Welcome to The Ascona Group!

European fundamentals. Global results.

What we do.

Using decades of experience in the international hotel and resort arena, we work with developers, owners, investors and hotel companies and assist them with the entire spectrum of hotel and resort advisory services, and project development.

Accustomed to and comfortable with taking a project through the design phase and entitlements, working with municipal and tribal planning departments.

We craft RFP's to properly vet hotel management companies, FF&E procurement companies and many other providers, as we assist our clients with the preparation for opening a property.

For many years, we have provided hotel and resort owners with comprehensive Quality Assurance services.

A thorough audit of all operating departments, to assess the property's strengths and possible weaknesses.

U arena, we work with developers, owners, investors and hotel companies and assist them with the entire spectrum of hotel and resort advisory services, and project development.

We are located in the beautiful state of Arizona!

Please explore our state through the link below (Arizona Office of Tourism).

A great destination resource for visitors, meeting planners and anyone wanting to explore the Grand Canyon State.


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SINCE WE HAVE 25 YEARS

EXPERIENCE IN THIS PASSION

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Freedom.

"May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right."

Dr. Peter Marshall - former Chaplain of the United States Senate

  

U arena, we work with developers, owners, investors and hotel companies and assist them with the entire spectrum of hotel and resort advisory services, and project development.

Our Projects

Following are some of the projects we've been involved with.

  • All
  • Destination
  • Business
  • Development
  • Opening
  • Re-organization
  • Managed
Hyatt Place at Talking Stick, Scottsdale, AZ Currently under development
Warwick Post Oak, Houston, Texas
Camino Real Paso del Norte, El Paso, TX
Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort

Flagstaff, AZ
Gran Posada Resort, San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico
Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort, Scottsdale, AZ
Orange Tree Golf & Conference Resort, Scottsdale, AZ
Paradise Valley Resort, Scottsdale, AZ

Eric Bettelheim

Founder and Principal of The Ascona Group.

Eric Bettelheim founded The Ascona Group in 1987.

His background includes extensive operational experience as a GM of hotels and resorts, as a President and COO of a hotel company, and as a consultant and developer.

He started his career in Europe with four and five star operations, and subsequently added to his resume in the U.S. and Caribbean with independent upscale hotels and resorts, and such organizations like Four Seasons Hotels, Sonesta International Hotels, Regent International Hotels and Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Eric has a great passion for hospitality and enjoys the excitement associated with start-up hotel projects, whether they are branded or independent hotels and resorts.

Please review his biography here.
Eric Bettelheim
Advisory Services

Please call us or drop us a line!

  • Mailing address:

    1718 E. Speedway Blvd #4225
    Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
  • +1 (505) 870-6393
  • info@asconagroup.com

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