President, Hotels & Restaurants
Sage Hospitality Group
Daniel del Olmo
Daniel del Olmo is President, Hotels & Restaurants for Sage Hospitality Group – where he oversees all aspects of both Sage Hotel Management and Sage Restaurant Concepts. Daniel is responsible for leading a team of thousands of associates across an award-winning portfolio of more than 110 lifestyle hotels, restaurants and entertainment venues across the nation. His focus is to deliver on Sage’s goal of creating places people go to, not through and enriching peoples’ lives, one experience at a time.
Daniel is a passionate and servant hospitality leader with more than 25 years of experience in growing hospitality brands and nurturing successful partnerships in more than 70 countries around the world. Daniel joined Sage from the Passionality Group, a company he co-founded that has a focus on growing emerging experiential lifestyle brands, such as Habitas and Rolling Stone.
Prior to the Passionality Group, Daniel was CEO of Disruptive Group, a subsidiary of lifestyle hospitality company sbe. His expansive career includes stints as President at Dine Brands Global and various executive roles with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Amadeus and Melia Hotels International.
In 2020, Daniel was named to the list of most influential restaurant CEOs by Nation’s Restaurant News. He was a recipient of Hotel News Now’ Hospitality Innovators’ Award and named “Rising Star” three years in a row by Travel Agent magazine.
Daniel sits on the advisory boards of Curator Hotel & Resort Collection, Independent Lodging Congress and Instawork. He is also a member of the board of trustees of American Hotel & Lodging Association as well as Young Presidents Organization.
He is a Belgian native, speaks six languages, including Spanish, Dutch, French, Italian and Portuguese. He graduated from University of Hasselt in 1996 with a degree in Applied Economic Sciences and in 1997 with a Master of Business Administration degree.