Francisco Ramos is an associate with the HVS Los Angeles office. His journey in hospitality started in 2016 with the hosting of two southern Portuguese homes on Airbnb and Vrbo (then called HomeAway). This fueled his passion for the management of hospitality properties and for the “behind the scenes” of what makes a hospitality enterprise successful. From 2018 to 2023, Francisco completed one bachelor’s degree and two master’s degrees in hospitality and tourism management. He also earned the Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA). After traveling across the world for his studies and career, he built determination and drive that prove invaluable in high-stakes environments.
HVS is the nation's leading consulting firm that is laser-focused on the hospitality sector. The firm provides expertise through every phase of ownership across a wide range of hospitality assets. We help clients succeed in the complex consulting arena, from feasibility studies to exit strategies and everything in between.
June 2023 to present
HVS CONSULTING AND VALUATION SERVICES
Los Angeles, California
June 2016–May 2023
AIRBNB AND VRBO HOST
April 2021–May 2021
MS in Hospitality and Tourism Management – University Business Institute of Lisbon, ISCTE (Portugal)
MS in Hospitality and Tourism Management – Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida
BS in Hospitality and Tourism Management – Instituto Politécnico da Lusofonia, IPLUSO (Portugal)
Other Specialized Training Classes Completed:
American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute – CHIA (Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics)
Cambridge English: C2 Proficiency (CPE)