à la carte services in order to meet the requirements of each client and to understand their project in an exclusive and unique way
The various studies and audits we carry out are recognised by professionals, institutions and financiers
The expertise and skills of our consultants enable us to respond perfectly to the problems and expectations of professionals in the hotel, restaurant, luxury and tourism sectors
We master both operational and strategic issues
Finally, we deploy both a comprehensive and specific approach to ensure the successful implementation of your project and sustainable progress