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Emile Gourieux

Business Development Executive, Hotels | STR

Emile Gourieux is Hotel Sector Business Development Executive for STR (STR, Inc.). STR provides clients from multiple market sectors with premium, global data benchmarking, analytics and marketplace insights. Founded in 1985, STR maintains a presence in 15 countries around the world with a corporate North American headquarters in Hendersonville, Tennessee, and an international headquarters in London, England.

Mr. Gourieux is responsible for growing STR’s network of hotel partners and strengthening their overall data set.  Along with increasing the volume of hotel room-related data, Mr. Gourieux also champions efforts to expand benchmark reporting in categories such as Food & Beverage, Guest Segmentation, and Operating Statistics.

Prior to joining STR, Mr. Gourieux managed luxury hotels on California’s Central Coast for nearly 15 years.  Most recently he was Director of Business Development at JPMorgan Chase where he designed marketing campaigns for hotels and resorts around the world.  Mr. Gourieux holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University in Liberal Studies and Spanish.  He resides in Nashville, TN with his wife and daughter.