Mark Edleson - The Alila Journey

Partner & Senior Advisor - Trip Affiliates Network

08th July 2020

Alila Hotels & Resorts has stood out of the crowd since starting operations in 2001 & rapidly became the standard for exclusive & engaging experiences in the luxury & hospitality industry. Join us for a journey of delight & wonder, & of hard lessons learnt, as we trace the story of one of the most distinctive luxury hotel brands created in recent years with Alila's co-founder Mark Edleson

Mark Edleson grew up in California & graduated from Stanford University. He began working with Citibank, starting in Manila, from 1974-1983 eventually becoming Vice President in Jakarta

Mark later set up a financial advisory firm in Jakarta in 1983-1993 where Aman Resorts became his largest client. He then became founder of hotel developer, Nusa Pacific Group in Indonesia, founding partner of hotel management company GHM Indonesia & Mandara Spa Asia before founding the Alila Hotels & Resorts management company & brand in 2001. Alila was acquired by Hyatt Hotels Corp. in late 2018

With a keen interest in travel & hospitality technology, Mark has been a taking on the dual role of Founding Partner & Senior Advisor to Trip Affiliates Network since its inception in 2015

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