Axel Donald Sauer

International Hotel & Project Developer, Germany

Born in Chile (South America) in 1959, Axel Donald SAUER spent his childhood and passed his education in Chile, Columbia, Spain, the United Kingdom and in Germany (where he achieved the degree of a carpenter), to pass after A&O levels (Abitur) the examinations (Staatsexamen) of law and economics at the University of Bayreuth (Germany).

After having exercised in his own legal office as lawyer, Mr Sauer expanded his business, worked and lived for over 25 years among other countries in Portugal, Greece, Turkey, Italy, Switzerland, France, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Mexico, Brazil, Cuba, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Morocco, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Iran as hotel resort project developer and manager, as well as opening and general manager for big 5* stars spa and health oriented hotel resorts (Club Med, the Sofitel Group (Accor) and private hotel groups) and is active since 2001 as consultant and turn around expert in the field of touristic master planning, hospitality, leisure and tourism real estate development (hotels, vacation homes, food and beverage units, health clubs, sport- and leisure premises).

Axel Donald Sauer is furthermore lecturer at several German international universities (Bad Honnef, Worms and Heidelberg) for tourism, hotel management and hotel project development and trains personally in his companies and his hotels several (also international) trainees.

Mr Sauer, speaking Spanish, German, French, Italian, Portuguese and some Arabic, is active operative associate in his two own hotels in Germany.

Mr. Sauer supports the German Medical Wellness Association (“DMWV”) as a long time associate, lecturer and expert for development, sales & marketing, operations and new concepts.


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Axel Donald Sauer: IMTJ Summit 2016


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