Regional Director of Eastern Europe for Forte Village Resort, Sardinia and Castel Monastero, Tuscany.
Natalie Gurieva, Jury Member of the International Hospitality Award 2020, is the expert in the Sales, Marketing and PR in the International hospitality industry since 2001.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Education. Master of International Economic Relations. Certificate in Strategic Hotels Marketing by Cornell.
Natalie graduated from the Pedagogical University by Dragomanov and the Kiev Institute of International Relations of the Taras Shevchenko National University, Strategic Marketing Professional Development Program at Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration in Ithaca, USA. She is studying at the Kiev-Mohyla Business School.
Natalie started her career in international hospitality in 2001 as Director of Kempinski Hotels S.A. project in Kyiv. Then for several years was the Authorized Representative of Kempinski Hotels S.A. in Ukraine.
In 2007, she opened and managed successfully the office of The Leading Hotels of the World in Ukraine until 2011. Then Natalie founded and run as CEO of Imperatore Club Company that is specialized in B2B, B2C top class services within luxury hotels representation, Sales, Marketing and PR in Eastern Europe, both offline and online.
From 2012, Natalie is Regional Director of Eastern Europe for Forte Village Resort, Sardinia and Castel Monastero, Tuscany.
Natalie is an active member of the Cornell Hotel Society, President of Imperatore Club Communities within Lifestyle, Wellbeing, Art, Music & More. Awarded with the Woman of III Millennium Prize.