Advisor to Alliance Group

The Company is a well-respected owner and developer of commercial property within the Black Sea region. McInerney Hospitality is the advisor on their Alliance Palace project, 1000 condominium and 150 room Marriott Courtyard hotel, the Alliance Privilege, 1000 condominium with a Marriott Hotel, 1000 Condominiums and the Alliance Kobuleti Hilton Garden Inn, and Alliance Highline, 1000 apartment and condominium with a Wyndham Garden Hotel. McInerney Hospitality will manage the apartments and condominium complexes as well as the Marriott Hotel and the Hilton Garden Inn. To learn more go to:

Consultant for Pre-Opening and management for Joint Stock Company BSK

Owner of property to be developed as an 80 room Boutique Hotel on Marjanishvili Avenue in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Consultant for Pre-opening and management for Unix Development LLC

Owner of commercial and residential property to be developed as a 4 star international branded 100 room hotel in the Saburtalo District, Tbilisi, Georgia

Consultant for the pre-opening and management for Magnika LLC (Medi Group)

Owner of medical and wellness chain of clinics in Georgia is developing a 46-room property in Shekvetili, Georgia on the Black Sea.

Partner Key Management Hospitality Management LLC

An international Management company with hotel projects in the Republic of Georgia.

  • ​Opened and Manage the King Gorgasali Hotel in the Ortachala District of Tbilisi, Georgia.
  • Opened and Manage the Port Caucasia Hotel, Kazbegi, Georgia.
  • Opened and provided training for the Best Western City Center Hotel, Tbilisi Georgia.
  • Opened and Managed the Museum Hotel, Tbilisi, Georgia.
  • Open the Wyndham Grand Hotel Tbilisi for City-M, May 2019

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


Chairman of the Advisory 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 on the profitability of a healthy hospitality marketplace, while providing sustainable solutions through the efficiency of data mining. To learn more go to the website:

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


January 01, 2020

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 full 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 an international experience.

Consultant to the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute

McInerney is 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