Experience






Alphy L. Johnson, President of International Hospitality Advisor has over 45 years of international hospitality experience, and is currently on the faculty of Glion, one of the three leading Swiss hotel schools, where he teaches MBA glasses in Property and Asset Management.


Alphy's experience includes; C-Level positions with international hospitality companies, working and living in the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, developing/opening more than a dozen ultra-luxury hotels, being on the start-up teams of two hospitality companies, serving on the Board of Directors of a Middle East start-up company and advising Chairmen of three hospitality companies.

He has an MBA in International Hospitality Management, became the first hotelier to obtain LEED Accredited Professional certification, passed the C.H.A. & CAHTA exams and is a Six-Sigma Green Belt.

​​BARBARA z. JOHNSON, VICE PRESIDENT ​- NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT HAS OVER 35 YEARS OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING EXPERIENCE. BARBARA IS CURRENTLY ALSO PRESIDENT OF INTERNATIONAL EXPAT ADVISOR, PROVING bespoke RELOCATION ASSISTANCE TO BOTH NEW AND VETERAN EXPATRIATES.



Barbara's experience includes; Director level positions with international hospitality, 

wellness and wine companies, working and/or living in the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

​She earned a BBA from the prestigious Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.

​During her career she has excelled as a senior marketing executive with both Rosewood Hotels & Resorts and Fairmont Hotels.

Her philanthropic work has been recognized by the SMU Alumni Association, West Side Rowing Club, San Francisco Symphony and La Mission Laique Francaise.