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Hospitality Advisor to The Alliance Group


The Alliance Group is a well-respected owner and developer of commercial property within the Black Sea region. Since 2015, McInerney Hospitality has been their hospitality advisor on these projects:

  • Courtyard By Marriott Batumi – 150 rooms

  • Alliance Palace, 1100 condominiums

  • Marriott Batumi Hotel - 157 rooms

  • Alliance Privilege, 1200 condominiums

  • Alliance Kobuleti Hilton Garden Inn Hotel, 200 rooms

  • Alliance Kobuleti 2000 condominiums

  • Alliance Highline, 1000 apartments

  • Wyndham Garden Hotel – 160 rooms

  • Hyatt Centric Boulevard Batumi hotel – 180 rooms

    McInerney Hospitality will manage the Alliance Privilege and the Alliance Kobuleti            condominium complexes, as well as the Marriott Hotel and the Hilton Garden Inn.



Currently, McInerney Hospitality manages the Marriott Courtyard Batumi Hotel now owned by  Sunshine Hospitality and Management LLC.

Projects that we have or are currently supporting as a consultant, opening, and/or management are:

  • Opened and Managed the Museum Hotel, Tbilisi, Georgia.

  • Open and managed the Wyndham Grand Hotel Tbilisi for City-M, Tbilisi, Georgia

  • Joint Stock Company BSK Boutique Hotel on Marjanishvili Avenue in Tbilisi, Georgia.

  • Boli Wellness Resort Cottages, Tsavkisi Valey, Georgia.

  • Magnika LLC (Medi Group) medical and wellness clinics in Shekvetili, Georgia on the Black Sea.

​Key Management Hospitality Management LLC completed the following hotel projects either as a consultant, opening, and/or management in association with Mcinerney Hospitality International LLC:

  • Opened and Manage the King Gorgasali Hotel in the Ortachala District of Tbilisi, Georgia.

  • Opened and Managed the Port Caucasia Hotel, Kazbegi, Georgia.

  • Opened and provided training for the Best Western City Center Hotel, Tbilisi Georgia.

  • Best Western Art Hotel – Tbilisi, Georgia

  • Old Tiflis Boutique Hotel – Tbilisi, Georgia

  • Boutique Hotel Octava – Tbilisi, Georgia

  • Ornament Express café, restaurant, events – Mtskheta, Georgia

Consultant to Municipal Development Fund of Georgia and the World Bank (May 2014 – November 2015)

McInerney Hospitality International LLC and KMS LLC lead the Consultancy Services for Workforce Development and Capacity Building for the Tourism and Hospitality Industry in the Kakheti Region of Georgia. We trained hotel and Restaurant workers, retail wine store clerks, and mountain and urban tour guides in customer service. To learn more about the project contact Joe McInerney at or Maia Tsereteli at



Advisor to AQQIRE™

The Company was started in Silicon Valley by senior hospitality and technology industry veterans. It's designed to make commercial real estate transactions more efficient by automating numerous processes that are done manually today. The AQQIRE website is a fully automated end-to-end transaction and business intelligence tool to service all commercial real estate. It is an innovative approach to marketing hotels for sale online. To learn more about AQQIRE go to




Change Is Now the Status Quo is for everyone, as it is about management, leadership, people, and lessons learned throughout my career. If you run a business, if you are a leader in your field, regardless if that business is in the hospitality industry or some other industry, it is a book you should read. Charles Pinot Publisher was release January 2015. The book is available on the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute website shopping cart.

Member and immediate past Chairman, Advisory Board De Paul University School of Hospitality Leadership

The School of Hospitality Leadership is located within the prestigious De Paul Driehaus College of Business. It was established with a $7.5 million gift from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. Beginning in the fall of 2009 the school began preparing students for leadership roles within hotels, restaurants, convention and tourism ventures, private clubs, spas, and related industries. To learn more about De Paul University School of Hospitality Leadership go to


Chairman of the Board Greatest Hotels Group is an online hotel reservations service that gives hotels and resorts direct control over their relationships with guests at the time of booking. Unlike current Online Travel Agent (OTA) models and other intermediaries, the revenue model offers not only a more proprietary solution, but also a more profitable option for managers of hotels and resorts while building personal relationships with the guests and maintaining control of the data. This online model allows hotels to maintain control of the relationship with their guests, and to optimize the profitability of a healthy hospitality marketplace, while providing sustainable solutions through the efficiency of data mining.

Advisor to Aviatech (Assignment ended with sale of company December 2014)

Founded in 2001, Aviatech is a San Diego-based full-service advertising agency specializing in digital and integrated marketing communications. It offers fully creative and web design & development services, strategic media planning and placement, search marketing, lead generation, social influence marketing, mobile marketing, and in-depth campaign metrics and analysis. The company is well known in the franchise, hospitality, and home service industries. 

Advisor to UPS Stores

Since 2001, The UPS Store has partnered with hotels providing innovative solutions to the property, guests, and meeting planners. They have developed specific programs for all types and size properties. The UPS Store is currently in 56 hotels throughout the country. They provide consistent and high-quality products and services under The UPS Store brand name. To learn more about UPS Stores, go to

Member, Advisory Board Boston University School of Hospitality Administration

The Boston University program prepares students for leadership in hotel management, food service, travel and tourism, and entertainment, without ever losing sight of the human connection, the foundation of all hospitality. Along with an innovative hospitality curriculum students are required to fulfill 800 hours of work experience plus international experience.

Consultant to the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute

McInerney was a consultant and the interim chief operating officer responsible for developing a strategic plan to facilitate its restructuring, positioning, and sale.  It was sold to the National Restaurant Association on January 31, 2017, The Educational Institute provides online learning – currently used in over 15,000 hotels worldwide, training DVDs, videos, distance learning programs and certification for the hotel industry. To learn more about the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute go to

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