VP Business Development & Operations
Norbert has more than 25 years of hotel industry experience in Indonesia, the USA, Germany, Belgium and Spain. This experience includes 7 years for Ian Schraeger and Omni Hotels in New York City and Chicago as well as time with Shangri-La, Mandarin Oriental, Swiss-Belhotel International and the Intercontinental Hotel Group in Asia Pacific.
Since 2008, Norbert has been instrumental in developing Archipelago’s seven hotel brands making Archipelago International one of the largest hotel management companies in Indonesia with an underlying portfolio of more than 170 hotels.
Norbert is also a hotel owner owning his own 109 room favehotel in Bogor, a popular Indonesian weekend and MICE destination about one hour south of Jakarta.
Archipelago’s brand collection covers luxury villas with KAMUELA, upscale hotels with the ASTON and ALANA brands, and midscale to budget with HARPER, QUEST, FAVEHOTEL and Hotel NEO.
Eric Levy, Managing Director, Tourism Solutions International
Patrick Basset, COO for Upper Southeast and Northeast Asia, Accor Hotels
Norbert Vas, VP Business Development & Operations, Archipelago International
Peter Henley, President & CEO, Onyx Hospitality Group