As an owner of GHA DISCOVERY, ASMALLWORLD DISCOVERY provides independent hotels with a way to access our global loyalty platform, allowing them to reach a global customer base while simultaneously improving their customer retention.

JOIN THE GHA DISCOVERY FAMILY

ASMALLWORLD DISCOVERY enables owners to become part of GHA DISCOVERY, the world’s largest loyalty platform of independent hotel brands, with 40 brands, over 800 hotels and more than 26 million customers, while retaining their unique hotel brand and identity.

As an owner of Global Hotel Alliance, we act as a partner for independent hotels and ensure that they maximise the value from the GHA DISCOVERY loyalty platform in the form of additional room revenue, the introduction of a more profitable booking channel and more loyal guests due to first-class loyalty benefits.

WHO WE WANT TO PARTNER WITH

We want to partner with independent hotels that represent the very best that a destination has to offer.

We are looking for hotels that have a passion for delivering a consistently high level of service to their guests and offering a personal touch to create a unique guest experience.

Our Team

Michael Manz

Chairman of the Board

Michael is an Entrepreneur and Investor in the hospitality space. He was a Founding Partner of Swiss Hospitality & Partners and serves on the Board of Swiss Hospitality Collection and Oro Verde Hotels. Michael brought the Ritz-Carlton brand to Switzerland by opening the Ritz-Carlton Hotel de la Paix in Geneva. Michael holds an MBA from Bocconi University, Milan and a Master’s degree from the Zurich Conservatory. He lives in Malta with his family.

Jan Luescher

Board Member

Jan is a board member of Global Hotel Alliance and CEO of the ASMALLWORLD group. He has over 10 years’ experience as a Strategy Consultant at Bain & Company and is an expert in growth strategy and operational execution.
Jan holds an MBA from the Nanyang Business School and a Master’s Degree in Strategy & International Management from St. Gallen HSG. He lives in Zurich, Switzerland.

Alexander Manz

Director Business Development

Alexander is an Entrepreneur and Investor in the hospitality industry. He is the Founder of Swiss Hospitality Collection, one of the largest Swiss hotel associations, and an experienced business consultant, specializing in value creation for hotel owners. Alexander has over 15 years of expertise in strategic hospitality marketing and distribution. He holds an MBA from Bocconi University, Milan, and a Master’s Degree from the Zurich Conservatory. He and his family live in Zurich, Switzerland.

Victor Grosse

Head of Partnerships

Formerly coordinating brand collaborations for a variety of companies in the Hollywood entertainment industry, Victor brings his marketing expertise and commitment to global partnerships to ASMALLWORLD Group. Alumni of the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne, he is a founder and board member of a European private equity fund, steering it towards sustainability. Victor lives with his wife in Zurich, Switzerland.

Galia Mayer

Loyalty Success Manager

With a diverse background of hotel operations, Galia has worked in the Front Office department for several major hotel brands in Europe, USA and Middle East. Galia brings her guest experience expertise to the ASMALLWORLD DISCOVERY loyalty programme, ensuring a seamless journey for all our hotels throughout the program. She holds a degree in Hotel Management, and lives in Dubai, UAE.

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Our Team

Michael Manz

Chairman of the Board

Michael is an Entrepreneur and Investor in the hospitality space. He was a Founding Partner of Swiss Hospitality & Partners and serves on the Board of Swiss Hospitality Collection and Oro Verde Hotels. Michael brought the Ritz-Carlton brand to Switzerland by opening the Ritz-Carlton Hotel de la Paix in Geneva. Michael holds an MBA from Bocconi University, Milan and a Master’s degree from the Zurich Conservatory. He lives in Malta with his family.

Jan Luescher

Board Member

Jan is a board member of Global Hotel Alliance and CEO of the ASMALLWORLD group. He has over 10 years’ experience as a Strategy Consultant at Bain & Company and is an expert in growth strategy and operational execution.
Jan holds an MBA from the Nanyang Business School and a Master’s Degree in Strategy & International Management from St. Gallen HSG. He lives in Zurich, Switzerland.

Alexander Manz

Director Business Development

Alexander is an Entrepreneur and Investor in the hospitality industry. He is the Founder of Swiss Hospitality Collection, one of the largest Swiss hotel associations, and an experienced business consultant, specializing in value creation for hotel owners. Alexander has over 15 years of expertise in strategic hospitality marketing and distribution. He holds an MBA from Bocconi University, Milan, and a Master’s Degree from the Zurich Conservatory. He and his family live in Zurich, Switzerland.

Victor Grosse

Head of Partnerships

Formerly coordinating brand collaborations for a variety of companies in the Hollywood entertainment industry, Victor brings his marketing expertise and commitment to global partnerships to ASMALLWORLD Group. Alumni of the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne, he is a founder and board member of a European private equity fund, steering it towards sustainability. Victor lives with his wife in Zurich, Switzerland.

Galia Mayer

Loyalty Success Manager

With a diverse background of hotel operations, Galia has worked in the Front Office department for several major hotel brands in Europe, USA and Middle East. Galia brings her guest experience expertise to the ASMALLWORLD DISCOVERY loyalty programme, ensuring a seamless journey for all our hotels throughout the program. She holds a degree in Hotel Management, and lives in Dubai, UAE.