Samuel Huertas - Founder, Biohotel Organic Suites
Certified Public Accountant from Universidad Libre (LIbre University) of Colombia, Master in Systems Auditing from Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino (Santo Tomas de Aquino University) of Colombia, Master in Accounting from Nova Southeastern University, Florida USA. Certified Hotel, Resort and SPA Manager, by the Swiss Hotel Management School in Leysin Switzerland. In the field of hospitality, I am the creator of the idea, philosophical conception, assembly of the financial model and marketing and majority shareholder of BIOHOTEL ORGANIC SUITES, www.biohotelcolombia.com, hotel with 72 rooms, currently operating at the service of tourism business in Bogotá, Colombia, built under the compliance of sustainable development objectives. As director of the companies SUSTAINABLE HOTELS GROUP and EGREENHOTELS.COM, I have developed a model of integral advising, logistics, revenue management, financial analysis and all the tasks of asset management for independent hotels, speaker sectorial for Colombia, in the Presidential Summit of the Pacific Alliance 2017. Member of the HSMAI Hospitality Sales Marketing Association International, have been a participant in the “ROC” - Revenue Optimization Conference and HITEC in Toronto Canada in 2017 and HITEC in Houston in 2018, Candidate for Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals USA. Founding partner of the tax and financial advisory firm HUERTAS Y HUERTAS - www.huertax.com, which has advised for 33 years on tax, accounting and software development issues to a significant number of clients dedicated to the production and exportation of flowers, mining, and the metalworking industry among others.
In 1998, I led the establishment of a branch of the firm HUERTAS & HUERTAS LLC, in the state of Florida, USA, where I obtained certification as an Enrolled Agent to represent taxpayers before the IRS (United States tax office).