Managing Director | HLT Advisory Inc.
Lyle Hall has been providing consulting services to the Canadian (and international) hospitality, leisure and tourism industry for 30 years. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (marketing) degree from the University of Calgary, is a Certified Management Consultant, a member of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants and International Masters of Gaming Law (Consultant member). Prior to forming HLT Advisory in 2005 with Rob Scarpelli, Lyle was the National Director of KPMG Canada's Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism practice, based in Toronto. Lyle's past consulting experience includes a role as Associate Partner at Western Management Consultants and as a consultant with Laventhol & Horwath, both positions located in Vancouver. Lyle got his start in the hospitality industry in Calgary as a restaurateur.
Lyle's consulting experience includes a wide range of lodging, gaming, public infrastructure and tourism projects for both the public and private sector. He has worked for clients and on projects located in every Canadian province as well as Europe, Asia, the Caribbean, the United States and Africa. Lyle is often quoted on industry issues, is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and is the co-founder of the Canadian Hotel Investment Conference. He is a Past Chair of Tourism Toronto and a member of the Editorial Advisory Boards of Hotelier Magazine and Canadian Gaming Business.
When not consulting, Lyle can most often be found enjoying the benefits of the viticulture industry in the Niagara region.