Ken Mastrandrea is Chief Operating Officer for Preferred Travel Group – the family-owned company that manages and operates global travel and hospitality brands including Preferred Hotels & Resorts, Beyond Green, Historic Hotels of America, Historic Hotels Worldwide, PTG Consulting, and Beyond Green Travel. He is responsible for overseeing all corporate operations and brand development, in addition to driving the strategy behind PTG Consulting. Ken brings extensive experience in international and North American hospitality management, including franchise branding and asset preservation, as well as professional qualifications in deluxe residential destination development with sales, client relations, design, and building operations.
Prior to joining the company in 2007, Ken spent more than 25 years in executive-level positions overseeing multi-brand hotel management services, directing leisure, tour, and corporate travel management efforts for companies across North America. He served as CEO of a major company operating domestic and international tours and as senior vice president of a corporate travel agency that serviced North America’s Fortune 100.
Ken’s influence in the industry extends to serving on travel related association boards and advisory councils, including Sabre Hospitality’s Executive Advisory Board. He is also a Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA) by the American Hotel and Lodging Institute. Ken is based out of the company’s corporate headquarters in Newport Beach, California.