CEO, Trilogy Spa Ventures

Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality Management Advisory Board


biography at a glance

Mr. Richard Dusseau’s background includes a 25-year history in luxury hospitality and being a successful entrepreneur and founder of multiple hospitality and spa consulting and operations companies. His international experience includes mixed-use hotel and resort development, spa, wellness, brand licensing and franchising. Dusseau has been a leading advocate for driving long-term asset value through successful brand management, strategic marketing, distribution and operational proficiency.

Prior to joining Trilogy Spa Holdings, Dusseau co-founded Spa Strategy and grew the regional firm into one of the largest and most respected consultancies in the spa industry. A team of 40 employees delivered services to over 240 projects in 38 countries. Spa Strategy was the brand architect for many of the hospitality industry’s leading international spa brands.

Dusseau is a founding member of the board of directors for the Global Spa Summit, a member of the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business, Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality Management advisory board. He is also a frequent speaker and panelist at international hotel investment and development conferences. Speaking engagements have included Cornell University, ALIS, Hotel Asset Managers Association, Hospitality Design and the University of Houston.

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